2013 HDI Conference Maximizer April 16, 2013


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HDI 2013 Conference Maximizer Orientation Session Wednesday, April 17, 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Make the most of your conference experience from the very first day! Open to all conference attendees, this session is especially recommended for first-timers. Join us for an entertaining look at how you can minimize confusion and maximize learning at HDI 2013.

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2013 HDI Conference Maximizer April 16, 2013

  2. 2. Helpful Tips• No shoes, no shirt, no badge? No go– Pocket guide/map– Meal tickets (Breakfast and Lunches)– Party tickets (Thursday 7-10pm)2
  3. 3. What to pull out from your suitcase• General Sessions, Receptions and Workshops:–Business casual–A sweater or jacket is a good idea... Brrrrrrr• Conference Party:–Beach wear3
  4. 4. Plan ahead; don’t miss a beatSchedule Builderhttp://schedule.hdiconference.com/• Commitment-phobes allowed– (create your schedule for convenience, not RSVP)• Print, email, or export4
  5. 5. HDI 2013 Conference App• Updates, Changes andStatus Updates• Agenda and ScheduleBuilder• Maps, Expo Hall, Exhibitorlist• Connect with otherattendees• Session Evaluations• Available for Droid,iPhone, iPad5
  6. 6. Don’t forget to eat• Wednesday, April 17– Breakfast: 730 AM– Lunch: 1230 PM– Networking Reception: 5 to 7PM• Light hors doeuvres and beverages• Shorelines A Expo Hall• Thursday, April 18– Breakfast & Lunch– Conference Party• Hors doeuvres and beverages• Friday, April 19 - Breakfast6
  7. 7. For the Early Birds – 7:30am• Breakfast Briefings– Grab your food outside of the meetingroom and kick off your day with thesebonus sessions.7
  8. 8. Session Handouts• Available on the HDI 2013 Conference website• http://www.HDIConference.com/handouts• Username: HDI2013• Password:8
  9. 9. Internet Access• Network Name: HDI2013• Password: HDIConference – case sensitive• Location: All Meeting rooms and Expo Hall onlevel 29
  10. 10. HDI 2013 Conference Beach Party• Thursday, April 18, 7:00pm – 10:00pm–The Beach at Mandalay Bay–Comfortable causal wear, beach attire andlight jacket (based on weather)–bring your spouse or a friend, ticketsavailable for purchase at the HDI 2013registration desk.10
  11. 11. Take advantage of peers11
  12. 12. Expo Hall• Expo Hall– Wednesday 11:30 – 3:30 pm, 5pm – 7pm– Thursday 11:30 – 3:30pm• Prize giveaway– Shorelines A Expo Hall• Product Showcase Stage– Form in conference bag– Visit exhibitors; Get stamps  Win prizes– Submit to registration desk– Drawing: Thursday 2pm• Must be present to win12
  13. 13. Book SigningLocation: Mandalay Bay Foyer• Wednesday, April 17, 5:30 to 6:00 PM– Never Fly Solo, Lieutenant Colonel Rob “Waldo”Waldman• Thursday, April 18, 9:45 to 10:15 AM– On Innovation, Terry Jones• Thursday, April 18, 5:15 to 5:45 PM– Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Aron Ralston• Friday, April 19, 12:45 to 1:15 PM– The Levity Effect: Why IT Pays to Lighten Up, ScottChristopher13
  14. 14. • Bookstore– Mandalay Bay Foyer– Keynote and otherpresenters’ books andrecommendations– HDI Publications– Other industry resources• Internet CaféExtra...Extra14
  15. 15. NEW MEMBERSHIP MODELLaunched: April 16, 2013Exciting Things Are Taking Place at HDI!www.ThinkHDI.com/membership/levels 15
  16. 16. New HDI Membership Model• In an attempt to meet members’requests, HDI expands membershipofferings• There are now more member benefitsthan ever before• Members are now in more control oftheir benefits, which leads to morecontrol of your career success• It is now easy for members to determinewhich HDI membership level is the bestfit for them!www.ThinkHDI.com/membership/levels 16
  17. 17. www.ThinkHDI.com/membership/levels• Quick Announcement about New Membership Model: HDI Booth,Wednesday, April 18, 2:30pm• Stop by the HDI Booth to collect information and to participate in prizedrawings and giveaways!– Prizes – In celebration of our new membership model, we’d like to offer you acouple of chances to win what could be the next big step in your career: HDIMembership!• Using QR code in Booth: Enter a drawing to win a free Resources Membership!• Using QR code in Booth: Enter a drawing to win a free test drive meeting of theHDI Forum of your choice!– Giveaways• HDI Magic Mug– Purchase a new membership– Renew a membership– Transfer your old membership to the new model• HDI Stylus Pen– ALL current HDI members17
  18. 18. SAVE THE WORLDPage 3118
  19. 19. Social Media#HDIConf13@ThinkHDI19
  20. 20. We love feedback...Survey says?• Rate breakout sessions andgeneral sessions• Evaluation Forms, Perforatedseams are found in the back ofthe conference guide• Take it on your mobile deviceor via the HDI 2013Conference App• www.hdiconference.com/Eval• Win an iPad mini20
  21. 21. After Conference• Recorded sessions available – order it (next tobookstore)• Collect business cards and reach out to peers• Contact speaker if you have additional questions• Take back 3 things and implement one thing• Attend an HDI Local Chapter Meeting• Write a summary of your experience and share withHDIConnect• Take pictures and upload to conference and SocialMedia sites• Join LinkedIn and Facebook groups to receive updates21
  22. 22. We are here for you!Shirts• http://thinkhdi.com• http://www.hdiconference.com/• Mobile App: HDI 2013 Conference22
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  24. 24. Thank you for attending this session.Don’t forget to complete the evaluation!Eddie Vidal Rae Ann Bruno• President – Business SolutionsTraining• rbruno@businesssolutionstraining.com• (404) 542-6995• University of Miami -Manager, Medical IT ServiceDesk• evidal@miami.edu• eddie_vidal@yahoo.com• 305-439-9240@eddievidalhttp://www.linkedin.com/in/eddievidalwww.linkedin.com/pub/rae-ann-bruno/0/395/99b24@raeannbruno
  25. 25. License to Learn• Opening General Session – Mandalay BayBallroom 8:30AM• Unplugged - Steve Wozniak25