Responsible Travel Week

Poster Planeta.com’s annual, tentpole event, Responsible Travel Week manifests our commitment toward effective communication and collaboration. Join us! 2021 dates: February 8-14. ObjectivesResponsible Travel Week amplifies down-to-earth applications of noble concepts including responsible travel with the inexpensive social web. What we love about travel are the people and it’s a pleasure to extend our lofty …

Making the most of an unconference

Buzzwords Unconference = A facilitated, participant-driven event centered on a specific theme An unconference deliberately avoids strict top-down control and engages participants without a formal agenda. Organizers instead encourage attendees to explore the topic, organize their own action plans, and help increase the visibility and awareness of the issues at hand. Unconferences can be conducted …

How is your conference green?

Roofdog All events can be more eco, more effective, more inclusive, and more fun. The most compelling events offer engaged networking and opportunities to be inspired and to be inspiring to others. We advocate events that are more interactive and engaging than a series of monologues in which the audience is seated in rows. Evolving …

Conferences

Photo: World Bank Conference = a formal meeting for discussion EssayThis page reviews conferences we have attended or paid attention remotely. We ask how these conferences can be more effective for hosts, participants, the local community, and remote participants. Examples Features Planeta.com

Events Links

Photo Links related to events presented in somewhat random fashion HeadlinesAcademic travel culture is not only bad for the planet, it is also bad for the diversity and equity of research Organizershttp://www.j2levents.comhttp://www.natour.us/principal.html Elsewherehttps://www.addevent.com Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Greening Events, Trade Shows, Conferences, Festivals, and Fairs

Photo: Bark in the Park, Henderson, Nevada As the garden grows so does the gardener.– Garden Notebook Events offer opportunities to make new friends and acquaintances, tackle serious topics, and walk the talk. Questions What will green events look like in 2021? Here are our guidelines in creating effective, green events. The following recommendations have been …

Remote Participant

Buzzwords Updating our tips for event / webinar organizers connecting with remote participants and vice-versa Remote participants are people interested in an event but who cannot participate face-to-face. Remote participation can take the form of viewing or interacting with livestreaming video or audio. There can be questions solicited with a particular hashtag that conference attendees …

Responsible Travel Week 2020

Poster Responsible Travel Week 2020 is over, and we are processing your helpful feedback. What have we learned about online conferencing? Online education? This process continues (2021 dates: February 8-14), so if you would like to contribute, please message / tweet / speak with Planeta.com’s Ron Mader. Volunteers requested for testing our video and audio …

Events Notebook

Photo Quotes about events You can’t just throw people who come from different perspectives in a room, lock the door and come back in an hour and expect them to have solved these problems, it takes time for people to develop a shared vernacular, it takes engineered serendipity, that is the creation of serendipitous moments …

Earth Day 2020

Photo: Seven Magic Mountains What are your plans for Earth Day? Hashtag: #EarthDay Earth Day (April 22) has proved extremely popular in the United States and around the world. Now that we are shut-ins or staying six feet (two meters) apart, #EarthDay #EarthDay2020 is more digital and global than ever. Planeta is updating our suggested …