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Annual ONTARIO Natural Building Conference 

April 13 and 14, 2024

Each spring, we host a two day Natural Building Conference and Annual General Meeting at the amazing Camp Kawartha centre, on beautiful Clear Lake near Lakefield Ontario.

Registration for the 2024 conference is now open.

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Our annual conference takes place over two days and is chock full of amazing presentations! It is great opportunity to learn from leaders in the field and connect with others who are interested in the natural building movement. Each day is packed with presentations, break-out sessions, networking opportunities and great local meals!

Join us for just a day or better yet the whole weekend! We have lots of registration options and rustic cabins offer economical on-site accommodation. Registration for the 2024 Conference is now open.

Our 2024 Natural Building Conference will feature these amazing speakers and presenters on topics of healthy, natural home building and design:

  • Paula Baker-Laporte - Keynote speaker, presenting - Building Biology: Building for Health Naturally. Paula is an author, founding principle of EcoNest Architecture located in Oregon, a fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a Building Biologist. Her practice is focused on the creation of environmentally sound and health enhancing homes. 

  • Carolyn Moss - Keynote speaker, presenting - On the Path to Net Zero. Carolyn is CEO of Homes to Zero, who's mission is to help homeowners on the path to Net Zero. Carolyn is a graduate of the Architecture program at Carleton University, and is LEED, Passive House and Net Zero certified. She has been focused on the designing and renovation of off-grid, passive house and low energy homes for over 25 years. 

  • David Eisenberg and Martin Hammer - Authors, Straw Bale and Natural Building Advocates, Code Policy Writers and members of the California Straw Building Association. 

  • Sylvia Cook, Rammed Earth Builder, founder and CEO of Aerecura Sustainable Builders. Through Aerecura, Sylvia strives to foster a world where sustainable building methods, inclusivity, and parity are not just an aspiration of the construction industry, but a reality. 

  • Other presentations, breakouts session and workshops include: 

  • Kris Bailey, founder of Dwelling Design Build -Hempcrete workshop.

  • Garrett Johnson of Evolve -Carbon Negative rigid insulation material from Ontario biomass. 

  • David Hope - Energy Modelling. 

  • Aaron Waldt of 475 High Performance Building Supply - New products on the market.

  • Saturday Evening 5x5 Slide Show of members builds
  • And More!

REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE HERE

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