Intranets2011 Conference in Sydney - 9 Speakers Announced

Michael Sampson - Currents

James announced the 9 speakers for the upcoming Intranets2011 conference in Sydney in May: Briget Lander, Telecom NZ. Read more: More speakers announced for Intranets2011.

Nine Things the Speaker Wants - Josh's List

Michael Sampson - Currents

Much like asking for help in an email, asking somebody to give a speech is far more likely to succeed if you understand how speakers work and what they're looking for. In writing this, I'm hoping that sharing the perspective from the speaker's point of view may be revealing for you. ". Josh, the co-author of Groundswell, shares his thinking about being asked to give a speech, and what works and doesn't work : " I spend 80% of my time now writing books and giving speeches.

Do Only English Speakers Pay Taxes? Government Websites and Multilingual Capabilities


Here at Forum One we’ve worked on many multilingual sites (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Kurdish, and Chinese). Multilingual sites can be complex in terms of technology and maintenance – but in a multicultural and multilingual world, they are also highly effective. Our recent work with a number of states (California, New York, Minnesota) has brought us face to face with an uncomfortable fact: state websites are generally English-only.

The 1-minute guide to good conference presentations

e-Moderation Station

It’s extremely difficult to engage an audience in a 60-minute lecture, no matter how talented the speaker. conference presenter speaker tipsPhoto by Civilon. I’ve attended a lot of conferences this year.

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KM World 2012 Call for Speakers Open

Portals and KM

The call for speakers is now open until March 9 th.  I have been attending KM World for some time, including the first three in the original venue in Santa Clara, then San Jose and now Washington DC for third year now. It is great to KM World continuing for the 16 th year. How many other management movements have that longevity? This year the event will be back at the Renaissance Washington, DC Hotel in Washington DC October 17 – 19 with workshops on the 16 th.

Tips for the online conference speaker

e-Moderation Station

Let’s first check we are clear on the difference between an online moderator, and an online speaker. Basically, the online speaker, well, speaks, and the online moderator, ermm, moderates. Tips for online speakers: Tip 1: Keep it short. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

Intranets 2017

Michael Sampson - Currents

Today we officially open for registrations, sharing details on the first of our international speakers. An international call for speakers uncovered wonderful speakers from around the globe. We held four rounds of selection, organised interviews with potential speakers and finally selected 24 of the best speakers in the world.

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E-book – Webinars: A Cookbook for Educators

e-Moderation Station

elearning technology webinar activities advice audio chat moderator online tutor platforms presenter speaker text chat video-conferencingI’m thrilled to announce the publication of my fourth book – and my very first e-book! Webinars: A Cookbook for Educators.

Competences for Global Collaboration MOOC

Jenny Connected

This is a 6 week MOOC – covering the following topics : Week 1 : Communication across borders : Introduction and warm-up (Facilitators: Rupert Beinhauer, Jutta Pauschenwein; Visiting Speaker: Heinz Wittenbrink,).

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SharePoint Conference – Australia and New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

I’m looking forward to the conferences, to learning from the speakers and delegates, and to provide some input too. In eight and nine weeks respectively the SharePoint Conference will be on in Sydney and Auckland.

The BrainYard Launches - I'll Be Writing There As Well As Here

Michael Sampson - Currents

The speaker appears and immediately starts talking about the topic at hand. In good conference protocol, speakers need an introduction, whether by the conference chairperson or a track moderator.

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Webinars & competing with the fridge

e-Moderation Station

Tips for the online conference speaker. E-Moderation blended learning conferences webinar advice conference elearning online tutor speaker tips tutors video-conferencingPhoto by rustysheriff.


Viv Mcwaters

Or more specifically, focusing on creativity, for example, while sitting in ferried rows listening to an ‘expert’ speaker using poor powerpoint slides? And inspiring speakers can sometimes inspire us to action.

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Microsoft Ignite 2016 – New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

As a speaker, Microsoft appointed a speech track owner to corral speakers and slide decks in advance of the event. Photo Credit: Smoke Photography Ltd. Last week I had the privilege of attending and speaking at Microsoft Ignite 2016 in New Zealand.

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(Intranets2011) "Three Success Stories from using Yammer at DET" - Karina Smith & Ellen Geraghty

Michael Sampson - Currents

The two speakers talked about three success stories. After a great lunch at Intranets2011 , Karina and Ellen from the Department of Education & Training in NSW talked about the use of Yammer.

Event: Portugal Keynote

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Keynote Speaker (confirmed): Laurel Papworth, Social Network Strategist, Australia. Technorati Tags: Event , keynote , Portugal , seminar , speaker , workshop. Tags: Event laurel papworth keynote Portugal seminar speaker workshop I’m off to the Algarve in Portugal! From DBWorld blog. IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE INTERFACES AND HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION 2009. Algarve, Portugal, 20 to 22 June 2009. ( [link] ).

7 Ways to Kill Your Presentation and How to Fix Them


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Microsoft Envision 2016 (April 4-6)

Michael Sampson - Currents

High-level executives, analysts and other experts are among the featured speakers … Over 200 sessions are on tap … Microsoft Envision is structured around the needs of business leaders.

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Intranets2011 - Almost Here

Michael Sampson - Currents

With local and international speakers, and participants from across the region, this is your chance to connect with the rest of the intranet community. ". The Intranets2011 Conference is almost here - it's on next week in Sydney.

Green Chameleon » Origins Business Narrative Conference Update: Conference Blog is Live!

Green Chameleon

Just an update on my post of yesterday – the conference blog is now live, with posts from our speakers and friends of the conference. blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Origins Business Narrative Conference Update: Conference Blog is Live! Do visit , comment, and add to your blogroll!

Green Chameleon » Metadata for Movies

Green Chameleon

It has an impressive array of speakers and should be required viewing for anyone grappling with metadata for broader digital asset management, not just movies. blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Metadata for Movies The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the people who give out the Oscars) recently held a symposium on metadata for digital movies.

WINGSForum: On networks and cultivating “more leaderful change agents”

Networking Action

I am honored to be keynote speaker and leading a … Leadership Net Dev WINGSForum 2014 will be the premier event for connecting with a global network of grantmakers, community foundation support organizations, and leaders in the sphere of philanthropy from across the globe.

Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012

Evolving Web

Following last year’s excellent “Seattle Lean Camp ,” we are now nearing Kaizen Camp: Seattle 2012. (We We did have a name change, so as not to confuse us with another set of camps with the same name.) Kaizen Camp is July 24-25, again at the beautiful Center for Urban Horticulture.

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Success Lessons for Networks

Networking Action

In Toronto I was the keynote speaker at a meeting to investigate establishing an integrated network of animal, public health and food safety laboratories to improve the speed testing and improve the ability to identify contaminated foods and affected individuals.…

What Does an Advanced Community Management Presentation Look Like?

Managing Communities

photo credit: proisraeli I am an active speaker on the topic of online community and how businesses and individuals can tap into the power of online community and grow and manage their own communities. I have logged 30 engagements thus far and have spoken at important digital conferences (like South by Southwest Interactive), to universities [.]. Thinking

SharePoint Congress 2016 – September 22 in Netherlands

Michael Sampson - Currents

I’m looking forward to attending and learning from the other speakers and delegates during the day. On Thursday September 22 I will be speaking at the SharePoint Congress 2016 in Utrecht, hosted by Entopic. On September 22, 2016 Entopic organizes Congres SharePoint & Office 2016.

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Becoming a Jedi Master – The Secret Art of Cultivating Online Communities #sbf12 #cmgr


But, just in case you may not have, take a look into this particular article , where you will find all of the video recordings from all of the keynote speakers, or this other blog post , where you will be exposed to the video recordings of 40, out of the 65, speakers.

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Dispatch from the 2017 Association of Change Management Professionals Conference

Partnering Resources

Speaker Josh Davis of the NeuroLeadership Institute spoke to a jam-packed room about how our brains respond to threats. My first time in New Orleans didn’t disappoint! The annual conference of the Association of Change Management Professionals was lively, friendly, and fun.

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Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

One of the conference speakers @AlexKilpatrick talked about small and large audiences.

Once Upon a Time … the Power of Storytelling for Business


“, that I can certainly recommend everyone reading through it, specially, if you are a public speaker, and, more importantly, if you like storytelling with a business purpose.

Two free online conferences 11-13 October

e-Moderation Station

The conference brings educators together online from all over the globe, with 10 international keynote speakers, and over 100 presentations. Photo by rustysheriff. Interested in learning how educators are using technology with their learners in a range of different contexts around the world?

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Two teachers

Ken Carroll

I can also attest to the power of team teaching through my Praxis experience - audio lessons typically include a native L2 speaker ( Jenny ) together with someone who reached proficiency in it ( John ).

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Full Circle to Stephen Downes at ALT-C 2013

Jenny Connected

Stephen Downes is the final keynote speaker at ALT-C this year. As I mentioned in this blog post the only other time I have been to ALT-C was in 2005 when Stephen was also the keynote speaker. His session will be broadcast LIVE on Thursday 12 Sept at 2.00 pm (See the programme here ).

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Language and social distance

Ken Carroll

There are endless grammatical ways you could express even the simplest thing in English, but just because a sentence is grammatically correct, it doesn’t mean it is something that native speakers would ever say. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0

Intranets 2015 in Sydney

Michael Sampson - Currents

I felt that the delegates in all sessions were very interested in the details of how something was done, and paid intense attention to the speakers and details. One speaker talked about the intranet and collaboration environment she / the firm had built over the past couple of years, and it was an inspiring story. Last week I was in Sydney for the fifth annual Intranets conference, hosted by Step Two. With pre-conference and post-conference activities added in, it was a full week!

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My first MOOC: diary of 1 of 24,000 students following a truly “Massive Open Online Course”

Making CommunitySense

Getting introduced by the speakers to the main course ideas & team, really feel excited! Highly interesting speakers and themes ahead in weeks to come. Interestingly, the long-distance connection with one of the speakers (“Is Leah frozen again?”)

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Collaborative Thinking: Info 2.0: Harnessing the power of Web 2.0 and Enterprise Mashups

Collaborative Thinking

and Enterprise Mashups Moderator: Angelique Matheny, IBM Rational Software Speakers: Lauren Cooney, CTO Office, Information Management Group Sriram Padmanabhan, Distinguished Engineer, IBM Advanced Tech. Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Its All About Protecting The Member? Or, "How I Was Sold Out For 25 Cents". Main | Novell Acquires SiteScape - Will It Make A Difference? » February 13, 2008 Info 2.0:

Bringing Innovation to HR Strategy: Highlights of the 2013 SHRM Strategy Conference

Partnering Resources

Each of the speakers I heard shared thoughts, models, tools, and stories about how companies can succeed in a VUCA world. Thinking has become a daring act,” keynote speaker Lisa Bodell ( @LisaBodell ) proclaimed.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Designing conversations

Ken Carroll

Speakers use conversational structures to engage listeners, create cohesion, and facilitate comprehension. Meanwhile, speaker roles determine why this exchange would be expected between a doctor and patient, but not between a commuter and ticket collector at Waterloo Station. Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 About Ken Carroll « Skype, social networks and language learning Confucius meets web 2.0

The evolution of effective team working and how you can accelerate it

The Bumble Bee

About Ken Thompson Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner, author and speaker on collaboration/high performing teams and game-based learning.

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