Keeping a Conference Running Smoothly – the role of the facilitator. How often have you been to a conference in a great venue, with lovely food and potentially inspiring speakers, yet there was something missing? Perhaps the timing was out, the introductions clumsy or it was just, well, boring? Whether the conference is organised by your company, trade association, a charity, community group or statutory body, it must achieve its aims and objectives and be a positive experience for organisers, speakers and delegates. Read more about Keeping a Conference Running Smoothly – the role of the facilitator.