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Are you part of the growing cohort of conference organisers who are struggling with the rising costs of conferences to find the right recipe for sustainability? In this webinar, consultant Stylianos Filopoulos, Courtney Lohmann from PRA Business Events, and Johanna Fischer from tmf dialogue marketing, take an all-encompassing look at conference sustainability, and share actionable insights on how you can build a more sustainable conference strategy.
Event professionals in the scholarly industry faced a steep learning curve over the past two years. While “how to hybrid” is still an elephant in the room, the event tech environment has stabilised considerably. Platform providers are in a place to intentionally innovate, rather than just scramble to fill the gaps in supply. Association leaders and scholarly event organisers have had a chance to look ahead and redefine how they connect with their community. Join Nika Kurent from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, meetings technology speaker Corbin Ball, and Anne Ornelas from CASSS, as they discuss the impact that the crash course in event tech has had on all of us, and predict the next big shift that scholarly meetings could face.
With the new year well on its way, the challenges of going hybrid mixed with new attendee expectations for online accessibility may make physical meetings complicated to plan. While there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution, conference organisers are all running into similar problems. And they all come back to the same core questions: What is the purpose of our meetings? And what is important to our conference community? Join Emily T. Blitz from the Inter-parliamentary Union, Shawn Cheng from DAHLIA+Agency, and Lauren Parr from the American Geophysical Union as they discuss how we can reframe the way we think about scholarly meetings.
2020 forced us all to rewrite the rulebook on academic and association conferences. But, what will we do with all that learning and growth when physical events are possible again? In this webinar, Yael Fitzpatrick from the Society for Scholarly Publishing, Nika Kurent from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and Emily T. Blitz from the Inter-Parliamentary Union discuss some of the reasons to choose virtual for your conference long after large gatherings are the norm again.
Now that hope for physical meetings is on the horizon, what will happen to virtual? Is there an opportunity for online events to continue leading the industry? In this webinar, Tony Banks from the Stroke Association, Nicole Leida from NCRI, and Paul Cook from the Hybrid Event Centre discuss the important lessons we’ve learned in the last year, the new attendee expectations that virtual conferences have created, and what it all might mean for conference organisers in 2021 (and beyond).
If you’re planning a hybrid conference for the first time, it can be easy to underestimate how big that team should be. Managing the overlap between the online and physical conference experience requires a lot of hands (and a brand new set of skills). Sina Bünte from ICCA and Jacob Ward from Chemical Watch are here to help you learn.
Odds are you’ve heard of hybrid - the buzzword that’s dominated the discussion in the events community since the early days of the pandemic. But, for most of 2020, online-only was still the safest option for conferences across the globe. And while it’s not yet clear what “Hybrid” will mean for scientific conference planners in 2021, the future looks promising. Sam Burrell from Society Street, Riad Mannan from the Institution of Engineering and Technology and Gabrielle Mouterde from the international society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology are here to help you learn how.
Virtual? Hybrid? Or In-person? Right now, there is no clear path for event organisers to follow. Global and local regulations are in constant flux, and you may feel that predictions for the future often create more questions than answers. All the while, associations and scientific communities are trying to find a way to continue the valuable knowledge sharing that once happened at traditional in-person conferences. Anne Ornelas from CASSS - Sharing Science Solutions, Paul Gentry from the Royal Statistical Society and Mary Beth Barilla from the Society for Scholarly Publishing are here to help you learn how.
Seemingly overnight, online events transformed from the new kid on the block to the new norm. And with this change, the exciting novelty of attending a virtual event has faded. Simply running an event online is no longer enough to draw attention and keep your attendees hooked. So how can you create unique memories and engaging experiences? Kiki L'Italien from Association Chat, Jeff Hurt from Empowered Epiphanies, and Marjorie Anderson from Community by Association are here to help you learn how.
Planning a virtual research conference is no walk in the park. Yet it’s easy to undervalue your efforts when deciding how much your online event tickets should cost. We’ve gathered experts to discuss the challenges and help you pick a price that’s right for you and your attendees. Our panel is made up of Emily Blitz from the International AIDS Society, events consultant Sasha Frieze from The Business Narrative, and Anki Frencken from the European Atherosclerosis Society.
Trying to copy/paste your in-person research conference format into an online event simply won’t work. Our panel of event planning pros discuss online conference format considerations to help you create an experience that will keep your attendees coming back. We’re joined by Kimberly Coerr from The Optical Society, Johna Burke from The International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communications, and Lorraine Reese from the Biochemical Society.
For many conference planners, the move to virtual means scrapping the sponsor and exhibitor playbook. In this webinar, our panel of industry experts help you rework your virtual event sponsorship and exhibitors programme to benefit everyone involved. We’re joined by association consultant Bruce Rosenthal, Rebecca Orens from the American Geophysical Union, and Brittany Pappendorf from AACSB International.
This sudden switch to virtual will forever change how we conference. In this webinar, our Founder and CEO, Paul Killoran, discusses how Covid-19 forced conferences to break from tradition. And how now is the perfect time to reimagine their future.
You may not know who Mike Rockall is, but you’re likely familiar with his work. Mike is Ex Ordo's Chief Technical Officer and the man behind the system. This webinar is focused on his vision for Ex Ordo Virtual. And he'll take you through what it could help you achieve with virtual events in the future.
With global uncertainty around physical conferences, it’s unclear when live events will be held again. We invited a group of experts to discuss how research conferences may be changed forever... We’re joined by Celia Popovic from York University, Toronto; Emily Blitz from the International AIDS Society; Bob Moore from the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians; and Ron Mangun from the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.