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6th Global Tiny House Conference by

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September 28, 2023
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Event Overview

Welcome to the 6th Online Global Tiny House Conference, the premier gathering for enthusiasts, builders, and experts passionate about tiny living worldwide! Hosted by, this year's conference is poised to surpass all expectations, offering a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the captivating world of tiny living.

Tiny homes have captivated the imaginations of those seeking simplicity, sustainability, and financial freedom. Whether you're a seasoned tiny house owner or just starting your journey, this conference is the perfect place to gain insights, connect with kindred spirits, and explore the latest trends in the tiny house movement.

Thanks To Our Sponsors

Before we proceed to the exciting agenda and speaker lineup, we'd like to extend our sincere appreciation to our generous sponsors whose support has made this event a reality. A big shout out to our premier sponsors: Shed Windows and More, Inc, PODX GO, Trailer Made Custom Trailers, and Tiny House Experts! Your dedication to championing sustainable and minimalist living is truly commendable. We also extend our heartfelt gratitude to WeeCasa, Teodor Vanities, Tiny Home Power, CompoCloset, and Precision Temp for enabling us to bring this conference to life!

Agenda Pre-Show and Meet the Speakers for the Global Tiny House Event (September 27, 2023)

Get ready to explore the world of tiny living at the Global Tiny House Event, starting on September 27, 2023. Whether you're a tiny house enthusiast or just curious, this event promises an exciting and informative experience.

Introduction to the Global Event (3:30pm - 4:00pm PT)

Join hosts Jason and Zach Francis as they kick off the conference. Jason, Co-Founder of and host of HGTV's Tiny Luxury, brings energy and outrageous dance moves. Zach, Co-founder of, is the "Giggle Monster" of the tiny house world.

Ignore the Price Per Square Foot: Quick Guide to Tiny Homes Price (4:00pm - 5:00pm PT)

Discover the economics of tiny homes with Heather and Kevin Fritz, Co-owners of Fritz Tiny Homes. Learn about factors affecting tiny home prices and gain insights into intentional living through luxury tiny home craftsmanship.

How To Get Funding and Find Land For Your Tiny Home (5:00pm - 6:00pm PT)

Jaymie Friesen, CEO of Living The Off-Grid Dream discusses the system they used to find land and build an off-grid tiny home community that earns nearly passive income, starting with no money. It covers raising money, finding land, generating an income, making it passive, finding people to help you; water, power, structures, what to buy, what NOT to, and how to save money.

Wrap Up (6:00pm - 6:30pm PT)

Stay tuned for important announcements from Jason and Zach Francis.

Meet & Greet (6:30pm - 7:00pm PT)

Connect with fellow tiny house enthusiasts and continue the conversation sparked by today's sessions using our live event software.

Agenda Day 1 and Speaker Highlights (September 28, 2023)

Conference Kick-off (8:00am - 8:30am PT)

Join Jason and Zach Francis, Co-Founders of, as they start the day with a warm welcome, exciting stories, sponsor acknowledgments, and major announcements.

Freedom Through Tiny Home Living Abroad (9:00am - 9:30am PT)

Discover the affordability of tiny houses living in tropical locations with insights from Patrick Hiebert, Founder of EcoVillages, who brings decades of sustainable community design experience.

Certifying Tiny Homes (9:30am - 10:00am PT)

Learn about the best practices for certifying Tiny Homes from Alex Ontiveros, Co-founder of Pacific West Tiny Homes, and Lindsay Wood, known as "The Tiny Home Lady," an advocate for sustainable Tiny Homes.

Right-sizing for Tiny Living (10:00am - 10:30am PT)

Tricia Sinon Murray, Founder of All About Ease Organizing, shares insights into designing your own tiny home and simplifying your life to fit it.

Top 10 DIY Building Tips (10:30am - 11:00am PT)

Jill Kanto, Founder of, offers her top 10 DIY Tiny House Building Tips based on her own experiences building a Tiny House with her two daughters.

Tiny House Movement in Uruguay (11:00am - 11:30am PT)

Luis Nario, Founding Architect of My Tiny Way, explores the growth of the tiny house movement in Uruguay and the region.

Is Tiny Living Right for You? (11:30am - 12:00nn PT)

Alexis Stephens and Christian Parsons, Co-founders of Tiny House Expedition, help you determine if tiny living suits your lifestyle and provide guidance on choosing the right small space home.

Composting Toilets in Tiny Homes (12:00nn - 12:30pm PT)

Richard Peter, Founder of CompoCloset, discusses composting toilets and their suitability as eco-friendly sanitation solutions for tiny homes.

Decluttering and Organizing For Tiny Living (12:30pm - 1:30pm PT)

Erin Mursch, Founder of Organized For Good, presents Marie Kondo's decluttering method for a joyful and organized tiny lifestyle.

Tour of the New Off-Grid Nomad 30 ft nd Live Q&A at the Minimaliste Shop (1:30pm - 2:00pm PT)

JP Marquis, Co-founder of Minimaliste, unveils the off-grid Nomad 30ft model and conducts a live Q&A.

Big Dreams for Tiny House (2:00pm - 2:30pm PT)

Jeff Yeo, Co-founder of Tiny Away, shares how they're reshaping sustainable tourism and reconnecting people with nature through tiny homes.

Off-Grid Tiny Home Living (2:30pm - 3:00pm PT)

Marc Stevens, Co-owner of Tiny Home Power, discusses the essentials of off-grid living in tiny homes.

How To Design Your Tiny House (3:00pm - 3:30pm PT)

Till Buch, Co-Founder of Tiny Easy, demonstrates how to transform your tiny house ideas into interactive 3D designs and plans.

Eco-Tourism to Alleviate Housing Affordability (3:30pm - 4:00pm PT)

Matt Decarne, Founder of Elsewhere Pods, explores how modular tiny homes are revolutionizing sustainable tourism and addressing housing affordability.

The Dark Side of Tiny (4:00pm - 5:00pm PT)

Jay Shafer, Owner of Jay Shafer Tiny Houses, and Lindsay Wood, CEO of The Tiny Home Lady, discuss the obstacles faced by the tiny house movement and strategies for overcoming them.

How To’s On Building Tiny Homes (5:00pm - 6:00pm PT)

Nick Mosley, Founder of California Tiny House, offers expert insights and tips on building tiny homes, followed by a Q&A session.

Speed Networking (6:00pm - 7:00pm PT)

An hour of speed networking to connect with fellow attendees who share your interests.

Agenda Day 2 and Speaker Highlights

Global Tiny House Conference Day 2 Opener! (8:00am - 8:30am PT)

Zach and Jason launch Day 2, sharing event updates and thanking sponsors.

ADU Design Tips (8:30am - 9:00am PT)

Lina Menard of Niche Consulting LLC explores ADU design with real-world examples.

Placement Options For Tiny Homes (9:00am - 9:30am PT)

Lee Pera, Founder of Tiny House Zone, discusses finding suitable land and navigating regulations.

Steps To Building A Tiny House (9:30am - 10:00am PT)

Natalie Bogwalker, Founder of Wild Abundance, outlines key steps in tiny house construction.

From Dream To Reality: Bringing Your Teacup Tiny Home Home To Life (10:00am - 10:30am PT)

Jennifer McCarthy, Owner of Teacup Tiny Homes, will provide four essential tools for your tiny journey and discuss the experiences you might encounter along the way.

Brainstorm Tiny House Business Models To End Housing Shortage (10:30am - 11:00am PT)

Adam Garrett-Clark, Founder of Tiny Logic, explores community-building and tech integration.

The Tiny Home Lady’s 10 Tips To Go Tiny (11:00am - 11:30am PT)

Lindsay Wood, CEO of The Tiny Home Lady, offers advice for those considering tiny living.

Dreams For A Tiny House Community (11:30am - 12:00nn PT)

Vina Lustado, Founder of SOL HAUS DESIGN LLC, discusses building legal tiny house communities.

PODX Go Build Folding Tiny Homes Using Modern Manufacturing Techniques (12:00nn - 1:00pm PT)

Liana Liang, Co-founder of PODX GO, shares innovations in their folding tiny home design.

The Tiny Things (1:00pm - 2:00pm PT)

Thomas Slack, VP of Shed Windows and More, Inc., covers various tiny house aspects. The Tiny Things is an overview of things to think about across many different topics about tiny homes.

Thinking Outside The Box (2:00pm - 2:30pm PT)

Fabian Low, Tiny House Dweller, shares personal insights into tiny living.

Owner of Mac Insurance, Inc. Tiny House Insurance Specialist (2:30pm - 3:00pm PT)

Michael Carmona, Owner of MAC Insurance, Inc., discusses insuring tiny homes.

Tiny House Trailers: Everything You Need To Know To Make Your Build Successful (3:00pm - 3:30pm PT)

Joshua Engberg, Owner of Tiny House Basics, covers trailer selection for tiny homes.

Tiny Home Wastewater Management Solutions (3:30pm - 4:00pm PT)

Anthony Smith of Water Wally explores wastewater solutions for tiny houses.

Under The Radar: The Overlooked Significance of Tiny Homes (4:00pm - 5:00pm PT)

John Weisbarth and Zack Giffin, Tiny House Nation co-hosts, discuss the importance of tiny homes.

The Future of Tiny Living Legally Is Now! (5:00pm - 6:00pm PT)

Dan Fitzpatrick, Brad Wiseman, and Lindsay Wood from Tiny Home Industry Association explore standards for movable tiny homes.

Sustainable Tiny Homes (6:30pm - 7:00pm PT)

Jack Whitfield, founder of Sol Projex, discusses his background and concerns about the environmental impact of standard building materials, highlighting his methodology of using local materials to repurpose invasive tree species into eco-friendly homes.

Building a Tiny Home the Right Way (7:00pm - 8:00pm PT)

Damon DesChamp, Co-founder of Trailer Made Custom Trailers, discusses stable foundation systems, light gauge steel framing, roofing and siding options, space utilization and insulation tips, compliance and certifications, size considerations, budgeting, DIY versus pre-built options, and the convenience of tiny house kits.

Giveaway Announcements (8:00pm - 8:30pm PT)

Zach and Jason reveal the winners of the WeeCasa and CompoCloset giveaway.

Speed Networking (8:30pm - 9:30pm PT)

Engage in networking with fellow attendees.

The 6th Global Tiny House Conference promises an unforgettable experience brimming with inspiration, wisdom, and valuable connections. Whether you're deeply committed to tiny living or simply curious about this lifestyle, this is an event you won't want to miss. Mark your calendar for September 27th-29th, 2023, and set out on a journey toward a simpler, more sustainable future with us.

Visit our EVENT PAGE for tickets, in-depth information about our speakers, and access to the complete event schedule. Don't pass up this opportunity to become part of the global tiny house community and contribute to shaping the future of minimalist living!

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