Assume we can accommodate 20 pairs at a time, and that we’ll have 10 five-minute times slots.What happens if more than 10 people want to talk to Tim?
Men and women are rotated to meet each other over a series of short "dates" usually lasting from three to eight minutes depending on the organization running the event.
At the end of each interval, the organizer rings a bell, clinks a glass, or blows a whistle to signal the participants to move on to the next date.
I immediately fell in love with the idea and wanted to try it at Web2Open. Seeing as the Open is a community-based event, I’m hoping some of you will have stellar suggestions for making this work.
The basic idea with conference speed dating is that you have two kinds of people who’d want to meet–say VCs and entrepreneurs, or agents and writers, or farmers and chefs.
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