October 25, 2009 SIG Leaders Orientation Agenda

SIG Leaders Orientation Agenda

October 25, 2009
Grand Hyatt New York
Broadway Room

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  
    Stephanie Smith  
  Proceedings/By-Products Adrienne Griscti  
  SIG Operations Ginger Ignatoff  
    Stephanie Smith  
    Fran Spinola  
  Cooperation/Awards/Promotions Lauren Thompson  
  Finance Darren Ramdin  


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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