During the summer period there is always a bit of downtime in the conference season. That gives some time to prepare new sessions, explore new technologies or new combinations of technology that can be used to create new content.
All three events were very different in regards to how they were set up, to give a frame of reference: One event was held in an Amsterdam canal house, another in a Microsoft office and the last at a shooting range. But the common thread through each of these events was the fact that everyone was very eager to interact and discuss technology.
I also shared the slides I used and my other presentations on SlideShare: