For my dollar, this was the most valuable float conference I’ve experienced by far. Never before have speakers been so directly connected to the float industry and never before has so much valuable information been distributed over a 2 day conference window.If you would like to review my live tweets of the conference between August 9th and 10th 2014 click here. Over the next few weeks I will be writing about some of the controversial topics at the conference and attempt to provide clarity where there is some confusion. Please join our email list to be notified when these posts come out.
I don’t know why, but this year I was much more introverted. While I spoke with far fewer people compared to previous years, I truly enjoyed the connections and re-connections I did have and I had fun observing others at the conference as they made new friends. I enjoyed listening to people’s thoughts on the speakers and the industry’s direction. But more than anything, this year I felt completely drawn to the speakers and soaked up every bit of information I could.
We learned that Dr. Justin Feinstein is building a facility with two float tanks where research on flotation’s effects will be able to take place in a high tech facility. Rob Shreyer empowered us to do small scale studies within the walls of our own businesses, showing us that this will help further studies as well as help our marketing endeavors. Jay Gunkelman and Tom Fine walked us through a history of floatation research. [Read more…] about Float Conference 2014 – Science, Inspiration & Controversy