Schedule

Friday, 3 Nov 2023

Field trip to Temple of Tranquility in Boulder.

Saturday, 4 Nov 2023

Ellingwood A Ellingwood B 5280 Boardroom Red Cloud
8:00–9:00 Sign-in
9:00–10:00 Ellingwood A:
Plenary Session
(welcome, ground rules, get acquainted)
10:00–11:30

State of the Regional Network Presentation and Discussion

Findings of the 2022 official Regional Event Afterburns and Regional Contact Recap Reports

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Insurance Talk

Insurance basics & prospects for an insurance purchasing group

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Roundtable: Keeping our communities safe, Excluding members from community events

How do we keep our communities safe but also keep being radically inclusive?

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11:30–13:00 Lunch break
13:00–14:30

Zero Fault Learning Environment

Emergency response training based on HSEEP

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No ONE Leads

Discussing an approach to leadership on big build projects.

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Roundtable: Dealing with Landowners and Local Officials

Share questions, concerns, experiences, and advice on working with landowners and local officials when planning events

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14:30–16:00

Double Oh Seven: logistics and human considerations in participant ejections

Ejecting participants is a challenging, multi part process. Many regional burns may benefit from building knowledge and competence in these areas.

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Good Governance and Other Corporate Concerns

How to keep your organization functional, legal, and sustainable.

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Roundtable: “Leadership Lifecycle”—Nurturing, Supporting, Planning

Let’s talk about the people who make our all-volunteer events go

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Sunday, 5 Nov 2023

Ellingwood A Ellingwood B 5280 Boardroom Red Cloud
9:00–10:30

Emergency Management for Producer-level Volunteers

Imagining how unexpected misfortunes might strike an event, and then planning how to prevent or mitigate those challenges.

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Participate in Politics

How can Burning Man’s ethos of “NO SPECTATORS” can be applied to politics?

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Roundtable: Supporting artists

How we support artists in our community.

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10:30–12:00

Cat Herding: The Art of Volunteer Management

A look at PlayaSoft VolDB, used by Apogaea

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12:00–13:30 Lunch break
13:30–15:00

Burning Bright: Servant Leadership and the Power of Community

An exploration at the intersection of servant leadership and the transformative principles of Burning Man.

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Roundtable: Onsite Technology—Why are we burning like it’s 1986?

We take thousands of dollars into areas with little cell reception and try to cobble together stable on-site communications. Can we do better?

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15:00–16:00 Closing mixer