Being Schooled: Inside a Conference That Works

Being Schooled: Inside a Conference That Works

You may have heard Adrian Segar present on the power of peer-created conferences. But it’s something else to see one in action. I had the opportunity to attend a portion of the 2014 edACCESS conference, the one that started Segar on his path to developing a peer-driven meeting format that engages attendees, encourages interaction and relationship-building, and is, as many repeat participants said, the most effective conference they've ever attended. All photos are courtesy of Brent Seabrook Photography.

Participants began the conference by going around the circle for two-minute introductions.

As I wheeled my Mini Cooper into the parking area across the s

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