Most Extension educators seek new ideas for organizing more exciting and animated workshops and conferences. This article describes structured networking activities (also know as "speed dating") that succeed in enlivening meetings, strengthening networking, and improving learning. A speed mentoring approach was successful in sharing knowledge among farmers' market managers with different levels of experience. Farmers and chefs used a more classic speed dating approach to forge new relationships and make deals.
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Lev, L. (2003). Using Speed Dating Techniques to Enliven and Improve Conferences and Workshops. The Journal of Extension, 41(2), Article 23. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol41/iss2/23