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Birds of a Feather Meetings

Birds of a feather meetings are informal gatherings of individuals with the same interests. They are usually unstructured and ad-hoc.

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Birds of a Feather Meetings

Birds of a feather meetings can be similar to communities of interest in that they may be organic in their development. Some conferences have slots set aside for them on specific subjects / interest areas. Our understanding is that they may have originated from the world of computing.

There’s really nothing more to say about these meetings.

Learning More

You might also be interested in facilitation and team building, or world cafes, lightning talks, fishbowl meetings or communities of interest.

You can learn more about team building activities in our podcast on them:

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We have basically nothing to say about these meetings. They just sound like a bit of a get together for a chat to us, so not sure we even need a name for them, but perhaps it’s helpful…

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Carrier, J. (2019). Birds of a Feather Meetings. Retrieved [insert date] from The World of Work Project: https://worldofwork.io/2019/07/birds-of-a-feather-meetings/

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