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. …

Open Space Technology

Photo: Ron Mader, Open Space Technology in Estonia (Some rights reserved) Open Space Technology (OST) is a creative re-imagining of relationships. OST was developed in 1985 by organizational consultant Harrison Owen. The third edition of his book was published in 2008 and highly recommended for anyone wishing to organize groups of people in ways that …