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Jeremy Lin and the myth of the conference curator

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Jeremy Lin and the myth of the conference curator
Summary The "people formerly known as the audience" can do a much better job creating a conference program than the mythical conference curator.
Description If sports scouts, with all the information, statistics, tests, and direct observations at their disposal can’t pick the best players, why should we believe that “conference curators” can pick the best presenters and presentations? The need for a conference curator is a myth created by those who desire to maintain the role of experts in the construction of conference programs. It turns out that the people formerly known as the audience can do a much better job.

SOURCE LINK to the full article: http://www.conferencesthatwork.com/index.php/event-design/2012/02/jeremy-lin-and-the-myth-of-the-conference-curator/

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