INETA Community Leadership Summit Meeting 2011
1:00 PM · May 15, 2011 · Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
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The Community Leadership Summit provides a forum for anyone leading a user group or organizing community events to exchange information about common practices and issues. In addition to INETA, there will be leaders from GITCA and PASS participating. Microsoft User Group Services is providing the venue. The Summit in conjunction with Tech·Ed North America 2011 in Atlanta Georgia is organized by INETA and community volunteers.
The Summit will consist of sessions, both large and small, on specific topics of mutual interest to community leaders and organizers. You will have an opportunity to learn from your peers, share your best practices, and expand your professional network that will be beneficial after the Summit.
Register today. Hope to see you there!
Leadership Summit Q&A
Q:What is the cost?
Q:Who can attend?
A:Any community leader or organizer – community leaders include any member of a user group leadership team.
Q:Do I need to be attending Tech·Ed?
A:No, but you need to register before the deadline.
Q:What will the format be?
A:Moderated discussion sessions on topics of mutual interest, some with the entire group and then smaller discussion groups on more specific topics.
Q:Can I volunteer to help?
A:Absolutely! Send your name, email and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be in touch shortly.
Community Leadership Summit Schedule
|2:00||Microsoft and Community|
|4:00||The Community Network - The Presidents Panel with Scott Hanselman|
|Offsite Reception to Follow|
Do you have the passion to host a technical event?
Have you thought about how great it would be to have a technical event in your local area, but didn’t know how to get started? Come and discover what it takes to deliver an event without the headaches of figuring it out on your own. The goal of this BOF session is to discuss proven approaches for everything from finding a venue, attracting sponsors, landing speakers and much more!
User Group Resources: Sponsors, Speakers and Content, Oh My!
Meet with sponsors, INETA community speaker program director and learn about others resources available to User Groups.
Leverage your Social Network: Build and grow Traditional and Virtual Communities
How can you use social networking tools to grow your user group? Have you considered augmenting your traditional audience with virtual members, or going entirely virtual? Let's discuss how Social Networking and virtualization can benefit your User Group.
Getting Others Involved: Building a Leadership Team, Recruiting Volunteers & Growing Your Membership
The more you involve others, the better the group- although that's sometimes easier said than done. Let's talk with leaders that are having to go it alone and those that have active volunteers.
Should our user group incorporate?
Let's discuss the perks and pitfalls - along with how to do it.
Do you have UG burnout?
Now that you are up and running, have you started huffing and puffing because you have too many commitments? Let's talk about how to keep our passion alive over time.
Open Forum – Attendees Choice
Is a topic you would really like to discuss not listed? Bring it with you and see if others might be interested also. We’re holding a space for an Attendees Choice.