As a panel discussion aficionado, I geek out over my Google Alerts on all things about panels. So I was curious when this press release hit my inbox:
It says: “…There will be a one of a kind panel discussion on battlefield medicine at the point of injury.”
Really? “One of a kind.” Never to be repeated anywhere else, ever.
So that got me thinking. What would make a panel discussion “one of a kind?”
- The panelists. The people on the panel have never, and will likely never ever come together in this kind of format again.
- The topic. The topic is transient that we will never, ever talk about it quite like this ever again.
- The venue. The location is so unique and inaccessible that we will never, ever be able to meet there again.
- ??? Can you think of any other reasons why a panel would be truly “one of a kind?”
I think this press release has a bit of hyperbole, don’tcha think?
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