Tag: short term memory

Zombie Conferences Create Dead Leaders Walking

Is your annual meeting nothing more than a zombie conference? Zombie conferences provide schedules packed full of informative presentations and sessions that try to consume your brain. Presenters rapidly shovel content at attendees. Their goal is to cram as much information as possible into a person’s mind. They stuff more information into their presentation aiming … [Read more…]

Conference Lectures Are A Lazy Format For Lazy Learners

This is your brain. This is your brain on drugs. This is your brain during a lecture. (See image.)  Our Addiction To Lectures We are addicted to lectures. Why? They are easy to plan and schedule for a conference. Release a call for presentation proposals. Select speakers from submitted proposals. Ask speakers to give monologues … [Read more…]

Creating Zombie Conferences That Consume Attendee Brains

Most conference marketing should say: Come to our Zombie Conference! We want to consume your brain! At least that statement would be more authentic to many conference experiences. Many conference schedules are packed full of education sessions and informative presentations. Organizers rapidly shovel and push information at attendees. It often feels like a medieval joust … [Read more…]