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Sunday, March 13 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Technomadism - Becoming a Technology Enabled Nomad

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Why wait until retirement to explore the world? Technology is making it ever easier to work remotely, so why limit yourself to roving between local coffee shops when you can embrace a life of full time travel and a location independent career? Many are now exploring a technomadic lifestyle, and many more are looking for inspiration and advice to help them take the leap, cut the cord, and leave the conventional definitions of fixed-place home and work behind. Core conversation hosts Chris Dunphy & Cherie Ve Ard of Technomadia.com have been living and working technomadically without a permanent home base for nearly five years now, and they will share their stories, practical advice, and insights about this lifestyle. Topics covered may include selecting the right arsenal of technology to work successfully on the road, creating a mobile friendly career, selecting your ideal travel modality (wheels, sails, backpacks, or...), and logistical issues such as domicile, voting, vehicle registration, and more. Come learn how to make the leap to a life embracing wanderlust, or if you are already nomadic come and share your story and connect with other nomads. This session will be followed later in the day by an informal Nomadic Meetup.
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Cherie Ve Ard

TechnomadTechnomadiaCherie has been living full time on the road since May 2007, after ditching her beachside home in Florida and getting rid of most of her possessions. Together with her life / work partner Chris Dunphy, she has spent the past several years exploring North America... Read More →
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Chris Dunphy

TechnomadTechnomadia.comChris has been living full time on the road since April 2006, having evicted himself from his San Francisco apartment and Silicon Valley career to pursue a life of full-time technomadism on his own terms. Together with his life / work partner Cherie Ve Ard... Read More →



Sunday March 13, 2011 11:00am - 12:00pm
Marriott Courtyard, Rio Grande B 300 East 4th Street

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