2018 Recordings

This session features Transition Movement Co-Founder Rob Hopkins, Transition Network Delivery Director Sarah McAdam, and Transition US Co-Director Don Hall.


This session features world-renowned author, educator, and activist Margaret J. Wheatley, interviewed by Rebecca Blanco, co-founder and facilitator of the Inner Resilience Network.


This session features Janet Lewis of Transition Sarasota, Ginko Lee of Transition Pasadena, Tabita Green of the Winneshiek Idea House, and Linda Currie of Transition Berkeley, hosted by Marissa Mommaerts of Transition US.


This session features Asher Miller of Post Carbon Institute, Aleisa Myles of Transition Town Media, and Ruah Swennerfelt of Transition Town Charlotte, hosted by Nils Palsson of Transition US.


With Transition US Communications Director Nils Palsson, Co-Director Don Hall, Co-Director Carolyne Stayton, and Programs Director Marissa Mommaerts, featuring the Inner Resilience Network and Social Justice Working Group.


Presented by members of the Transition US Collaborative Design Council, featuring acceptance speeches from Transition Town Media (Community Impact Award), Leslie MacKenzie (Grassroots Leadership Award), Jul Bystrova (Building Bridges to Justice Award), Peter Kalmus (Walking the Talk Award), Local 20/20 and the City of Port Townsend (Municipality in Transition Award), The Permaculture Movement (Transition Ally Award), and Carolyne Stayton, Pamela Gray, and Raven Gray (Living Legacy Award).


2017 Keynote Presentations

Keynote presentation for the first Transition US National Gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 28, 2017. We face a species survival-level problem: the need to transition society away from our reliance on climate-changing fossil fuels. Yet national officials not only deny that this is a problem, they are determined to make it harder to solve.


Keynote presentation for the first Transition US National Gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 29, 2017. Founder of the international Transition movement, Rob Hopkins, reflects on the 10 years since Transition started as an optimistic project in a small Devon town, sparked by an opportune meeting in a thatched pub, which has been licensed to serve alcohol since 1321.


Keynote presentation for the first Transition US National Gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 29, 2017. Standing Rock captured the attention of the world with its fight against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline that threatened to pollute their water supply.


2017 Workshops

Virtual workshop for the first Transition US National Gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 29, 2017. This session brought in the international Transition Movement lens. It was hosted live with Transition leaders from Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Croatia, and Brazil. Presenters spoke about how Transition is emerging in each of their countries, as well as their successes, learnings, and challenges.


Workshop for the first Transition US National Gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 29, 2017. This workshop introduces a set of psychological guidelines, drawn from research studies, that facilitate individual-level voluntary action and create bridges to larger-scale systemic change in the service of sustainability.


Workshop for the first Transition US National Gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 29, 2017. The Urban Leadership Institute is an intergenerational community-based initiative that builds on local assets to increase a community's capacity to respond to environmental stressors via Sustainable Community Design.


Workshop for the first Transition US National Gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 29, 2017. Facing our grief over climate losses - of species, habitats, and ways of living - can allow us to transition to sustainable lives.


Workshop for the first Transition US National Gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 30, 2017. People are hungry to build community, invest in their values, and create a more equitable society. This workshop discussed two efforts underway for people to invest in things that matter.


Virtual workshop for the first Transition US National Gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 30, 2017. The late historian and economist David Fleming was one of Transition's pioneers, and his compelling, entertaining, and powerfully-different vision for a post-growth society has been brought to posthumous publication by Transition author Shaun Chamberlin.


Workshop for the first Transition US National Gathering in St. Paul, Minnesota on July 30, 2017. How can we engage local electoral politics in an authentic, transformational way? We will examine concrete campaigns to explore using local government as an agent for Transition, as opposed to something to "work around."