Events

This feature has been a big request from event organizers to Foursquare: let us create events within a venue! (It’s been a basic feature in other geolocation services like Gowalla). Users have found workarounds which were far from perfect like creating an event as a venue, but some attendees would check-in to the “event-venue” and […]

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I love to see all these cool events reinventing the conference format to create new business and connections with a touch of fun and altruism Summit Series organizes  invitation-only events “that connects top young minds and inspires a new generation of leaders to succeed in business and in life”. The next edition will take place […]

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It seems that Twitter will be soon giving event organizers and attendees an improved tool to follow and share in real time what’s happening at a conference in a much less invasive than live-streaming or proper live-blogging. “Twitter will get to a billion members,” Twitter co-founder and recently displaced CEO Evan Williams told the crowd […]

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The 7th edition of This Happened… Utrecht (web, twitter, hashtag: #thutc, videos, photos) took place on October 4 2010 at the Theater Kikker in Utrecht, the Netherlands. The event was organized by Alexander Zeh, Kars Alfrink and Ianus Keller. The Utrecht edition is a satellite of the event founded in 2007 in London by Chris […]

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On May 5-7 2010 Lift Conference (official hashtag #lift10)  took place at the Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG) in Geneva, Switzerland. Even if there were some ups and downs in the organizational aspects, Lift proved once more that the most relevant factor in a live event are the connections generated between people. As a […]

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Facebook has launched a new version of Facebook Events, simplifying the process of creating an event to one step. The most noticeable change is the newly-added ability to create events right from your home page. There is now a box that allows you to type in what you are planning, when it’s taking place, where, […]

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Many of the current western-society’s goals and searches are based in ephemeral values like youth, esthetic beauty, money and status, neglecting an inevitable path that (almost) all of us will walk: aging. Matthias Hollwich, together with the Architectural Department of the University Pennsylvania, has created the New Aging International Conference to deal with the relationship between Aging […]

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The DLD team has just launched a new initiative: DLDwomen – The Female Decade. It’s an extension of the annual DLD Conference and “will gather an extraordinary group of over 50 international high profile speakers and 500 opinion-forming participants, both women and men, from the fields of digital, business, design, media, society, health, politics and […]

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My Event Wishlist for 2010

December 31, 2009

in Events

The new year is just a few hours away so it’s time to plan which events I’ll be attending during 2010. The event & conferences is blooming like never before, in a way thanks to the internet that allows us to find people with similar interests and meet physically. I won’t make it to all […]

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Yesterday evening I participated to the first TEDx event in Italy: TEDxLakeComo. It was organized by Gerolamo Saibene, Francois de Brabant (CEO and President respectively of Between Spa, sponsor of the event ) and Teresa Saibene. The event was supported by Between, the Como division of Politecnico di Milano and Universicomo, with catering provided by […]

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