Open Space Technology

Open Space Technology (OST), or sometimes called Unconference, is an approach to purpose-driven leadership, including a way for hosting meetings, conferences, corporate-style retreats, symposiums, and community summit events, focused on a specific and important purpose or task — but beginning without any formal agenda, beyond the overall purpose.
Heere is an introduction of Open Space Technology

The Coffee Break Collaboration

More about OS:

How to organize an OS event? Here is what you can learn:

Facilitating an OS event:

Here is how an OST is run:

More videos:
Some reference from
Open Space on Open Space - look at their proceedings
Some thoughts:
How open space technology differ from knowledge cafe?  Would it be better, worse, or different?
Under what situations is open technology suitable?  An open space technology session after trainings?
Replacement of Q&A sessions with open space technology?
We hope we can find the opportunity to try this in KMP.