Rethinking industry events in the age of social distancing
www.fastcompany.com
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social distancing ... led us to reconsider how we reach our audiences at scale ... through events... already conducted more than 15 large-scale virtual events... partner summit for over 4,000 attendees ... employee town hall with our CEO... Here’s what I’ve learned ...people show up to events to learn, network, and discover... to enable ... on a d…

The insight-industrial complex
techcrunch.com
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I read much faster than people talk, so they’re not a good way for me to learn things... the actual goal... is to reify the importance and social status of the conference organizers and speakers... There seems to be a widespread mindset that all you really need to succeed is insight... what separates success from failure is a sufficiency of sage a…

29/01/2018
6 Ways to Manage a Successful Interactive Conference
www.jeffbullas.com
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I moderated a panel discussion about Virtual Reality ... used Engagenow to bring the audience and the panelists closer. How?

08/09/2017
For Quartz, bots are a chance to build a new path for interacting with news (and news outlets)
www.niemanlab.org

Bot Studio... will focus on two main areas: How bots and artificial intelligence can help journalists do their jobs better and how news consumers can use them to access news and information... conference bot, a Twitter bot — @newsnerdbot. We scraped the conference website ... fed that into a database, and then wired that up to a natural-language …

06/03/2017
Vlogging events: authenticity ex-Osmo
mathew.blogactiv.eu
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Vlogging events: authenticity ex-Osmo - a new post on my oldblog about my first experiences with vlogging an event with my Osmo

Vlogging the EU Week of Regions & Cities
twitter.com

One of the vlogs I did at the EU Week of Regions & Cities with the winners of the #EUinmyRegion blogging competition I ran for the EC. All vlogs can be found in this Moment.

What the Associated Press has learned from a year of VR
digiday.com
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Most events are not designed for VR... The rule of thumb is ‘would you look around you in a certain situation?’ if the answer is yes, then ...maybe there is an opportunity to create a VR experience short storytelling is better for breaking news... stick to longer time frames for feature stories

Deepstream: Newsroom tool turns the chaos of livestreams into curated order
medium.com
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Deepstream makes it easy to remix one or more livestreams by adding context and background... by introducing a new role into the livestreaming ecosystem: the curator... easily embed live video into a player that includes context cards... set up with just a few clicks to feature news stories, polls, maps, tweets, free text and more to help you expl…

‘The Voice’ for Conferences
medium.com
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thank you for raising the awareness of my half of the population on the extra challenges women face in business presentation contexts... co-created conferences may offer a partial solution... I may suggest ensuring Personal Profiles do not include photos or any gender information

Home | Personalised Medicine Conference 2016 - Research & Innovation - European Commission
ec.europa.eu

The Personalised Medicine Conference 2016 will explore personalised medicine through a research policy lens. Europe is a leader in personalised medicine, an interdisciplinary field which will drive the health research and innovation agenda for years to come in view to improve healthcare. this shouild be really interesting

15/04/2016
Making co-created conferences age, colour & gender blind
medium.com
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'The Voice’ for Conferences - a quick response post on Medium on making co-created conferences age, colour & gender blind.

Curation, Conferences and more Good Reading (Top3ics, 2 Oct)
mathewlowry.myhub.ai

Yes, I’m now curating news about news curation

Let’s call time on ‘Park & Bark’ conference sessions
mathew.blogactiv.eu
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How do you extract maximum value from a conference presentation or workshop, both for you, and your audience? ... Too often, the speakers are overpaid opera stars ... wheeled onto stage... sing in the time-honoured tradition of ‘Park and Bark’... The audience listens, applauds, and learns very little.

Ten Commandments for Conference Organisers
www.linkedin.com

I hate conferences. Always have. Always will. Maybe it’s because of my fidgety metabolism and intolerance of bullshit-peddling. Or maybe it’s because, champagne and canapés apart, conferences are usually a colossal waste of time and money. - Ten Commandments for Conference Organisers | Gareth Harding | LinkedIn

02/10/2015
Tuteboard
www.tuteboard.com

Easily assemble a variety of content types - videos, slides, PDF, webpages... - as an elegant and interactive reading experience that you share with your audience. We call it a “tute”

09/09/2015
What I Learned From Conference Bingo — Medium
medium.com
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How a networking game can get conference attendees out of their seats

14/08/2015
How can we make events suck less?
medium.com
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... shift participants’ perspective from “work” to “play.” ... a “one-day fellowship:” a chance to get away from the newsroom or office, from the usual day-to-day distractions, and to have an opportunity to really explore big, bold new ideas with a room full of equally-unleashed minds... there’s often more experience in the audience than there …

12/06/2015
Turning future news events into structured data
www.niemanlab.org

One for @richardmedic ... "Smydra ... he wants to find a way to allow the public to benefit from all the knowledge of future news events locked up inside newsrooms.... He'd love your thoughts" - Can you turn future news events into structured data? » Nieman Journalism Lab

ScribbleLive vs Twitter - Discuss
stevebuttry.wordpress.com
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"ScribbleLive is an important tool for covering events and breaking news as well as for live chats. Journalists should get adept at using Scribble (or other liveblogging tools such as CoverItLive, Liveblogpro or Superdesk). But be sure to use it in tandem with Twitter. You don’t have to choose between them." - Using ScribbleLive, you can livetwee…

With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things - Tech News and Analysis
gigaom.com
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"Beacons are a small wireless sensors placed inside any physical space that transmit data to your iPhone using Bluetooth Low Energy (aka Bluetooth 4.0, Bluetooth Smart). ... Smartphones that are in an iBeacon zone will benefit from personalized microlocation-based notification and actions." - huge potential for conferences, exhibitions, network…

Piloting Web2.0 for the EC
mathew.blogactiv.eu
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Of course, when we launched the first interactive website for the IST Event (IST 2002) we didn’t know it was a Web2.0 site. That term only appeared two years later

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