Types of Events

What is a brown bag lunch?

A brown bag lunch is an event in a casual setting held during lunch time. Participants are invited to bring their lunches and learn about specific topics that will enrich their experiences in school, work, or life. While there is a short lecture, participants can expect more conversations and hands-on activities.

In sum, brown bag lunches are:

  • Seminar-based events
  • Meant for smaller audience to ensure participation
  • Focused on a specific topic

What is a workshop?

A workshop is an event that seeks to inform a broader audience about a general topic. This is more presentation-based and may have an activity component to help participants gauge their own understanding of the content.

In sum, workshops are:

  • Lecture-based events
  • Meant for a larger audience
  • Focused on a broad topic