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Past Event
January 26, 2023

Sustainable Conference Design of the Future

On January 26 at 4:30 – 6:00 pm CET, Ithaka S+R’s Dylan Ruediger will present insights from Ithaka S+R research at a panel discussion that seeks to answer the following questions: Is a change in conference culture necessary and how can it be achieved? Which perspectives should be taken into account? The panel is part of “Sustainable Conference Design of the Future,” a virtual event focused on the future of conference design and the impacts of COVID-19. Panelists…
Blog Post
July 20, 2022

The Many Faces of Meetings

A Taxonomy of Emerging Models for In-Person and Hybrid Conferences

Scholarly conferences are at a crossroads. The pandemic has made it clear that virtual meetings are not only possible, but make conferences more accessible to a broader, and more diverse audience. At the same time, the pandemic has clarified the unique value that in-person meetings offer due to their capacity to leverage physical proximity to promote social engagement, networking, and serendipitous interaction that foster the generation of new ideas. As organizers begin to shift their…