PAST TINY SPEAKERS
Meet Hosts of
Tiny House Nation
John Weisbarth & Zack Giffin
10:30a & 2:00p
The Tiny House Movement,
How it Started and
Where it is Headed
10:30a Saturday/Noon Sunday
Book Release and Signing!
Meet author Brynn Burger and learn from her experiences of living tiny, finding the simple joys in life.
Less is more!
9:30a Saturday /3:30p Sunday
Tiny Houses a Vision to Freedom seminar
Robin Butler is the President and CEO of NOAH. a trade association for alternative housing. He is co-chair the ICC (International Code Council) subgroup working to recognize Best Practices and Innovation in Code Administration. He has presented to hundreds of Tiny Housers and has always proven to be informative and enlightening.
Robin will be presenting a seminar called “Tiny Houses A Vision to Freedom”
What is a tiny home?
What are the two (or more) paths to living legally full time in a Movable Tiny Home.
Why use third-party inspection method to inspect and certify Tiny Houses on Wheels.
And using Tiny Homes as investments on Air BnB.
There will be a Q&A time permitting.
Do you want to know the reality of living tiny? Would you like to hear, first hand what the hurdles that tiny residents have overcome to become content. How much did they spend? What do they miss? Bring your questions to this interactive session about everything tiny.
Zach & John
10:30p and 2:00p Sunday
TV Hosts Zach & John are coming to Austin!
Meet and talk to John and Zach about their experiences in the Tiny House Movement. Find out how it started and where its going. Seating is limited.
2:00p Saturday/1:00p Sunday
Parking & Tiny House Communities
Jill Kanto, founder of SearchTinyHouseVillages.com, lives in her DIY tiny house with her family. She spent many years studying, visiting and workshopping communities. She travels to Tiny House Festivals speaking about:
The spectrum of available communities (& other tiny house parking options)
The pros & cons of each type of community
Resources for joining or starting a community
Common mistakes when founding a community
Tools for working together efficiently.
SearchTinyHouseVillages.com is a free online directory of Tiny House communities, including informal backyard parking, tiny-friendly RV parks, tiny-only villages & mixed-housing.
2:30p Saturday/9:30a Sunday
Rebecca Powers is the Sales Manager of Village Farm, a dynamic Agrihood tiny home community in Northeast Austin. Powers is a self-proclaimed tiny home specialist, ecovillage enthusiast, connoisseur of intentional community, and advocate for the Agrihood. Powers is passionate about promoting tiny home living, food forestry, net-zero energy, and self-sufficiency. Powers aims to build community, common unity, as a viable alternative to traditional residential development. Q&A