Open space technology is a kind of conversation created to engage people deeply and creatively around issues of concern to them. The agenda or goal of this conversation is set by the people and to catalyst effective working together.

Some of the merits of the open space technology is that it is useful in almost any context. It brings in together diverse Minds and thus deep debate. It also results in faster conclusion

Open space technology was held on the 3rd day of the 5-day-Art-of-hosting-and-harvesting-conversation training programme. Among the circle present many had still not been in this kind of exercise before.

This kind of conversation initiates with a host stating a particular topic, that they would like to discuss upon. Amoung the group, only those who were interested and felt that they wanted to be apart of this conversation, participated.

The topic discussed in the training programme varied from locals and the foreigners unity, to the existence of a parallel universe. Each topic had an interesting take on it. The response to this kind of discussion was dramatically positive. Many claimed to be astonished to the approach of some topics. Many claimed to have earned a new understanding on the topics they initiated. The could exercise their perspective and so see something they never saw before.