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Modernizing The Conference<br />Education Model<br />
About Me<br />Coal Miner’s Grandson<br />West Virginia Hillbilly<br />Nonprofit Junkie<br />Meeting & Event Professional<b...
Education<br />
Conference<br />Education<br />
Talking Head<br />
Talking Head<br />Passive Listener<br />
Transportation<br />
To this…<br />
To this…<br />
To this…<br />
To this…<br />
To this…<br />
Why?<br />Do conference ed sessions<br />still look<br />like this?<br />
Communication<br />
To this…<br />
To this…<br />
To this…<br />
To this…<br />
To this…<br />
To this…<br />
To this…<br />
Why?<br />Do conference ed sessions<br />still look<br />like this?<br />Talking Head<br />Passive Listener<br />
While<br />Hair has<br />changed<br />
& changed<br />
While<br />& changed<br />
& changed<br />
& changed<br />
& changed<br />
& changed<br />
This is still what <br />attendees see in <br />Back of Head<br />our ed sessions<br />Back of Head<br />Back of Head<br />
Do conference education sessions<br />Why?<br />still look<br />like this?<br />
Do conference education sessions<br />Why?<br />still look<br />like this?<br />Meh. Is Right<br />
Most<br />Conference Education<br />Sessions<br />Create<br />Clone Cultures<br />
Cloned Learning, Knowledge<br />Ideas<br />Clone Cultures<br />Leave no attendee behind <br />One size fits all<br />
WHY<br />
Ed Sessions<br />Built on Outdated<br />Traditional<br />Models<br />12th Century<br />Oxford University<br />
With all society advancements<br />We still use<br />Old Models<br />Talking Head<br />Passive Listener<br />
Anyone from1800s<br />Could walk into our<br />Conference Education Sessions<br />and feel at home<br />
Industrial<br />Revolution<br />educated to work<br />in factories<br />
Industrial<br />Revolution<br />
Industrial<br />Revolution<br />
Traditional<br />Conference Education Push Method<br />Training, Rigid, Programs<br />Formal, Passive<br />
Push Method<br />Good for newbies<br />Bad for veterans<br />
Today’s<br />Conference Education Pull Method<br />Learning<br />Flexible, Platforms<br />Informal, Active<br />
Pull Method<br />Best for veterans<br />and experienced professionals<br />
Will Discuss<br />Is there a difference in<br />Education & Information<br />
Traditional<br />Conference Education<br />Is<br />Lecture Based<br />
What does that do<br />To Attendees<br />When they sit in lectures all day?<br />
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& co...
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& co...
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& co...
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& co...
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& co...
Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& co...
We try to<br />Pour information<br />Into attendees heads<br />
We create<br />Zombie Attendees<br />Walking Dead<br />
We can<br />Help our attendees<br />Feel less like<br />Evil Step Sisters<br />missing the ed ball<br />
& More Like<br />Connected, Engaged<br />Participants<br />
How to have<br />Less of this<br />
& More<br />of this<br />
We’ll discuss<br />More & How<br />In exchange cafes<br />
Thank You<br />Stay Cool!<br />
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With all the advancements today, why does most conference education still feature a talking head and passive listeners? Is this the best way for attendees to learn and remember information?

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Modernizing Conference Education

  1. 1. Modernizing The Conference<br />Education Model<br />
  2. 2.
  3. 3. About Me<br />Coal Miner’s Grandson<br />West Virginia Hillbilly<br />Nonprofit Junkie<br />Meeting & Event Professional<br />Environmental Advocate<br />Education Evangelist<br />
  4. 4. Education<br />
  5. 5.
  6. 6.
  7. 7.
  8. 8.
  9. 9. Conference<br />Education<br />
  10. 10.
  11. 11.
  12. 12. Talking Head<br />
  13. 13.
  14. 14. Talking Head<br />Passive Listener<br />
  15. 15. Transportation<br />
  16. 16. To this…<br />
  17. 17. To this…<br />
  18. 18. To this…<br />
  19. 19. To this…<br />
  20. 20. To this…<br />
  21. 21. Why?<br />Do conference ed sessions<br />still look<br />like this?<br />
  22. 22. Communication<br />
  23. 23. To this…<br />
  24. 24. To this…<br />
  25. 25. To this…<br />
  26. 26. To this…<br />
  27. 27. To this…<br />
  28. 28. To this…<br />
  29. 29. To this…<br />
  30. 30. Why?<br />Do conference ed sessions<br />still look<br />like this?<br />Talking Head<br />Passive Listener<br />
  31. 31. While<br />Hair has<br />changed<br />
  32. 32. & changed<br />
  33. 33. While<br />& changed<br />
  34. 34. & changed<br />
  35. 35. & changed<br />
  36. 36. & changed<br />
  37. 37. & changed<br />
  38. 38. This is still what <br />attendees see in <br />Back of Head<br />our ed sessions<br />Back of Head<br />Back of Head<br />
  39. 39.
  40. 40. Do conference education sessions<br />Why?<br />still look<br />like this?<br />
  41. 41. Do conference education sessions<br />Why?<br />still look<br />like this?<br />Meh. Is Right<br />
  42. 42. Most<br />Conference Education<br />Sessions<br />Create<br />Clone Cultures<br />
  43. 43. Cloned Learning, Knowledge<br />Ideas<br />Clone Cultures<br />Leave no attendee behind <br />One size fits all<br />
  44. 44. WHY<br />
  45. 45. Ed Sessions<br />Built on Outdated<br />Traditional<br />Models<br />12th Century<br />Oxford University<br />
  46. 46. With all society advancements<br />We still use<br />Old Models<br />Talking Head<br />Passive Listener<br />
  47. 47. Anyone from1800s<br />Could walk into our<br />Conference Education Sessions<br />and feel at home<br />
  48. 48. Industrial<br />Revolution<br />educated to work<br />in factories<br />
  49. 49. Industrial<br />Revolution<br />
  50. 50. Industrial<br />Revolution<br />
  51. 51. Traditional<br />Conference Education Push Method<br />Training, Rigid, Programs<br />Formal, Passive<br />
  52. 52. Push Method<br />Good for newbies<br />Bad for veterans<br />
  53. 53. Today’s<br />Conference Education Pull Method<br />Learning<br />Flexible, Platforms<br />Informal, Active<br />
  54. 54. Pull Method<br />Best for veterans<br />and experienced professionals<br />
  55. 55. Will Discuss<br />Is there a difference in<br />Education & Information<br />
  56. 56. Traditional<br />Conference Education<br />Is<br />Lecture Based<br />
  57. 57. What does that do<br />To Attendees<br />When they sit in lectures all day?<br />
  58. 58.
  59. 59. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />
  60. 60. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />
  61. 61. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />
  62. 62. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />
  63. 63. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />
  64. 64. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />
  65. 65. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />
  66. 66. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />
  67. 67. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />
  68. 68. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />
  69. 69. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />Faster & Faster<br />& coming<br />
  70. 70. Ed Sessions like these chocolates<br />Info keeps coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />& coming<br />We try to cram it all in<br />Faster & Faster<br />& coming<br />
  71. 71. We try to<br />Pour information<br />Into attendees heads<br />
  72. 72. We create<br />Zombie Attendees<br />Walking Dead<br />
  73. 73. We can<br />Help our attendees<br />Feel less like<br />Evil Step Sisters<br />missing the ed ball<br />
  74. 74. & More Like<br />Connected, Engaged<br />Participants<br />
  75. 75. How to have<br />Less of this<br />
  76. 76. & More<br />of this<br />
  77. 77. We’ll discuss<br />More & How<br />In exchange cafes<br />
  78. 78. Thank You<br />Stay Cool!<br />
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