How to Run a Conference with Benjamin Dunphy


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!

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Guests Show Notes

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?

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