In June of 2004 the Schumacher Center for New Economics convened the conference “Local Currencies in the 21st Century”. The conference report and UTNE Reader article provide details on this landmark event, described by Pete Seeger as “the best conference he had ever attended”.
Plenary speakers were: David Boyle, Edgar Cahn, Richard Douthwaite, Thomas H. Greco, Jr., Christine Grey, Margrit Kennedy, Bernard Lietaer, Mary-Beth Raddon and Michael Shuman.
For the full schedule of events and to read the workshop descriptions and speaker biographies, see the PDF of the Conference packet.
Below are transcribed lectures from the Conference:
- The Fantasy of Gold and the Survival of Life by David Boyle
- Regio Complements Euro: New Paths to Sustainable Prosperity by Margrit Kennedy. Translated from the original German by Claudia Vispo and Hildegarde Hannum.