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As a conference organiser, it’s easy to see yourself as being in a position of weakness. You’re hustling hard to put on a great event, but you are a victim to the whims of the ticket-buying public. So you might well be tempted to make whatever compromises are necessary just to break even.

But the truth is that, as a conference organiser, you are in a position of power. You decide which voices will be amplified. You might think that your conference line-up needs to reflect the current state of the world. But it could also highlight a better world.

Have you published a response to this? :


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# Liked by Owen McGauley on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 11:45pm

Previously on this day

6 years ago I wrote Selfish publishing

It’s not you, it’s me.

13 years ago I wrote @media San Francisco 2007

Raising the standard for talking about standards.