The 11th International Whitehead Conference will take place July 25th-28th, 2017 at the University of the Azores. The theme is Nature in Process: Novel Approaches to Science and Metaphysics.
The conference will be held on the campus of Pomona College. Located in Claremont, CA, on a campus where ivy and palm trees coexist under habitually sunny skies, Pomona offers an environment for intellectual development and personal growth that is second to none.
The Seizing an Alternative conference is the result of several events held in conjunction: 10th International Whitehead Conference, 9th International Forum on Ecological Civilization, Inaugural Pando Populus Conference, Pilgrim Place Centennial Celebration, and Process & Faith Summer Institute.
“Pando” is the name given to the largest and oldest organism on Earth, and serves as a symbol for our conference. Above ground, Pando appears to be a grove of individual trees, but underground, the trees are interconnected by a single and vast root system, genetically identical.