Here are my impressions of three different â€śReal Estate 2.0â€ť conferences I attended this year (also see my chart below):
Inman Real Estate Connect, July 2008 â€“ Traditional industry leaders meet Real Estate 2.0 with Brad Inman. Well positioned in both worlds to balance the twain.
REBarCamp, July 2008 â€“ â€śWisdom of Crowdsâ€ť perspective. Topics tend to diverge suddenly when others take the floor.
RETechSouth, March 2008 â€“ Exclusively Real Estate 2.0, a blogger meet and greet. Best idea generating discussions went over newbie heads.
Inman Real Estate Connect â€“ Well versed in Web 2.0 and can understand where the conversations need to be headed. I generally donâ€™t like moderators who ask too specific questions, panelists want to discuss issues they understand without waiting for the question.
REBarCamp â€“ Although I only participated in two discussions, the â€śone (amateur) moderatorâ€ť format makes it hard to control the convo. The standard â€śTalking Headsâ€ť panel method does insure consistent focus on the topic at hand.
RETechSouth â€“ Due to smaller size of conference (120 or so) the dialogue between the audience and Talking Heads provided its own form of moderation. Vibrant discussions as audience members stood in on panel. Continue reading this post