laurent haug

With every issue of The Conference Basics Tribune, or just plainly the Newsletter (check it out or subscribe to it), I’ll be introducing an event organizer worth knowing and some tidbits of their background, ideas and challenges he/she faces for an upcoming conference. The first edition of the newsletter came out last month and my […]

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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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Laurent Haug, founder of Lift Conference presents Lift 10, that will take place May 5-7, 2010, in Geneva, Switzerland. The underlying theme of this year’s edition is “Connected People” as opposed to “Connecting People” (remember Nokia’s tagline?) as a play of words that wants to bring back the focus onto the people and the relationships […]

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Laurent Haug (blog, twitter), French entrepreneur and founder of the LIFT Conference (Switzerland, France, Korea), thinks there are three main directions that are influencing the Future of Conferences: conferences need to be more porous, come back to the moment and decentralize. These phenomenon move in separate directions or axis and pose extremely relevant challenges to […]

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