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Word Wiz: Unconference

Monday, December 8, 2014

An unconference is the punk rocker's conference. The term has been applied to gatherings that eschew aspects of conventional conferences, such as fees, sponsored presentations, keynote speakers, and rigid agendas. Typically, attendees of an unconference will decide on the agenda at the beginning of the meeting. Instead of sitting through lectures, attendees participate in open discussions.

An unconference can accommodate as many or as few people as necessary. The more people there are, the m


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