#ThackaraThrive speaking dates


24 March, London, UK, UCL, Institute for Global Prosperity, 4-6pm

25 April, Devon, UK, Schumacher College, Bioregionalism by Design Short Course

05 May, Brussels, Belgium, Ecopolis, Kraaltheater

13 May, Brighton, UK, SPRU Freeman Friday Seminar, University of Sussex.
 (On 12 + 13 May I am also participating in this workshop: Nexuses of the Urban: interactions between water, energy and food for sustainable cities.)

30 May, Milano, Italy, International Biennial Association, La Triennale

9 + 10 July, Devon, UK, Stir To Action Workshop: The City, Its Bioregion, and Social Farming

PAST autumn 2015

Friday 07 August, UK, Wilderness Festival

Thursday 10 September, Chile, Santiago, Service Design Congress



Saturday 3 October, Antwerpen, Belgium, Architecture Day,

Artesis Plantijn University


Thursday 8 October, Riga, Latvia, RIXC Renewable Futures Congress

Keynote: Green Hacking


Saturday 10 October, Ilkley, UK, Ilkley Literary Festival

Shaping The Future strand

Tuesday 13 October, Bristol, UK, New Economy Summit


Tuesday 13 October, London, UK, Design Museum,

Conversation with Justin McGurk, Chief Curator

Wednesday 14 October, UK, RISDI (Brown Bag Skype) 12h EST


Thursday 15 October, Vienna, Austria, FluidTime Symposium

Tuesday 20 October, Stockholm, Sweden, Konstfack (Svarta Havet) 15h

Tuesday 20 October Stockholm, Sweden, Asplund 18h

Thursday 22 October, Bergen, Sweden, Raff Design Week


Thursday 29 October, Amsterdam, NL, American Book Center (17h)

Thursday 29 October, Amsterdam, NL, Waag Society / Pakhuis de Zwijger



Friday 30 October, Amsterdam, NL, Lab For Change Makers

Sunday 8 November, Chicago, USA, American Society of Landscape Architects

(Keynote: A Design Agenda for Bioregions).


Wednesday 11 November, New York, USA, School of Visual Arts, Launch event.




Wednesday 29 November, London, UK, Sustrans



Saturday 28 November, Paris, France, Floating Political Talk Show with @uffeelbaek and @alternativet_ @COP21 

Monday 30 November, Oslo, Norway, SBS, Essence Workshop

20 January, London, UK, Midtown BIg Ideas Exchange

02 February, San Francisco, USA,  The Interval (Long Now Foundation, Fort  Mason, 6pm. “Re-defining Growth”

03 February, San Francisco, USA, UC Berkeley, School of Public Health, Dean’s Lecture, 5pm: “From biomedicine to bioregion: the geographies of a care-based economy”

04 February,  San Francisco, USA, Stanford, Center for Design Research / Hasso Plattner Institute of Design (D_School), 4pm: “How To be A Slime Mold”

06 February San Francisco, USA, California College of the Arts, Timken Talk, “Wild work: connecting the social and ecological by design”

08 February, Los Angeles, UCLA, Design Media Arts, Broad Art Center, EDA, 240 Charles E. Young Drive North, 5pm : “How To be A Slime Mold”

10 February, Pasadena, USA, Art Center, Toyota Dialogues Lecture

11 February, San Diego, USA, Domus Academy at The New School