I’ve heard some good things about those workshops and I considered attending one. Maybe some day I’ll go :)
As for the topic itself, I don’t want to push my writing on you by any means, but I’ve also written about this recently:
It’s the view from the other side, so to speak. And I’ve touched some of the points you mentioned in your comment, so it might be interesting for your research.
Anyways, since we seem to agree and I enjoyed reading your article so much, please feel free to pick my mind any time. I’m happy to share my experience if you want.