Why do we go to conferences?
People go to conferences to learn new ways of examining their academic passions, to share ideas, and to make connections with other professionals who study in their areas of expertise. While they are there among other scholars in this fertile, rich environment, they have the opportunity to explore new places as well as to see old ideas from fresh perspectives.
The following short not only answers the question of why it is important to go to professional gatherings but also celebrates recent events in a retrospective multimedia diary from the WPA conference in Minneapolis (July 12-19, 2009).
Enjoy our Photo Memoir and feel free to leave your comments/suggestions!