Gaiaville Inception Conference II
Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
The Gaiaville Inception Conference II is a two-day think tank event that will bring together experts in the fields of Commerce and Economy, Wellness and Health Care, Green Power Generation, Education and the Arts, Green Design and Architecture, and Food Production to create the scope of work for the creation of a blueprint for the village of tomorrow. This scope of work will be a template that can be exported to any location on the planet.
It is the continuation of a conversation and effort that began September 24th and 25th, 2011 where experts in the various fields mentioned gathered in Ellenville, New York to initiate a discussion about the creation of an intentional, green sustainable and self-sustaining community of 350 homes. Since this is an open source effort, the result of the first Gaiaville Inception Conference is available for public use.
The Gaiaville Inception Conference II intends to challenge the public and the experts to refine and further develop the concepts that were delineated in the fall conference: What is the best green method of construction in the Catskill Mountains environment? How would you generate power for a functional community of 350 homes that wants to be off the grid? How do you teach planetary leadership to men, women and children? What would the food production system look like if you want to grow food year-round and locally? How do you structure a wellness and health care system that provides the best and ultimate levels of service, preventive care and quick recovery? How do you create a sustainable exchange and economical systems that take into consideration free market, personal and individual liberty and growth, and the well being of the planet in equal measure?
The Gaiaville Inception Conference II will be held at the CUNY New Community College, 50 West 40th Street, New York, NY 10018 on Saturday, April 14th and Sunday, April 15th, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The conference venue is centrally located across the street from Bryant Park on 40th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. It is within walking distance from Port Authority Bus Terminal, 42nd Street-Times Square subway stops and Grand Central Station.
The Gaiaville Inception Conference II is $150.00 per person for the two days. Attendance for one day is $75.00 per person.
After April 7, 2012 the rate is $200.00 per person for two days and $100.00 per person for one day.
Student rate with a valid ID is $75.00 for the two days and $37.00 for one day.
You can take the following train lines to the 42nd Street train stop: A/C/E and you will be on 8th Avenue; N/Q/R/1/2/3 and you will be on 7th Avenue; B/D/F/M and you will be on 6th Avenue and 42nd Street; and 4/5/6 and you will be on Madison Avenue. Then walk to 40 West 50th Street (between 6th and 5th Avenues).
From New Jersey: Take the Lincoln Tunnel to 42nd Street OR take the George Washington Bridge to the Henry Hudson Parkway South, exit at 42nd Street and drive south to 50 West 40th Street (between 6th and 5th Avenues).
From Brooklyn/Queens: Take the Midtown Tunnel and take the 35th Street exit; drive north to 50 West 40th Street (between 6th and 5th Avenues). Alternatively, take the Manhattan or Brooklyn Bridges to the FDR Highway North. Continue on the FDR to the 42nd Street exit and drive south to 50 West 40th Street (between 6th and 5th Avenues).
Because of the ease of transportation, your Hotel/Motel stay can be expanded outside of Manhattan. The public transportation system is reliable enough to allow you a timely commute.
Here are some websites to help you plan your trip:
Check these links for Motels:
With the central location of the conference being in the heart of Manhattan, you will find yourself in the culinary capital of the world. Whether you are interested in Indian, Malaysian, Ethiopian, French or Italian foods or any exotic cuisine, you will find a restaurant that will please your palate. Take a look at the links below for listings and ratings:
While in New York City, go to a show, see a play or go to a jazz club. Take the opportunity to take part in the great entertainment and night life that New York has to offer. Go to a Broadway show, visit a museum, catch a performance that will mark your stay in the city and cause you to talk about it for years to come.
Discounted tickets for Broadway:
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