Speed dating for professionals
Participants can then exchange these cards quickly as they move on to the next person.
They should also have name tags of course, but the contact card named above might be a more lasting artifact.
If you like what you hear a more in depth discussion can be had after the rounds during the “smack down”.
Whatever topic you’re covering, keep in mind that your staff or students will be spending approximately 3 minutes per person during the “speed dating” exchange. Speed dating is a setup meant to facilitate a quick exchange of information in order to sift what you like and what you don’t like.
Let the current of energy move the conversation out into the interwebs!
Note to self…This may be a super useful activity after lunch. Speed dating was used in a chat session by @Braz74 weeks ago and @Tracie GCain and I facilitated its use during a technology PD session.
Running with this assumption, it will be useful for participants to make contact cards with their a) names b) twitter handles c) email addresses d) blog sites and so on.
If some information is exchange that piques your curiosity, then students or staff should exchange twitter handles or email addresses or somehow identify each other.
It might be useful to set up a Padlet to allow those who are interested in similar topics or exchanges to post experiences or reflections in groupings (much like the beginning part of an edcamp).
The bar itself is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine from their extensive list or one of their signature cocktails and provides a beautiful setting for our events.
Situated between the world-famous Matthew Street and trendy Victoria Street, this edition of the all-conquering vodka bar is right in the heart of Liverpool's nightlife.