Musings on Online Conferences

For quite a while now there is a corona driven and totally acceptable tendency to cancel on premise conferences and events and with same speed and enthusiasm online conferences are spreading and sprouting all over the place. And although I appreciate quite some information coverage during these infectious times I despise this type of “onlineification” of any kind of conference.

You already perceive cheering as “in presence is dead and online is the future”.

Well, you read that all over the place. Wonderful new formats are the future. Real world conferencing will not return anyway. At least no conference the way as it has been before Corona. I get the feeling that this line of argumentation grows stronger and Continue reading

In Eigener Sache: Coffetalk im Online Kongress bei

Nachdem die aktuelle Saison Corona-bedingt in Sachen IT Veranstaltungen und Weiterbildung ja ein bisschen verhagelt ist, versuchen ja viele das ein oder andere Thema irgendwie online ein zu fangen, was häufig in Sachen Konzeption an der Hersteller- Budget- Nähe zerschellt.

Einen erfreulich anderen Ansatz fährt Karl Fröhlich bei mit der Veranstaltung Große Datenmengen speichern und verwalten in seinem neuen CAMPUS Format. Continue reading