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TFT List of Firsts

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Tomorrow's Future Today (TFT) is 24 hour content marathon, proving people do have attention for interesting characters, 24 in fact.
TFT spawned from the belief that industry practitioners have a stronger sense of community needs than traditional conference organizers:

  • Belief: "events" are broken because speakers selection is an old boys network with a glass ceiling.
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Pay every speaker.

Pay every speaker.

It's not right that some speakers should get paid and some not.

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100% crowdsourced speaker selection

100% crowdsourced speaker selection

Remove the old boy network speaker selection process.

Let the practitioners drive content and speaker selection

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Content Marathon:

Content Marathon:

24 continuous hours while following the sun from new Zealand back to the Hawaii.

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Create a content platform powered by automation, influence and community.

Create a content platform powered by automation, influence and community.

Automate content replication 7+ channels

Help great idea get found. Let people consume and discover content as and when needed on their personal platform of choice.

Includes iTunes, SoundCloud, YouTube, Vimeo, Pinterest, SlideShare, Listly, Kindle & Evernote

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Gift the Speakers Content Assets

Gift the Speakers Content Assets

To return the content to the speakers so that they may embed multiple formats from audio to transcription in there personal portfolios.

Speakers deserve a better return on their efforts, which is why the content is replicated and promoted so more people can discover and share an idea

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Public Content, Free Admission

Public Content, Free Admission

Cost attendees no money or ask for no registration details for content.

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Combine a virtual tracks and a physical conference.

Combine a virtual tracks and a physical conference.

Blend online and offline experience by connecting to real events around the globe.

ie real world collaboration

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Utilize text messaging to deliver content.

Utilize text messaging to deliver content.

Give people real time access