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> > M E D I A M AT T E R S BY CHRIS BROGAN << PLAN IT FORWARD I’VE JUST RETURNED FROM THE MILKEN INSTITUTE GLOBAL CONFERENCE 2011, a gathering of some of the world’s most brilliant thinkers— from entrepreneurs and executives to philanthropists, scientists and Nobel laureates. Together, they explored solutions to the world’s social, political and economic challenges—all pretty heady stuff. Only members can attend the global conference, and dues start at US$6,000. And the conference itself—the infrastructure of the event—is a worthy lesson in meeting the needs of a highly educated audience. Power Up We live in a universe of smartphones with stupid batteries. Milken Institute planners were ready. They placed charging stations strategically throughout the venue. The pavilion area (where the press spent time) hosted banks of computers for pub- 42 one+ 06.11

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

One + June 2011
Energy of Many
Paradigm Shifts, Part I
Ask the Experts
Web Watch
Recognizing Individual Excellence
Sound Off
Art of Travel
River Mason
Top Spots
Plan It Forward
Great Thanking
Running on Defaults
The New Mobile Workforce
World Wide Open
Higher Education
Progress Through Technology
Step by Strategic Step
Meeting Rxcitement
Tame Social Media Chaos
Meeting Against Meat
Re-Designed for the New Rules of Engagement
Industry Insights
Your Community
Making a Difference
Until We Meet Again

One + June 2011