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