THE LAIDBACK MEDITERRANEAN LIFESTYLE
AN EVENT FOR DIGITAL NOMADS + FRIENDS
Mid-Week Morning Sessions
Join us for a Coffee Crawl!
Tuesday 20 September: 10am
4Coffee Soul Food / Djardin Park
Straighten Up! Perfect Posture.
Grab a coffee at 4Coffee Soul Food and join us on picnic blankets in the Djardin Park.
Later… join a cooking demonstration of a Mediterranean staple, squid ink risotto courtesy of The Works coworking. We will go via the fish market.
Cooking demonstration at 12:00.
Wednesday 21 September: 10am
Central Kavana Cafe (Hotel St Lucia)
Lucijana Jerković, Global PR, Croatian National Tourist Board.
Learn the latest Data & Trends in Croatian Tourism with Q&A. Learn about the shift to longer stays – and let it inspire you for how and where you go next!
Thursday 21 September: 10am (brunch)
Brasserie on 7
Ivica Puljak, Mayor of Split
Join our renowned physicist-turned-mayor, for a session on how Digital Nomads fit in Split. With Q&A … and Special Guests.
Mirela Rus: co-owner Break Time. “Sharing is Caring” – Building local communities and why it matters – not only for nomads but also for us who are long time Splićani. Getting useful info and giving back by sharing your own useful experience.
Brunch option available for purchase Thursday. All beverages paid for individually at venue.
Networking Sessions - Wednesday & Thursday
18:00 Wednesday 21 September.
Get your walking shoes on and meet others on the digital nomad path, with a walk up Marjan Hill for the sunset. A moderate fitness level will be required, but we will have 2x groups. Meeting point: Info Centar Marjan Park (base of stairs), near Bokamora pizza.
16:00 Thursday 22 September. Walking Tour with local guide Gytha. Spots limited.
Meeting and end point: Gregory of Nin Statue, Djardin Park.
17:30 Thursday 22 September.
Step back in time – and into the future, with a Virtual Reality screening of the Palace as it was during Emperor Diocletian’s era. There will be small group screenings lasting 15 minutes, with networking drinks as you wait.
18:30 Thursday 22 September.
Networking drinks – venue TBC. Meeting point will be at Diocletian’s Dream from 18:00.
Beach Day - Saturday
eeeexSworaturday 24 September – Bačvice Beach (various areas – see sessions for exact locations)
8:00 SUP! Start Standing Up – with a morning SUP session, courtesy of 45 Degrees Sailing.
9:00 Picigin (watersport) beginners class with Master Picigin Player, “Julio”. Meet on sand in front of Zbirac Cafe for the class.
10:00 Keynotes Over Coffee (includes refreshments). Meeting point is Žbirac Cafe.
- Steve Tsentserensky: Content and the Slow Road
- Mariska Kesteloo: Shaping and Creating a New Life as a Widow, Entrepreneur and Digital Nomad
- Matina Gjurašić: Digital nomads and well–developed tourism destinations: research findings on the city of Split
11:00 Slomadism Beach Talks on Bean Bags @ Kavala Beach Bar (western end of the bay).
A laidback format, with different perspectives including working with local youth, sailing the Mediterranean, meeting people through volunteering, expat life, Croatian heritage, the Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events (M.I.C.E) sector and tourism research institutions.
Local Card Workshop: Learn Trešete and Briškula
13:00 – FREE TIME & BEACH PARTY WITH DJ – KAVALA BEACH BAR
19:00 Slomad Table Group Dinner (prepaid). This session must be booked.
The walk-in rate is higher and pending availability.
Sunday Winery Tour
PROGRAM UPDATE (23/9/2022):
Due to a serious wild boar issue at the vineyard the visit to Vina Kairos, home of ‘the original Zinfandel’ will now be replaced by a tasting in Split.
Numbers are limited, and will include a shorter wine tasting by Ljubo Jelavić of Vina Kairos at the newly opened Ambassador Hotel. RSVP essential – book a ticket (choose winery add-on). Registrations close 17:00 Saturday.
Start time: 17:00 for 18:00 tasting.
We thank Vina Kairos for the support, and invite you to arrange a future visit to their vineyard.
with master Picigin Player, “Julio”
9:00 Saturday 24 September
Join in the 100+ year old spectacle played daily and devoutly in the shallow waters of Bačvice Beach. Keep the ball up in the air as long as you can, and add in as many theatrical moves as possible!
Know When To Hold 'Em
Saturday 24 September
Embrace some Dalmatian customs, with a worskhop led by The Works coworking co-owner, Tamara. Trešete and Briškula are staple card games among Dalmatians. Learn the craft, right on the beach alongside seniors who play daily between dips.
Mediterranean Cuisine - Cooking Demo
Tamara Ilić Arvan
Tuesday 20 September
With seafood sourced right on your doorstep, dive into a dish you’ll find all along the Dalmatian coast. This black risotto gets its dramatic hue from the ink of squids and cuttlefish. See how to make it yourself with a cooking demonstration. Spots limited.
Dr Miro Bandalo
Tuesday 20 September @ 10:00
4Coffee Soul Food / Djardin Park
How’s your posture these days? Dr Miro Bandalo is a chiropractor who returned from the US to Dalmatia. Join Miro for a session focused on your posture and physical wellbeing – outdoors in the Djardin Park.
Join us for Slomadism.
Across 6 days, we’ll hold talks, scenic netwalking (walks) and top it off with a chilled day at the beach with beach party (and DJ) and hilltop winery at sunset as a finale.
Beverages, unless included in ticket, must be purchased in person. Add-ons are for the Saturday and Sunday evening events. Limited spots. Early bird ends 16 September 2022.
SUNDAY 25 SEPTEMBER @ 17H -19H
Sunset Winery Tour
Wine Tasting + BYO picnic at Vina Kairos
Half an hour drive from Split’s centre with jaw-dropping views over Split and Trogir.