We’re very excited to announce that the next Balanced Team event in NY will be a Sunday Salon on 4/13 at Pivotal Labs in Chelsea. On the heels of The LeanUX Conference, Balanced Team will hold a one-day synthesizing symposium to share ideas, socialize, and continue the conversation.
The plan: gather everyone for brunch (Bagels! Mimosas!). Generate topics of interest. Split into small groups based on topic. Discuss in groups, and create a poster. Present a summary of the poster. Go home, chill out, enjoy what’s left of the weekend. (Or maybe head to the bar w/ your Balanced Team friends!) Plus a helping of the Balanced Team fixtures (Welcoming new community members! Fishbowls! Closing circle!) that’re starting to become community rituals.
We’re announcing the salon to the BT community first. In a few days, we’ll announce to the LeanUX conference Tickets are $10, and available via Eventbrite. Scholarships are available if the cost is a hardship; just email me off-list. Event details will be managed through Lanyrd.
Please join us!
|10:00||DOORS (45m)||brunch, socializing|
|10:45||WELCOME (30m)||Balanced Team history, introduce CONVERSATION ACTIVITY|
|11:15||GENERATE (30m)||start to generate topics, (put topic and NAME OF PROPOSER on sticky)|
|11:45||DECIDE (15m)||dot vote, assign topics and leaders to conversation areas|
|12:00||CONVERSATION ONE (30m):||People start first break out sessions, facilitator makes poster|
|12:30||STAND-UP (15m):||one speaker from group summarizes poster in a sentence. Next round of topics is circulated|
|12:45||BREAK (30m):||snack, form 2rd groups|
|13:15||CONVERSATION TWO (30m):||facilitator makes poster|
|13:45||STAND-UP (15m):||each group gives a 1-sentence description|
|14:00||BREAK (15m):||bring posters to central area, people can review/comment on posters|
|14:15||REASSEMBLE (15m):||explain FISHBOWL|
|14:30||FISHBOWL (60m):||moderated group discussion|
|15:30||CLOSING CIRCLE (30m):||each person says one thing they will take forward|
|16:00||ANNOUNCEMENTS:||Adios! What’s the next event? What’s the next bar? Off to the bar|