Actually wasn’t much of a party. But we did manage a lot of laughs during the abstract section process. There were about 360 submissions this year and we discuss / debate each one. As you can see from the image below, we actually pin up each of the selected sessions on a grid that represents each stream, track and day. We also set aside a 2nd string and bullpen set of selections (shown to the right of the conference grid).
Keep in mind that we’re selecting about 90 sessions for the conference program. It’s not an easy process and there are many tough decisions and horse trading during the select process.The goal is to have a balanced program that represents each discipline for every session time for the entire conference.
We also made a column for the BSC portion of the program. BCS will be held on Thursday and Friday during BILT. And if you’re registered for BILT your welcomed to attend BCS sessions as well.
And by Sunday afternoon, it all comes down. But before we…