Program Design

Guiding Principles for the program creation

By the Fest 2016 Paris curators
  1. 1.
    Ask the right questions.
  2. 2.
    Enable interaction, participation and collaboration.
  3. 3.
    Design constructive confrontation: challenge ideas, expose multiple perspectives.
  4. 4.
    Promote extraordinary ideas and meaningful projects, not the most popular ones.
  5. 5.
    Highlight new content and fresh approaches.
  6. 6.
    Distill meaning from complexity.
  7. 7.
    Communicate clearly and with purpose.
  8. 8.
    Ensure OuiShare Fest is only a pit-stop on a continuous journey we are on together.
  9. 9.
    Make it a learning experience.
  10. 10.
    Consider all levels: individuals, teams, organizations, systems.
  11. 11.
    Welcome people as their full selves: mind, body and soul.
  12. 12.
    Strive for diversity of origin and gender.
  13. 13.
    Stay grounded. Be real. Don’t ignore the pressing issues of our times.
  14. 14.
    Have fun, smile and be open. Don’t take oneself too seriously.