Open/Working Session where the focus is on improving and completing working group products. Working sessions are ideal for contributing with and learning from the real experts in the field. Attendees planning to attend Working sessions are encouraged to contact the relevant session leaders before the event to facilitate planning.
Open/Outreach Session where the focus is on disseminating the current state of the art to Workshop attendees with no of little previous exposure to the working groups. Attending an Outreach session is also the ideal opportunity to influence the future direction of a working group and perhaps the entry point for deeper working group involvement.
Closed By invitation only.
Layout a room with our helpful reference guide to the different kinds of meeting room layouts and the styles in which the conference tables an be arranged.
U-Shape A series of conference tables set in the shape of the letter U, with chairs around the outside.
Conference Style A rectangular or oval table set up with chairs around all sides and ends.
Theater Style Seats or chairs in rows facing a stage area, head table, or speaker (with no conference table)
Classroom Style Rows of conference tables with chairs facing the front of a room (and usually a speaker), providing writing space for each person.
Round Table Style Round tables set up with chairs around all sides and ends.