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Open Space Technology

Open Space Technology (OST) is a group facilitation approach – used in workshops, meetings, or conferences of between 5 to more than 500 people - in which a central purpose, issue, or task is addressed, but which begins with a purposeful lack of any formal initial agenda.

World Cafe

The World Café is a methodology for hosting group dialogue which emphasizes the power of simple conversation in considering relevant questions and themes. The metaphor of a real-life café is used: in a World Café session, participants – of any number - are encouraged to take part in a collaborative conversation within an environment typically modeled after such a café (i.e. a room furnished with small tables, tablecloth, light music, flowers, refreshments, etc).