Thursday, December 5, 2013

GRANITE - December 9, 2013 Meeting Agenda

The agenda for the GRANITE December 9 meeting is all set.  Special thanks to all the speakers for help us out at the last minute.  The meeting will be held at the IBM Center in Downtown Chicago.  See everyone on next Monday.


08:30 - 09:00 AM
Breakfast, refreshments, and networking.

09:00 AM - 09:15 AM
Presentation:  What's New with IBM?  Update
Presenter:  Luis Guirigay, IBM Collaboration Solutions

Luis will provide the audience an update in on the up and coming IBM/Lotus events and what is new from IBM/Lotus.

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Presentation: Social Selling in the Real World
Presenter: John Head — Director of Enterprise Collaboration, PSC Group, LLC

Social selling is the rage these days, but what does that really mean? This session is not about buzzwords or what’s new and cool, it’s about real-world practices of putting social selling to work. As a technology consultant who transitioned to sales 4 years ago, social selling tools and techniques made that change possible. Come see the ideas, techniques, and tools that helped John’s transition and enabled his success as a salesperson. You will walk away with a list of new tools to try in your own selling process.

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Break

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Presentation:   A Recipe for Java Beans
Presenter: Mike McGarel, Collaborative Solutions Developer, Czarnowski Display Services

Java beans are a great way to display and transfer data in XPages. They are fast, efficient and surprisingly easy to use. Mike McGarel from Czarnowski Display Services will show what ingredients are needed and demonstrate a few tasty samples that you can use in your own applications.

12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Lunch - Provided by GRANITE

01:00 PM - 01:30 PM
Presentation:  MWLUG (Midwest Lotus User Group Conference) 2014 Planning Update
Presenter: Richard Moy, Phora Group

Richard will provide a summary of MWLUG 2013 and will update everyone on the status of MWLUG 2014 and all the new things that are happening this year in Grand Rapids.

01:30 PM -02:00 PM
Open discussion/Groups/Workshop/Networking
Focused, moderated discussion groups to address topics of major interest to attendees. So bring your problems, your laptops, your questions, and let's share some solutions. We can all learn something new at every meeting.



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