Rhonda Sherman is a vermicomposting hero of sorts. She is one of the foremost leaders in promoting vermicomposting in the United States and she's the organizer of an annual conference to teach others about it.
Here's more information about the conference from Rhonda's web page:
November 5-6, 2012 (Monday/Tuesday)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
UNC - William and Ida Friday Center
Monday Registration opens 7:15 AM
•Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
•Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM