Category Archives: Comments on a Conference

Facilitating Chicago Bioneers

For the 2012 Great Lakes Bioneers event in Chicago, we provided part of the facilitation team for an open space. We worked with local facilitator Gretchen Neve. Chicago Bioneers is an affiliate of a longstanding conference, Bioneers based out of … Continue reading

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When a Camp is not a Camp: Gov2.0 LA

Since Gov2.0 Camp LA was announced people have been asking me if I will be attending because I attended Gov 2.0 Summit, Citizen-Centric Digital Identity using open standards is happening in Government, I am co-organizer the Open Government Directive Workshops … Continue reading

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Making Transparancy Camp Better

After attending the Community Leadership Summit (CLS), Danese Cooper suggested that I begin writing reviews of conferences that I attend. I have facilitated almost 100 unconferences and since I attended my first conference Siggraph ‘97, I have attended about 300 … Continue reading

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Facilitating Games for Innovation

This Friday I am going to be co-facilitating a day of learning and exchange about Innovation, Design and Serious Games Exchange this Friday in San Francisco. I would like to invite you all to participate. It will be an open … Continue reading

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MassTLC unConference

I am heading out to Boston next week to facilitate the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council Innovation ’08 Conference. An article was written in the Boston Globe this week Tech Leaders Hope “unConference” will inspire entrepreneurs I was interviewed by the … Continue reading

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Online Community Unconference – it’s going to be great

I am really excited about the upcoming Online Community Unconference. Registration on Event Brite. The cost is $195 and well worth it. I really respect the long term engagement that Forum One has had in this space – convening events … Continue reading

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OpenEco Energy Camp

I am really looking forward to this event. I was pulled in at the last minuet to facilitate the open space agenda creation process (I didn’t design the flow of the day). As part of the Planetwork Community I have … Continue reading

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Open Space and the Pre-Programmed Conference

Arron Fulkerson has a belated blog post up about DefragCon. He says this: The Open Space sessions really didn’t work at DefragCon. If only Kaliya were there. The thing is I was asked early on by Eric to participate in … Continue reading

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unconferences interfere with “let’s meet after in the bar” – huh?

From Holly Witchey on Musematic It’s Monday I must be somewhere post: It’s also a little bit about how much wasted effort there is in our field, tremendously talented people consistently trying to reinvent the wheel because they don’t know … Continue reading

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Concurent Open Space: at UUA GA

Boy in the Bands puts out the question will Open Space work at the GA. While linking to my post about Traditional + Open Space It took me a while to actually find a link to “the GA” and the … Continue reading

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