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2017 NiUG Discovery Conference

The 2017 NiUG Discovery Conference is your chance to jump start your career with the tools, strategies, training, and connections you need to advance both your career and your organization.

This year, breakout sessions are categorized by focus and can be easily sorted by track. Skill Levels have also been provided so now you can easily choose sessions that are tailored to your specific experience.

PRE-CONFERENCE TRAINING

You MUST select your class(es) for enrollment to be complete. Choose two 3.5 hour classes or one 6 hour class. Space is Limited. Please note, once a class is full it cannot be added.

CONFERENCE PRICING

Breakfast, lunch, & breaks are included in your registration.  Early Bird pricing ends close of business on 8/18/17 • Regular Rate pricing ends close of business on 9/15/17.

Please note, the prices below represent the cost of the users' conference and do not include the pre-conference training cost.  Based on your selections, you will be charged for the pre-conference training at checkout. For detailed pricing, download a registration form.

WANT MEMBER PRICING? 
CLICK HERE to join NiUG International. Once your application is processed, you will receive member pricing. Please note, application processing can take up to 48 hours. 

CANCELLATION POLICY

All cancellations require a written request and can be sent to membership@niug.org. In order to receive a refund (minus a $50 administrative fee), all requests must be received on or before September 15, 2017. No-shows and late cancellations forfeit the full registration fee. Cancellation notifications via social media (e.g., posting on our Facebook page or a tweet) are not accepted.

Be sure to save responses to the questions below to complete checkout.

When
10/2/2017 - 10/4/2017
Where
Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, VA 22202 United States

Program

   

Monday, 02 October 2017

 
Registration prices includes: Breakfast (if attending a morning session), lunch, breaks, WiFi access, and connection to a test database (if attending a workshop).

Please uncheck meals if you will not be eating with us.

Laptops are recommended for Hands-On Workshops only but not mandatory. If you bring your laptop, be sure it can connect to wireless internet and has remote desktop capability.
Time
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM
Grab breakfast and mingle with your fellow classmates before the start of a great day of learning.
Category
Monday
Track
Networking
Time
7:30 AM - 8:25 AM
7:30 AM
Class Format: Half-Day, Hands-On Workshop

Sharing timely information with both your staff and your members is critical in today’s fast paced world. Using advanced IQA tools will take your reporting to the next level. This session examines business objects, how they work, how to create, configure, and how to use them with your IQA queries. Topics to be covered include joins, building a query on a query, adding SQL to a query, how to organize queries, secure queries, and getting accurate data for reporting and dashboards.

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Monday
Track
Product • Technical
Time
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
8:30 AM
Class Format: Half-Day, Hands-On Workshop

IQA (Intelligent Query Architect) is at the foundation of iMIS 20 and allows you to extract data from your database. Developed for new users, this session explores the basics of IQA. This session is a must, if you have never worked with IQAs or want a better understanding of how to get started with IQAs.

BASIC SKILL LEVEL
Category
Monday
Track
Back to Basics • Product
Time
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
8:30 AM
Class Format: Half-Day, Lecture

To get the most out of iMIS it, is crucial to keep your system in tip-top condition. In this session, explore how backups, patches, preparing for upgrades, encryptions, PCI compliance, and much more can keep iMIS running smoothly.

ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Monday
Track
Best Practices • Technical
Time
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
8:30 AM
Class Format: Full Day, Lecture with step-by-step guide

RiSE and iParts are the foundation of iMIS 20. They are the very components that drive how iMIS displays to your users and members. If you have never worked with RiSE and/or iParts or just need a better understanding, this is the session you need.

BASIC / INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL
Category
Monday
Track
Best Practices • Product • Technical
Time
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
9:00 AM
Grab lunch and mingle with your fellow classmates before the continuation of a great day of learning.
Category
Monday
Track
Networking
Time
12:00 PM - 12:55 PM
12:00 PM
Class Format: Half-Day; Lecture  

Online event set-up and management tools are becoming more robust. This session will explore online event registration functionality and how to configure it to meet your organization’s needs. Learn how to provide your members with an easy to use self-service event registration site from the financial set-up to the conference website. Additional topics include: how to handle cancellations, transfer members from one event to another, subsituting attendees, how to create special pricing, and much more.  

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Monday
Track
Product
Time
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
1:00 PM
Class Format: Half-Day; Hands-On Workshop

So you have the basics down and you are ready to take your reports to the next level? This class will show you how to further customize those basic reports to make them even more useful to your customers. Learn how to add sorting and grouping to your reports as well as some display tricks to make the data in the report even more meaningful. This class will also review how to add these great reports to your iMIS staff site for easier access.

QUALIFICATIONS: Attendees must know how to create a basic report in SSRS as this will not be covered.
 
INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL
Category
Monday
Track
Technical
Time
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
1:00 PM
Class Format: Half-Day; Hands-On Workshop

In this class, learn how to get started with SSRS Reporting. Learn how SSRS and iMIS work together to deliver reporting inside iMIS. Additional topics include: what tools to use, how to create your first report, what is a business object, where you get your data, how to display fields, and basic query to get a report.  

BASIC SKILL LEVEL
Category
Monday
Track
Back to Basics • Technical
Time
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
1:00 PM
ATS Online Marketplace
The Amazon for iMIS! Give your members the smooth, sophisticated shopping experience they’ve come to expect online through the ATS Online Marketplace. With complete iMIS integration, this exceptional e-store expands the platform’s functionality to ensure fast, user-friendly: membership renewal and dues payment, event and webinar registration, donation processing, and product purchases. It also mines your members’ data and shopping habits to help you better understand, serve and sell to them. All while building your brand via integration with your association’s website and marketing strategy.
Track
Product Demonstration
Time
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
4:45 PM
myCadmium Dashboard
One Unified Dashboard For All Your Events. 
Bring your events together™ with CadmiumCD's event management software. The myCadmium dashboard is the most powerful part of the platform, bringing together all your events, tools, and data onto one central dashboard.

Access Multiple Events, Products, and Analytics in One Place
From the myCadmium event software dashboard, planners can collect, manage, and share data from their speakers, exhibitors, attendees, and more. Plus you have access to powerful stats packages.
Track
Product Demonstration
Time
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
4:45 PM
Qlik Sense
Not-for-profits are often data rich, but information poor. Harnessing the power of your data can be a game-changer for organizations to foster innovation, drive service excellence and transform decision making. Qlik Sense offers a powerful, self-service oriented business discovery platform for truly using your data as a strategic asset. Qlik Sense offers robust interactive data visualizations that everyone in your organization can use to truly gain insights into your data.
Track
Product Demonstration
Time
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
4:45 PM
TopClass/iMIS Integration Bridge
Update and synchronize key information between iMIS and TopClass with seamless user navigation between your website and Learning Management System. iMIS clients can implement world-class learning solutions through a secure, off-the-shelf, two-way integration with the #1 Association LMS, TopClass.
Track
Product Demonstration
Time
4:45 PM - 5:15 PM
4:45 PM
Specifically designed to allow iMIS users a fun, fast, and entertaining way to meet fellow users , speed networking is a fresh way to build your contacts in a time efficient manner. Join us for this fast-paced session to meet as many people as possible, make new connections and continue your networking over the next two days!

This event is open to iMIS users only.
Category
Monday
Track
Networking
Time
4:45 PM - 5:45 PM
4:45 PM
Kick off your 2017 NiUG Discovery experience at the Partner & Exhibitor Welcome Reception. A short walk from the Crystal Gateway Marriott, the Crystal City Sports Pub, is the area's favorite neighborhood sports bar and restaurant and features over 100 TV’s, pool tables, dart boards, foosball, pinball, and arcade games. Get exclusive access to the partners & exhibitors you’ve been waiting to meet while enjoying food, drinks, and games with fellow iMIS users.
Category
Monday
Track
Networking
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
6:30 PM

Tuesday, 03 October 2017

 
Grab breakfast and meet one-on-one with our partners & exhibitors poised to move your organization foward.
Category
Tuesday
Track
Networking
Time
7:30 AM - 8:25 AM
7:30 AM
Gear up and kick off the start of the year’s largest iMIS event as our conference emcee, Soon Yu and NiUG International’s Executive Director, Michele Morgan welcome you to Arlington, award this year’s recipients of the John Howarth Memorial Award, and give you a glimpse of the great things to come.

Round out the hour with a keynote kickoff by Soon Yu. You won’t want to miss this action packed opening session!
Category
Tuesday
Track
General Session
Time
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
8:30 AM
Real success is not defined by the money you make or the positions you obtain but by the connections shared with those you love and care about. These persons can include significant others, family, coworkers, friends, clients and vendors - all who make life precious, fun and sometimes even bearable.

During this session learn real, tangible things you can do immediately to better connect with those who matter most. Regardless of how busy or hectic your life is, you have unique power to make a difference in someone’s life starting today!

After this session, you will be able to:
  • Build & strengthen your relationships at work & home.
  • Enjoy a greater sense of inner peace.
  • Increase interpersonal skills.
  • Reduce stress.
  • Increase integrity between values and actions.
Category
Tuesday
Track
Opening Keynote
Time
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
9:30 AM
Ever wonder how some associations save time and money planning their meetings? During this micro-session, you can discover short cuts, tips, and tricks that successful event planners are using and are guaranteed to help save you time and stress.
Track
Subject Matter Expert Pod
Time
10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
10:35 AM
The average person receives 121 emails per day. But how many of your carefully crafted messages they actually open and engage with is the important part. Learn the fundamentals behind good email marketing campaigns, copywriting, deliverability, and more.
Track
Subject Matter Expert Pod
Time
10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
10:35 AM
Toying with the idea of adopting automatic renewals for your annual dues renewals? Research shows that offering automatic renewal as an option not only increases member retention but can also improve member satisfaction while saving staff time and resources. In this micro-session, learn more about the benefits of perpetual membership and how to implement it at your association.
Track
Subject Matter Expert Pod
Time
10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
10:35 AM
Feel overwhelmed by IQA and RiSE and don’t know where to start? This introductory session will gently guide you through the basics to build a web page or two for your staff. After this session, you will be prepared to build a web page on your own.

BASIC SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Back to Basics • Product • Technical
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Engagement scoring is one of the hottest new components of iMIS. This session explores the basics on getting started with iMIS Engagement.

QUALIFICATIONS: Attendees must know how to write IQA queries to attend this session.

INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Best Practices
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Using relationships in iMIS can help with managing parent/child records, communicating with members and reporting. In this session, we will discuss best practices for creating and managing relationships, how the process differs between the desktop and staff site, and how to query relationships for reporting.

BASIC SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Back To Basics • Product
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
To get the data you really want you may have to go beyond the IQA. This panel discussion will look at what SQL tools people have used - from the basic to the complex - to get the most out of their database and and review new out-of-the-box iMIS features that may make SQL scripting less necessary than in the past.

ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Best Practices • Technical
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
11:00 AM
Grab lunch and meet one-on-one with our partners and exhibitors poised to move your organization forward.
Category
Tuesday
Track
Networking
Time
12:00 PM - 12:55 PM
12:00 PM
Do you want to learn to do a simple IQA? Do you want to understand what an IQA is? Do you feel comfortable using Microsoft Excel? If so, you can easily learn IQA! In this session designed for the absolute beginner, we will walk you thru the steps to find your data and display the results.

BASIC SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Back to Basics • Product
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
1:00 PM
Did you know that iMIS now ships with hundreds of automated alerts and tasks that you can use immediately? Discover what is available to you right out of the box and how you can use Process Automation Plus to streamline your work while providing your members with personalized content and messaging whenever they visit your website!

INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Product • Technical
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
1:00 PM
Member engagement, satisfaction, and retention can all be increased by enabling members to join or renew their memberships online. In this session learn how several other organizations implemented iMIS out of the box for their online membership processing.

QUALIFICATIONS: Attendees should have familiarity with the desktop dues billing cycle configuration.

INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Best Practices • Product
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
1:00 PM
Want to learn how to do a simple change to a standard report? How to add a logo to an out of the box badge report, or change it’s size? Would like like to take a straight forward IQA and make it look professional? With Report Builder 3.0 by Microsoft you can do all of these simple changes to your reports in iMIS. In this session, learn how to use an IQA to control and change your reports.

ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Technical
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
1:00 PM
As a nonprofit, you enrich people’s lives in meaningful ways. How might you make what you do even more memorable to those you serve and, just as important, to your donors? To do this requires identifying the pivotal moments in your client’s journey and innovating around those moments. Come learn how successful businesses and nonprofits have transformed their brands through creating signature moments.
Track
Subject Matter Expert Pod
Time
2:35 PM - 2:55 PM
2:35 PM
Have you heard about REST API? Aren't quite sure why it should concern you? During this micro-session, learn the basics of REST API and why you should care about it.
Track
Subject Matter Expert Pod
Time
2:35 PM - 2:55 PM
2:35 PM
Apps have gone from a “fun” addition to a smartphone to being a useful, necessary and even revolutionary way of doing business, among other things. During this micro-session, discover our favorite mobile apps that will not only make your life easier but can help save money, time, and effort!
Track
Subject Matter Expert Pod
Time
2:35 PM - 2:55 PM
2:35 PM
(Part 1 of 2) Business objects are the building blocks for IQA queries. There are many Business Objects available and you might not know which one you need. This session will help you navigate the list to find the most commonly used Business Objects for Events, Orders, Membership, Fundraising, etc.

INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Best Practices • Technical
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM
Join the fun as fellow iMIS users show off their best dashboards to a panel of expert judges and a live audience. Before the audience picks the winner, learn what the judges like and don’t like about each dashboard. This fast-paced session is guaranteed to inspire.

BASIC SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Best Practices • Product
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM
NiUG International ’s Product Advisory Committee (PAC) has a great working relationship with ASI and thru this relationship; our members can impact and make changes and enhancements to iMIS. In this session, you will learn the process to submit requests and enhancements, the key items that have been fixed or enhanced since the 2016 Discovery Conference, and also review the top 10-15 current requests. 

BASIC / INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Product
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM
When working with iMIS, it is crucial to have a test environment. In this session, discover what you need to know to set up that test environment and how to periodically update the data from the live database to the test database.

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Tuesday
Track
Best Practices • Technical
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
3:00 PM
iEmail Desktop / iEmail Cloud
Drop by to see the most popular iMIS extensions in action. Using iEmail Desktop, quickly email any individual, committee, or group of people – save your email and their responses in iMIS without ever leaving Outlook! iEmail Cloud supports Office 365 in a web only environment and is compatible with all versions of iMIS, even SaaS! Don’t miss this session, even if you already own one of these two products, you are sure to gain value and learn something new! iEmail Desktop and iEmail Cloud are not a replacement for a mass email tool, they are best used for your day-to-day emails in Outlook or Office 365’s web environment.
Track
Product Demonstration
Time
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
4:15 PM
MOSAIC 365 / MOSAIC Check-In App / AutoLogin for iMIS  
Drop by to see Data Impact Solutions in action! MOSAIC 365 is the most comprehensive year-round engagement tool for associations today. Don’t just have an event app, select an association app that takes care of your member engagement all year! The Award-Winning MOSAIC Check-In App is an innovative solution with full iMIS integration that simplifies the event check-in process offering an interactive, self-service solution that eliminates the frustration of long lines. AutoLogin for iMIS gives your members instant access to renew, donate, or register with one click - making your members’ engagement easy, convenient, and seamless.
Track
Product Demonstration
Time
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
4:15 PM
Email Marketing & Marketing Automation Integrated with iMIS
Say goodbye to the need to know HTML with Informz’s newly revamped email and template designers and say hello to automatically responsive emails that render beautifully on all devices. Transform your routine email communications be more automated with Informz for iMIS! Come see why clients are raving about our new and improved, real-time, bi-directional integration that engages members, increases revenue, and brings in more event registrations.
Track
Product Demonstration
Time
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
4:15 PM
Fast Forms
Do you want more freedom when creating online joins, renewals, online certification solutions, member profile pages, or just putting iMIS data on your website? With Fast Forms, you can have complete control over the iMIS fields and where they go on your RiSE web pages. If you can use RiSE, then you can easily build Fast Forms and take your RiSE pages to a whole new level - FAST!
Category
Tuesday
Track
Product Demonstration
Time
4:15 PM - 4:45 PM
4:15 PM
Specifically designed to allow iMIS users a fun, fast, and entertaining opportunity to meet fellow iMIS users, speed networking is a fresh way to build your contacts in a time efficient manner. Join us for this fast-paced session to meet as many people in the iMIS Community as possible, share what you do, and make new connections!

This event is open to iMIS users only
Category
Tuesday
Track
Networking
Time
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM
4:15 PM
See Washington DC from a new perspective! Imagine enjoying a glass of wine while drifting past iconic DC landmarks such as the Jefferson Memorial, Georgetown waterfront and Lincoln Memorial. Join us for an evening on the Potomac to enjoy music, fine dining, and mingling with fellow iMIS users, while taking in monumental views of our nation’s capital aboard the European-inspired, all-glass Odyssey.  

Tickets, valued at $180, include transportation to and from the hotel, dinner including beer & wine, entertainment, and a cash bar.

 You must register for this optional event.
Category
Tuesday
Track
Networking
Time
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM
See Washington DC from a new perspective! Imagine enjoying a glass of wine while drifting past iconic DC landmarks such as the Jefferson Memorial, Georgetown waterfront and Lincoln Memorial. Join us for an evening on the Potomac to enjoy music, fine dining, and mingling with fellow iMIS users, while taking in monumental views of our nation’s capital aboard the European-inspired, all-glass Odyssey.  

Tickets, valued at $180, include transportation to and from the hotel, dinner including beer & wine, entertainment, and a cash bar.

You must register for this optional event.
Category
Tuesday
Track
Networking
Time
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:30 PM

Wednesday, 04 October 2017

 
Grab breakfast and be sure to check out the exhibit tables to see what great products and services are available to use with iMIS!
Category
Wednesday
Track
Networking
Time
8:00 AM - 8:55 AM
8:00 AM
Discover how Advanced Solutions International (ASI) continues to build upon and enhance the Engagement Management System (EMS), RiSE web development platform, and Continuum business intelligence features to help you better engage with constituents and improve operational performance. Some of the significant new features include new and improved dashboards, engagement scoring, event enhancements, volunteers, newly added SSRS reports, and much more. Plus, see examples of outstanding RiSE websites in our Annual RiSE Great Things Awards.
Category
Wednesday
Track
General Session
Time
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
9:00 AM
(Part 2 of 2) Building upon on the Business Objects (Part 1) session from Tuesday afternoon, you will discover what is available with iMIS and how to create new Business Objects to boost your reporting options. Learn how to create a new business object and also get tips on setting it up to create a custom drop-down list for an IQA query.

ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Product • Technical
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM
Join us to take a look at the information available at your finger tips on the event dashboards. Learn how and where to find the information from the attendees responses to your event questions.

INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Product
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM
Your volunteers can be a dedicated group that participates on a regular basis or even an ad hoc motley crew. During this session, examine how one organization is using iMIS to help manage their volunteers and how to best work with your volunteers beyond the bits and bytes of an iMIS database.

BASIC SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Back to Basics • Product
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM
There is no doubt that PCI compliance has changed the way associations process refunds and adjustments. This session examines best practices when processing these types of financial transactions.

INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Best Practices • Product
Time
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
10:00 AM
Thinking about moving your server to the Cloud? Cloud hosting offers unlimited ability to handle the needs you have for services and storage but there are many options available and things to consider. During this micro-session, we’ll explore your options including the various hosting providers available and what you need to consider before the move.
Category
Wednesday
Track
Subject Matter Expert Pod
Time
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
11:05 AM
Struggling to keep your staff trained on the most current version of iMIS? Are some of your staff members reluctant to use the Staff Site? Check out this micro-session to pick up tips and tricks and ensure your staff has the most up-to-date iMIS training.
Category
Wednesday
Track
Subject Matter Expert Pod
Time
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
11:05 AM
Marketing is defined as the process of creating, communicating, and delivering offerings that have value for your members, partners, and volunteers. Using marketing as a tool to drive your membership is easy when you understand your membership’s need. Learn by example and head back to your association with a better understanding of how to market to your members needs.
Category
Wednesday
Track
Subject Matter Expert POD
Time
11:05 AM - 11:25 AM
11:05 AM
(Part 1 of 2) This session reviews the iMIS out of the box email communications for order confirmations, event registrations, and more. Topics covered include how to send a basic email to a list of members in your query results & how to see what has been sent to your members via Interaction Logs.

BASIC SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Back to Basics • Product
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11:30 AM
Sometimes there are crucial topics that no one really likes or wants to talk about, like PCI compliance and IT security. In this session, we tackle both topics, discuss how to maximize iMIS settings to meet compliance guidelines, and find answers to any questions you may have concerning PCI compliance.

INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Best Practices
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11:30 AM
iMIS stores comprehensive data, but what good is that data if you don’t know how to evaluate it? In this session, we’ll examine traditional techniques of data analysis, as well as, cutting edge technologies including Machine Learning to help you best analyze and use your data to increase performance throughout your organization.

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Best Practices • Technical
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11:30 AM
Not all organizations are equal, nor do they have the same needs. Managing iMIS and RiSE technology can sometimes mean you may need to go outside the box of what iMIS and RiSE can do, so now what? This session will help you to understand how to utilize what is in iMIS and RiSE already to minimize the need to customize and the pros/cons of doing one or the other.

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Best Practices • Technical
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11:30 AM
Grab some lunch and meet one-on-one with our partners and exhibitors poised to move your organization forward.
Category
Wednesday
Track
Networking
Time
12:30 PM - 1:25 PM
12:30 PM
Transitioning from the desktop to the staff site is like trading in your old flip phone for a new smart phone. While the basic functionality remains, you now have more features at your fingertips to aid your association. ATS’ Christine Smith and CompTIA’s Jennifer Case created a unique staff site using out of the box features including customized page layouts, catered default queries, reports, and new navigation to allow staff to find information faster and more efficiently. Learn best practices and how they customized the staff site so staff could better deliver their products and education to their members.

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Product • Technical
Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
1:30 PM
(Part 2 of 2) You know how to send an email and use the out of the box templates, discover how to create your own custom templates and what options are available for modifying existing templates.

QUALIFICATIONS: Attendees must have basic knowledge of HTML.

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Best Practices • Product
Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
1:30 PM
Using nothing but standard client side development tools (CSS, JavaScript and HTML), learn some simple solutions for tailoring RiSE so it looks and works the way you want it to.

QUALIFICATIONS: Attendees must have basic knowledge of CSS, JavaScript, and/or HTML.

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Technical
Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
1:30 PM
Wondering where a functionality has moved? As iMIS evolves and continues to be enhanced sometimes functionality has to be relocated from the desktop to the staff site. In this session we will help you regain your sanity, locate where those moved items are and how to get to them including utilities that were in the desktop (e.g. update utilities, Name_Address pointers, etc.).

BASIC / INTERMEDIATE SKILL LEVEL
Category
Wednesday
Track
Best Practices • Technical
Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
1:30 PM