SIG Leaders Orientation September 22, 2011

Grand Hyatt

Ballroom V

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    
  Proceedings/By-Products   Adrienne Griscti    
  Newsletter Administration   Julie Goetz    
  Conference Operations & Logistics   Ashley Cozzi    
      April Mosqus    
  SIG Operations &   Ginger Ignatoff    
  SIG Reference Sheet 2011   Irene Frawley    
      Fran Spinola    
  Promotions/Awards/RegOnline/Travel Grants   Ann Lane    


Membership & Marketing

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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