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A comprehensive list fo science articles researched and sorted by Dominika Fudala.
All essential elements in a growing body of knowledge for the Meeting architects of the future.
The MDI dream is to create a book project, translating the articles to practical knowledge for meeting design.

CAMPFIRES IN CYBERSPACE: PRIMORDIAL METAPHORS FOR LEARNING IN THE 21ST CENTURY

(ASTD) Media are not interchangeable, a learner using the Web has a completely different experience from one in a classroom. As we use more electronic media for learning, it's essential that we understand the unique nature of each expressive medium we encounter. Here's a new theory for educational systems that's based on four primordial learning spaces: campfires (information), watering holes (conversation), caves (concept), and life (context).

Campfires

Culturally diverse attendance and learning in conferences

After reading Vanneste's wonderful book, Meeting Architecture: a manifesto, I have been wondering whether the industry architects design the content of a conference keeping the multicultural audience in mind. To be more specific, I wonder what and when any conceptual tools are used to achieve the conference's learning objectives.

Secrets of Effective Meetings and Events

 
Written by a planner, for other planners, this book touches many M&E management issues from a practical day-to-day point of view. Whether you are an experienced meeting planner or you are making your first steps into this challenging world, this book is your survival guide to make meetings and events more effective.
You will be introduced in new and attracting meeting and networking formats and you discover the tools to create your own innovative formats.

Powering meetings towards an effective experience and networking booster

Allan and Barbara Pease remind us that 80% of men can do only one thing at a time. So what about all those speakers showing slides, overloaded with text, while they keep on talking?

And the movie industry proves us that it is possible to keep an audience attention during 2 hours non-stop. So, what is their secret?

'Meeting effectiveness' is very much under attack today. How can we change meetings into an effective and motivating experience?  

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