Category Archives: Open Space

Online Community Unconference: Its Back! & We’re Producing It

I am really excited to be working with a super awesome crew of leaders of the Online Community Manager Tribe – or OCTribe. We have been considering reviving the event and the pieces have finally come together to do it. … Continue reading

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Facilitation at MassTLC

Kaliya and I have been working with the Mass Technology Leadership Council. For the past few years they have been doing an unConference on Innovation in the Boston area.   MassTLC uses a combination of Open Space Technology and hybrid … Continue reading

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Want to see us in action?

We have two unConferences coming up in the next couple of weeks and we invite you to come to one of them.   The first is the Internet Identity Workshop: October 18-20, 2011 in Mountain View, CA.   The second … Continue reading

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Unconference Ignite Talk

I gave this talk at the Bay Area Ignite in January 2010. It gives a great over view of what an unconference in the style I do is. All the other presenters at this Ignite evening were women and I … Continue reading

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Open Space on Open Space (and other methods)

This weekend I am at an Open Space on Open Space. I was part of the convening/hosting team along with Heidi Nobantu Saul, Lisa Heft and Jeff Atkin. The goal of the event is talk about Open Space with other … Continue reading

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Open Space Learning Opportunity

My friend Lisa Heft is putting on an Open Space Learning Workshop in December 9-11, 2009 in San Francisco, California USA This is how she describes the workshop: Open Space is a dialogic method where one facilitator can convene from … Continue reading

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Facilitating unconference agenda creation Step-by-Step

There are many steps to creating a great unconference or camp. Many happen before getting to this step, but once you have 50-300 people in a room, what do you do to support people creating a whole day or multi-day … 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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Amazing (un)conference Spaces: Mohonk Mountain House

Today I am at the Mohonk Mountain House in NY State for the New York Association of Independent Schools Technology Manager and Librarian unconference. The facility is just amazing it is an old wood building with deep character and history. … Continue reading

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Foresight Institute Unconference Today

I am about to facilitate the Foresight Institute’s Vision Weekend Unconference. They focus on “Advancing Beneficial Nano Technology – or NanoScience focused on things that are measured in NanoMeters -> Billionth of a Meter. I am going to learn a … Continue reading

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