Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Are you the Karate Kid of Networking or the Guru of Program Navigation?

Have You Mastered the Art of Attending ASAE’s Annual Meeting?

Are you the Karate Kid of Networking or the Guru of Program Navigation? Maybe you are a newbie to the ASAE Annual Meeting and aren’t sure what to do to get the most value for your registration dollar…

“How to Make the Most of ASAE Annual”
– featuring a panel of people with experience and tips for future attendees – is a free Virtual Lunch call scheduled Wednesday, July 22, 2009 from noon until 1 p.m. Eastern. (Everyone can register for the call here: http://ow.ly/gcnQ.

Among the possible topics for discussion:
• Where can I find out about unofficial social events while at the Annual Meeting?
• How do I meet other people who are in my line of work?
• How do I manage to bring back something tangible to show my boss?
• What am I supposed to do with the Exhibit Hall? (I am/am not in the market for purchasing anything…)

If you think of yourself as knowledgeable about the ASAE Annual Meeting and would like to participate as one of our guest panelists for the call, please email me at klital@osa.org. Ideal panelists will have examples they can share and a handful of tips for the upcoming meeting.

Note: This Virtual Lunch is part of the monthly CRP Virtual Lunches hosted by the Component Relations Section Council.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

My Plea to Attend Buzz2009

There are some meetings you hate to be a part of and there are some you wouldn't want to miss for the world. You can count Buzz2009 in the "wouldn't want to miss" category for me.

Buzz2009 is a conference for people interested in social media who are beyond the introductory "What is Twitter?" phase and fully enmeshed in the use of it from day-to-day.

Don't Miss Today's CRP Virtual Lunch Call: What Were They Thinking? The Risky Things Components Do

Don't forget: today's virtual lunch is at Noon!


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Please join us on Wednesday, June 24th for the next CRP Virtual Lunch:

What Were They Thinking? The Risky Things Components Do

Hear about and share some of the crazy and risky things chapter leaders and/or members have done.

We will focus on the risk involved (potential harm to person, component and mother ship), how to mitigate the risks and what to do.

Here is a sample of scenarios:

-tweeting during board meeting
-releasing information before the mother ship does -nasty blogs

Guest Facilitator: Leslie T. White
Croydon Consulting, LLC

Register here: http://tinyurl.com/lbku3l

Date: Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Time: Noon to 1pm Eastern

Cost: Simply your ideas to share and questions to ask -- plus the cost of a call to Minnesota.

Dial in number: 218-936-7979

Passcode: 189780