David Gammel offers his thoughts on how to think about an "unconference" vs. the nomenclature used by the same-old-same-old event 99% of organizers are putting out there.
However, I think David left out two things:
Powerpoints Stories (aka 'examples')
Note the use of the word "Donations" as it applies to Sponsorships. Personally I think corporate sponsorships will still be in effect, but attendee registrations may take on more of a donation aspect. Either way, wrap your arms around that word and give it a big hug. Learn to love it.