Evolutionary Life

Voices of the Emerging Movement for Conscious Evolution

June 2007

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June 3 - 9 - Transforming Culture: From Empire to Global Community, Dubrovnik, Croatia. Sponsored by Praxis Peace Institute and Institute of Noetic Sciences. Presenters include David Korten, Frances Moore Lappe, James O'Dea, Thom Hartmann, Hazel Henderson, Riane Eisler, Swami Beyondananda, and more...

June 5 - 9 - International Symposium on Digital Earth, Berkeley, California with Edgar Mitchell and Elisabet Sahtouris. The bi-annual event, previously hosted by Canada, China, Czech Republic and Japan, engages a global community of scientists, academics, business leaders and concerned citizens dedicated to raising humankind's collective I.Q., including through the use of community-based and shared map-based tools and standards.

June 8 - 10 - EarthSpirit Rising Conference 2007: A Return to Earth Wisdom. Bellarmine University Louisville, Kentucky. Margaret J Wheatley, Paul Rogat Loeb, Starhawk, Michael Dowd, Connie Barlow, Kirkpatrick Sale, and Jane Siberry. Shifting towards Earth Wisdom, in recognition that nature provides the ultimate answers to the questions of our times.

June 15 - 17 - Exploring the Evolutionary Edge, Hummingbird Living School, Taos, NM. Join Barbara Marx Hubbard and a select group of pioneering souls on a magnificent journey of Humanity Ascending: A New Way Through Together -- the unfolding path of the co-creator.

June 18 - 22 - Living at the Evolutionary Edge: Hummingbird Living School, Taos, NM. Fully embody your soul’s purpose and participate with others in birthing a new world!

June 22 - 26 - Applied Collective Wisdom, Heerlijckyt van Elsmeren, Belgium - a 5-day residential course on systemic constellation work with Johannes B. Schmidt.

June 24 - 30 - Authentic Leadership Summer Program, Halifax, Nova Scotia with Margaret Wheatley and Tom Hurley. Join an international gathering of 250-300 forward-looking leaders from business, government and NGOs for 5 days of integrated personal and professional development. Program elements include a 15-hour skill-building module, daily mindfulness meditation, creative process, and small- and large-group inquiry, reflection, and dialogue.

June 25-26 - Climate Change: Politics versus Economics, Chatham House, London. Well-respected environmentalists, scientists, economists, investors, and experts in foreign policy, security and energy policy discuss how better connections between their fields might upgrade the global response to climate change.

July 19 - 20 - The Green Mountain Summit on Investor Responsibility, Hyatt Regency, Newport, RI -- a leading educational forum for a wide range ofinstitutional investors, including public and private pension plans, endowments, foundations, trusts, and Taft-Hartley plans.

August 8 - 12 - Consciousness in Action: The Science and Practice of Transformation, Palm Springs, CA. Institute for Noetic Sciences. Voices of wisdom and hope are reimagining our civilization to become sustainable, integrated, and whole. Consciousness is at the heart of the shift, and action is the worldly expression. Here scientists, visionaries, and change makers gather to co-create a path forward with new ideas, beautiful music and art, and effective ways to take action.

August 12 - 17 - From Cradle to Kosmos: Exploring the leading edge of educational theory and practice, Whidbey Institute, Whidbey Island, Washington State. Educators of all age groups will gather from around the globe to explore the emerging field of Integral Education, seeking the necessary vision, skills, and processes to fully serve students and the world that we inhabit.

August 26 - 31 - The first annual Story Field Conference, Shambhala Mountain Center, CO. A diverse group of storytellers, journalists, artists, geeks, sustainability and evolutionary experts, and more will co-create initiatives to shift our dysfunctional cultural narrative towards greater Life.

Various Times - Andrew Cohen's Evolutionary Enlightenment 5-week courses, various locations and schedules. Course descriptions are available here.


Michael Dowd and Connie Barlow's itinerary

May 27, UU of Lafayette, IN (CB)
May 27 and 29, UU Church of Bloomington, IN (MD)
June 3, First Unitarian Church, Cincinnati OH
June 8-10, EarthSpirit Rising Conference, Louisville KY (MD + CB)
June 17, Unitarian Church of Evanston, IL
June 24, Birmingham Unitarian Church, Bloomfield HIlls, MI (MD)
June 24, Unitarian Universalist Church of Flint, MI (CB / MD)
June 26-27, Sustainability Educator's Retreat, Seattle (MD flies)
July 1, People's Church, Kalamazoo MI
July 8, Abraham Lincoln UU Congregation, Springfield IL

July 14 - 21, retreat time in Arizona
July 22, UU Phoenix, AZ (CB)
July 22, Valley UU, Chandler AZ (MD)
July 29, South Valley UU Society, Salt Lake City UT
August 5, UNKNOWN
August 9-11, United Church of Religious Science Annual mtg, Asilomar CA (MD flies)
August 12, Unitarian Church of Los Alamos, NM (CB)
August 12 & 14, UU Albuquerque, NM (MD)
August 18 - Sept 2, writing retreat in Bayfield CO
August 26 - 31, Storyfield Conference, Boulder CO (MD flies)
September 2, Durango UU Fellowship, CO