To learn more about the Research Symposium,
view last year’s event program here and register for the 2017 workshop below.


July 25-27, 2016

Camphill Hudson, Hudson, NY

Solaris, 360 Warren Street, Hudson NY



Monday, July 25: “Balancing Individual and Community in Camphill”


9am Welcome – Shelley Burtt, Executive Director, Camphill Foundation


9:15am – 11am Person-Centered Planning in Camphill: What Are We Doing? How Are We Doing?

Rachel Bowden, Camphill Soltane; Emily Alward, Camphill Communities Ontario; Andrew Simmons, Camphill Village USA


11:30am – 12:30pm “Generational Transitions in Camphill,” – Dan McKanan, Harvard Divinity School



2pm – 3:15pm Community Values and the Challenge of the “Final Rule”

Shelley Burtt, “Images of Community and Autonomy in Contemporary Disability Policy”

Guy Alma, “Camphill Values and the Final Rule”


3:45 – 5:00 Anthroposophy and the Academy

Robert McDermott, President Emeritus of the California Institute of Integral Studies, Board Member, Camphill Academy Douglas Sloan, Teachers College, Columbia University, retired



7- 8:30 Research Projects from the Camphill Academy

Panel presentation from Academy students and coworkers in the Masters program at Antioch College.

Tuesday, July 26: “The New Regulatory Framework and the Future of Camphill”


9am – 10:30 “Disability Housing: What’s Happening? What’s Challenging? What’s Needed?”

Micaela Connery, JFK School of Government, Harvard University


11am – 12:30pm “Emerging Regulatory, Judicial, and Legislative Changes and their Implications for the Camphill Movement in the US”

– Libby Sanders, Camphill Special School



2pm – 2:45pm Community Data – How We Gather It; How we Share it – Building a “Statistical Database” and More

– Nathan McLaughlin, Camphill Association


2:45pm – 4pm Preliminary Results of the Community-wide HCBS Survey

– Rachel Bowden, Camphill Soltane and Nathan McLaughlin, Camphill Association


5pm – 6:30pm Questions and Answers regarding HCBS Final Rule

– Introduction to the Medicaid


Waiver Working Group Meeting

Wednesday, July 27: Medicaid Waiver Working Group Meeting – All Invited

9am – 5pm Strategic Planning Session: Understanding the Impact of Federal and State Regulations on Camphill in the US and Planning our Strategic Response

Workshop Registration

WHEN: Wednesday, July 26 – 28, 2017
WHERE: Camphill Hudson, Hudson, NY

Please fill out the form below to register then complete payment by choosing a payment option below.

All participants must register and pay separately.