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19 Sep 2012

A write-up of the 2012 Transition Network conference. The best yet.

Transition folks from around the world gathered last weekend at Battersea Arts Centre for the 6th annual Transition Network conference.  In a week when the Arctic ice reached its smallest ever extent, scientists warned that the world’s weather could be on the verge of running amok and it was suggested that Saudi Arabia, always meant to be the ‘swing producer’ on whom the rest of the world could depend for reliable oil supplies, may become a net importer of oil by 2030, the theme of the conference was, appropriately, ‘Building resilience in extraordinary times’.  Unlike previous conferences which had spanned two, perhaps three days, this was, in effect, a 6 day ‘Festival of Transition’, and it turned out to be an extraordinary event which deeply affected those attending.

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6 Sep 2012

Transition Network conference 2012 preview: No:14 – Charlotte Du Cann on social reporting and the launch of Transition Free Press

It’s not every day you get to attend the launch of a new national newspaper!  Charlotte Du Cann is editor of Transition Free Press and also co-ordinates Transition Network’s wonderful Social Reporters blog.  The 2012 Transition Network conference will see her taking two roles, firstly launching, on the Friday evening, Transition Free Press formally into the world, and secondly co-ordinating the social reporting of the conference.  Can such an event self-organise and document itself?  How can those unable to attend be kept in touch as the event unfolds?  What does the launch of a new quarterly Transition newspaper look like?  On your behalf, dear reader, we asked Charlotte those very questions:

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