Rich of The Westerfield Group was wondering earlier how blogs would change conferences. Kathy Sierra of Creating Passionate Users has an interesting example of the blurring lines between presenters and attendees at conferences with Foo Camps. O'Reilly's FOO Camp, an annual gathering/camp-out at the O'Reilly campus in northern California, breaks the traditional barriers by putting the learners in control. (See the CNN write-up on the original Foo here.)
No pre-arranged sessions. Just a giant board - which you see above - where attendees wrote down what they wanted to learn before they left. (Kathy's blog came from such a conference. She wrote "creating passionate users" on the board.)
It's the un-conference.
And, by the way, what would you have put on the board that you didn't learn from this year's ASAE annual meeting?