Engaging Events: Connecting the Virtual and Natural Worlds

Photo: Oaxaca Tourism Fair, Amigos del Sol (Some rights reserved) Our favorite events educate, motivate, and inspire. They are worth experiencing and remembering fondly and with gratitude. This photo was taken at the 2007 Rural Tourism Fair, an event held at the Amigos del Sol language school, immediately after the social protests of 2006. Produced …

Extreme Events

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) Extreme Events = Lying in the outermost (“most unusual”) 10 percent of a place’s history Also see:Extreme Heat Events = Sustained periods of abnormally and uncomfortably hot, and often humid, weather. NOAAhttps://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/climate-information/extreme-eventshttps://www.ncei.noaa.gov/news/advancing-study-extreme-eventshttps://www.theactuarymagazine.org/observing-mother-nature CEChttp://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/monitoring-health-impacts-extreme-heat-eventshttp://www.cec.org/our-work/projects/helping-north-america-communities-adapt-climate-change-pilot-syndromic-surveillance-system-extreme-heat-eventshttps://www.cdc.gov/climateandhealth/pubs/ClimateChangeandExtremeHeatEvents.pdf Headlinesextreme-events-virtually-impossible-without-warming Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

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

Photo: Ron Mader, Pochote (Some rights reserved) 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 2022? 2030? Here are our guidelines in creating effective, green events. The following recommendations have …

How is your conference green?

Roofdog (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Eventbrite

Logo Eventbrite – eventbrite.com is a U.S.-based event management and ticketing website. The service allows users to browse, create, and promote local events. The service charges a fee to event organizers in exchange for online ticketing services, unless the event is free. Key Linkseventbrite.comstatusmy ticketscreatedirectoryfeaturesfree-online-event-registrationfeesadd-faqs-to-your-event-pagehow to cancel an [email protected] Digital Literacy Quiz Have you registered for an event …

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 …

Heritage Week in Ireland

Logo Ireland hosts the annual National Heritage Week in late August. 2021 dates: August 14-22. Hashtag: #HeritageWeek About the eventNational and local community organizations participate by organizing events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free highlight the abundance of great work that is carried out in all communities …

Events Links

Photo: Ron Mader, DLC Arena (Some rights reserved) What would planners, sponsors, and participants like others to know about events? Presenting relevant links in a 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 Elsewhereaddevent.com Questions = Preguntas How …

Las Vegas Events

Photo: Ron Mader, Rugby (Some rights reserved) Las Vegas is one of the world’s leading hosts of meetings, trade shows, conferences, and other events. ConventionsThe city is the number one convention destination in the USA. Key LinksLas Vegas Convention and Visitors AuthorityConventionsConvention and Visitors Authority T-Mobile Arenahttp://www.t-mobilearena.com/events Vegas Events and Morehttp://vegaseventsandmore.comhttp://vegaseventsandmore.com/event_vendors.php?eid=262775677831914&fbclid=IwAR3huUpbPtGOEsFzAIjt_Ygz8b7D3X39Grz1uV_PTGrxYjVEP2VgGkE_O00https://www.facebook.com/vegaseventsandmore Embedded Tweets Planeta.com

Making the most of an unconference

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) 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. …