[Stc_presidents-discuss] Program Manager Idea Sharing

Rhyne Armstrong rhynearmstrong at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 16:25:27 UTC 2015


I would also suggest attaching a webcam (or using the built-in cam) so that
attendees can see the panelist and speaker. You can also set up a cam to
show the audience.

Rhyne

On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 12:23 PM, Ben Woelk <ben.woelk at gmail.com> wrote:

> Our distance learning department suggested getting a Snowball mic (~$60).
> That's improved sound quality, and should be configurable for a small panel
> discussion. There are also panel mics available, but they're a bit pricier.
>
> The hybrid in-person/virtual meeting is always a little tricky and depends
> a lot on the location. For a speaker at an in-person meeting that's being
> shared virtually, I'm not sure it's an effective practice for the speaker
> to be wearing a headset. It may make more sense to have a facilitator wear
> a headset and repeat questions to the speaker. Either way, it's a good
> practice for speakers to repeat questions. (Frankly, it's easier if the
> speaker is an online participant and not in physical attendance at the
> meeting.)
> Ben
>
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> On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 11:23 AM, President STCNE <
> president at stcnewengland.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi, Michelle, and everyone.
>>
>> We have used Adobe Connect for the past few years to broadcast our
>> programs as webinars.
>>
>> We make the speaker the presenter, so the speaker's slides are broadcast.
>> The speaker uses a headset so Adobe Connect can broadcast the speaker's
>> voice.
>>
>> This provides a minimal, kind of clumsy webinar. It only works for one
>> speaker, not for panel discussions, because multiple headsets are a sound
>> nightmare. Only the slides are shown, so there is no image of the speaker
>> or the audience. The speaker's headset mic does not pick up the questions
>> from the audience so the speaker must remember to repeat the question, or
>> be interrupted and prodded to do so.
>>
>> We are looking into more sophisticated equipment that can handle multiple
>> mics and, at least, a shot of both the speaker (or panel) and the projected
>> slides.
>>
>> FYI, we charge $15.00 per webinar, and this money often makes the
>> difference between our programs losing money and breaking even. We operate
>> on a shoestring budget, so breaking even is a good thing.
>>
>> --Nancy
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 3, 2015 at 7:35 PM, Michelle Despres <
>> michelle.despres at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> We don't really have a kick-off event. Our council had its annual
>>> strategy meeting last week.  We discuss programs and other chapter
>>> initiatives.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Our first chapter meeting is in September, and we're doing a networking
>>> and peer showcase event.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Our biggest struggle this year will be finding adequate meeting
>>> locations within a reasonable commute for members. Our new initiate is
>>> webcasting our meetings. If anyone has had success webcasting, please let
>>> me know.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Michelle
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *From:* Ben Woelk [mailto:ben.woelk at gmail.com]
>>> *Sent:* Tuesday, June 30, 2015 1:51 PM
>>> *To:* Presidents' Email List; STC SIG Managers List
>>> *Cc:* michelle.despres at gmail.com
>>> *Subject:* Program Manager Idea Sharing
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I would like to connect with whoever is planning programs for your
>>> communities with the goal of getting us to share effective practices,
>>> innovative program ideas, and strategies for overcoming challenges we may
>>> face.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I'm working on setting up a forum/wiki, but I'd like to get the
>>> conversations started. Please contact me at this email address or
>>> programs at stc-rochester.org
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> What are you all doing for kickoff events?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
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