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IPC – Conference

Conference (2 days in Kaohsiung City) 
The convergence kicks off with a 2-day conference held in a city and is open to the general public and relevant professionals. The two invigorating days of conference will be filled with presentations, discussions, and insights includes global case studies featuring permaculture design solutions, philosophy, the latest research, development and trends in urban and rural regenerative design, traditional Austronesian and Eastern Asian wisdom, regenerative water management and its importance in the current scenarios of climate change mitigation and resilient living practices.

We are privileged to have renowned author, scientist, environmentalist, social activist, deep ecologist, Satish Kumar and co-originator of permaculture David Holmgren as keynote speakers.   Austronesian ecologists, educators, and Permaculture practitioners from the local bio-region, award-winning international permaculture pioneer Robyn Francis, Rosemary Morrow from Australia, and many more Permaculture practitioners from around the world will also grace the occasion.

Detail program to be updated!

Schedule of the IPC-Conference (Draft version)

As we are still confirming with some other speakers, this is a draft version.

*November 30th

  • 8:00 – 9:00 Registration
  • 9:00 – 9:50 40 Years of IPC (Robyn Francis and IPCC)
  • 10:00 – 11:00 ‘Pathways to Resilience’ (David Holmgren, co-founder of Permaculture Concept)
  • 11:00 – 12:20 Panel 1A: Austronesian/East Asian Wisdom and Permaculture
    • Traditional Agriculture Practices of Rukai Tribe, Taiwan
    • Japan’s Satoyama Culture and Permaculture – creating a permanent culture based on the Japanese indigenous culture
    • Hawaii’s Ahupuaʻa System
  • 12:20 – 13:20 Lunch Break
  • 13:20 – 14:30 Panel 1B: Resilient Water Management
    • Intro – Andrew Millison
    • Water Stories of India – Dr. Pol , Pa’ani Foundation
    • The UN Water Project in Africa – Natalie Topa
  • 14:30 – 14:45 Tea break
  • 14:45 – 16:00 Regenerative Design for Disaster Prevention and Mitigation
    • Community Food Forest Projects – Gavin Hardy
    • Tokyo Urban Permaculture – Kai Sawyer
  • 16:10 – 17:15 Panel 1D
  • 17:45 – 19:15 Dinner
  • 19:15 – 20:30 Film Screening

*December 1st

  • 8:00 – 8:30 Logistic
  • 8:30 – 9:40 Keynote Speech (Satish Kumar)
  • 9:50- 11:00 Panel 2A: Permaculture on the Edge: Permaculture for Refugees and Vulnerable groups
    • Rosemary Morrow
    • Ukraine Permaculture Humanitarian Work and Regenerative actions after Hostilities (Virtual)
  • 11:10-12:00 Panel 2B: Permaculture Education and Youth Actions
    • Morag Gamble (Australia)
    • Ego Lemos (East Timor)
  • 12:00-13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 – 14:10 Panel 2C: Resilient Livelihood
    • Taiwan Homemakers’ Union Food and Civil Power Co-op
    • Singapore Urban Agriculture
  • 14: 10-14:20 Tea Break
  • 14:20 – 15:20 Panel 2D : Permaculture for Social Harmony and Health
    • Volunteer Initiatives of Edible Landscape in Taiwan’s Hakka Cultural Park
    • Portland Village Building
  • 15:30-16:30 Emergent Topics : Marine Permaculture
  • 16:30 – 17:30 Feedback and Closing Ceremony for Conference/ See you at the Convergence



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