October 25, 2009 SIG Leaders Orientation Agenda
SIG Leaders Orientation Agenda
October 25, 2009
Grand Hyatt New York
|8:30 – 9:00 a.m.||Continental Breakfast|
|9:00 – 9:10 a.m.||Introductions|
|9:10 – 9:15 a.m.||Welcome: Alex Wolf, SGB Chair|
|9:15 – 9:20 a.m.||Welcome: John White, ACM CEO|
|9:20 – 9:40 a.m.||Public Policy|
|9:40 – 10:00 a.m.||ACM Overview from the SGB Chair Volunteer Structure Oct 09|
|10:00 – 10:15 a.m.||Break|
|Group A||Group B|
|10:15 – 11:00 a.m.||Workshop||Finance||IS|
|11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Workshop||IS||Publications|
|12:00 – 1:00 p.m.||Lunch|
|1:00 – 1:45 p.m.||Workshop||Publications||Membership & Mkt|
|2:00 – 2:45 p.m.||Workshop||Membership & Mkt||Finance|
|2:45 – 3:00 pm||Break|
|3:00 – 5:00 p.m.||SIG/Conference Fair|
|TMRF and Approval Cycle||Maritza Nichols|
|Conference Site Selection||Ashley Cozzi|
|Conference Operations||Brooke Hardy|
|SIG Operations||Ginger Ignatoff|
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 9:00 am – 10:00 am. Participants will then be placed into small groups to attend workshops on finance, IS publications, Membership & Marketing. The workshops are done in “round-robin” fashion with the speakers moving from session to session. Following the last session at 2:45 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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