Standup 2008 Overview & Update

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Standup 2008 Overview & Update

  1. 1. <ul><li>Global Gathering Events </li></ul><ul><li>StandUp 2008 : </li></ul><ul><li>The Plan </li></ul><ul><li>(12 slides – 2 minutes reading) </li></ul>
  2. 2. Content <ul><li>What we are doing </li></ul><ul><li>StandUp </li></ul><ul><li>The Events </li></ul><ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Progress </li></ul><ul><li>Next Steps </li></ul>
  3. 3. What we are doing <ul><li>As part of our new Global Gatherings campaign to engage localised groups of Young Professionals(YP’s) and promote the MDG’s IYPF is: </li></ul><ul><li>Planning a series of events around the world on the 17 th of October to coincide with the Global StandUp Campaign, involving both IYPF members and Young Professionals. </li></ul>
  4. 4. StandUp <ul><li>StandUp is a decentralised campaign run by the Millennium Campaign to promote poverty alleviation. StandUp encourages people to run any kind of event, so long as it promotes the key message. </li></ul><ul><li>IYPF will focus on events best suited to attract Young Professionals. </li></ul>
  5. 5. IYPF StandUp Events <ul><li>Accessible to uninitiated YP’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not too technical or ‘deep’ in content & discussion – not ‘elitist’ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Short presentation on StandUp, the MDG’s and IYPF. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Focused on networking and being informed on global issues, the UN, and MDG’s </li></ul><ul><li>Attended by 10-40 people </li></ul>
  6. 6. Objectives <ul><li>Project Specific </li></ul><ul><li>Hold in excess of 30 events </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Held in 12 countries in 2007 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Make people more familiar with IYPF, StandUp, and MDG’s. </li></ul><ul><li>Global Gathering Specific </li></ul><ul><li>Create a template for which future events can be run. </li></ul><ul><li>To catalyse the creation of localised teams of Young Professionals we can use to run future events and assist with future initiatives. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Planning <ul><li>Preparation is made up of three elements </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation of planning and promotional materials </li></ul><ul><li>Attracting and managing event hosts </li></ul><ul><li>Attracting and managing event attendees </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Plan: Preparation <ul><li>Project plan </li></ul><ul><li>Branding materials to be used in all communication </li></ul><ul><li>Event Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Banners / flyers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Printed Membership forms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign-in sheets </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. The Plan: Hosts <ul><li>Prepare web materials to promote </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is happened, what involved in hosting </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Support materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Step by step guide on hosting an event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Event materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Banners </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. The Plan: Attendees <ul><li>Facebook event & web page for people to see where events are happened and register to attend them. </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging attendees to host if in new area </li></ul>
  11. 11. Progress so far… (23 Sept) <ul><li>Creation of shared spaces for StandUp collaboration </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Central contact point – events@iypf.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication – Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working space – web site www.iypf.org/standup </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Creation of StandUp project outline </li></ul><ul><li>Web and Facebook adjustments </li></ul>
  12. 12. Next steps <ul><li>Get Involved: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.iypf.org/standup </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Key activities needing done </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sourcing of event hosts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Creation of materials to guide hosts in the organising and running the events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Preparation of presentation to be presented at StandUp (StandUp, MDG’s, IYPF) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oversight of the hosts and their progress </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oversight of general enquiry from potential attendees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Promotion of our events to possible attendees </li></ul></ul>

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