In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk with Benjamin Dunphy about running conferences — what to do, what not to do, and what makes a good online conference in a post-Covid world!Sanity - Sponsor
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03:48 - How do you get started running a conference?
10:05 - Which conferences have you run?
18:05 - How do you get speakers?
23:21 - What about paying speakers?
28:26 - Speaker goody bags?
32:40 - You started your own catering company?
35:32 - How has Coronavirus affected the conference space?
43:06 - Should online conferences try to replicate live conferences?Links
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