SIG Leaders Orientation September 22, 2011
|8:30 – 9:15 a.m.||Continental Breakfast|
|9:15 - 9:20 a.m.||Introductions|
|9:20 – 9:30 a.m.||Welcome|
|Vicki Hanson, SGB Chair
John White, ACM CEO
Alain Chesnais, ACM President
|9:30 – 9:50 a.m.||Volunteer Structure Review|
|9:50 - 10:00 a.m.||Break|
|Group A||Group B|
|10:00 – 10:50 a.m.||Workshop||Finance||IS|
|10:50 – 11:00 a.m.||Break|
|11:00 – 11:50 a.m.||Workshop||IS||Publications|
|11:50 - 1:00 p.m.||Lunch|
|1:00 - 1:50 p.m.||Workshop||Publications||Memb/Chapters/PR|
|1:50 - 2:00 p.m.||Break|
|2:00 - 2:50 p.m.||Workshop||Memb/Chapters/PR||Finance|
|2:50 - 3:00 p.m.||Break|
|3:00 - 5:00 p.m.||SIG Fair presented by the SIG Services Department|
|TMRF and Approval Cycle||Maritza Nichols|
|Conference Site Selection||Stephanie Sabal|
|Newsletter Administration||Julie Goetz|
|Conference Operations & Logistics||Ashley Cozzi|
|SIG Operations &||Ginger Ignatoff|
|SIG Reference Sheet 2011||Irene Frawley|
|Promotions/Awards/RegOnline/Travel Grants||Ann Lane|
The orientation is meant to provide an overview of ACM for newly elected SIG leaders. It will start with a continental breakfast followed by a general session from 8:30 am – 9:15 am. Participants will then be placed into small groups to attend workshops on Finance, IS, Publications, Membership, Chapters and PR. The workshops are done in “round-robin” fashion with the speakers moving from session to session. Following the last session at 2:50 which will be followed by a SIG/Conference Fair where participants will have appointments at a variety of stations to discuss the latest information on SIG Services and conference activity. The “Fair” is a new format we are experimenting with in order to personalize the sessions based on the specific needs of the participants.
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