Brandon Klein Brandon understands that better teams are fundamental to all of our success. As a global thought leader, ushering in the 'Future of Work' revolution, he paves the way using data + design to accelerate the Collaboration Revolution. Brandon is the Co-Founder of the software start-up, Collaboration.Ai and an active member of The Value Web, a non-profit committed to changing the way decisions are made to better impact our world. Feb 23

Are Conferences The Future Of Work?

4. Design for serendipity

By providing a framework for the unexpected to occur, conferences offer an alternative to algorithmic recommendation engines and the mostly linear processes at work.

Bruno Giussani, the European director of TED and curator of TEDGlobal, believes that “People want to get exposed to things that don’t pop up in their daily work lives and find business opportunities through serendipitous encounters. So think expansively when programming and leave enough space for serendipity.”

Networking breaks are safe spaces for meeting “qualified” strangers. Where else do you have the permission to walk up to someone you’ve never met before and start a conversation without it being awkward?

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Brandon Klein Brandon understands that better teams are fundamental to all of our success. As a global thought leader, ushering in the 'Future of Work' revolution, he paves the way using data + design to accelerate the Collaboration Revolution. Brandon is the Co-Founder of the software start-up, Collaboration.Ai and an active member of The Value Web, a non-profit committed to changing the way decisions are made to better impact our world.