Google+ Hangout could became a good tool in order to comunicate with people, but I quest: it could became a good tool in order to realize a scientific conference? I think, for example, to the on-line round table realized in 2010 during the workshop "Comunicare Fisica" about the communication of physics.
Conversations with physicists
By Gianluigi Filippelli on Tuesday, April 03, 2012
Using Google+ Hangout, CMS experiment realize a discussion session between two CMS physicists, Joe Incandela (spokesperson of CMS) and Sue Ann Koay and CMS followers on Google Plus: The next hangout event, with physicist also from ATLAS and CERN, will be on the 4th April, 2012, from 16:00 to 17:30 Central European Summer Time (UTC +2). During the event I'm travelling, so I cannot participate, but I hope that someone of my readers will can participate to the hangout: