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Eisenhower Vs. Kennedy Cage Match

Presidential trivia fight : Eisenhower or Kennedy? [more inside]
posted by HopperFan on Apr 3, 2009 - 9 answers

Video Conferencing Solutions

Help me learn more about video conferencing and the equipment I'll need. [more inside]
posted by simplethings on Mar 30, 2009 - 1 answer

Space for a 50-person video conference in LA?

Is there anywhere in LA to host a video-conference for 30, or even 50, people? [more inside]
posted by scrawlyman on Feb 17, 2009 - 7 answers

How to get invited to speak on panels?

How can I get myself invited to speak on panels at conferences? [more inside]
posted by gottabefunky on Feb 5, 2009 - 12 answers

A Good Retail/Consumer Goods Conference?

What are some good, high-level, invitation only conferences for someone on the board of a large-cap, publicly traded company in the retail/consumer goods industry? [more inside]
posted by coward on Feb 1, 2009 - 2 answers

How do I act like I know what I'm doing at an academic conference?

What do you wish you had known before your first academic conference? [more inside]
posted by meerkatty on Jan 15, 2009 - 33 answers

looking for expressive composers

Does anyone know of any Europe based composers who are concerned with the relation between music and emotions, and who would also be good conference speakers? [more inside]
posted by leibniz on Jan 14, 2009 - 1 answer

Is it worth the money to go to the Gel conference?

Is it worth the money to go to the Gel conference? I went last year and found it really inspiring, and it helped me generate some fresh thinking in my work. But my brother pointed out a much cheaper conference with similar stature speakers that he found inspiring: NY Times Small Business Summit. [more inside]
posted by scottso17 on Dec 10, 2008 - 3 answers

Wanted: academic conference about inflammation in Europe

As a senior-level science PhD student, how do I find an academic conference to go to? And how do I know if a conference is going to be suitable, both it for me and vice versa? [more inside]
posted by shelleycat on Nov 26, 2008 - 9 answers

hotel suggestions for sxsw (music)

Austin hotels for SXSW (music festival)? [more inside]
posted by dannon205 on Nov 11, 2008 - 12 answers

Webinar solution built on Rails?

Webinar solution built on Rails? [more inside]
posted by aebaxter on Sep 3, 2008 - 0 answers

Volunteering at conference: How to talk to an exhibitor about a interview and how to approach a VIP?

Two related questions about an upcoming industry conference I'm volunteering at. First concerning talking to an exhibitor I interviewed with recently but haven't heard an offer or rejection from. Second is about approaching a speaker at the conference I really look up to. More inside ... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 22, 2008 - 3 answers

Video Conference

Job interview via video conference - How to? [more inside]
posted by yoyo_nyc on Aug 14, 2008 - 8 answers

Table to projector data gathering system?

Large group conference, need to display transcribed thoughts on a wall for everyone to see. [more inside]
posted by SirStan on Aug 6, 2008 - 6 answers

table + chairs + quiet

In Manhattan: affordable evening and/or weekend meeting room rental, by the hour / by the day? [more inside]
posted by kalapierson on Aug 5, 2008 - 8 answers

What's an affordable conference center in Southern California?

Affordable conference/retreat facilities in Southern California? [more inside]
posted by YoungAmerican on Jul 22, 2008 - 2 answers

Office Go Zoom Zoom Zoom in the Room Room Room

Why would a laptop+conference projection thing make MS office docs expand? [more inside]
posted by ian1977 on Jul 14, 2008 - 4 answers

Some good conference venues in Manhattan and Brooklyn?

NYCFilter: What are some good venues (600-1000 seated theater style) in Manhattan and Brooklyn? [more inside]
posted by justincone on May 21, 2008 - 6 answers

Introduce an NYC artist to corporate America.

I'd like to send my favorite cousin to an NYC-area conference for a college graduation present. [more inside]
posted by glibhamdreck on Apr 17, 2008 - 3 answers

Best conferences for technology law and policy?

What are the most interesting conferences related to technology/Internet law or policy? You can include things that are tangentially related but would still be very helpful or cool to attend for someone interested in this area (e.g. Defcon).
posted by Malad on Apr 2, 2008 - 2 answers

Setting up a panel

I've been asked to set up a panel for a conference many people in my field will be attending in June. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 15, 2008 - 6 answers

Geeky (but not too geeky) swag for scientists

I'm organizing a scientific meeting that will be held in late April. The attendees will be astronomers with a mathematical bent. We'd like to give them a "free" gift, but not the usual T-shirts and mugs. We thought of flash drives, but attendees probably have one already. Please give me your suggestions. Difficulty: (1) Can't spend more than $20/person. (2) Must have room for logos of five sponsors.
posted by lukemeister on Mar 6, 2008 - 23 answers

What's a catchy theme for a corporate conference?

My company has an upcoming three-day conference for its analytics (aka market research or data insights) department, and we need a theme of some sort. We'll be holding it on a college campus in Philadelphia. The topics are very broad and it's hard to hone in on one topic, which is why I'm having some trouble coming up with something. Ideally, this will be short and sweet and, hopefully, a tad funny. Sky's the limit in terms of titles! [more inside]
posted by scottso17 on Feb 20, 2008 - 8 answers

How can I keep a long talk interesting?

I've been invited to speak at an event - for an entire hour. How can I keep the audience awake? [more inside]
posted by so_necessary on Jan 9, 2008 - 21 answers

Should we (can we) use a TV instead of a projector at work?

We are looking at the idea of using a flat-panel TV in our new conference room at work in lieu of a projector. The advantages of this would be that A) we could keep our existing lighting system, and B) it would look classier. Are there disadvantages to a setup this? Problems? Gotchas? And what kind of hardware should I be looking at? [more inside]
posted by fusinski on Dec 17, 2007 - 11 answers

I'm in charge of our website. Now what?

I'm in charge of our website. Now what? [more inside]
posted by unclejeffy on Dec 10, 2007 - 10 answers

What do we call these informal school group meetings?

I'm posting this on behalf of a teacher friend of mine who wants your ideas: A university is developing an initiative in which pairs of professors, across disciplines, will meet up with small groups of first year students during their second semester to discuss themes of interest and promote intellectual engagement. These informal meetings will occur at least four times over a couple of months and can take place anywhere: in seminar rooms, in a dorm lounge, at a restaurant, at a professor's home, at an art gallery. So, what do we call these? [more inside]
posted by brownpau on Oct 3, 2007 - 23 answers

Advice for a first time conference goer?

I'm going to my first conference and am looking for some general tips/advice from veteran conference goers [more inside]
posted by saraswati on Oct 2, 2007 - 11 answers

What date is the macworld keynote?

I'm trying to plan a trip to Macworld but can't find the date of the keynote. Is it always on monday?
posted by gtr on Sep 13, 2007 - 3 answers

Conferences for Dummies

How do you organize a conference? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Sep 7, 2007 - 10 answers

Cheap Site for a Spring Student Conference

I need a cheap, semi-professional place to hold a week-long conference for college students in late March or early April 2008. We usually hold them over the summer on college campuses and stay in the dorms, but since this one is during the school year, students are living in the dorms, so I can't find a college willing to rent us space. The conference is for about 70 people. Help! [more inside]
posted by Amy Phillips on Aug 27, 2007 - 10 answers

How do I find the IT conference I want to go to ?

Is there a comprehensive list/lists of technical conferences that take place around the country. Specifically, ones that are not a marketing gimmick for corporate sponsors but are more catered toward workshops, technology interchange, learning. [more inside]
posted by cusecase on Jul 31, 2007 - 4 answers

Get Paid To Attend Workshops

Is there a job that will pay me to attend workshops and conferences? Where can I find such a job? [more inside]
posted by divabat on Jul 30, 2007 - 14 answers

International conference

I wish to make conference with webcam and microphone involving several persons from various languages and culture: [more inside]
posted by luis huiton on Jul 28, 2007 - 5 answers

Bush refuses mac

George W had a press conference today. How can I get the whole thing unedited in a mac friendly format? [more inside]
posted by Funmonkey1 on Jul 12, 2007 - 5 answers

Interesting academic/professional conference session formats?

Planning a professional conference for 300 or so instruction librarians and looking for innovative session formats or other structured interactions to engage participants. Have you run across any unusual and effective conference session formats or activities? [more inside]
posted by zepheria on Jul 11, 2007 - 6 answers

Special Events at Tech Conferences

If you could pick a special event activity at a large technology conference, what would it be?
posted by vraxoin on Jun 27, 2007 - 7 answers

How do I make Uber '07 an Uber experience?

I'm finally going to a developer conference! What do I bring? [more inside]
posted by DarkElf109 on Jun 26, 2007 - 5 answers

Tech and Conference podcasts?

I enjoy tech conference podcasts like the excellent archives offered by those offered by the future of web apps folks. Curious if anyone wants to share bookmarks of similar good stuff?
posted by specialk420 on Jun 20, 2007 - 5 answers

What's the bet web conference system?

What is the best web conference: teleconference plus desktop / browser sharing system out there? [more inside]
posted by JpMaxMan on May 22, 2007 - 1 answer

I need to know what happened (about) 8 years ago.

Is it creepy to contact an old HS teacher about a parent conference that happened almost 8 years ago? [more inside]
posted by sperose on May 12, 2007 - 47 answers

Where do I find a technology conference planner ?

What are good sources of information to find a corporate conference planner ? [more inside]
posted by jurczyk on Apr 19, 2007 - 7 answers

Help me plan a meeting in my own back yard

We are thinking of hosting a small (around 100 people) scientific conference in Colorado some time in April-June 2008. Our office in Boulder doesn't have a room that's big enough. A colleague suggested holding the meeting in Steamboat Springs, but Steamboat is three hours' drive away. I'd prefer something equally scenic but closer to Boulder/Denver. Any suggestions? Thanks!
posted by lukemeister on Mar 27, 2007 - 10 answers

PhD program "waiting list?"

Help me interpret the response I received from graduate school, and give me advice on how to proceed. [more inside]
posted by contraption on Mar 24, 2007 - 24 answers

Things to do for students in San Rafael, CA?

My school is flying me and 30 of my friends to Dominican University in San Rafael, CA for an undergraduate conference April 11-15th. Help us find exciting things to do while we aren't presenting papers. [more inside]
posted by tragedy_and_comedy on Jan 25, 2007 - 16 answers

How to maintain multiple identical laptops?

We need multiple laptops to have identical computing environments, with the ability to have them updated en masse. What is the best way? [more inside]
posted by milquetoast on Nov 28, 2006 - 5 answers

Remote presentations over conference calls

I have access to a conference bridge and sometimes I do presentations over the phone. [more inside]
posted by falameufilho on Nov 10, 2006 - 7 answers

Teaching via video

Academic video conferencing: I've just found out I'm going to be doing some teaching via video conference, some tips would be very handy. [more inside]
posted by biffa on Sep 26, 2006 - 7 answers

Conference calling services in New Zealand?

Does anyone know of any good, one-time conference calling services with a local number in New Zealand? [more inside]
posted by kaefer on Aug 21, 2006 - 1 answer

VIP gift with a distinctive Colorado feel?

I need to find a really nice and tasteful executive-type gift (in the $100-150 range) that distinctively symbolizes Colorado in some way, but I’m having a hard time finding something suitable. [more inside]
posted by gemmy on Aug 3, 2006 - 10 answers

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