Climate, Consciousness and Community

A Kosmos Summit

Dear Summit-Goers and Interested Friends,

If you have registered for the Kosmos Climate, Consciousness, and Community Summit, (April 20-23), thank you! It is going to be a very rich and interactive journey. We are so excited to welcome you to the Summit! What to Bring’ and other important information can be found here.

ADDRESS | 350 West State Street, Media, PA (Methodist Church entrance)


We have chosen to convene in the beautiful, thriving Transition Town of Media, Pennsylvania. Large groups will meet in the brand new Fellowship Hall, with some breakouts and evening events at venues around town and in the beautiful natural surroundings. Venues are easily walkable and wheelchair accessible.

The Climate, Consciousness, and Community Summit is part of a global event. It is participatory investigation into how we can steward a resilient future on a radically changing planet Earth. We bring together influential climate thinkers, leaders, and change-makers for an engaged and inspiring journey of renewal and recommitment to our healthy future.

Registration includes daily breakfast, all workshops and events, evening entertainment and more.

Click below for highlights of the Summit.

Day One Highlights
Day Two Highlights
Day 3 Highlights


Summit Downloads

Themes of the Summit

  • Facing climate reality and intersectionality
  • Working with our emotions | Reconnecting to nature
  • Renewing our resolve through community
  • Resilience, preparation, and appropriate response

Faces of the Summit:

Convener and Kosmos Editor, Rhonda Fabian
Buddhist/Quaker Facilitator, Valerie Brown
Local-Economy Pioneer and Environmental Activist, Judy Wicks
Transition Town Resilience Leader, Martin Pepper

Discover Media, PA

Experience the Transition Town movement in a real, thriving Transition Town!

Reconnect with nature in our beautiful parks and nearby arboretums.

Visit many consciously-operated restaurants and shops in America’s First Fair Trade Town.

Streamed Keynotes | Official Hub CCC19

Our intimate Summit will also coincide with Findhorn Community’s CCC19 Conference, and we will receive streamed Keynotes from Findhorn Community in Scotland, including Bill McKibben, Vandana ShivaCharles Eisenstein, Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq, and others.

Bill McKibben

Activist and founder of

“We will build the architecture of the world that comes next.”

Vandana Shiva

Activist, physicist, feminist

“Soil is the metaphor of decentralized and deep democracy.”

Charles Eisenstein

Philosopher, Author

“Our salvation must come from recovering a direct relationship to what is alive in front of us.”

Angaangaq Angakkorsuaq

Eskimo-Kalaallit Elder and Shaman

“…the greatest distance in the existence of Man is from his mind to his heart.”

Summit Registration | Reduced Pricing

Register here for the Kosmos Climate, Consciousness, and Community Summit. Or Pay at the Door.

To preserve the intimate nature of this gathering, there is a 100 attendee limit.

Reduced Pricing

  • Full Summit Pass: April 20-23, 2019 $135.00 US Dollars
  • Single Day Pass: Saturday April 20 $45 US Dollars
  • Single Day Pass: Sunday April 21 $45 US Dollars
  • Single Day Pass: Monday April 22 $45 US Dollars
  • Tuesday, April 23 – half-day | free for all full or day-pass holders

Some financial aid available: 


Interested in Presenting? Volunteering? Inquire at:

Hotel Information

Hampton Inn

300 S Beatty Road., Media, Pennsylvania, 19063, USA TEL: +1-484-443-8899

15-minute walk to main Summit venue | 2-minute walk to trolley, which stops at the venue

The Inn at Swarthmore

Enjoy two great towns! | 10 minutes by hourly Regional Rail (plus 10 minutes total walking)



Pendle Hill Quaker Retreat Center

Simple Bed and Breakfast accommodations at Pendle Hill Quaker Retreat Center

7 minutes by car to this peaceful refuge


Directions to Fellowship Hall

350 W State St, Media, PA 19063

Enter on Lemon Street side

Official Conference Affiliates