By David Pérez-Suárez, University College London.
Originally published at sciencetogether.online.
By Simon Hettrick, Deputy Director.
Have you ever needed to answer a big question that's fuzzily defined and can only hope of being answered by combining the experiences and knowledge of a wide group of disparate experts?
Whenever this situation occurs at the Institute, we apply the perfect solution: an unconference (like our Collaborations Workshop). Rather than sitting through a dull series of presentations, the attendees at an unconference are in control of what they do and how the conference works. This makes the confernece adaptive, so that the shifting…