Conference for Global Transformation

2018 Poster Presenters


Presenters Poster Title Poster Summary #
Dorothy Annette The Mood of America 2018 A view of life: Surviving in America as a person of color. It’s the context of the mood of the country then and now. 35
Monica Ballard #WhyNot? In 1992 searching for “sexual harassment training,” I found nothing in the United States that would result in adult learning. Why are current methods not working? 8
Jonathan Batres Waste Energy in Central America Waste energy technology will revolutionize how civilization deals with trash. Through economics and culture, the end of waste dumps and litter will be realized. 43
Andy Bayon The Nature Effect: How Nature Is a Catalyst for Personal and Global Transformation Creating a dialogue around awe, wonder, and our innate response to natural beauty as the key to preserving our planet for future generations. 44
John Beaudry City Green: Helping Cities Incentivize Green Roofs Can everyone have access to nature? What if rooftops everywhere offered putting greens for executives, habitat for wildlife, and food for locals? 3
Gunilla Birkestad Touch: An Everyday Miracle To get in touch with touch. Is touch the answer to a question about compassion, pain relief, sorrow and happiness? 5
Danny Bloomfield Gossip in Action We have an agreement not to gossip. But how on earth do we not participate in gossip without causing upset? Come inquire and share. 45
Tom Braford &
Carol Braford
Living a Post Global Warming Lifestyle: How to Build Drawdown Communities One hundred ways to leave global warming, social fragmentation and lots of other seemingly endemic challenges behind. Stop by to add your ideas via Post-It Notes. 46
Bob Campbell Who Will You Be When There’s Nothing to Do? What could you accomplish if you weren’t caught up in the rat race and were living in a world that works for everyone? 7
Lavanya Challa Inquiry into Transformative Parenting It’s an inquiry into how Landmark graduates are bringing transformation to their parenting and the difference it makes. 12
Judy-Lee Chen Sang In the Raw: Beyond the Scars An open and honest conversation around breast cancer and mastectomy — to support and encourage people around healing and transform this disease for the world. 50
Peter Christianson & Gloria Christianson Scott’s Story: “An Accomplished Life Through Community” Overcoming disabilities and making a difference with nothing but a smile. Come watch Scott attending regular school and a tribute to his circle of friends. 10
Chris Doonan An Inquiry into Democratic Education Learning that is participatory and empowering is expected in adult learning environments. Inquire into how this idea is transforming children’s education. 39
Peter Fiekowsky & Julia Dederer We Can Restore the Climate! We get what we aim at. We can have anything we want for our lives that we’re willing to stand for having gotten. 22
Judy Flattery &
Dave Flattery
Let’s Talk About It: The Atheism/Theism Spectrum of Belief Explore a “religious spectrum” from fundamentalist to atheist; distinguish the possibilities we create for ourselves and the “already-always listening” we have of “others.” 19
Larry Gantverg Transformation of Youth Through Golf Golf provides access to integrity and respect, is physically rewarding and fun, teaches strategic thinking, playing within the rules, dealing powerfully with and quick recovery from breakdowns. 30
Andy Gonzalez & Jorge Franco Depths of the Divine All levels of consciousness existed even before the universe was created. How do we attain these higher levels of consciousness? 13
Susie Goodwin Is Recovery from Autism Possible? YES! Discover what is possible when parents pursue relationship with their children instead of chasing a cure for autism. Are the medications and therapies necessary? 23
Tony Graddon Poverty, Wealth and Taxes Explore the link between the land tax, poverty and prosperity in selected states. Is this the key to ending poverty and homelessness? 17
François Guay A “Touch” of Transformation Come find out how transformation can be experienced through the art of massage. How being in the moment is magical. 1
Beth Haynes Healthcare Clichés, Memes and Euphemisms Let’s upgrade our national conversation on healthcare by identifying terms used for purposes other than clarity and understanding. 48
Jeremy Helm How to Throw a Party for Everyone. Creating a Global Pull for Communication Through the Design of Digital Platforms. Any conflict can be resolved by being in communication, and any future created. This is a design proposal for matching skills and opportunities. 4
Michael Henscey The Transformative Power of Divorce — A Service to/for Single Dads Divorce presents one of the greatest opportunities for personal growth that life will ever offer a person. Most of us let it pass us by. Carpe diem. 20
José R. Herrera Digital Angels 2020 Device Provisionally-patented, my invention, “The Digital Angels 2020 System,” is a holographically augmented virtual-reality device enhancing environments by virtually teleporting anyone and transforming global communication. 20
Laur Hesse Fisher How Do We Bring Together a Divided Nation? Launched in a Self-Expression and Leadership program, the nonprofit Civic Series helps people understand, think for themselves, and connect with others about the most important issues of our time. 49
Christine Hollander Transformation in Recovery — Create Your Life In recovery, we transform devastation and loneliness to freedom and joy. We create a new life for ourselves and enter a world of possibility and adventure. 24
Gale Holmlund Opening the Door to Accomplishment Around Racism and Prejudice Stop by to hear how you can move beyond shame to ownership, play and restoration when your own version of Archie Bunker shows up. 47


Jerrod Kerr Access to a Superior Quality of Life Committed to presenting people with disabilities as resilient, powerful and resourceful, and having them show up in the space grants everyone the freedom to be. 62
Ned Komar Climate Transformation Concerned about climate? Consider: “carbon emissions benignly impact climate.” If true, what new areas of concern would you be freed up to address? 36
Kirk Lackey Don’t Worry, Keep Smiling Travel and vacation soothe the soul, inspire new ways of being and bring communities together. 10
Jodi Lane A New Way of Seeing: Regenerative Systems-Thinking Process LENSES Framework initiates a dialogue and a process, cultivating the capacity and capability in people, communities, and other natural systems to renew, adapt and thrive. 23
Stefanie  Lein &
Kim  Trinh
The World of Nourishment: An Inquiry We propose that nourishment extends far beyond our physical needs. What would a fully nourished life look like? 60
Wouter Lenis Off the Grid – Make Room for the Unknown The offline peace of mind experience! No smartphone. No notifications 🙂 Using time to create new out of nothing. Connect and share with the world! 59
P Mary Manrod Art as a Source Language of Healing, Support and Unity for the World Inquiring into ways in which everyone can bring art into their lives and have that aspect of play alive and well supported in their communities. 1
Randy McNamara Citizens’ Climate Mobilization A call to action in response to the clear and present existential threat of global climate change. 40
Marie McNeal
Discovering Your Ulitmate Fear Discover the fear, learn how its noise lives undistinguished. Let go and create more love, joy, abundance and peace in your life. 37
Martin Bernd Michaelis World Peace Process Develop your individual key for de-escalation – your individual peace process in 100 days supported by a text message a day. 51
Amanda Ming Inquiring Into the Nature of Healing; Altering the Way We Perceive Health An exploration of what others have experienced with their own healing and opening the dialogue of alternative and allopathic healing options. 41
Andrew Miser
An Enduring, Fulfilling Marriage: What Does It Take? For married couples today, true partnership is more important than ever. The kinds of conversations you have significantly impact the quality of your life together. 38
Mary Mitchell The T.E.A.M. Project Teens Engaging As Moms is my creation to encouraging teen mothers to build a foundation for their lives based on integrity, commitment and empowerment. 19
Valerie Mrak Where Is Peace? Most people think of creating peace “out there,” not with someone in their actual lives. Where in your life or community can you affect peace? 4
Pat Nolin The Wisdom Exhibit: A Miracle Project How a simple photography project turned out to be a miracle. Discover or rediscover a sense of wonder through distinctions of the Wisdom course. 42
Sophia  Olivas Is Hope Humanity’s Demise or Salvation? Engage in the inquiry of victim and survivor. Come participate in The Hope Effect – what hopelessness generates and how hope in action transforms. 48
Linda Summers Posey Creativity Is for Everyone! This interactive session makes tapping your natural creativity – even if you think you don’t have any! A miraculously fun, playful, easy possibility. 25
Gail Rae-Garwood Sharing: Causing a Miracle in Chronic Kidney Disease Awareness Globally, 200 million people have chronic kidney disease. Not all will know they do until it’s time for dialysis or a transplant. Sharing can help. 50
Maggie Rast World Peace Through Awesome Sex “Awesome” sex – health of body, mind, spirit, authentic communication, acceptance, respect, vulnerability, trust and contribution. The same conversations required for world peace! 27
Bonnie Rose Yes I’m Transformed, But Don’t Ask Me to Stop Hiding! We humans hide, don’t see it, and regret that we don’t have lives we want. Hiding is the unseen barrier to the fulfillment we crave. 26
Bob Schaefer &
Tom Corbett
Generative Space, Generating Lives We can create the built environments that make a difference for us and for communities. 9
Jana Scholten Mindfulness Healing Our World Mindfulness practice can access the deepest aspects of what it means to be human and bring the better parts of yourself into the world. 15
April Shoemaker Creating Miracles With Villain Power Exploration of how to free yourself to use the villains’ ability to create big visions and master plans by tapping the field of all possibility. 58
Lynnie Sterba New Explorations of Art, Spirituality and Community This game explores what art, spirituality and community could be when we step outside preconceived notions. Observe, generate curiosity, and engage with what’s possible. 3
Hans Suurmond Making the Dream Come Through How to change a whole region? By creating a dream and building a community of early adopters. Find out more and get inspired! 52
Marcia Tappin-Miller Participation and Contribution: To Bring Clean Water to the People of Haiti The New Life Community Project of Thomazeau, Haiti, is committed to improving the quality of life for the people of Haiti by building wells. 18
Sarah Thomas The Africa We Want: Leaders Being Bigger Than Themselves Meet Africans being leaders and exercising leadership effectively as their natural self-expression. They share how integrity and authenticity looks in action creating unimaginable success. 45
Mary Thorp What’s the Promise You Are for the World? I’ve had a promise for the world for many years. This year I realized I am a promise for the world. How about you? 57
CL  Tian Fulfilling on Your Promise for the World: A Case Study on Transforming Aging What does it take to alter a national conversation? Learn how we are creating a new paradigm for aging and how that impacts people’s lives. 28
Erik Van Sinderen End Violence Project A 21-week program which we present to incarcerated citizens using Landmark distinctions. Become a volunteer, make a difference inside prison walls. 56
Daniel Vasicek Abundant Energy Economical space travel, abundant natural resources. Explore other stars. Produce the singularity. 20
Katherine Vellinga &
John Vellinga
One Together One Together is the Impossible Promise our brand has for the world: celebrating the diversity of humanity and the uplifting optimism that unites us. 11
Linda VerNooy How Do Carbon Taxes and Rebates Reduce Pollution? Participants will learn about where carbon taxes and rebates have reduced pollution, and learn about proposals for Washington, D.C. 5
Amy Wallace
Death: The Biggest Elephant in the Room – Let’s Talk About It! If “the fear of death underlies all fears,” how come we don’t engage with it? Let’s enjoy an enlivening conversation about our fears around death! 54
Pinchas Zohav A World Given By Yes, Mutual Honor and Respect Train yourself to say, “Yes, and.” Effortlessly and gracefully move from reacting to responding, engaging your intelligence, choosing who you will be in any relationship. 55