The Programme

On Thursday the 27th we begin with welcome drinks, finger food and music.

On Friday, the 28th of April the conference will go for one full day from 9am to 6pm, followed by a collective dinner at the beautiful and historical hotel Park in Split.

The conference will gather inspiring educators, social and ecological entrepreneurs and activists to demonstrate their best practice examples and to share their experiences and visions. There are keynotes, panel discussions and interactive conversations amongst participants facilitated through the World Café method.

Thursday, 27th of April, 7 pm – onwards

Welcome drinks, finger food and music.
Location: Aspira College Campus, Ul. Domovinskog rata 65, Split 


Friday, 28th of April, 9am to 6pm.

The full conference event.
Location: Aspira College Campus.

Conference programme

8.30h Registration 

9.00h Opening and welcome speeches

9.30h KeynoteShakti leadership: A path & practice for change-makers leading Regeneration (Nilima Bhat, Shakti leader and educator)      

10.05h Keynote – Integral education for the Regeneration Renaissance in Europe and the world (Alexander Schieffer, Professor and academic activist)

10.45h Coffee break (20min)

11.05h-13.05h Two open forums/panel discussions (with video clips of regenerative projects)

11.05 – 12.05h Regenerative Food Production – Denis Marušič (biodynamic winery Križ), Aleš Wenkler (Kumparička organic goat farm) and Sandra Babac (Sinjorina Smokva, eco jams)

12.05-13.05h Regenerative Gastronomy – João Rodrigues (Michelin chef, founder of Projecto Matéria) and Patricia Dias (The Art of Tasting Portugal, with online presentation) 

13.05 – 14.00h Lunch

14.00h Keynote – City and Countryside Regenerated (Rocco Reukema, regenerative urban designer and arhitect)

14.35h-16.00h Two open forum/panel discussions

14.35 – 15.15h Destination Management and Regenerative Travel – Vicky Smith (Earth Changers platform) and Robert Bralić (Founder of Ventula Travel, DMC)

15.15 – 16.00h Climate change and Regenerative Community Building – Ivana Fonović (Director of Valfresco project, Valamar, Croatia) and Celiane Camargo-Borges (social scientist and community builder).

16.00h Coffee break (20min)

16.20h – 18.00h World Cafe Method conversations

In this session conference delegates will get the opportunity to discuss in groups the topics covered throughout the event and exchange thoughts, insights, ideas and aspirations for the regenerative future. These conversations will be designed in a world café method, in which participants can choose the topics they want to engage in.

19.30h Collective Dinner at hotel Park, Split 

(with four sequences and unlimited water and wine for 4 hours)