a rubber duckie on top of a webcam, with a ring light behind it, against a colorful backdrop
a rubber duckie on top of a webcam, with a ring light behind it, against a colorful backdrop

After speaking at half a dozen (and attending almost twenty) virtual conferences this summer, I’ve experienced a great variety of new tools and techniques that have arisen out of the growing market for high-quality virtual events.

If you’ve attended an in-person tech conference — or really, if you can still remember what any big, in-person event felt like — it’s probably fairly obvious that there are challenges involved in moving large-scale knowledge-sharing events to a virtual platform.

Virtual events aren’t new, but what is new is having them be the only option. This shift has a significant impact on attendance…

Caito S

Caito is a Software-Engineer-turned-Developer-Advocate for Ververica (creators of Apache Flink). Woodworker, dancer, runner.

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