The sessions to be held in several different formats.

“TED Model”

TED Model are short, carefully prepared talks, demonstrations and performances on suitable subjects to foster learning, inspiration and wonder and to provoke conversations that matter. The typical presentation should be an up to 18-minute talk by a single presenter. No panels or Q&As with audience are permitted as part of mainstage programming.

Slides can be helpful for the audience, but they are by no means necessary or relevant to every talk. BFEF speakers in «TED Model» are asked to use only video content with no keynotes.

*If you haven’t seen a TEDx Talk, go to and watch at least one. Like this one: Phil Plait: How to defend Earth from asteroids

“Small talk”

Small talk is a format that suggests useful information for event organizers and livecom professionals. Presentations in this format take up to 10 minutes and 5 minutes are devoted to Q&A. At the presentation, the speaker has the right to use no more than 10 slides with statistics, diagrams and other practical and useful information for the audience. It is also permissible to use up to three videos, lasting no more than 30 seconds each.

“Event Portrait”

This short format assumes a moderated session on an actual topic for a particular country. Pre-prepared questions allow a more accurate picture of the development of the industry in a particular country, and also to get acquainted with the most significant and large agencies.

All agencies participating in the session have 2 minutes for their own presentation, and are permitted to show 4 slides and 1 video up to 30 sec lengh.After a short presentation of the agencies, the moderator conducts the conversation for 10-12 minutes. No more than three minutes are allocated for questions from the audience.

“Event Experience”

This short session involves on the stage two different speakers from 2 different agencies. They make a presentation on a given topic. The session gives an opportunity to look at the topic from different angles, to find solutions and to get a firsthand view on topical issues in a particular country. Topics are selected through various incoming proposals about what excites modern professionals in the industry. A short presentation of the participants takes 2 minutes. Speakers are allowed to use 4 slides and one video for no more than 30 seconds. The presentation takes 10 minutes.


A special intellectual competition for the teams of the Baltic region. A specific client who has a task to come to the region sets the participants a creative brief. Participants have exactly 5 minutes for a creative concept. After 5 minutes, the team representative makes a 2-minute presentation in front of the client. The winner is evaluated by the hall and the client himself. A special prize is expected!

“Live Talk”

This format involves creating a TV studio effect. In real time, the clients respond to topical questions of the facilitator, as well as to questions from the audience, which they can ask "live" - via the application or online. The program assumes a direct Internet broadcast.

"Event Service Festival"

Event Service Festival is a special part of the Baltic For Events Forum where suppliers can offer new, innovative services for the event industry. This is a unique format where everyone can hear something radically new and fresh from suppliers.

There are no companies who only do «mapping», but companies who combine different disciplines / technologies / science. There are only things you have never seen before.

The suppliers offer only something unique and different, inspiring stuff which you encounter live at events.

It will take place on 20 of April from 13.00 to 14.30

Every speaker will make a short 6 min session in the pecha kucha format.

Jan-Jaap In der Maur

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Jan-Jaap In der Maur is Founder-Moderator at Masters in Moderation, thé moderator & interaction design agency worldwide.

He is a firm believer that a carefully selected moderator-facilitator will make meetings more effective, more fun and definitely more worthwhile. His dream is to raise the standard of meetings worldwide, by providing them with the best moderators. His mission is to upgrade the moderator profession by training both professional and unexperienced moderators, offering personal coaching, in-company trainings and the very succesful workshop Mastering Moderation.

As a moderator, Jan-Jaa is well respected worldwide and believed to be one of the thoughtleaders on the subject.

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