Below you will find the tentative schedule for the  #NMDN ALTERnative Travel Conference 2016.  Please also check which Gate your desired panel is taking place in, as well as Boarding time. Panel order subject to change.

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9:00a :: BOARDING REGISTRATION OPEN

International Breakfast presented by Airis The Chef

9:20a :: Welcome by Nomadness Travel Tribe Creator, Evita Robinson

9:35a - 10:25a :: Panel Sessions 1

GATE 2: Downstairs

  •  MILLENIAL MOVERS- JOIN THE CONVERSATION, WITH MILLENIALS AT THE FOREFRONT OF THE URBAN TRAVEL MOVEMENT, BOTH DOMESTIC AND ABROAD THESE ARE SOME OF THE MOVERS AND SHAKERS WHO HAVE BEEN MAKING WAVES TO BRING DIVERSITY TO THE TRAVEL CONVERSATION.

 

10:40a- 11:30a :: Panel Sessions 2

GATE 1: Upstairs

  • LGBTQ TRAVEL - IN 2015, NOMADNESS FACILITATED ITS FIRST LGBTQ NOMADNESSX TRIP. WE LEARNED THAT THERE ARE SO MANY NUANCES TO TRAVELING WHILE BEING  APART OF THIS COMMUNITY. HERE WE ARE CREATING AN HONEST DIALOGUE ON TRAVELING WHILE GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDERED. 

 

GATE 2 : Downstairs

  • BEAUTY ON THE GO-THIS PANEL IS THE BEAUTY GUIDE FOR TRAVELERS ON THE GO! WHETHER IT'S HOW TO PACK ALL YOUR NATURAL HAIR CARE PRODUCTS IN YOUR CARRY ON, OR TIPS ON LOCAL PRODUCTS THAT CAN BE USED FOR SKIN CARE, LEARN FROM THE INDUSTRY INFLUENCERS ON WHAT'S BEST FOR YOUR SELF CARE WHILE ON THE ROAD. 

11:30a - 12:50p ::  Lunch Break

1:05p  - 2:00p :: Panel Session 3

General Gate: Main Floor

  • TRAVEL 911: SAFETY FIRST. EMERGENCIES DO HAPPEN WHEN ABROAD, AND THIS PANEL WAS CREATED TO GIVE ALL THE TIPS AND INSIGHT NEEDED FOR TRAVELERS TO TAKE WITH THEM. YOU WILL GET THE POINT OF VIEW OF THE PROVIDERS, AS WELL AS TRAVELERS WHO HAVE HAD EMERGENCIES ABROAD, AND HOW THEY DEALT WITH IT. 

 

 

2:10p - 2:45p :: Featured Panel

  • THE FORUM: A Conversation on Black LIVEs, Both DOMESTIC AND ABROAD - In the aftermath of numerous police shootings of black americans, and the unique safety concerns of black travelers, we are featuring this panel as a forum to facilitate an open, non-judgmental, necessary dialogue on the state of black travelers while home and abroad.  

3:05p - 3:40p :: Keynote Panel 

  • LIFE & LESSONS: TRAVEL WISDOM FROM OUR 50+ AGED TRAVELERS- IT'S NOT THE AGE. IT'S THE ENERGY. NOMADNESS REVERES THE WISDOM IT HAS FROM IT'S OLDER TRAVELING MEMBERS. THIS PANEL IS A FEEL GOOD, NO STONE UNTURNED, REAL LIFE CONVERSATION WITH OUR 'TRIBE WISDOM' AS WE CALL THEM. THIS PANEL IS NOT TO BE MISSED. 

3:45p - 4:45p :: Workshop Hour

FIRST CLASS TICKET HOLDERS: Please note the first half of this hour is designated for private group panelist discussion. 

5p : Closing Remarks

  • ON SITE EXTRAS INCLUDE INTERNATIONAL BREAKFAST FOODS, FREE HENNA TATTOOS, & GIVEAWAYS...