Program Schedule

Below is a tentative schedule for all National Gathering activities that will take place at Macalester College between Thursday, July 27th and Sunday, July 30th. Please note that exact times and room assignments are subject to change. Click here for a map of the locations referenced below.


Thursday, July 27th


Friday, July 28th

7:30-8:30am: Breakfast (Campus Center, Cafe Mac)

9:00-11:30am: Intensives

11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch (Campus Center, Cafe Mac)

1:00-4:30pm: Intensives

5:00-6:00pm: Dinner (Campus Center, Cafe Mac)

7:00-9:30pm: Keynote on "Transition in the Age of Denial" with Richard Heinberg (Kagin Commons, Ballroom)


Saturday, July 29th

Saturday Schedule

7:30-8:30am: Breakfast (Campus Center, Cafe Mac)

8:45-9:45am: Opening Session and Keynote on "Transition at 10 Years Old: Lessons, Insights, Disappointments, Exhilarations, and Delights" with Rob Hopkins (Kagin Commons, Ballroom)

10:00-11:30am: Workshops

11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch (Campus Center, Cafe Mac)

12:45-2:45pm: Workshops

3:00-5:00pm: Workshops

5:00-6:00pm: Dinner (Campus Center, Cafe Mac)

7:00-9:30pm: Opening Prayer with Local Native Water Walker Sharon Day followed by Keynote on "Standing Rock Today and Protecting Our Water" with Phyllis Young (Kagin Commons, Ballroom)


SUNday, July 30th

7:30-8:30am: Breakfast (Campus Center, Cafe Mac)

8:45-9:45am: Bioregional Breakouts (Kagin Commons, Ballroom)

10:00-11:30am: Workshops

11:30am-12:30pm: Lunch (Campus Center, Cafe Mac)

12:45-1:45pm: Workshops

2:00-4:00pm: Open Space Discussions (Kagin Commons, Ballroom)

4:15-5:00pm: Closing Session (Kagin Commons, Ballroom)