Curation, Conferences and more Good Reading (Top3ics, 2 Oct)

Yes, I’m now curating news about news curation

Let’s call time on ‘Park & Bark’ conference sessions
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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

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

Piloting Web2.0 for the EC
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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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