Category Archives: Media Coverage

Unconferences Cover article of Convene Magazine

For those of you who have never heard of Convene magazine it is for the “Professional Convention Management Association” The cover says “Lights! Content! Action! : The unconference, the virtually boundless meeting and other scenes from the content revolution p.46” … Continue reading

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Marketplace Covers Unconferences

Last night I got several pings from friends who heard me on the last 5 seconds of Marketplace for the piece airing today on unconferences. I was interviewed by a correspondent of theirs during MacWorld in January. I hope they … Continue reading

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She’s Geeky: A Women’s Tech (un)conference

I am working on a great new event this fall. It is for women who work in technology called She’s Geeky. It is October 22-23 in Mountain View CA. I would encourage you all to let women you know in … Continue reading

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Questions about unconferences

The Buzz Bin asks some interesting questions about unconferences. I haven’t been to an unconference as of this posting and I’m curious to hear your thoughts. Are they really as great as people say? Or is it just hype because … Continue reading

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Interview on Unconferences up on Assignment Zero

I was interviewed for the new Wired effort to crowd source articles called Assignment Zero. Appropriately enough the first article is about Crowd Sourcing. In my Interview “Your Online Identity Defines Your Role in the Crowd: Identity Woman builds networks … Continue reading

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Where the Next Steve Jobs will be – at an unconference?

I had a great chat Thursday with Chris Taylor, “Futureboy” a senior editor at Business 2.0 Magazine. He has written a good post on the Business 2.0 Blog about unconferences and contrasts them with very high cost events like TED. … Continue reading

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Gender Biased Newsweek Article on Unconferences

This week was a great week for unconferences with the publishing of a two page article in Business Week. I was debating weather I would blog about the clear gender bias I felt in reading the article. However since Chris … Continue reading

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Mashup Camp made the Merc

I am at Mashup Camp facilitating. Yesturday a San Jose Mercury News reporter came to cover they event and today we made the front page of the business section with this title – Plan-as-you-go “unconference” unleashes ideas. I like the … Continue reading

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How to DIY Unconference

The Business 2.0 article in the June issue about unconferences has three steps listed (it is not on their website yet but GutsyPinay blogged it)… it skips over very important elements needed to make a sucessful events. How to host … Continue reading

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