FREE 2015 Annual General Meeting - Feat. David Barrett
Tuesday, January 27th, 2015 at 5:30pm - 8pm
Location:American Family Insurance, Building A 6000 American Parkway, Madison, WI
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Join us at American Family Insurance on January 27th, 2015 starting at 5:30 pm for our Annual General Meeting (AGM).
At the AGM, enjoy a great dinner, speak directly with and learn more about our sponsors, listen toDavid Barrettpresent "What is in Your Communications Engine," and receive wonderful door prizes from our sponsors.
Also, the board has been working on revising the current Chapter bylaws to improve Chapter flexibility , as well as readability. There a few reasons we have identified that lead to these revisions. First, some of the bylaws were too restrictive with duties and specific dates. For example, the current bylaws state the AGM must be held in January, which leaves the board no room to move the event due to weather or scheduling conflicts. Second, some areas were ambiguous with wording, while others were too detailed. We sought to update the sections to be informative but still readable by our Chapter members. Lastly, some bylaws had to be updated for improvements with technology such as membership sign up, voting, and nominations. The document has been reduced to a few pages while still maintaining the spirit and intent of each section, and still aligning with the International bylaws and goals.
We will be voting on these updated bylaws during the AGM event. Any paid Chapter members from 2014 or 2015 may vote at the event. To view the current bylaws, click here. To view the proposed new bylaws, click here. Please let the Chapter know if you have any questions, comments, or concerns about the updates. We can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To get a great idea of what's in store from David Barrett, check out the YouTube video below!
Please RSVP byJanuary 20th, 2015 by clicking on the "Register Now" button to the right so we can get an accurate count of attendees for ordering food.
We would like to take this opportunity to remind you to sign-up for an annual chapter membership for $25.00. The chapter membership term runs from January 1st through December 31st of this year, and you must be a member of the International IIBA. Membership can be paid at the event or on our website.
To learn about the benefits of membership and how to join the IIBA Greater Madison Chapter, please visit our Membership Page.
Event Agenda 5:30 - 6:20: Registration, Networking, Sponsors and Light Dinner
6:20 - 6:30: Proceed to the Auditorium for Presentation
6:30 - 6:45: President’s Address
6:45 - 7:45: Speaker Presentation
7:45 - 8:00: Board Election Results, Door Prizes and Closing
Parking Information To view instructions for parking at American Family Insurance, click here.
Presentation Details All of the work we do relies on a steady flow of well-timed, accurate and manageable information. We have tools, technology, techniques and a lot of people around us to make this information available to ourselves and others. But are we using them properly? Are we using the right tools at the right time in the right place? Are we using our technology the way the work and hand requires? Are the techniques we employ doing the job? And are the people around us helping or hindering the process?
Our Communications Engine is the sum of all the parts that contribute to the flow of information in our lives. This session will allow us to think about some of the components of a well-oiled, smooth Communications Engine.
About David Barrett I am a professional speaker specializing in inspiring leaders at all levels in all industries. My key area of focus is the art and science of getting work done: execution leadership, project leadership and personal leadership.
I am also the National Program Director for the Centres of Excellence in Project Management and Business Analysis at Schulich Executive Education Centre, Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto and in partnership with 8 other Universities across Canada.
I have been speaking in front of large audiences informally for many years and have recently turned this experience into a full-time role as a professional speaker.
Previously, I was the Group Conference Director at Diversified Business Communications where I ran project management and business analysis events (ProjectWorld Canada, ProjectSummit and BusinessAnalystWorld) and l was the Executive Editor of ProjectTimes.com and BATimes.com.
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