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Breaking the Ice at Conferences

Breaking the Ice at Conferences

This talk is about three small techniques to break the ice while meeting new people at conferences, inspired by Eric Holscher (Write the Docs co-founder) articles!


Jonatas Baldin

October 12, 2018


  1. Breaking the ice at conferences

  2. Eric Holscher

  3. #1 giving people explicit permission to join new groups of

  4. #2 Pac-Man rule: when standing as a group of people,

    always leave room for 1 person to join your group.
  5. None
  6. #3 Community++: for every year you have attended the event,

    you should try to meet that many new people each day.
  7. http://ericholscher.com/blog/2017/dec/2/breaking-cliques-at-events http://ericholscher.com/blog/2017/aug/2/pacman-rule-conferences Thanks ❤