Don't miss S4E2 of DevDiscuss 🎧
Like so many communities, Forem had to pivot at the last second to make CodeLand:Distributed 2020 a reality in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. By the end of the experience, our team felt that we learned a lot about producing multifaceted virtual events. A few days after the "conference high" had worn off, we remembered that this is an incredibly new field — and experiment, really — and like everyone else, we can learn a lot about distributed conferences. That's why @jess and I were particularly excited to tackle this topic for DevDiscuss.
We were joined by two guests to help us dissect the grand experiment of distributed conferences:
- Paul Campbell: Founder of Tito and creator of Ull Conf
- Angela Andrews: Associate Solutions Architect at Red Hat, and Avid Conference Attendee.
Pandemic or no pandemic, distributed conferences or hybrid conferences are likely here to stay. I hope our conversation with Paul and Angela sheds some light on the future we're looking towards, misconceptions about virtual events, and lots more.
Finally, thanks to @margo_hdb
, and @andrewdmay
for sharing what they like and hate about virtual conferences the most! Their comments were featured in this episode.
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