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