The Emamo Show: Event Planner Conversations
Online Conference Organizers Chris Schmitt & Ari Stiles - Virtual Conferences and Their Hidden Benefit: Inclusion
Mar 12, 2020 · 54 min
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This week we chat with Christopher Schmitt and Ari Stiles, the duo who has run dozens of web-based conferences. They’ve been in the event industry for over a decade, from advising and working with South by Southwest to starting their own conferences to working with Knowbility and Smashing Mag today. We dive deep into how they created a successful virtual conference series and the simple changes you can do to make your event more accessible and diversity-friendly.

 

Learn more about Christopher Schmitt & Ari Stiles: Website: http://environmentsforhumans.com

Chris Schmitt: https://twitter.com/teleject works at https://knowbility.org

Ari Stiles: https://twitter.com/ari4nne consults https://www.linkedin.com/in/ari4nne and works at https://www.smashingmagazine.com/events

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Intro & Outro music: "Funk Game Loop" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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