Survey

Evaluation of IMEC 2019 conference & exploration of wishes for our meaning community

Survey: Evaluation of IMEC Conference 2019 & start of new meaning community
Connecting
Community building
Multidisciplinary
Pluralistic
Bridging research and practice
Open to any type of practices
Open to any type of research
Creative formats of sessions
Providing practical tools for practitioners
Providing tools for researchers
Evidence-based
Accessible
Any other feedback
Existential psychotherapy, counselling and coaching
Meaning and positive psychology
Empirical qualitative experiential research
Empirical quantitative research
Political and social theory
The practice of social justice and activism
Arts and humanities
Connecting social events
Psychologists
Psychotherapists and counsellors
Life coaches and work coaches
Sociologists and anthropologists
Economists
Political scientists
Politicians, political lobbyists and political activists
Artists, art & humanistic science researchers
General public
Website www.meaning.org.uk
Announcement & information about the conference
Contact with conference organiser
Programme booklet
Variety of programme
Location of conference venue
Dates of conference
Overall quality of conference venue
Welcome & registration during the conference
Goodies bag
Support from volunteers
Support from session chairs
Drinks in the park
Walk in London on Friday with Stephen Micalef (skip question if you did not attend)
Dinner and social programme on Saturday evening (skip question if you did not attend)
The organisation of the social room ‘152 / Frankl’ by Tom Andrews
Overall organisation by IMEC Chair Joel Vos
11 If we were to organise an IMEC conference again, how likely is it that would you come?
12 If we were to organise an IMEC conference again, would you invite colleagues and/or friends to join, and if so how many?
Naturally, this is only a rough estimation of the number of people who you may invite.
13 Is there anything in particular which would make you decide to come to a next IMEC conference?
Multidisicplinary
Focus on research
Focus on practice
Focus on social and/or political change
Inclusion of artists
Creative format of sessions
Well-structured pre-planned programme
Free and open programme (eg open space)
Good social programme (e.g. dinner, drinks, etc)
Conference being held in London
Conference being held in Europe (not necessary London)
In-between conference activities (e.g. online)
Time of year
Other
How often should we have a similar IMEC conference?
NB: this question is to explore general interests, and we cannot guarantee that you will actually get involved.
14 If we were to organise an IMEC conference again, would you like to be involved in the practical organisation before the start of the conference, e.g. PR and administration?
NB: this question is to explore general interests, and we cannot guarantee that you will actually get involved.
15 If we were to organise an IMEC conference again, would you like to be involved in the practical organisation during the conference, e.g. helping at the registration desk or setting up rooms?
NB: this question is to explore the interest, and we cannot guarantee that you will actually get involved
How do you feel about the use of the term ‘meaning’ for future conferences or other events?
Write in key words. You can skip this question.
Online social network for connections between people in our field
Online social network for sharing research
Online social network for sharing experiences of practices
For example share best practices such as psychotherapy counselling or coaching; ask questions from peers
Workshops in person (not online), eg in London
Lectures in person (not online), eg in London
Organising online social meetups
Organising online workshops, lectures and training
Online research database
Online overview of resources on meaning (eg links to documentaires, books etc)
Platform for international research collaboration
Platform for immersive artistic experiences
Representing a meaning orientation and organising symposiums, workshops etc. at other conferences
Developing research guidelines
Developing practitioner guidelines
Developing visions for a more meaning-oriented society
Organising political lobby-groups and/or political activism
Informing the general audience via accessible texts and books
Informing the general audience about meaning via social media
Informing the general audience about meaning via videos, YouTube, etc
Other activities
21 Would you like to share anything else with the conference organisers?
22 Finally, would you be willing to share the country that you are from? This helps us to get an overview of the people who came to the conference.
What is your highest education?
If you have or have had a paid job, what kind of job is it / was it? (multiple answers possible)
How did you feel about the costs of the conference? (answer not required)