Top Technology Strategy Tips for NiUG Discovery

WBT Systems

As we pack and ship our materials, arrange meetings with partners, clients and associations, and put the finishing touches on our TopClass demos, we started thinking about our top technology strategy tips for getting the most out of the conference. NiUG conferences offer expert instructors who have real-life experience, networking, and exhibitors that feature the newest technologies. Technology is constantly changing and for success, your organization needs to change with it!

A Gridiron Tale About Updating Your Technology

Associations Now

Although … Maybe your old technology still does the job? That’s the situation the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) has anticipated ahead of the league’s annual draft later this week, as it worked out a deal to simplify the contract process using mobile technology. Dumervil eventually signed with the Baltimore Ravens—well, after he fired his agent. The post A Gridiron Tale About Updating Your Technology appeared first on Associations Now

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ASAE Technology Conference 2009 - BlogClump


ASAE Technology Conference 2009. The ASAE Technology Conference was in DC the last two days. I had the chance to run into a bunch of good friends and learn about some new technologies and websites that are out there. ASAE Technology Conference 2009. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Wednesday, January 28, 2009.

Conference Circuit: Public Safety Communications

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APCO International’s Annual Conference & Expo begins this weekend in Baltimore. More than 5,000 public safety communications officials, including frontline telecommunicators and comm center managers, are headed to Baltimore to learn more about the industry’s newest technology, hear from speakers about trends and challenges, and get to know colleagues. Venue: Baltimore Convention Center. City: Baltimore, Maryland. Rundown Attendees: 5,000 plus. Vendors: 275.

Are you an iMIS Superhero?

Chapter Chat

We’re looking forward to meeting a few iMIS Superheroes at the 10 th Annual NiUG Discovery Conference , September 26-28, 2016 in Baltimore, MD. The event offers expert instructors who have real-life experience, networking, and exhibitors that feature the newest technologies. Becoming an iMIS Superhero starts by keeping up with the latest products, services, and technologies. . We hope to see you in Baltimore! AMS Articles Associations Database Events Technology

Conference Circuit: Crop Science

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The 2018 International Annual Meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, the Crop Science Society of America, and the Canadian Society of Agronomy begins this weekend in Baltimore. Around 2,500 soil-management and crop-production scientists, professionals, educators, and students will head to Baltimore in the next few days to take part in tours and workshops, network with colleagues, and learn about the latest technology. Venue: Baltimore Convention Center.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 6.26.20

Reid All About it

When I lived in the DC area, my brother and I used to go to the Baltimore Lithuanian Festival every year for our fix of people who looked like our relatives (we’re a strong quarter Lithuanian), sausages, dumplings, potato pancakes, Lithuanian beer, viryta (spiced honey kick-ass liqueur), and šaltibarš?iai Old models for delivering technology have been stretched to the breaking point, and associations are adopting new ways of thinking about their technology infrastructure.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 2.7.20

Reid All About it

Mac Campbell, CVP, Baltimore Convention Center. But some new technologies could change that. Host: MIT Technology Review. Host: Association Women Technology Champions. The weekly list of free educational events and resources for the association community… What do you do at the end of a long, stressful day at the office? Work out? Binge watch TV? Open a bottle of wine?

The Five Elements of Healthy Vendor Relationship (plus a bonus!)

Effective Database

I recently moderated a keynote presentation at ACGI’s Knowledge Days in Baltimore. The session, entitled “How to Keep a Healthy Marriage with Your Technology Vendor,” covered the five elements that I believe constitute a good marriage, and will serve you well in relationships with your technology vendors.

Managing the Communications Plan for Your Association’s Virtual Event


After shifting away from an in-person customer celebration at the Four Seasons in Baltimore due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Protech Associates’ Fusion 2020 Customer Conference surpassed all previous attendance numbers for the event. B ut b efore we dig into the technology, staff preparation and other elements of our conference , we wanted to cover one of the first steps in transitioning to a virtual event: communication. . By Heather Hughes, Marketing Communications Specialist.

Renewables Groups Collaborate in Launching National Clean Energy Week

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As part of National Clean Energy Week , taking place September 25-29, at least 10 major trade groups—covering technologies such as wind energy, biomass, hydropower, nuclear energy, and solar power—plan to hold a series of events in the District and beyond to advocate for the economic value of alternative energy sources. We obviously live in a very political world, but we need to be able to separate the technologies and the solutions from the politics of the day.

Conference Circuit: Vision Research

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More than 11,000 academicians, clinicians, researchers, students, and trainees in the fields of vision research and eye science are headed to British Columbia to learn about the newest scientific advances, network with colleagues, and see the latest technology in the exhibit hall. Once they have seven different buttons in hand, they will be entered into a drawing to win prizes, including free registration to ARVO 2020 in Baltimore. Rundown Attendees: 11,000 plus.

Hilton Latest to Be Fined in FCC’s WiFi Probe

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Also getting scrutinized by the FCC is a contractor for the Baltimore Convention Center. On Monday the FCC announced it would punish Hilton for apparently obstructing its investigation into whether the hotel chain was using technology to block patrons from using their wireless hot spots at events or elsewhere in Hilton’s facilities. The FCC has accused the hotel chain of obstructing its investigation into WiFi blocking, leading the commission to dole out another fine.

Come to SocialDev Camp East!


"SocialDevCamp East is the Unconference for Thought Leaders of the Future Social Web Following up on the successful premiere of SocialDevCampEastSpring2008, held in Baltimore in May, SocialDevCamp East Fall 2008 once again invites east coast developers and technology business leaders to come together for a thoughtful discussion of the ideas and technologies that will drive the future of the social web.

Amazon’s HQ2: 3 Ripple Effects for Associations

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Already, some cities within a day’s drive of Northern Virginia, such as Raleigh, North Carolina , and Baltimore , are seeing ways to turn the HQ2 decision into a net positive. But much of its technology sector is built to serve the federal IT apparatus, while Amazon’s portfolio is different, encompassing a mix of cloud computing, retail, and tech services.

KiKi's Unofficial ASAE Annual 2016 Party List (a.k.a. How to Never Be Alone at #ASAE16)

KiKi L'Italien's Acronym Soup

8/14 Sunday 5:00pm - 6:00pm International Reception Marriott, Room Wasatch 8/14 Sunday 5:00pm - 7:00pm American Technology Services Green Pig Pub, 31 E 400 S. Every year, for the past several years, I make it a point to attend the ASAE Annual Conference. This conference is where anyone involved with associations and nonprofits can connect with others working in that space. Because it is the best way to catch up with the "Who's Who" of the association world.

Conference Circuit: Hands-on Experiences With Professional Development

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The event will offer a mix of new, creative programming that emphasizes collaboration and technological innovation in professional development. Education technology company edSurge will host a Cocktail Hour Conversation to help attendees find the right products and choose the appropriate technology to support professional development in their school districts.

What blogging and the Foo Fighters taught me about acceptance

Association Advocacy Chick

Last Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending Progress U’s Blogger Summit (PUBS) sponsored by DelCor Technology Solutions. When I saw them on SNL, I swore that their concert will be my next big rock show after seeing U2 in Baltimore over the summer. Led by the lovely and talented KiKi L’Italien, I spent an entire day learning from some of the best association bloggers in the world (yes, they’re that good).

Prince’s Quiet Philanthropic Legacy

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In the past few years, Prince donated both time and money to #YesWeCode, a nonprofit organization that brings technology opportunities to underprivileged youth. After the death of Freddie Gray while in Baltimore police custody in 2015, the artist held a charity concert that helped to pay for services at local nonprofits. The effort, said Ernest Dorsey of the Baltimore City Mayor’s Office of Employment Development, helped pay the salaries of 20 young people last year.

Hey, did I tell you my plan for world domination?


There's a webpage calendar managed by one of the Baltimore groups (to be updated quarterly), and my job is to manage the listserve (to be updated continuously). ungovernance technology associations sharing innovation web 3.0 So we've started, with four other area groups in the field, a "regional listserve" for relevant events and lectures.

Are We All Generalists in Association Culture?

Association Success

Today, I am the Director of Data Systems and Technology for ACPA—College Student Educators International. A couple of years later, another unexpected life shift brought me down to the Baltimore area, where I found my current position in the association world. I’ve always believed that the purpose of technology is to aid people and companies in productivity; I’m not going to build a new software platform because it’s shiny and cool.

A Real Headache: Realtors’ Excitement for Drones Outpaces Regulators’

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But this has created a problem for trade groups in the industry, which find themselves having to balance their members’ excitement for the technology with the slow-moving mechanisms of federal law. While the FAA has allowed some initial tests of the unmanned aircraft , the agency has been slow to come up with rules for their commercial use, prompting some to jump the gun and use the technology commercially even though that use isn’t currently legal.

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New Taxi Association Board President Refocuses Uber Fight

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Kines, who is also the Mid-Atlantic vice president of Baltimore-based cab company Transdev, said taxi companies need to learn how to compete with ridesharing companies like Uber and Lyft because they’re here to stay. The technology is a help, but there are some times when we have cuffs on us in our business that keep us from competing on the level playing field,” he said.

Where’s ASAE?

Association Okie

I have attend ASAE Annual Meetings in Philadelphia, Nashville, Chicago, Denver, San Diego, LA, Honolulu, and the Technology Conference in Baltimore. Let’s play a little “Where’s Waldo” with ASAE. We know where ASAE’s Annual Meeting & Expo are scheduled for the next 7 years: St.

Monday Buzz: Google Glass, Giving Back

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Google Glass has been put to good use by associations in the past, with the Washington Restaurant Association providing a good example of how the technology can be employed during a conference. The Hearing and Speech Agency : This Baltimore organization will explore the possibilities of Glass in helping people with communication difficulties. The team behind one of the premier wearable tech offerings announces five nonprofit partners. Plus: Why do association boards fail?

This should be on a tee shirt - BlogClump


Another Shirky Quote: Revolution doesnt happen when society adopts new technologies -- it happens when society adopts new behaviors. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Monday, November 24, 2008. This should be on a tee shirt. Posted by. Matt Baehr. at 12:59 PM. No comments: Post a Comment. Newer Post. Older Post. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). About Me. Matt Baehr.

Should You Conduct a Business Process Review?

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Amy Williams, CAE, alongside her colleague, Michael Pulik, will present a session titled “Conduct a Business Process Review for Improved Operations” at ASAE’s Associations @ Work Business Conference , taking place October 16-17 in Baltimore. A look at the ins and outs of a business process review—and why an association might consider conducting one. I’m a multitasker. When the kids get home from school, I help them with their homework while simultaneously making dinner and folding laundry.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 9.20.19

Reid All About it

If you’re in the market for new technology, DelCor shares 11 questions you should ask during reference checks on an association technology vendor —and a little additional advice as well. Good eats: We spent several days in Baltimore this past week so I haven’t done much in the kitchen since last we met except refrigerator pasta. But we ate well in Baltimore. Presenter: Financial Technologies & Management.

Membership as Living Community


It took place on the island village of Olymbos, Karpathos and in immigrant communities in Baltimore. The bottom line in any community is people rather than technology or process; and success depends on understanding the way human beings and relationships among them work, and not on how technologies work. Anna Caraveli’s monthly column for SocialFishing focuses on “the building blocks for constructing new membership and business models” for associations.

After Merger Shifts Membership, Publishers Group Doubles Down on Education

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Currently the head of the Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore, she entered the spotlight last year for keeping open a branch during violent protests over the death of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody. Librarians Back Obama Pick The Obama administration’s candidate for the new librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, Ph.D., is getting strong support from the library and publishing world.

14 Personal Highlights from EventCamp East Coast


Since the unconference was named EventCamp East Coast, I expected participants to be from DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York. We had participants with extensive conference and event experience, but we also had many from associations and non-profits, developers of technology, journalists, etc. The fourth and final breakout session of the day was on the integration of mobile and web technologies at events.

Lunchtime Links: How to Build the Perfect Event Website

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As part of its month-long series on event technology, editor Julius Solaris and the folks at the Event Manager Blog have created a new infographic called “ Anatomy of an Effective Website ” that covers everything from your initial call to action and the benefits of responsive design to the integration of social media and other tools during the event. A guide to building an online home for your next conference. Plus: scouting talent within your organization.

What We Can Learn From Sermo – and What We Can’t

Guilt by Association

Sermo’s chief marketing officer, Gina Ashe, spoke on a panel with me at ASAE and the Center’s Healthcare Association Conference last week in Baltimore. Some reasons why: Sermo works hard to keep technology in the background. When Sermo develops features, Ashe said the recurring question is, “Does this create harmony between the community and technology, or put our community at war with it?”

Rogue Mobile Apps - BlogClump


Now, if they had extra content or some new technology to offer that piggybacks off what your association created, I would try to license it or purchase it from the member and launch it under the associations umbrella. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Tuesday, November 23, 2010. Rogue Mobile Apps.

111 Intriguing Chats for 2011


ahier - Brian Ahier; The Dalles, Oregon; Passionate about healthcare, technology and government 2.0. Dig design, innovation, technology. andreamiller20 - Andrea Miller; Atlanta; Elementary Instructional Technology Specialist. BrandtKrueger - Brandt Krueger; Minneapolis; Geek Dad, Husband, and Corporate Technology Director for metroConnections, Inc. (A dcoriale - David Coriale; President, DelCor Technology Solutions, Inc.

What Do Your Members Expect From You? - BlogClump


That difference might change my technology choices, CMS setup, navigation, etc. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Tuesday, February 23, 2010. What Do Your Members Expect From You? Do you know the answer to this question? If not, you may want to stop every other project you have and find out.

The AMAZING RACE to ASAE TECH 10.The Tom Morrison Story

Tom Morrison

I was looking forward to having a great birthday on Tuesday, and then leaving on Wednesday to catch up with many great friends within ASAE and Young Association Professionals (YAP), while learning the newest things I needed to know to take my association to the next level of social technology. With a cancelled flight, I immediately called Delta and was able to book a flight from Atlanta to Baltimore for 7:25am the following morning. From Relevance to REVOLUTION. Its NOW or NEVER.

Presentations This Week - BlogClump


ASAE Technology Conference 2009. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Friday, January 23, 2009. Presentations This Week. The next few days are crazy for me as this weekend is the Virginia Youth Soccer Association workshop being hosted here in Arlington. Then Tuesday and Wednesday is the ASAE Tech Conference. I will be presenting at both conferences.

Do We Need Social Media Certification? - BlogClump


We all have different audiences, different technology, different goals, etc. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Tuesday, January 26, 2010. Do We Need Social Media Certification? My friend Maddie Grant tweeted this post the other day about Social Media Certification. I remembered another 2 posts from this time last year ( here and here ).

A look back, a look forward - BlogClump


ASAE Technology Conference 2009. skip to main | skip to sidebar. BlogClump - Blogging About Associations From a Gen Xer. A Gen Xer giving his thoughts and opinions on the Association world. Monday, January 5, 2009. A look back, a look forward. My first post of 2009 - w00t! Looking back, 2008 was a major year of change for me. In April, I welcomed my beautiful daughter Madeline Louise into the world. Then, in October, I started my first ED job with the Arlington Soccer Association.