Someone recently emailed me and asked me about starting their own peer workshop. I have a small amount of experience in the topic. I've run a number of IWSTs (a small local workshop) and two WOCs (a longer three-day workshop). I've attended many other peer workshops, including WHET, WOPR, WOCT, STMR, STiFS, and AWTA. They are all in some way or another in the LAWST-style.
Here are bits of my reply: