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Innovating Large Conference Design

Innovating Large Conference Design

The Exploring Innovation in Community Development 2009 Conference in St Louis illustrates innovative ways to engage participants at a large group conference.The Innovation Cafe, an interactive extension of the conference web site, built the community amongst participants ahead of the actual event and helped shape the conference dialogue. The plenaries combined creative facilitation techniques with collaboration technology to engage conference participants in a dialogue full of inquiry and exploration.


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As we launch our International Center for Dispute Resolution, we look to to give us expert guidance on how to integrate the technology into our methodology and practices as well as train us to get the best results out of its use. We consider the people at to be a key element of our success
Tony Belak, Director
International Center for Dispute Resolution, Sullivan University