By planning this conference in public on this blog, and by asking some questions during the registration process, we have learned a lot about what people want from a conference.
While the answer to that is "lots of different things", there are some common themes that have arisen.
- We want to be engaged...and to participate
- We want to be able to hear passionate, differing, even opposing views, without hearing a lot of vitriolic rhetoric
- We want to have a conversation with, not be talked at by, conference speakers
So, how can BlogHer meet these and other needs expressed by our attendees?
Our idea is in the extended post...