Constantly inventive, challenging, connecting and clarifying. Like having an extra brain.
His concept of the amplified conference is a case in point.
Like planets, meetings have atmospheres. Most library conferences are now surrounded by a steady stream of blog posts, pictures, presentations and videos on the open social web.
But traditional organizers do not include this newsstream in their planning. Their conception of planets does not cover atmospheres.
This will change, and I hope sooner rather than later. I also hope that IFLA, with its marvellous professional network, can take a leading role in the process. It will enhance participation, democracy and impact.
- Amplifying the meaning of the amplified conference. Lorcan Dempsey
- Defining an “amplified conference”. Brian Kelly.
- Parallelle møter. In Norwegian