The Agenda

The Official Agenda for the Global Tiny House Conference 2022
Might miss a few sessions of the 2022 Conference?
No problem - every session will be recorded and can be rewatched at your leisure!

April 22, 2022

9:00am - 9:30am PT

Zach & Jason Francis Present

Introduction to the Global Event

Jason and Zach open up the conference with an introduction, some quick facts and an inspiring story.

9:30am - 10:00am PT

Steve Janes with Gold Heat

Addressing Ugly Rumors about Installing Electric Radiant Floor Heat in a Tiny House

Learn about the scientific aspect of heating a home with radiant floor heat and how this efficient, multi-use heating method is more than just wires under your floor. Gold Heat, the best heated flooring option. Gold Heat has been in the luxury motorcoach manufacturing industry for 20 years and showing its strengths in tiny houses.

10:00am - 11:00am PT

Alex Ontiveros

Pacific West Associates – Certifying Tiny Homes

Pac West has been hard at work creating the best certification for Tiny Homes. Alex is heading it up!

11:00am - 12:00am PT

Round Table

Community Break out Round Tables

Community Round Table! We break out into focus groups to discuss different topics and be a part of the community!

12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Adrian Giacca

MicroHome communities & 3D renderings

Adrian Giacca is working to create a MicroHome community in Revelstoke BC, Canada to address the increasing cost of housing and the gentrification of community. He is also working on other communities in Northern America. Adrian has committed to the research and development of this initiative to share his understanding of tiny homes, co-living communities and how to illustrate and propose a development in your community.

He will take you through the ins and outs of 3D renderings of community development.

1:00pm - 2:00pm PT

Patrick Hiebert and EcoVillages

Take a Peek into the Future of Tiny Home Communities

Join us for this Hot Seat Interview in which you will hear from the Co-Founders of EcoVillages, a tiny home design company based in Central America, about how they plan to seamlessly catapult innovative tiny home living into parts of the world where people like you are exploring and hoping to find their own tribe of others. Doesn’t it feel good to find individuals who value a community that is freedom-oriented, self-sustainable, and economically independent?

Listen in as Patrick and Spencer Hiebert get put in the hot seat on topics relevant to your growing concerns on taking control of your life, whether it be diversifying your real estate portfolio outside of your home country or making the move permanently and planting your flag in a dreamy destination in the tropics and beyond.

2:00pm - 3:00pm PT

Elizabeth Singleton

BIG impact with TINY Homes

Elizabeth will be discussing the process of planning and zoning – she gives an update on how her project is going, what new initiatives she is pushing forward, and how to get involved!

Then she jumps into Q&A!

3:00pm - 4:00pm PT

Zack Giffin

Life After Covid 19 and How Tiny Homes Can Help

Zack, host of Tiny House Nation, has lived in a tiny home for over 7 years. In this session he dives into what life after COVID-19 shutdown looks like from a tiny house perspective and how they can be a solution to rebuilding.

4:00pm - 6:00pm PT

Nick and Scott Mosley

How - To's on building Tiny Homes and Q&As

Nick, from California Tiny Houses opens up with some professional insights and tips on building tiny homes. Then he opens up to a Q&A.

6:00pm - 8:00pm PT


"Cocktail Hour" & Meet New Friends

This event is about the community. What better way to bring the community together than meeting new people and continuing conversations from today's sessions? Connect with someone via our live event software and talk tiny house!

April 23, 2022

7:00am - 8:45am PT

Everyone! Networking Opener

"Cocktail Hour" & Meet New Friends

This event is about the community. What better way to bring the community together than meeting new people and continuing conversations from today's sessions? Connect with someone via our live event software and talk tiny house!

8:45am - 9:00am PT

Jason & Zach Francis

Global Tiny House Conference Day 2 Open!

Zach and Jason kick off Saturday's sessions with SWAG Giveaway, some info about our sponsors and a BIG Thank You!

Tune in for some exciting news about the day!

9:00am - 9:30am PT

Tiny Living Alliance

The Alliance for Tiny House companies, organizations and communities (a project by Tiny Living Foundation)

The Tiny Living Alliance is a project by Tiny Living Foundation,  a non-profit organization for companies involved in the Tiny Living Movement and their customers. With our social projects, we help everyone who wants to live a more conscious and sustainable life to protect our environment.

9:30am - 10:00am PT

David Vardy & Ralph Spencer

Tiny House Design: Part to Whole - Global to Local — Wenzhou-Kean University

David Vardy (Director of the WKU Design Institute) and R. Spencer Steenblik (Asist. Dir. Public Architecture and Design Research Institute) have been leading an architecture studio focused on the complexities of aggregated collections of informal, or grass roots housing development. The studio has begun the process by looking at a "tiny house" competition sponsored by AIA Utah and commissioned by the Salt Lake City Mayor Mendenhall. The Students in the studio from all over China offer ideas and opportunities applicable from Salt Lake City, to Shanghai.

10:00am - 11:00am PT

Kevin and Heather Fritz

Fritz Tiny Home Tour designed around health and wellness

Join Heather and Kevin as the walk-through one of the renderings of their latest tiny home models, talk utilities and details of design, and then open it up for Q&A. It'll be very interactive so make sure to bring your questions!

Plus – Cold weather building techniques for down to -40 Degrees and a tour of their new tiny home! They will cover everything you need to know about building to be cozy, so grab a cup of coffee and tune in!

11:00am - 12:00pm PT

Tricia Sinon Murray

Organizing and Rightsizing for Tiny Living – Q&A

Want to know how to Rightsize 75-95% of your belongings to go tiny??

Then tune in! Tricia Sinon Murray of All About Ease Organizing LLC personally rightsized in 2017 from a 2,800s.f. home in Chicago, into a 200 s.f. tiny dwelling case study with her two kids. She knows space efficiency! Hear her tiny home checklist and learn her processes to help you rightsize! Plus tips about double duty items and creative organization for your keepers!

Bring your questions! Tricia will be answering all your questions about living organized in a tiny space!

Her motto: Thinking about it, Preparing for it, and Living in it. Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without.

12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Justin Draplin

Housing Technology and Tiny Homes

Smart Tiny Homes and Communities

Justin will be exploring why tiny homes are the perfect platforms for housing technology advancements.  From sustainability to construction methods and everything inbetween.

1:00pm - 2:00pm PT

Dee Williams and Jonathan Williams

Building, Finding, and Landing on Home

In 2017, Dee decided to go from Tiny to Tinier, gifting her tiny home of 12 years to her nephew, JW. Soon after, Dee moved into her new 56 square-foot tiny and JW commenced his tiny experiment, moving the house to Colorado and then Wyoming. Dee and JW will offer their experience, focusing on the basics and how JW modified things (systems, climate and function). They'll also share how things remained the same: happy enough, warm enough and gifted with a place called Home.

2:00pm - 3:00pm PT

ECI Development

Due Diligence when Purchasing Your Dream Tiny Home Overseas

ECI Development is the defacto tiny/eco home community builder in Latin America.  If owning a tiny home in a tropical community focused on sustainability is something that sounds interesting to you, then you need to attend this presentation.  Learn the due diligence questions you should be asking yourself when deciding to purchase property overseas.  With tiny home communities in Belize, Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras, and soon El Salvador and other locations ECI Development has your dream tiny home!

3:00pm - 4:00pm PT

Jennifer McCarthy

Teacup Tiny Homes: A Little Piece of Awesome

Enjoy an energy packed session that talks about how Teacup has evolved over the years, some of the changes we have seen and learn more about Teacup as a company.  Jen will answer all of your biggest questions and will be coming to you live from inside one of their tiny home builds in progress.

4:00pm - 5:00pm PT

Jay Shafer

ICC Code Needs Amendments

Jay Shafer will be discussing what happened when a group of people began working together to advance their shared ideas about housing, some of the resulting movement's most influential subsets and what happened when aspiring politicians and profiteers began claiming affiliation with the group to advance their own divergent agendas.

5:00pm - 8:00pm PT

Socializing and Networking

Time to Connect!

We close out the day by bringing the community together with a full hour of connecting with other like-minded people also viewing the event.

April 24, 2022

7:00am - 8:15am PT

Socializing and Networking

Time to Connect!

We open up the day by bringing the community together with a full hour of connecting with other like-minded people also viewing the event.

8:15am - 8:30am PT

Jason & Zach Francis

Global Tiny House Conference Intro!

Zach and Jason kick off Saturday's sessions with SWAG Giveaway, some info about our sponsors and a BIG Thank You!

Tune in for some exciting news about the day!

8:30am - 9:00am PT

Tamás Fülöp

Tiny architecture inspired by nature - Cabin designs by Hello Wood Studio

Tamás Fülöp from Hello Wood shares how he got inspiration from nature and applied parametric design to create unique micro houses like the eyecatching WorkStation cabin. He also reveals how Hello Wood built its own cabin resort in Hungary and introduces his latest cabin design, the Rock.

9:00am - 10:00am PT

Keenan Phillips

Tiny House Academy (Wild Abundance)

Want to learn SO MUCH MORE and become empowered to use construction tools, take part in your own tiny home build, or just do it all yourself?

Join director/lead instructor of the Wild Abundance Tiny House Academy, Keenan Phillips, to hear more about this amazing resource they have been developing! Keenan will give a brief rundown of the offerings in the online classroom then open it up to a Q&A session so you can see for yourself what a wide range of topics are covered. Enrollment will open up again this Summer so be sure to get on the wait list !!!

10:00am - 11:00am PT

Vina Lustado

Designing Tiny Homes that are Beautiful and Functional

Vina discusses the art of designing beautiful and thoughtful homes that bring design and sustainability together. Vina has lived off the grid since 2013 and is well known for the being a leader in the industry.

Vina reveals her new prefab home that is available and does a tour walk-through!

11:00am - 12:00pm PT

Lindsay Wood

Three Steps to GO TINY

Want to ensure your dream Tiny Home is successful, tune into Lindsay Wood, "The Tiny Home Lady" as she guides you on developing best practices for how to find the right Tiny Home builder for your dream Tiny Home. Lindsay and her husband went from custom builder to surprise DIY, when their dream Tiny Home builder went bust in the middle of their build. Their story has been featured in the Business Insider. Google "A couple spent an extra $40,000 on their tiny house after they say their builder made multiple mistakes. It points to a larger issue in the tiny house movement." to read the story.

12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Ben Garratt

Non-Toxic Healthy Home Building

Ben from Tiny Healthy Homes shares the best practices to use if you want to build a non-toxic, low EMF (electromagnetic frequency) tiny house and how you can still incorporate repurposed and salvaged materials with these methods.

Learn the basic elements of a healthy home and how they can improve your life.

1:00pm - 2:00pm PT

Minimaliste - JP and Elyse

Q&A and Tiny house tour with Minimaliste co-founders – With a Reveal!

Take the opportunity to learn more about Minimaliste, a Canada based company who specializes in high-end tiny houses on wheels. We will be able to answer your questions regarding technical elements related to our products and also on our company's mission and vision. Our presentation will be more of an open discussion, so don't hesitate to join us and ask your questions!

Plus they reveal their newest addition model – Nomad

2:00pm - 3:00pm PT

Tiny Easy

How to design your tiny house! – Till Buch

Going tiny can be daunting, so why not start with something fun and exciting?We'll help you go from the "exploration stage", to taking the first step towards living tiny, by explaining what you need to know to design your own tiny house that suits your unique requirements.

We'll present a crash course of tiny house design, so you can get started with designing your tiny house that's right for you straight away!

3:00pm - 3:30pm PT

Zach & Jason Francis GIVEAWAY & Farewell

Final Farewell

Zach and Jason announce the winner of the nightly stay GIVEAWAYS! And close out the event with a BIG thank you for all making the fifth-ever Global Online Community Event possible. So long until next event!

6:00pm - 7:00pm PDT


"Cocktail Hour" & Meet New Friends

This event is about the community. What better way to bring the community together than meeting new people and continuing conversations from today's sessions? Connect with someone via our live event software and talk tiny house!

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