Posts Tagged: icohere

Gov Meetings Go Virtual — Already know the answers? Let’s find out.

Greetings, Here are 5 of the questions that we will cover in the Gov Meetings Go Virtual six week online training course starting May 21. The purpose of this groundbreaking, GSA approved course is to equip you with the tools you need to run successful webinars and hybrid/virtual meetings for the government agency(ies) you serve… Read more »

Your colleagues have a few choice words for you!

Over 100 of your peers have completed the Gov Meetings Go Virtual online training course to learn about planning and implementing government webinars and hybrid/virtual meetings. Now they have a few things to tell you — http://www.GovMeetingsGoVirtual.com “The course met my learning objectives”: 87.5% “I will recommend this course to my colleagues”: 90% “The instructor… Read more »

Tips from the Perfect Online Conference (Just because it wasn’t yours doesn’t mean you can’t learn from it)

By Lance Simon and Judith Nielsen http://gov.icohere.com In February, 2012, the United States Forest Service held a hybrid conference – part virtual, part physical, and all-around a success. Attendance was more than double that of previous conferences, the Agency saved as much as $950,000 in travel and facility costs, the conference received high praise from… Read more »

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 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 Operations… Read more »