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84 62 Making wholesale changes to the way conferences are planned and organized isn’t easy, but knowing specifically how brains process information and learn can help. BY KEVIN WOO 68 74 Just Face It Understanding the movement and meaning of facial expressions brings us closer to understanding our peers. BY JESSIE STATES MAY 2011 68 Learning How the Brain Learns 74 58 52 It’s Getting Better All the Time The annual SkillsUSA conference in Kansas City, Missouri, teaches technical skills and develops leadership in students around the U.S. BY ILONA KAUREMSZKY 78 Becoming Mindful with Your Meetings David Rock has made a career out of integrating cutting-edge neuroscience research with leadership skills. BY RAJENDRANI MUKHOPADHYAY 84 Group Think The biological basis for building—and bonding—great teams. BY ANDREA GRIMES 88 The Mesh Meeting 78 A theoretical trip to London reveals a litany of mesh opportunities for meeting pros. BY JESSIE STATES 58 Blame It on Rio Last year’s World Urban Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was a success, recording the highest attendance to date for the event. BY ROB COTTER 62 Ride Free 52 88 Superior biking infrastructure, historical sites and eclectic neighborhoods led the International Police Mountain Bike Association to hold their annual convention in Richmond, Virginia. BY KEVIN WOO mpiweb.org 5 http://www.mpiweb.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of One + May 2011

One + May 2011
Contents
Energy of Many
Impressions
Meeting Design Goes Mobile
Picking Brains
Agenda
Ask the Experts
Thoughts+Leaders
Overheard
Art of Travel
Web Watch
Radical Co-creation
Engagement + Innovation = Wunderbar
Top Spots
Connections
Irrelevant
The Business of Being Social
Safety in Numbers
Ads, Sponsors and Patrons
Should I Stay or Should I Go?
It’s Getting Better All the Time
Blame It on Rio
Ride Free
Learning How the Brain Learns
Just Face It
Becoming Mindful with Your Meetings
Group Think
The Mesh Meeting
Your Community
Making a Difference
Until We Meet Again

One + May 2011

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