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Are hybrid meetings the best of both worlds?

Published on 13 January 2022

This blog is written by Alastair Downie, Head of IT at The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, who has been kind enough to share his thoughts on hybrid meetings. In the University where I work, there is a lot of chat just now about hybrid meeting rooms, and there are many interesting interpretations and creative ...

Meeting Owls and Poster Bots

Published on 13 October 2021

We are looking forward to starting a discussion on hybrid eventsĀ and the related new technologies. In this post, Alastair Downie, Head of IT in Gurdon Institute and Director at The Company of Biologists shares his thoughts. As Universities scramble to establish resources for the ‘new normal’ in time for the start of the academic year, ...

Looking into hybrid events: the benefits

Published on 24 June 2021

When considering all the elements of an in-person event, from catering to material waste and from travelling to accommodation, the greenhouse gas emissions add up quickly. A 2019 report from Hope Solutions showed that the UK events industry emits 1.2bn kg of CO2e every year. It is clear that an in-person event has a significant ...

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