What makes effective community events?

CPsquare, SCOPE and Online Community Enthusiasts are sponsoring a share fair on Thursday May 12 from 20:00 to 22:00 GMT about planning and running excellent online events for communities. (An event about designing events!  How recursive!) It’s a great opportunity to share some of what we’ve learned about what works in our communities. Would you like to share?

  • The agenda and a launch pad to participate is here: http://meetingwords.com/VbOaSj0WHB.  Here’s how the agenda stands at this moment:
    • 1:00 p Introduction and welcome
      • Event logistics review: balancing broadcast & interaction,
      • Platform & technology components
      • Fall-back positions
    • 1:10 p Morning Fish bowl report-out (format & conclusions)
    • 1:20 p Planning an online symposium to launch a community with Linda Blong, Connie Silva-Broussard, George Triest, and Percy Young.
    • 1:40 p LaDonna Coy and Susan Stewart: increasing participation by diversifying tools (See the diagram on the right.)
    • OCE Elluminate room (continued)
    • CPsquare Elluminate room
      • 2:00 p Breakout # 1
      • 2:20 p Breakout # 2
      • 2:40 p Breakout # 3

We’re also having a Twitter chat at 18:00 GMT on Thursday May 12 http://www.kmers.org/chat on “Effective online vents from a KMer perspective”

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