April 14-15: Ojai Forum On The New Economy: Ecotourism


Join us April 14-15, 2012 for an interactive forum on the new economy in Ojai, CA, where we will explore the possibilities of bringing together Ojai’s unique assets for Ecotourism, and create a plan of action. Participate in a discussion on the possibilities for sustaining our environment, economy and community through an Ecotourism initiative.
Presenters, Panelists & Facilitators
The Ojai Forum is honored to have our Ojai based speakers, panelists and facilitators. Following is a partial list, alphabetically listed. The Ojai Forum does not guarantee attendance by any individual, and a few of the following are invited and not confirmed at this point.
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Steve Bennett – County of Ventura District 1 Supervisor
Das Williams – State of California District 35 Assembly Member
OTHER PRESENTERS, PANELISTS & FACILITATORS
Ron Asquith – Ojai Olive Oil
Matt Boeck – Ojai on Horseback
Caryn Bosson – Ojai Valley Green Coalition Board Member, Founding Executive Director of the Ojai Valley Youth Foundation
Bret Bradigan – The Ojai Quarterly
Ulrich Brueger – The Ojai Retreat
Maggie Carota – The Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
Dave DeMauro – Cloud Climbers Jeep Tour
Scott Eicher – Ojai Visitor’s Bureau & Ojai Valley Chamber of Commerce
Kim Exon – The Well Center for Conscious Living
Greg Gamble – Ojai Valley Land Conservancy
Debbie Godfrey – Ojai on Horseback
Cynthia Grier – Founder & Consultant at EcoLogic Life – green design build showroom, Founder of EcoLogic LifeStyle travel guide, Editorial Advisor for Natural Home Magazine, Judge for United States Green Building Council C4 Green Awards
Ellen Hall – Director of Meditation Mount, Past Mayor of Ojai, Past Head of Oak Grove School, Founding Director of The Ojai Valley Land Conservancy
Kathy Hartley – The Lavendar Inn Bed & Breakfast, Spa at Lavendar Inn, Ojai Culinary School
Jim Johnson – General Manager Casa Ojai & Su Nido Inn
Bill Moses – Casa Barranca Winery & The Pratt House
Kathy Nolan – Principal & Landscape Architect at Studio Landscape, City of Ojai Planning Commissioner, Ojai Valley Green Coalition President
Kelly Pascoe – The MOB Shop
Deborah Pendrey – Ojai Valley Green Coalition Executive Director
Ian Potter – Trails by Potter
Stacy Potter – Trails by Potter
Kira Ryder – Lu Lu Bhanda’s Yoga Studio & The Ojai Yoga Crib
Brian Skaggs – Director of Engineering, Ojai Valley Inn & Spa
Leif Skoberg – The Ojai Foundation
Jaap Sluijter – Krisnamurti Foundation of America
Steve Sprinkle – Farmer & the Cook, Transition to Organics
Yaap Sluijter – The Krisnamurti Foundation
Mike Weaver – Business, Research & Strategic Planning Consultant at Weaver Research & Consulting Group, Past President of Rotary Club of Ojai
Susan Weaver – Urban Economist & Planner, City of Ojai Redevelopment Commissioner, Past City of Ojai Planning Commissioner
Reggie Wood – Westwood Construction, Ojai Rotary Club Floating Environmental Education Classroom
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LOCATION:
Meditation Mount Conference Center
10340 Reeves Rd, Ojai, CA 93023-5105
(805) 646-5508
Located at the east end of the Ojai Valley – from downtown Ojai, go two miles east on Ojai Ave. At Boccali’s Italian Restaurant, the highway curves to the right. Instead, take a soft left at the restaurant onto Reeves Rd. Follow Reeves all the way until you reach the driveway for Meditation Mount, about a mile and a half.

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