General advice for organising and running workshops.
An interactive workshop aims to stimulate creativity through collaborative working.
An interactive workshop may be suitable for activities such as:
There are some tips to help researchers in preparing and running a workshop
What will you and your participants get out of it. Let your participants know what the purpose is – this will help them prepare.
Consider the purpose of the workshop when you choose participants. Aim for diversity of participants, If the participants are already chosen, try and find a bit about them – where are they from, what is there experience with the topic of the workshop, do they all already know each other.
Blank workshop planner template (.docx)
Ten Simple Rules for Running Interactive Workshops, PLOS Computational Biology.
Design workshops that work: how to get better at brainstorming, Inside Intercom.