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


 Learn how they present


 Plan for it

 Extra days before/after conference

Rest well

 Very important

 Every day needs your full attention


 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