Conferences

Photo: World Bank Conference = a formal meeting for discussion Essay This page reviews conferences we have attended or paid attention remotely. We ask how these conferences can be more effective for hosts, participants, the local community, and remote participants. Examples Native Innovation Conference 2017 Welcome to the Modern Classroom: Native Innovation Conference #nii2016 10th …

How is your conference green?

Roofdog All events can be more eco, more effective, more inclusive, and more fun. The most compelling events offer engaged networking and opportunities to be inspired and to be inspiring to others. We advocate events that are more interactive and engaging than a series of monologues in which the audience is seated in rows. Evolving …

Greening Events, Trade Shows, Festivals, and Fairs

Photo: Henderson, Nevada As the garden grows so does the gardener. – Garden Notebook Events offer opportunities to make new friends and acquaintances, tackle serious topics and walk the talk. Here are our guidelines in creating effective, green events. The following recommendations have been collected from good practices around the globe: Community Relations How well locals …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week the last week of August. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek 2019 We’re at @14HenriettaSt for the launch of #NationalHeritageWeek. Taking place from 17th to 25th of August, it will showcase the joy, diversity and accessibility that can be found within #Ireland’s rich #heritage, and this year’s theme is Pastimes | Past Times. …

Events Links

Photo Links related to events presented in somewhat random fashion Headlines Academic travel culture is not only bad for the planet, it is also bad for the diversity and equity of research Embedded Tweets There are two kinds of event organisers: – those who genuinely want to foster community, conversation and ongoing awesome – those …

Vegas Events

Photo Las Vegas is one of the world’s leading hosts of meetings, trade shows, conferences and other events. Conventions The city is the number one convention destination in the USA. Key Links Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority Conventions Convention and Visitors Authority T-Mobile Arena http://www.t-mobilearena.com/events Vegas Events and More http://vegaseventsandmore.com http://vegaseventsandmore.com/event_vendors.php?eid=262775677831914&fbclid=IwAR3huUpbPtGOEsFzAIjt_Ygz8b7D3X39Grz1uV_PTGrxYjVEP2VgGkE_O00 https://www.facebook.com/vegaseventsandmore Embedded Tweets #IMEX17 …

Making the most of an unconference

Photo: Open Space Technology in Estonia Unconference = A facilitated, participant-driven event centered on a specific topic An unconference engages participants without a formal agenda. Instead an unconference encourages attendees to organize their own agenda and action plans. Unconferences can be conducted face-to-face, online or better yet, both! We use the unconference approach for Planeta.com’s …

Points of No Return #CRDseminar

The Colorado River District’s popular one-day Annual Water Seminar in Grand Junction, Colorado takes place Friday, September 15 , 9am-330pm at the Two Rivers Convention Center. The theme is “Points of No Return.” Cost of the seminar, which includes lunch, is $30 if pre-registered, $40 at the door. Hashtag: #CRDseminar Keynoting the lunchtime program will be …

Three Rivers Festival 2017

Poster: Three Rivers Festival July 7-15 Three Rivers Festival – Fort Wayne’s biggest summer party since 1969. Highlights include a parade, a bed race, a running race, raft race, heaps of junk food and (to be confirmed) bike valet service. The festival is an annual tradition and begins the Saturday after Independence Day (July 4) and runs nine days. Hashtag: #TRF2017. Details …