Participants may change to another table in the room.
If you have submitted a round table, think about how to encourage questions and discussion.
This is an oral presentation in a session shared with other presenters to illuminate different perspectives and experience on the same topic.
These periods of “unstructured socialising” are particularly useful at large, international meetings where many attendees will have a list of contacts that they want to say a quick hello to during the course of the event.
This isn’t intended to replace more organised opportunities to make new connections or ask questions of the speakers, but most people will appreciate some free moments to do their own thing.
Perhaps you've just started your business and all of your employees are new, or maybe the nature of your employees' jobs doesn't allow for much team interaction.
By bringing everyone together and implementing some team building activities, you can develop more of a team environment in your workplace.
Just a few interesting or provocative and well-formulated questions can propel the session from there.