Registration has Commenced!
Walker Creek Ranch
1700 Marshall - Petaluma Road, Petaluma, CA 94952
Our volunteer conference committee is hard at work polishing the conference details to ensure a stellar event with loads of information, many opportunities to get your questions answered, and of course, time to socialize with like-minded folks. We've included an overview for your perusal, after the registration and lodging information. The schedule will be posted as soon as we've finished tweaking it!
| Early Bird - $175
||(March 20 - April 20)
| Regular Price - $200
||(April 21 - May 3)
| Saturday Only
||(March 20 - May 3)
Students receive a 25% discount on the Early Bird & the regular priced registration fee.
Base fee includes meals: Friday dinner, through Sunday lunch. Lodging prices are detailed below.You must be a member to register for the conference. (students excepted). If you are not currently a member you can sign up here.
Fees are per head and include Friday and Saturday nights. All beds are singles.
- Camping - $0
Included in registration fee
- Economy / Dorm - $50 each
Bring your own bedding
- Semi-private room in lodge - $100 each
Rooms for 2-4 people with shared kitchen, lounge and bathrooms. Limited number of rooms for 2 -- couples, book early if you'd like one!
- Private room / 1 person - $200
Very limited; we will confirm availability post-registration.
Keynote Speaker: Craig White
British Architect Craig White is the founder of ModCell, a panelized strawbale wall system. He is a consultant with the Carbon Trust and has worked on the UK’s Low Carbon Buildings Programme. Craig was a keynote speaker at the 2016 International Straw Building Conference in New Zealand.
- Santa Clara University bale testing report
- Codes Update: Strawbale, Straw Clay & Tiny House IRC Appendices
- Underwriting Straw Buildings
- Detail Panel
- Strawbale Construction and Sustainable Rebuilding in Nepal
- Low Carbon Building
- Tiny House Presentation
- Straw Bale 101 for newcomers ( as always! )
- Silent Auction
- Social Time
- and more under construction!
5x5's and 20x20's
If you'd like to present your project, idea or product in a ‘Pop-Up Presentation’, choose 5 slides you can tell us about in 5 minutes, and send a 50 word synopsis of your presentation to: email@example.com
We always enjoy fast-paced "Pecha Kucha" style 20x20 presentations too - 20 slides at 20 seconds each, for a total of 6 minutes, 40 seconds. If this is more your style, give us a heads-up at the email above, bring your slides in a single PDF, PPT or JPGs, and we’ll make it happen.
NOTE: CASBA endeavors to make our conferences accessible to all. If you have financial restrictions please contact David Arkin.