Connfa!
Open Source iOS & Android App for Conferences and Events

    Glossary of Terms

    Session

    Session is a presentation on specific topic given by Speaker(s) for the conference visitors.

    Property Description
    From hh:mm
    To hh:mm
    Event Name Name of the even
    Place Place where the event will be held
    Description A brief description regarding the event
    order used for sorting
    track Category of the event - business, technical talk etc
    Experience Level Identifies advisable experience level of event attendants
    Speakers Array of speaker IDs that will held the event

    BoF

    From Wiki https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Birds_of_a_feather_(computing)

    In computing, BoF (birds of a feather) can refer to:

    An informal discussion group. Unlike special interest groups or working groups, BoFs are informal and often formed in an adhoc manner. The acronym is used by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to denote initial meetings of members interested in a particular issue.

    A BoF session, an informal meeting at conferences, where the attendees group together based on a shared interest and carry out discussions without any pre-planned agenda.

    Has the same structure as a Session.

    Social Event

    Social Event identifies a party, a team building activity in a pub or cafe.

    Social Event has the same structure as a Session.

    Speaker

    A person that does a talk during a session, Bof or a social event. There could be several speakers for a single session.

    Property Description
    First Name A first name of the speaker
    Last Name A last name of the speaker
    Avatar A Url of avatar image of the speaker
    Organization Name Name of organization the speaker belongs to
    job Title Job title of the speaker
    Characteristic A brief description or story about the speaker
    Twitter The name of speakers twitter account
    Web Site A Url to speaker’s related web site

    Track

    Identifies a category of a session.

    Examples:

    • Management and Administration
    • Risk Management and Wilderness Medicine
    • Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability
    • Programming
    • Climbing Wall or Challenge Course or Other Technical Skills
    • Student Development
    • Career Development
    • Research Symposium

    Experience Level

    Identifies a level of experience that is advisable to visit particular session, BoF or Social event.

    For example:

    • Beginner
    • Medium
    • Advanced

    Location

    Identifies place where conference is held

    Information

    Event details, such as:

    • About event
    • About app
    • Travelling info
    • Contact details
    • etc