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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 33: People at Work Summit

Adam Teterus and Sam Abrams reflect on the People at Work Summit, an experiment in hosting a conference on the internet. Accessibility It is important that attendees are comfortable enough with one another to upgrade the level of dialogue.  We learn the most from people who are different from us. To maximize the learning, you want your event to be as accessible as possible. Additionally, not everyone knows what coworking is.  Indy Hall did not want to make the conference…

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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 21: Creating a Conference

Adam and Sam sat with Indy Hall members Curtis and Kotaro, co founders of the Cocoa Love Conference.    Venue When looking for a location it is important to find a venue that is going to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere — not a cold, lecture hall.  If the conference is remote, give the attendees some means on communication. That way, they can talk and feel as if they were in the same room.  For example, use Slack. What makes…

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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 16: Coworking Conferences

Sam Abrams, a core team member of Indy Hall, discussed how to make sure that you get your moneys worth at the coworking conferences with Alex Hillman.  Sam attended her first ever conference which was particularly successful. Day One Day one is typically the conference day.  Alex expressed how he prefers the unconference day because it does not feel like he learns much on the first day.   People tend to use the stage a certain way which often feels…

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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 6: Coworking Europe Conference Part 2

This episode is the second half of Andy Hillman and Adam Teterus’s discussion on the annual Coworking Europe Conference in Lisbon, Portugal.  They talked about how to bring the experiences from the conference back home to their own community. Unconferences At the conference there were a lot of speculative unconference questions.  These unconference questions tell you what people care about. Unconferences allow people to share in a group of people that understand what they are talking about.  Others can offer…

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Alex Hillman Podcasts Episode 5: Coworking Europe Conference

Alex Hillman and Adam Teterus recorded this episode from Lisbon, Portugal where they attended the Coworking Europe Conference.  The two discussed what these types of conferences are like. Introduction Every year the conference is different because there are new people coming in addition to those who have attended previously.  The community at the conference varies each year depending on who is there. Despite the varying attendance, it is equally valuable every year. While there is basic information that returning people…