Attending a Conference

Open mind

 New Ideas

 Recycled Ideas

 Contrasting Ideas

Contact details

 New Friends

 Delegates, Speakers

 Prospective Employer / Employee

Testing sessions

 Test your skills

 Learn new skills

 Interact with vendors

 Observe others test

Food & Awards

 Enjoy

 Learn how they present

Sightseeing

 Plan for it

 Extra days before/after conference

Rest well

 Very important

 Every day needs your full attention

Discussions

 After the sessions

 Over Lunch / Dinner

 Emails, Tweets

Choose sessions

 Immediate requirement

 Interesting topic

 Useful in future

 Good presenter

Blog & Tweet

 Live blogging

 Follow bloggers

Planning

 Sessions

 Tutorials

 Discussions