How to Start A Conference
Peter 'pet3rpan''s recipe for
Get different groups to 'soft commit' to speaking at an event. Use these speaking commitments to then get momentum from other groups and participants to attend. Use this momentum to further solidify the commitment of key parties. Publish event agenda and draw crowd in, generate buzz. You shop commitments for events around like its a hot VC termsheet. Manage the event agenda via hackmd and add all attendees by hand via google calendar for bonus points.