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West Coast Natural Building Conference 2024

  • 26 Apr 2024
  • 5:00 PM
  • 28 Apr 2024
  • 1:00 PM
  • Camp Ocean Pines, Cambria, CA
  • 7


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Feb 9 - March 22
  • March 18 - April 14
  • Feb 9 - April 14
  • Feb 9 - April 14

Registration is closed

California Straw Building Association presents


West Coast Natural Building Conference

April 26 - April 28, 2024

at 1473 Randall Dr, Cambria, San Luis Obispo County, CA


Join us for an inspiring weekend on the coast!

Keynote Speaker - Lindsay Baker

 As the CEO of International Living Future Institute (ILFI), Lindsay Baker oversees the strategy, operations, and growth of a global non-profit organization that advocates for the highest standards of sustainability and social equity in the built environment. With over 20 years of experience in the building sector, she is a passionate and visionary leader who strives to create a world where everyone lives in buildings that are safe, healthy, decarbonized, and affordable.  

Conference Theme: Straw Building in a Changing World


  • Straw building beyond single family residential
  • Moisture management in natural wall systems
  • Straw and regenerative building
  • Mandatory embodied carbon reductions 
  • The tools of straw building
  • Straw compared with other growing biofiber sectors
  • ...and more!

Conference Schedule

Activities will include:

Hands-on practice

Dinner round table discussions

Evening social hours for networking, making new friends, and catching up with old ones!

* Please note: If you are one of the few remaining members who registered for the cancelled 2020 conference and still have a balance with us, please contact us to register for this year's conference.


Help make this conference great by gracing us with your presence for a weekend full of learning, sharing, camaraderie, and fun!

 Conference Registration & Pricing

Our conference fee includes Friday dinner through Sunday breakfast.  A bag lunch on Sunday is available as an add-on during registration.

 Online registration closes April 14!

(after that, please contact us for availability)

        Members Early Bird - $210                
        Members Regular - $235                 
    Non-Members -  $285                    
        Students -

(February 9 - March 17)
(March 18 - April 14)
(February 9 - April 14)
(February 9 - April 14)

  Conference Accommodation - per head/2 nights

*If you prefer to stay offsite please check that option on the registration form.

Offsite             $0

Camping          $25

Dorm               $40 



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Individual - $50     Family bundle (for 2) - $75     Professional - $150

(Professional membership includes a spouse or partner, and a professional directory listing)

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 CASBA endeavors to make our conferences accessible to all. If you have financial restrictions
please contact us 

CASBA is fiscally sponsored by the Tides Center, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.

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