I wanted to provide a quick update regarding the Online Community Unconference that we are putting together in Mountain View on May 21. It has been an amazing experience to reconvene the "community of community managers" that were first brought together during the period Forum One hosted these events, and inspiring to see the new
My theory on Unconferences (and other participant-driven events) is pretty simple: put smart and passionate people in a room to talk about a common cause with some light facilitation and good things generally happen. Along with all the great knowledge-sharing and network-building that typically happens, an Unconference can be one of the key catalysts for the
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I'm planning on participating in the Community Leadership Summit West on January 15th in Daly City, CA. The CLS West is an Unconference that aims to connect online community practitioners in person to discuss, share and learn. The Unconference is being organized y Van Ripper and will be facilitated by Kaliya Hamlin. To register for the CLS
Lot's of good online community events coming up, including: Online Community Roundtable: Seattle We will be on campus at Microsoft the evening of 3/12. Want to attend? Send me an email. Mobile Communities Unconference: 3/20 in Palo Alto Forum One Network's next Unconference focuses on the possibilities (and challenges) of online community and social media
Online Communiteers - Breaking news: we have finalized our event series for 2008. I wanted to give the OC Report readers a sneak peek, as well as to let you know that we have opened registration and have a special "super early bird" rate for our OCU East and Mobile Communities Unconferences. Our events series
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Cross-posted from the OC Report: OC Business Forum: Coming Together Nicely! Thursday, March 29. 2007 The Online Community Business Forum is coming together nicely. We are hosting the invitation-based event May 3 - 4 in Sonoma. Sorry, but I have to drop a few names here: we have attendees from Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, IBM, eBay,
Cross-posted from the Online Community Report: The Shared Insights folks have posted links to all the blog covergage from the Community 2.0 conference here: http://www.community2-0con.com/?p=238 I've had a few days to let all the threads running through my brain since the end of the conference settle. Here are the things that rise to the surface.