Participant-driven. Participation-rich.
Why do people go to conferences? <ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>Networking/connecting </li></ul>
Motivation #1
In 2005 there was no…
Motivation #1 Online broadcast content is rapidly reducing the market for traditional conference broadcast-style sessions.
<ul><li>The Three Questions </li></ul><ul><li>How did I get here? </li></ul><ul><li>What do I want to have happen? </li></...
Motivation #2
 
 
“ 70% of what people know about their jobs, they learn informally from the people they work with” <ul><li>— From  The Teac...
Adopters of the 70:20:10 model <ul><li>Nike, Sun Microsystems, Dell, Goldman Sachs, Mars, Maersk, Nokia, PriceWaterhouseCo...
Motivation #2 Traditional conference sessions don’t support  informal learning , which is how we learn most of what we nee...
Motivation #3
Motivation #3 We learn much better when we  participate  in our learning.
<ul><li>Participation techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Human spectrograms </li></ul><ul><li>Affinity grouping </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>Some participant-driven event designs </li></ul><ul><li>Open Space </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences That Work </li></...
Create a smaller regional/specialist “test” event.
Add a participant-driven half or full day of sessions.
Adrian Segar Conferences That Work www.conferencesthatwork.com
 
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EIBTM 2011 presentation November 30, 2011, on participant-driven and participation-rich events. See http://www.eibtm.com/page.cfm/action=Seminars/SeminarID=62 for session description.

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EIBTM 2011 presentation on participant-driven and participation-rich events

  1. 2. Participant-driven. Participation-rich.
  2. 3. Why do people go to conferences? <ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>Networking/connecting </li></ul>
  3. 4. Motivation #1
  4. 5. In 2005 there was no…
  5. 6. Motivation #1 Online broadcast content is rapidly reducing the market for traditional conference broadcast-style sessions.
  6. 7. <ul><li>The Three Questions </li></ul><ul><li>How did I get here? </li></ul><ul><li>What do I want to have happen? </li></ul><ul><li>What experience or expertise do I have that others may find useful? </li></ul>
  7. 8. Motivation #2
  8. 11. “ 70% of what people know about their jobs, they learn informally from the people they work with” <ul><li>— From The Teaching Firm , 1998 Education Development Center report sponsored by Pew Charitable Trusts & US Department of Labor. The two-year study included Boeing, Ford Electronics, Siemens, Motorola & 5 other companies. </li></ul>
  9. 12. Adopters of the 70:20:10 model <ul><li>Nike, Sun Microsystems, Dell, Goldman Sachs, Mars, Maersk, Nokia, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, L’Oréal, Adecco, Banner Health, Bank of America, National Australia Bank, Boston Scientific, American Express, Wrigley, Diageo, BAE Systems, ANZ Bank, Irish Life, HP, Freehills, Caterpillar, Barwon Water, CGU, Coles, Sony Ericsson, Standard Chartered, British Telecom, Westfield, Wal-Mart, Parsons Brinkerhoff, Coca-Cola, and others. </li></ul><ul><li>— Source, Charles Jennings: http://charles-jennings.blogspot.com/2011/08/social-workplace-learning-through.html </li></ul>
  10. 13. Motivation #2 Traditional conference sessions don’t support informal learning , which is how we learn most of what we need to know today.
  11. 14. Motivation #3
  12. 15. Motivation #3 We learn much better when we participate in our learning.
  13. 16. <ul><li>Participation techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Human spectrograms </li></ul><ul><li>Affinity grouping </li></ul><ul><li>Small group discussions </li></ul><ul><li>Fishbowls </li></ul><ul><li>Personal introspectives </li></ul><ul><li>Group spectives </li></ul>
  14. 17. <ul><li>Some participant-driven event designs </li></ul><ul><li>Open Space </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences That Work </li></ul><ul><li>World Café </li></ul><ul><li>Future Search </li></ul><ul><li>Art of Hosting </li></ul>
  15. 18. Create a smaller regional/specialist “test” event.
  16. 19. Add a participant-driven half or full day of sessions.
  17. 20. Adrian Segar Conferences That Work www.conferencesthatwork.com

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