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America Ferrera’s Response To Reporter’s Tone Deaf Question Will Make You Cheer

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 02.04.2016 | Latino Voices

America Ferrera made some applause-worthy points on social justice and feminism while chatting with Gloria Steinem during the opening of the 2...

Musings From DLD 2016

Lucy Cooper | Posted 01.21.2016 | Technology
Lucy Cooper

It's all about your environment and the specific, desired experience you have within it. [Attendees taking a break] Whether customer, product or a...

How the World Resources Forum Came to be

Pro Journo | Posted 01.09.2016 | Green
Pro Journo

Having started out as conferences focused on recycling with 200 participants in the 1990s to become an annual Forum twice the size, the World Resources Forum has come a long way since its inception.

How To Do Those Things You Think You Cannot Do In 2016

Teresa Kindred | Posted 01.06.2016 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

Ask any woman who is over 40 if they have had to reinvent themselves and my guess is over half of them will say 'yes.' We leave our childhood homes and naively believe we will follow a certain path and eventually get to where we want to go.

The Long Road: 650 Participants, 109 Countries and 720 tons of CO2

Pro Journo | Posted 01.05.2016 | Impact
Pro Journo

While offsetting CO2 emissions may be a means for compensation, for conference organizers and participants, it's not as easy to walk the talk.

Are Green Conferences Getting Greener?

Lisa Curtis | Posted 12.10.2015 | Green
Lisa Curtis

As the climate talks in Paris come to a close it's worth thinking about the environmental costs of bring 22,000 people from around the world together ...

True Solidarity: 'Standing With Paris' Means Securing A Strong Climate Change Agreement

Dena Adler | Posted 12.07.2015 | Green
Dena Adler

It is critical to achieve a climate agreement this year, and solidarity means continuing to hold each other accountable to increase ambition in the future.

How to Infuse Social Media into a Conference of Tech-Naive Attendees

Mona Shattell | Posted 12.04.2015 | Technology
Mona Shattell

Conferences have long been opportunities to connect, share information, develop new working relationships and uncover new ways to approach solutions to vexing problems. Before the widespread use of technology and social media, that information was limited to those in attendance. Even then, connecting with other attendees could be difficult. Anyone unable to attend the conference missed out all together!

How to Eat Healthy At a Conference

Travelle | Posted 11.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Travelle

Between the stress and the hectic conference schedule, it is no surprise that many have found themselves staring into the lonely and limited options on the muffin tray during coffee breaks. To combat this all too common fate, Travelle brings you a few tips on how to eat healthy at a conference.

3,000 Millennials on a Cruise Ship: An Insider's Look Into Summit at Sea 2015

Loic Le Meur | Posted 11.22.2015 | Technology
Loic Le Meur

Summit shut down all wifi satellite access on the ship except for 10 computers in the main lobby. It made everyone not look at their phones and computers for three days, which was great. You can't leave the boat either, so everyone is together and there are no side events.

Q&A: Justin Lafazan -- Founder, Next Gen Ventures

Viputheshwar Sitaraman | Posted 12.29.2015 | Business
Viputheshwar Sitaraman

Featured in Forbes, USA Today, The Huffington Post, Inc. Magazine and more, Justin Lafazan is an acclaimed entrepreneur, speaker, author and consultant...all at the age of 19.

Travelle's Conference Survival Guide

Travelle | Posted 11.13.2015 | Travel
Travelle

Whether you're there to gain new skills or information, meet new contacts, or to present something yourself, the pressure to wring the most out of a work conference can bring on a great deal of stress. But for those ladies who refuse to succumb to the pressure and want to turn a hectic day into a rewarding opportunity, Travelle has the tips you need to manage your stress level so you can rock that whirlwind of a business trip.

How to Prepare for a Conference

Travelle | Posted 10.29.2015 | Travel
Travelle

Follow Travelle on Facebook or Instagram By Eva Baczynska The single most important thing that a lady can do to benefit from a conference is to a...

Honoring Wayne Dyer at Celebrate Your Life

Edie Weinstein | Posted 10.13.2015 | Education
Edie Weinstein

Millions of people were so deeply affected by Wayne Dyer's transition that occurred on August 30, 2015. He was one of the grandfathers of the spiritual movement.

Woman Drops 238 Pounds and Inspires Others to Lose Weight as a Motivational Speaker

Janice Celeste | Posted 10.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Janice Celeste

Coleman began losing weight on her own naturally, even though her doctor told her that she couldn't lose over 200 pounds without surgery. Coleman replied to her doctor, "Oh, I will do it," and she did.

Regrets? I've Had a Few! 3 Steps to Abolishing Regret -- With a Nod to Paul Anka

Johanna Wise | Posted 09.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Johanna Wise

This morning, I wrestled with a jar of herring that turned nasty brownish yellow, the color of an unloved oil painting decomposing in a hot, stuffy ...

How to Power Network Like a Relationship Coach

Laurie Davis | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business
Laurie Davis

As the founder of a digital dating consultancy, I know that relationship development really begins when you meet offline. To create meaningful connections, you need to put the phone down. Face-to-face is the new FaceTime. But even for me, saying hello at a networking event isn't always easy.

Thoughts on #ISTE2015 Conference

Rob Furman | Posted 07.08.2015 | Education
Rob Furman

Personally, I love ISTE and I love the opportunity to be a part of its magnificent conference. That being said, I do feel the keynote speakers should be educators and I do feel we have an opportunity and perhaps even an obligation to celebrate our heroes.

Premier Debate on Democracy Convened by the International New York Times on September 13-15, 2015

Achilles Tsaltas | Posted 07.07.2015 | Business
Achilles Tsaltas

Staged against the backdrop of the Stoa of Attalos in Athens' Ancient Agora​, two years ago the International New York Times in cooperation with the...

Portrait Of A Quiet Conference Leader

Quiet Revolution | Karen Walrond | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living

Eight years ago, I unexpectedly received an email from a total stranger. Sort of. Her name was Laura Mayes, and while she and I were familiar with eac...

Startup Insider: 5 Insights From Day 1 of the Echelon Asia Summit 2015

David Ongchoco | Posted 06.26.2015 | Business
David Ongchoco

The Echelon Asia Summit was started back in 2009 with the goal of bringing Asia's top startups, innovators and investors into one conference hall. I got to attend this year's summit, listen to the speakers, speak with delegates and sit down with startup thought leaders in Asia.

Climate Change Deniers Hate Me. Here's Why.

Connor Gibson | Posted 06.24.2015 | Green
Connor Gibson

"Sold out... ?! No way. Cannot be true." I swore to myself. In all of its awkward history, The Heartland Institute's conferences for climate change deniers have never sold out. This year it did, and I wanted in.

11 Female Role Models on Shaping Your Life Story

Lauren Berninger | Posted 06.11.2015 | Women
Lauren Berninger

This past weekend, 40 aspiring teen leaders gathered for a weekend of inspiration to challenge the status quo, live confidently and change the world. It's a big undertaking, so we sought the advice, insight and stories of incredible female role models.

"Let's Stay in Touch"- 4 Post Conference Networking Tips

Michele Lawson | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Michele Lawson

Stress-free networking is not only possible; it is proven to be a successful way of building long lasting relationships and post conference planning is the difference between the once-a-year "conference buddy" connection and a year-round active and supportive network.

A World-Class Global City-Building Forum: The First-Ever in Detroit

Rana Florida | Posted 05.20.2015 | Detroit
Rana Florida

Great cities shape their own narratives and they create new lessons for the world. Though Detroit has been the poster-child for urban distress, it is also charting a new path back.