Plenary Panels

Regenerate 2021 Plenaries

 

November 3 & 4 at Old Town Farm, Albuquerque, NM

 

Join us for another year of plenary panel conversations, focused on topics related to the theme of Weaving Water, Land, and People. Plenary topics include Indigenous Agriculture and Stewardship; Food production; Water & Drought; Heritage, Indigenous and unique livestock breeds; Creative approaches to raising livestock, and more!

Update regarding COVID-19 safety protocol: 

In-person attendees are required to wear a mask while indoors, regardless of vaccination status, and are requested to socially engage from a safe distance during the conference whenever possible. Food and drink will be served outside, so masks should remain over attendees’ nose and mouth while indoors during the conference.

If you have any concerns about REGENERATE’s COVID-19 safety protocol, please reach out to us at conference@quiviracoalition.org

 

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Schedule

 

November 2

Time
Event
Location
6:00 pm- 8:00pm Social Old Town Farm
8:00pm Film Screening of To Which We Belong Old Town Farm

November 3

Time
Event
Presenters
7:00–8:00 am Registration  
8:00–8:20 am Welcome & Opening Remarks Wayne Knight, Carrie Balkcom, Sarah Wentzel-Fisher
8:20–8:30 am Invocation  
8:30–9:15 am Plenary: Weaving to Heal Land and People Corine Pearce
9:15–10:00 am Keynote: Navigating the Rivers of Our Future: Have You Got the Right (Ethical and Emotional) Gear Bill deBuys
10:00-10:30 am Morning Break  
10:30–11:30 am Plenary Panel: A Water Future for us All Darryl Birkenfeld, Bluesette Campbell, Sarah Parmar
11:30 am–12:00 pm Plenary: Grazing for Rain Alejandro Carrillo
12:10–1:15 pm Lunch Old Town Farm
1:15–2:15 pm Plenary Panel: Heritage, Indigenous, and Unique Livestock Breeds Silas Bernardoni, Don Bixby, Ken Lausten
2:15–3:15 pm Plenary Panel:  Adding Value Through the Way We Farm: Agripreneurship and Equity Renard Turner, Latashia Redhouse, Tomie Peterson, Emily Luscombe
3:15–3:45 pm Afternoon Break  
3:45–4:45pm Plenary Panel: Restoration of Indigenous Agriculture: Recognizing the Original Land Stewards Lucille Contreras, Dr. Michael Kotutwa Johnson, Helga Garcia, (Kara Boyd’s presentation cancelled)
4:45–5:30 pm Keynote from JohnElla Holmes, PhD, from Kansas Black Farmers Association JohnElla Holmes, PhD (John Boyd Keynote cancelled)
5:30–6:30 pm Evening Break  
6:30 – 9:00 Barn Party! Old Town Farm

November 4

Time
Event
Presenters
7:00–8:00 am Registration Old Town Farm
8:00–8:15 am Opening Remarks  Wayne Knight, Carrie Balkcom, Sarah Wentzel-Fisher
8:15–9:00 am Plenary: Weaving a water future together Daryl Vigil featuring Kate Zeigler
9:00–10:00 am Plenary Panel: You’re Gonna Have to Get Creative: Stories and Strategies for the Next Generation of Land Stewards Amber Smith, Louis Martin, Sergio Schwartz
10:00–10:30 am Morning Break  
10:30 am–12:00 pm Roundtable Sessions Topics:
Restoration of Indigenous agriculture
Heritage and unique livestock breeds
Our water future
Value-added agri-preneurship and equity
Strategies for the next generation of land stewards
Adaptive grazing management
VIRTUAL roundtable options available for virtual attendees, login info will arrive via email
12:10–1:15 pm Lunch Old Town Farm
1:15–1:45 pm Exhibitor Hall  
1:45-3:15 pm Roundtable Sessions Topics:
Restoration of Indigenous agriculture
Heritage and unique livestock breeds
Our water future
Value-added agri-preneurship and equity
Strategies for the next generation of land stewards
Adaptive grazing management
VIRTUAL roundtable options available for virtual attendees, login info will arrive via email
3:15–3:45 pm Afternoon Break  
3:45–4:30 pm Keynote – Contemplating the Federal Role in the Regenerative Movement Zach Ducheneaux
4:30–5:00 pm Closing Remarks