Saturday, June 23, 2018

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Community Vision Stage — be inspired by shifts in housing trends, policies & initiatives, along with new approaches to public spaces

10:00 Welcome to the Fest

10:15 The Audacity of Change (Keynote) — Dee Williams

11:00 VT State Housing InitiativesBecca Balint + Katie Buckley

11:30 Great River Terrace—Providing Housing for the Vulnerable Among UsPeter Paggi

12:00 Development and Deployment of Resilient Homeless SheltersAlex Wilson

12:30 Architecture of Decency: Rural Studio and the 20K HouseMackenzie Stagg

1:00 Tiny House ‘Hoods—Context is EverythingJohn Connell

1:30 Tiny Space Living—for Millennials to SeniorsPat Dunham

2:00 Pop-Up Community: How Bethel, Vermont Used Pop-Up Projects to Turn a Town AroundRebecca Sanborn Stone

2:30 Energizing Windham County: a glimpse of 4 innovative local renewable energy installations — Marion Major, Trevor Allard, Peter Paggi, Morgan Casella and Jack Haskell

3:30 Big Enough: Pioneering the Small Home Revolution in Western MassMegan McDonough

4:00 Good Design for All (Panel)John Connell, Mackenzie Stagg, Bill Austin, Bryan Louisell





Design/Build Stage — learn about all the systems that go into designing & building your next right-sized & sustainable home

11:00 Pre-Planning Your Build — Lizabeth Moniz

11:30 Wall Systems (stick frame, SIPS, insulation) — Bill Hulstrunk

12:00 Very Small and DIY Solar Electric Systems — Joseph Yoder

12:30 Tiny House Insurance David Coletti

1:00 Tiny House FinancingDan Yates, Spencer Knickerbocker

1:30 Dignified Housing Around the WorldLiz Johndrow

2:00 Sanitation Solutions for Simple LivingKim Nace

2:30 Yestermorrow's Tiny House Design/Build Certificate — Claire Gear, Genevieve Law + Kat Blaisdell

3:00 High Performance Ventilation for Tiny Homes — Oliver Klein

3:30 Lighter, Faster, Smarter: Lessons learned and the ongoing work of the design build studios at Norwich University — Aron Temkin + Cara Armstrong

4:00 The Next Generation of Tiny House Trailers (Panel) — Jason Cardinale + Chris Steins





Story Stage — tiny house dwellers will tell the story of their homes, the impact on them of living tiny, and answer your questions

11:00 The Paper Boat House: Choreography & Tiny House Design — Erin Maile O'Keefe + Kevin O'Keefe

11:30 WheelPad 2.0: The ADA-accessible Tiny House — Joseph Cincotta + Julie Lineberger

12:00 Steam Punk Tiny House — Chloe Barcelou + Brandon Batchelder

12:30 Little Lou Tiny House — Chrissy Bellmyer

1:00 Building Systems (heat, water, air circulation) — Anderson Page

1:30 Tiny House Crafters — Anderson Page + Kate Zeigler

2:00 Greenwood Tiny House: The Not-so Tiny House  — Aaron Dall and Adam Cohen

2:30 Curious and Curiouser (Tiny Living Experiments in the Wunderhaus) — Eli Scheer + Casey Engels

3:00 Tiny Bus Big Adventure — Blair Belt + Jason Clark

3:30 We’re the Russos: living and working on the road in a conversion vanKait + Joe Russo

4:00 Gypsy House VardosGreg Ryan


Tiny House Fest represents the best of Vermont innovation: Yankee ingenuity, sustainable practice, human scale, and common wisdom.
— Michelle Simpson, Board President, Downtown Brattleboro Alliance