Community Management in Meat Space

A session at FOSDEM 2013

Saturday 2nd February, 2013

3:55pm to 4:20pm (WET)

Techniques for Discussion & Achieving Consensus in Person

Headed to your annual developer conference and there’s a contentious topic on everyone’s mind? Wondering how to get past the airing of grievances into a useful discussion? In this talk, Lydia Pintscher and Leslie Hawthorn will explore facilitation techniques to use during community wide discussions. Drawing on the principles of open space technology, they will explore several methods for achieving consensus while still having fun, including: Spectragrams, Dot-o-cracy, Post-It Mind mapping. The talk will be accompanied by live demos of each technique. Participants who wish to learn more about the topics to be discussed in advance of the presentation may wish to visit the Aspiration Technology wiki for more details: http://facilitation.aspiration.org.

About the speakers

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Lydia Pintscher

charmer of all things free and open - making the world better as product manager of Wikidata, president of KDE e.V. and editor of Open Advice

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Leslie Hawthorn

Director, DevRel @elasticsearch. American expat in AMS. Cannot be trusted with quinoa salad. Open source, collaboration + saving the world. Tweets = mine.

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Time 3:55pm4:20pm WET

Date Sat 2nd February 2013

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