These are some good (publicly shareable) examples of the extraordinary things people can do in Open Space. Several of these are 100+ pages long, written by 100’s of people, in two days. Each one will have short summaries of what happened. All are good references for writing invitations and planning event documentation.
- Illinois Food Security Summit [pdf] – statewide summit convened by Chicago Community Trust (2001)
- The Future of Education in Peoria [pdf] – citywide summit, see also PeoriaSchoolsStory (2002)
- USAID Indonesia – Country Development Cooperative Strategy [pdf] – first of a series of regional partnership summits to craft national strategy (2012)
- VOSonOS: Virtual Open Space on Open Space [pdf] – the first global remote Open Space practice conference, celebrating 30 years of Open Space practice around the world (2015), hosted at vosonos.qiqochat.com
- The Giving Conference (wiki) – website from philanthropy-finance-community-technology conference (2004)
- Ship-to-Shore Science Education – used GoogleSites for summit proceedings and follow-up project planning (2013-14).
- City of Albuquerque, Greater Central Avenue Initiative (blog) – a website sprung from conference proceedings (2016). ABQ used QiqoChat.com to capture notes and CivNet.com to for community-based action.
- Albuquerque, 18 months later, citywide one-day summit, captured in time-lapse video, gives an excellent view of open space in action. See their blog site above for more, including photo’d notes from three rounds and dozens of breakout sessions.