S.H.E. is in NY

As a follow up of the Berlin unconference, a group of burning man and woman, people living in intentional communities, nomads, radical hosts, train-hoppers, hit-hikers and facilitators are meeting in NY to discuss abot nomad bases and sustainable nomadism. Here the program:


Friday, 4th: 19 pm Pre-meeting at Brooklyn Urban Sanctuary (Bergen Street. Walking distance from train station C, B,Q, 2, 3): Park Slope.) Participants of the gathering get to know each other: tea, and dumpster diving.


Saturday, 5th 12.00 pm: meeting Brooklyn Urban Sanctuary (778 Bergen St: map here) Nomads and long term hosts get to know each other (suggested donation $10-20: none will be turned away for lack of funds and money are not requested at the door) 12.00-13.00pm Brunch offered by the Sanctuary 13.30 Introduction to the nomad base concept and report of the conference SHE in Berlin 14.00 A plenary session for our Open Space agenda-setting. We sit in a circle, introduction to the day and open space process, do a round of people (introduce yourself and share your intentions of why you are here) and set the agenda. 15.30 Open Space Sessions 1 + 2 18.00 Plenary session 19.00 Dinner (Hosted at Brooklyn Urban Sanctuary) after 22.00: Social activities Proposed: Event: Free NYC, Crooked Disco & Vitamin B present: Avant Garden Start Time: Friday, December 4 at 10:00pm End Time: Saturday, December 5 at 2:00am Where: Galapagos Art Space 16 Main St.-DUMBO-Brooklyn To see more details and RSVP, follow the link below: http://www.facebook.com/n/?event.php&eid=187784151309&mid=180a14bG2b0137...


Sunday, 6th 12 am: meeting at Ganas (directions here) 135 Corson Ave, Staten Island cooking together (potluck and collective shopping or/and dumpster diving) 14.00 A plenary session for our Open Space agenda-setting. We sit in a circle, introduction to the day and open space process, do a round of people (introduce yourself and share your intentions of why you are here) and set the agenda. 15.30 Open Space Sessions 3 + 4 17.30 Plenary session 18.00 Dinner at Ganas 20.00 Conclusions


Some of the topics of the gathering * Spread the idea of a 'nomadbase'; * Report on the results of Sustainable Hospitality Exchange conference in Berlin * Think about types of online network of hospitality for people traveling for long term, neo-nomads and alike * Create business strategy based on gift economy to sustain nomad bases * Think about systems of references and trust for nomads and bases * Practice Open Space, facilitation and consensus * Exchange experiences of sustainable living while traveling * Network people interested in these topics in the United States Aimed results * Create a list of different models of nomadic bases and intentional living practices * Create a list of potential nomad bases in USA * Inspire the creation of new nomad bases * Create a working group in NY * Create long lasting connections between participants * Have fun together