Conferencing - Holding the stage - Faced with delegates' ever-shrinking attention spans, conference organisers are having to rethink their approach to the design and presentation of meetings

As we are carried along by a media increasingly driven by soundbites and a culture of fast food and MTV, it has become increasingly difficult for any single subject to hold our attention for even as little as 20 minutes.

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