CASBA

2016 Spring Conference Schedule

FINAL SCHEDULE (minor edits possible)
Revised: 4/18/16

California Valley Motel
Carrizo Plain 12900 Soda Lake Road Santa Margarita, CA




April  21st 4pm to 24th 1pm
Bale Shelter Builders may arrive as early as 3PM




Thursday Time Topic Presenter/Facilitator




Advisory Board Meeting 2:30 - 4:00 Advisory Board Dining Room




Registration Open 3:00 - 9:30 Check In at the Dining Room




Welcome Hour 5:00 - 6:00 Plus Folks Arriving / Building Bale Shelters




Dinner  6:30 - 7:30





Welcome & Teasers  7:45 - 8:25 Official Opening & Program Nehemiah, David, Panel O's




Straw Bale 101  8:30 - 9:30 Intro to Straw Bale Basics Andrew Morrison 








Friday Time Topic Presenter/Panel Leader




Breakfast  8:00 - 8:50 [Coffee on at 7:00]




Program Orientation 9:00 - 9:15 Welcome - Quick Review of Day Nehemiah Stone




Opening Speaker 9:30 - 10:50 Report from NZ / ISBC2016 Bruce King




Panel Session 10:00 - 10:50 Finance Insurance Fire Seismic
Joy Bennett & Nehemiah S.




Panel Session 11:00 - 11:50 Low Carbon Building   Bruce King




Lunch 12:00 - 12:50





Field Trip to San Andreas Fault 11:00 - 5:00 6-hour hike  Greg McMillan




On Site Demonstrations
Plastering Bale Tying and Stacking


Tilt-Up Prefab Panels Others TBD




Featured Speaker 4:00 - 5:30 Embodied Carbon in Buildings Larry Strain




Happy hour  5:30 - 6:30





Dinner 6:30 - 7:30





20 x 20s  [Show & Tell] 7:45 - 9:30 6+ min. each plus transitions 
Get your slides to Chris Prelitz




Dancing, Decorating & Drumming 9:30 - ??? Around the Campfire and Trebuchet








Saturday Time Topic Presenter/Facilitator




Breakfast  8:00 - 8:50 [Coffee on at 7:00]




10-15 min. Pop-Up Presentations
9:00 - 9:50 Up to 4 people - strict timing Chris Prelitz




Panel Session 10:00 - 10:50 Affordable SB Systems John Swearingen




Panel Session 11:00 - 11:50 Plaster, Moisture & Durability
Turko Semmes




Lunch 12:00 - 12:50





Field Trip to Falls 12:30 - 3:30 Wildflowers and Other Sights Greg McMillan




On Site Demonstrations
Plastering Bale Tying and Stacking


Tilt-Up Prefab Panels Others TBD




Keynote Speakers 4:00 - 5:30 Canelo Project and More Athena and Bill Steen




Dinner 6:30 - 7:30





Awards Presentations 7:30 - 8:00 Traveling Straw Dog and Others Presented by Last Recipient




Straw Balers Band
8:00 - until passed-out
Dance!!
more campfire and trebuchet




Sunday
Time
Topic
Presenter/Facilitator




Breakfast 
8:00 - 8:50
 [Coffee on at 7:00]




CASBA Annual Member Mtg
9:00 - 10:30
 Rear View & Out the Windshield Former Directors / David A.




Pack Up and Clean Up
10:30 - 11:30
and Bale Shelter Dismantling




Sandwich Makings Out
11:30 - Noon
For the Road or Lunch Here





Lunch
Noon






Conference Officially Closes1:00
Hit the Road Jack
or stay and help clean up




Clean Up Crew Into Action 1:00 - 4:00 Vacate by 4PM
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