Posts Tagged: conferences

SUSOPS Project Blog #3: The Silver Lining of a Cloud-Based Conference: Financial and Expanded Benefits of the Virtual Meeting

By Lance Simon and Judith Nielsen http://gov.icohere.com In February, 2012, the United States Forest Service held a hybrid conference that was 96% remote, 4% on-site and 100% successful. It saved the Agency almost a million dollars in costs, doubled attendance rates, helped it “walk its talk” by saving hundreds of metric tons of CO2 emissions,Read… Read more »

From Over-the-Top to Over the Net: A Solution to Costly Conferences

By Lance Simon and Judith Nielsen http://gov.icohere.com If you think the United States Forest Service is just in the business of saving trees, think again. The nation’s conservator of forests and parklands is also pretty good at saving money, especially when it comes to government conferences. In its 2012 national conference entitled The Sustainable OperationsRead… Read more »

Expanding Your Expertise: 5 Strategies To Get You To Professional Conferences

For the next couple days, I am at the ACPA conference in Louisville, KY. ACPA is an amazing organization that supports the work of thousands of higher education student affairs experts and professionals. One of the benefits of many jobs is attending professional conferences and workshops. These are terrific opportunities to not only expand yourRead… Read more »

Use Twitter to Improve Your Next Presentation

Thanks to Twitter, conferences are more social and open. A few years ago, if your audience is looking down at their mobile device, it probably meant that you lost them and they were checking email. These days, audience members clacking on their devices might mean they’re tweeting something meaningful that you said. Tweets from theRead… Read more »

Don’t Wait – Early Bird Conference Registration for the Gov Web & New Media Conference ENDS 2/3/12

Attend the year’s most comprehensive, relevant conference for your job. Early-bird pricing for the annual Government Web and New Media Conference ends Friday, February 3, 2012. Our 2011 conference SOLD OUT early, so don’t miss out – register today! Event Details:Date: Wednesday–Thursday, May 16–17, 2012Place: Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DCCost: Early Bird registration $325.00 (after FebruaryRead… Read more »

Collective Intelligence 2012: April 19-20, 2012 in Cambridge, MA

The other day, this promising-looking conference popped up on my radar: Collective Intelligence 2012. From the site (emphasis mine): Overview Collective intelligence has existed at least as long as humans have, because families, armies, countries, and companies have all–at least sometimes–acted collectively in ways that seem intelligent. But in the last decade or so aRead… Read more »

SLA 2011: Don’t Miss the DGI Programming Coming Your Way in Philadelphia this June

SLA’s Division of Government Information is sponsoring (or co-sponsoring) the following programs and events at SLA’s 2011 Annual Conference in Philadelphia this summer. This is an exciting slate of programs that includes four SPOTLIGHT programs and a NEED TO KNOW program, as well as an unconference session. For more detailed DGI program and event information,Read… Read more »

Need to find a venue for an Event?

Hi Everyone! My name is Laura and I am with Cvent; the market leader in Event Management Software. We have a completely free venue selection tool which helps meeting planners find event space and room blocks for any and all events. The Cvent Supplier Network has over 150,000 venues worldwide, in which you can submitRead… Read more »

BlogWorld – New York

BlogWorld & New Media Expo is right around the corner, May 24-26, taking place at the Javits Center in New York City. This is the world’s largest blogging and social media conference, and it’s known worldwide for presenting internet luminaries and entrepreneurs, the most popular and knowledgeable bloggers, podcasters and social media marketing thought leaders.Read… Read more »