The Pac-Man rule for conferences

Every conference / unconference should have a rule like this.

  • The Pac-Man rule: When standing as a group of people, always leave room for one person to join your group.
pac man rule

The author of the rule, Eric Holscher, has a few more rules that unconference organisers will find helpful.

  • The Snowball rule: For every year that you have attended a conference, you should try to meet that many new people each day.
  • The Welcome Wagon: You can read more about the Welcome Wagon here