breakout session


A brief workshop or seminar scheduled as part of a conference or symposium in which specific topics related to the conference agenda are discussed by a smaller group of interested attendees. Conference attendees generally select from a number of breakout sessions of varying topics that occur simultaneously.

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I attended the breakout session and I thought there were a lot of good things happening there and I gained a lot from it.

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As part of the annual business professionals conference, Sally attended a breakout session to learn how to apply the Taylor Rule to interest rates on private loans.

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After the keynote session at the beginning of a conference, conference attendees usually have the opportunity to choose a breakout session focused on a smaller, more specific topic.

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