EIBTM13: the FRESH track session on THE FUTURE OF MEETINGS

The Future of meetings, most of us think technology, others think back to basics, the campfire...
a long list of experts and the smart guiding hand of Thorben Grosser from Eventmobi. Very different angles by all speakers and one big Premiere preview 2050; The MyQaa research revealed by the MyQaa CEO, Richad Mitha. And who knows, a big debate may come out of these two standpoints:
-In the future most events will be replaced by an app
vs
- In the future we will go back to basics.

(Science Daily) Video Captions Improve Comprehension

A simple change -- switching on captions -- can make a big difference when students watch educational videos, an SF State professor has discovered.

Robert Keith Collins, an assistant professor of American Indian studies, found that students' test scores and comprehension improved dramatically when captions were used while watching videos. The tool is often utilized for students with learning disabilities, but Collins says his results show captions can be beneficial to all students.

FREE REPORT: The Science Of App Marketing—How To Help Your App Stand Out


The mobile app ecosystem has seen explosive growth as consumers flock to app stores linked to their mobile platforms and devices. There's plenty of money in the app economy: ABI Research predicts that mobile app revenue will reach $46 billion by 2016, up from about $8.5 billion in 2011.

But app markets are also becoming incredibly competitive. That means many companies and app developers invest in apps only to see them lost in the "swamp" — the murky, messy, and cluttered app markets.

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ABCDEF: are people tools?


Are people tools in the hands meeting architects, to influence participants? It sounds a bit weird but on the other side, it is about time we see professionals (and volunteers or staff) of all sorts as a category of tools in designing better meetings. Our participants are people and consciously deploying ‘non participant’ people to assist, facilitate, inspire, motivate and even drive meeting objectives is probably the most logic and maybe even the most effective thing we can do.

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