Biggerplate Unplugged: January 31st 2013, London, UK
Mind mappers from around the UK and Europe gathered together in London for the very
first mind map conference from Biggerplate, bringing together software developers,
software users, bloggers, trainers, and experts for a unique exploration of the
mind mapping industry.
A very big thank you to all those who helped to get the Biggerplate Unplugged series
off to such a great start in London!
Event photo gallery
Speakers and presentations
Liam Hughes, Biggerplate
Biggerplate founder Liam Hughes welcomes attendees to Biggerplate Unplugged in London,
the first conference dedicated entirely to mind mapping! Liam outlines the vision
for the Unplugged event series, and the wider goal of becoming the best source of
mind mapping content and community in the world
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Chris Griffiths, ThinkBuzan
Modernising Mind Mapping: The Buzan Legacy
ThinkBuzan's Chris Griffiths talks about negotiating the marriage between Tony Buzan's
hand-drawn mind maps, and the needs of a new, technologically fluent generation.
Nick Duffill, Harport Consulting
Communicating with Small Mind Maps
Nick Duffill presenting at the first Biggerplate Unplugged mind mapping conference
in London. Nick outlines an alternative design for maps when the focus is on communicating
and explaining ideas.
View Nick's presentation mind map
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Andrew Wilcox, Cabre
Search Friendly Mind Maps
Andrew looks at how to help get your maps found by Google and therefore your intended
audience. By conducting a short experiment with a map, Andrew illustrates how Google
reads and interprets mind maps on websites, and how this impacts search results
Craig Scott, creator of iThoughts
Touchy Feely Mind Mapping
Craig Scott from iThoughts talks about his experiences building one of the first
mind map tools designed solely for mobile and touch based input. Craig also discusses
how the arrival of iPads and tablet devices is likely to play a significant role
in taking mind mapping towards 'mainstream' status.
Jim Mather, Gael/MindGenius
Mind Mapping and the Mainstream
Jim Mather talks of his experience of using mind mapping software as a member of
parliament in Scotland, and how it can help to breakdown communication barriers
and enhance collaboration.
Steve Rothwell, Elstar Consulting
Creating Documents with Mind Mapping Software
Steve talks through an end-to-end process which can help you get the best results
from exporting mind maps into document format.
John Barber, Mindjet
Mind Mapping and Beyond
John talks about the evolution of collaboration and sharing, and where mind mapping
fits within this picture. John also shares some thoughts as to where the continued
trend towards content, collaboration and sharing may take mind mapping in relation
to people and their daily working routines.
Thomas Thornton, MindMeister
Mind Mapping in Education
Thomas talks about ways to introduce mind mapping in education, and the importance
of this happening if mind maps are to become mainstream tools in business.