[Stc_presidents-discuss] Stc_presidents-discuss Digest, Vol 9, Issue 2

President STC-PMC stcpmc.president at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 14:58:21 UTC 2015


Kathleen

I'd love to learn how your presentation with Skype goes. It's something
I've been looking into, but I wasn't sure how it would perform with
multiple attendees.

Thank you,
Jessie Mallory


Jessie Mallory
STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter President
president at stcpmc.org
www.stcpmc.org
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On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 9:13 AM, Dave Wilks <dave.c.wilks at gmail.com> wrote:

> The Rocky Mountain chapter would also like to be included on any other
> discussions. After we get our streamed events up and running, we'll let you
> know.
>
> On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 11:53 AM, Ben Woelk <ben.woelk at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I used the Periscope app on my Android phone to livestream a presentation
>> on Tuesday.
>>
>>    - The app can be configured to tweet out the link through a Twitter
>>    account, notifying anyone following the account that the broadcast is
>>    starting..
>>    - Anyone following @stc_rochester was able to view it through their
>>    browser.
>>    - The app only preserves the content for 24 hours.
>>
>>
>> There were some hiccups and it's not easy to restrict the stream to
>> specific viewers so we're not just giving content away, but it's worth a
>> look for some uses.
>> Ben
>>
>> Ben Woelk, CISSP
>>
>>
>>
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>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 1:34 PM, <president at stc-suncoast.org> wrote:
>>
>>> The Suncoast chapter is holding its first combination in-person/virtual
>>> meeting tonight. We're using Skype tonight as it's free and will handle up
>>> to 25 participants at one time.
>>>
>>> We're still looking at other options so this thread has been useful to
>>> us.
>>>
>>> Please include us in this discussion going forward.
>>>
>>> Kathleen D'Adamo
>>> President, Suncoast Chapter (Tampa Bay, FL)
>>>
>>> -------- Original Message --------
>>> Subject: Re: [Stc_presidents-discuss] Stc_presidents-discuss Digest, Vol
>>> 9, Issue 2
>>> From: Betsy Maaks <betsymaaks at att.net>
>>> Date: Thu, August 13, 2015 10:06 am
>>> To: "Ann L. Wiley Consultants Inc." <ann at annlwiley.com>
>>> Cc: Christina Mayr <christinaemayr at gmail.com>, Presidents' Email List
>>> <stc_presidents-discuss at mailer.stc.org>, Stephen Adler
>>> <president at stcpmc.org>
>>>
>>> Please add Chicago also to the discussion on virtual events.
>>>
>>> Betsy Maaks
>>> President, Chicago chapter
>>> STC Fellow
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>
>>> On Aug 13, 2015, at 11:57 AM, Ann L. Wiley Consultants Inc. <
>>> ann at annlwiley.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Please add CNY to the discussion of collaborative virtual events.
>>>
>>> *From:* stc_presidents-discuss-bounces at mailer.stc.org [
>>> mailto:stc_presidents-discuss-bounces at mailer.stc.org
>>> <stc_presidents-discuss-bounces at mailer.stc.org>] *On Behalf Of *Ben
>>> Woelk
>>> *Sent:* Thursday, August 13, 2015 12:28 PM
>>> *To:* Christina Mayr
>>> *Cc:* Presidents' Email List; Stephen Adler
>>> *Subject:* Re: [Stc_presidents-discuss] Stc_presidents-discuss Digest,
>>> Vol 9, Issue 2
>>>
>>> There are CAA points available for innovation.
>>>
>>> We would be happy to participate in a virtual program. If anyone is
>>> interested, let's discuss off list for now.
>>> Ben
>>>
>>> Ben Woelk, CISSP
>>>
>>>
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>>> <http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OJMK4T2/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00OJMK4T2&linkCode=as2&tag=infosecommun-20&linkId=2Q4UZYWENIEEKVYG>*,
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>>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 12:22 PM, Christina Mayr <
>>> christinaemayr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Maybe we could explore a multi-chapter virtual conference where each
>>> participating chapter/speaker gets 15-30 minutes to present on a topic with
>>> broad appeal. Perhaps The Society could give us CAA points for hosting a
>>> "conference" this way? :-)
>>> I have a presentation I'm working on so I would happy to throw my hat in
>>> as a potential speaker.
>>>
>>> [image: photo]
>>> *Christina Mayr*
>>> Technical Writer & Editor | President, STC Carolina
>>> christinaemayr at gmail.com | www.stc-carolina.org
>>> <http://linkedin.com/in/christinaeftekhar>
>>> <http://twitter.com/cseftekhar>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 12:13 PM, Ben Woelk <ben.woelk at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Christina,
>>> Rochester, SE Michigan, and Carolina did a shared virtual program
>>> several years ago, with 20-30 minute presentations from each community.
>>> That would be an interesting thing to explore.
>>>
>>> Looking at Techsoup.org, it looks like the current non-profit pricing
>>> is $234 per year for 1 organizer and 25 attendees, and up to 100 attendees
>>> for $474 per year. (Their pricing has fluctuated quite a bit. When we did
>>> the joint virtual meeting, it was only $94 per year for the 100 seats. They
>>> then jumped to $495.)
>>>
>>> AdobeConnect is available through STC.org for $100/year plus
>>> $.025/minute per user for dialup. We're also exploring use of Periscope to
>>> livestream meetings.
>>>
>>> Techsoup.org is a great source for discounted products for non profits.
>>> Terry Smith (Carolina) and I had put together a signup packet a few years
>>> ago, but I don't know if the process has changed.
>>>
>>> Ben Woelk
>>> Rochester
>>>
>>> Ben Woelk, CISSP
>>>
>>>
>>> Author of *Shockproofing Your Use of Social Media: Staying Safe Online
>>> <http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OJMK4T2/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00OJMK4T2&linkCode=as2&tag=infosecommun-20&linkId=2Q4UZYWENIEEKVYG>*,
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>>> On Thu, Aug 13, 2015 at 11:50 AM, Christina Mayr <
>>> christinaemayr at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> We use GoToMeeting with great success. Almost all of our monthly
>>> programs have a virtual option. Although the technology has a few bumps
>>> from time to time, by and large it's worked out well for us for the last
>>> several years. I don't know if we pay anything, but if we do, it's a
>>> nominal annual fee.
>>> I would love to see the other chapters implement a virtual component
>>> because there are SO MANY interesting programs happening at other chapters
>>> that I cannot attend (e.g., Northeastern Ohio's technical illustration
>>> program coming up, but it seems to be onsite only).
>>> Regards,
>>> Christina
>>>
>>> [image: photo]
>>> *Christina Mayr*
>>> Technical Writer & Editor | President, STC Carolina
>>> christinaemayr at gmail.com | www.stc-carolina.org
>>> <http://linkedin.com/in/christinaeftekhar>
>>> <http://twitter.com/cseftekhar>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 9:14 PM, President STC-PMC <
>>> stcpmc.president at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi Ben
>>>
>>> We had a virtual meeting for our kick off as in-person was not possible
>>> due to the team's varying schedules. I put together a very detailed agenda
>>> that introduced team members, set expectations for roles for the year,
>>> covered talking points on which we could make decisions that will impact
>>> our work on during the year (including content covered in the CAA), and
>>> covered my goals for the group for the year. I set up the meeting with
>>> Adobe Connect but found that I couldn't share my screen. We ended up having
>>> a blend of meeting types where I shared my screen via another tool and used
>>> Adobe Connect for audio.
>>>
>>> My biggest issue for a virtual or combined event (in-person and webinar)
>>> is having a tool that gives audio and visual access while also supporting
>>> up to 12 people on a call. Free tools like Skype can't do this, and Adobe
>>> Connect doesn't seem to have the features I need.
>>>
>>> Please let me know if I can provide further details or help in any other
>>> way with this discussion.
>>>
>>> Jessie Mallory
>>>
>>>
>>> Jessie Mallory
>>> STC-Philadelphia Metro Chapter President
>>> president at stcpmc.org
>>> www.stcpmc.org
>>> [image: www.stc.org] <http://www.stc.org>
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>>>    1. Re: Program Manager Idea Sharing (President STCNE)
>>>    2. Re: Program Manager Idea Sharing (Ben Woelk)
>>>
>>>
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: President STCNE <president at stcnewengland.org>
>>> To: Michelle Despres <michelle.despres at gmail.com>
>>> Cc: "Presidents' Email List" <stc_presidents-discuss at mailer.stc.org>,
>>> STC SIG Managers List <stc_sigleaders at mailman.stc.org>
>>> Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2015 11:23:01 -0400
>>> Subject: Re: [Stc_presidents-discuss] Program Manager Idea Sharing
>>> 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!
>>>
>>> --
>>> Ben Woelk, CISSP
>>>
>>>
>>> Author of *Shockproofing Your Use of Social Media: Staying Safe Online
>>> <http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OJMK4T2/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00OJMK4T2&linkCode=as2&tag=infosecommun-20&linkId=2Q4UZYWENIEEKVYG>*,
>>> available on Amazon Kindle.
>>>
>>>
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>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: Ben Woelk <ben.woelk at gmail.com>
>>> To: President STCNE <president at stcnewengland.org>
>>> Cc: "Presidents' Email List" <stc_presidents-discuss at mailer.stc.org>,
>>> Michelle Despres <michelle.despres at gmail.com>, STC SIG Managers List <
>>> stc_sigleaders at mailman.stc.org>
>>> Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2015 12:23:03 -0400
>>> Subject: Re: [Stc_presidents-discuss] Program Manager Idea Sharing
>>> 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
>>>
>>> Ben Woelk, CISSP
>>>
>>>
>>> Author of *Shockproofing Your Use of Social Media: Staying Safe Online
>>> <http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OJMK4T2/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00OJMK4T2&linkCode=as2&tag=infosecommun-20&linkId=2Q4UZYWENIEEKVYG>*,
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>>>
>>>
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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!
>>>
>>> --
>>> Ben Woelk, CISSP
>>>
>>>
>>> Author of *Shockproofing Your Use of Social Media: Staying Safe Online
>>> <http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OJMK4T2/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00OJMK4T2&linkCode=as2&tag=infosecommun-20&linkId=2Q4UZYWENIEEKVYG>*,
>>> available on Amazon Kindle.
>>>
>>>
>>> *Connect with me on social media:*
>>>
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>>>    - *LinkedIn <http://www.linkedin.com/in/benwoelk>*
>>>    - *Twitter: @benwoelk <https://twitter.com/#!/benwoelk>*
>>>
>>>
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