Academic Publications

Begeman, M. L., and Conklin, J.; A hypertext tool for exploratory policy discussion; ACM Transactions on Office Information Systems, vol. 6 no. 4, October 1988, 303-331.


Conklin, J., & Begeman, M. L. (1989); gIBIS: A tool for all reasons; Journal of the American Society for Information Science; 40(3), 200-213.

Begeman, Michael L. and Jeff Conklin; The Right Tool for the Job; Byte (October 1988): pp. 255+.


Conklin, Jeff, Begeman, Michael L.; gIBIS: A Hypertext Tool for Team Design Deliberation; Proceedings of Hypertext '87; ACM, 1987.


M. Begeman, et. al.; Project Nick: Meetings augmentation and analysis; In D. Peterson, editor, CSCW'86: Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work; 1986. ACM Press, New York.


Begeman, M., gNEWS: Results of an Experiment on the Reinforcement of a Mental Communication Model by a Visual Interface; Chapter in Mental Models and Human Computer Interaction 1; Ackermann, D.,and Tauber, M., (eds), Elsevier Science Publishers, 1990.

Popular press

Articles authored while running the 3M Meeting Network

Anatomy of Great Meetings
Audio and Video: Pros and Cons
Blasting Barriers with Brainstorming
Building Great Agendas
Capture Ideas, not Notes
Collaborate with Electronic Projection
Groundrules and Agreements
Keeping a Meeting on Track
Leading a Distributed Team
Making Meetings Work
Meeting Face-to-Face Through Video
Minutes and Group Recording
Nonverbal Messages in Meetings
Planning a Videoconference
Polishing Your Presentation
Processes to Move Groups Ahead
Remote Meeting Preparation
Running a Videoconference

Articles published in Corporate Meetings & Incentives

Run for Your Lives! (It’s time for our weekly staff meeting!)
Meetings That Motivate (How to make your team shine)
A New Craze: Meeting Toys
Set Some Ground Rules
Overhaul Your Staff Meeting

Notable Media Interviews

Fast Company Magazine in-depth interview: You’ve Got To Start Meeting Like This!

Michigan Public Radio in-depth interview
New Zealand National Radio in-depth interview
Successful Meetings Magazine
Corporate Meetings & Incentives (Quarterly columnist)
Meetings & Conventions Magazine
USA Today
Business Week
The New York Times
National Public Radio’s All Things Considered
Chicago Tribune
Christian Science Monitor
Scripps-Howard News Service (wire story)
Selling Power

Speaking Engagements

DVC / MultiMediaComm (3 topics)
Infocomm (2 topics)
International Association of Conference Centers Annual Conference
International Conference Resorts Annual Technology Conference (keynote & workshop) (2x)
Inc. Magazine’s Corporate Computing Expo & Strategy Summit
Presentations / Training COnference (2 years)
Women in Communication International Conference
International Association of Facilitators (IAF) Conference
Successful Meetings Magazine’s Millennium Roundtable
ProjectWorld – The Art & Technology of Getting Work Done
World Future Society Annual Conference
Multi-city seminar tour: "Effective Meetings" and "Remote Conferencing Technologies"