Programme

Thursday May 15th
19:00 Going Solo Off Programme: Pre Going Solo Drinks at Darling Night Pub, Galerie Saint-François, Lausanne

Friday May 16th
Hôtel Albatros-Navigation
, Place de la Navigation, Lausanne Ouchy (see practical information for reaching the venue)

Here’s the agenda for the day!

8:00 Registration | coffee, tea, orange juice and some croissants
9:00 Stephanie Booth: Introduction
9:30 Laura Fitton: You Only Get What You Give (Marketing and taking care of one’s social capital)
10:15 Break
10:50 Dennis Howlett: The Joys of Tax and Finance
11:20 Panel moderated by Suw Charman: Setting Rates and Negotiating with
Clients (Martin Roell, Stowe Boyd, Dennis Howlett)
12:30 Lunch
14:30 Suw Charman: When Passion Becomes Profession (Balancing Work and Life)
15:20 Martin Roell: Self-Organisation for Effectiveness: Tools and Methods to Get Things Done
16:00 Break
16:30 Panel moderated by Stephanie Booth: Solo in a Networked World (Laura
Fitton, Linda Broughton, Stephanie Troeth)
17:20 Stowe Boyd: From The Far Side To The Dark Side: A Crash Course In
Business Realities For Soloists
18:00 end of Going Solo Conference

20:00 Going Solo Off Programme: Dinner in the city. Big whole tables have been booked for Going Solo participants in several nice restaurants.

21:30 Going Solo Off Programme: Open Party at L’Atlantic

The agenda is subject to minor changes in the coming days. Timing contains a little breathing space.

For more details about the speakers and sessions:

You might also be interested by the initial overview of topics which drove the programme, and the general educational spirit of the event.

13 Comments so far

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  11. [...] programme for the main conference is going to be very similar to the Lausanne one (don’t change a winning team) — videos are online for you to have a preview if you [...]

  12. [...] Remember Going-Solo? After its first successful edition in Lausanne (16th May 2008) the event will take place again in Leeds (UK) on September 12th, 2008. Same speakers (Stowe Boyd, Suw Charman, Martin Roell, Laura Fitton, Dennis Howlett) and same programme. [...]

  13. [...] Remember Going-Solo? After its first successful edition in Lausanne (16th May 2008) the event will take place again in Leeds (UK) on September 12th, 2008. Same speakers (Stowe Boyd, Suw Charman, Martin Roell, Laura Fitton, Dennis Howlett) and same programme. [...]

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