Welcome!	    www.productcampdc.org	         #pcampdc	  LinkedIn	  group:	  ProductCamp	  DC	       Par$cipate	  in	  Your	...
What	  is	  ProductCamp?	  •  “Unconference”:	  no	  fees,	  no	  pre-­‐set	  agenda,	  no	  sales	     pitches	  •  Commu...
ProductCamps	  Are	  A	  Global	  Phenomenon	  	                                                                          ...
ProductCamp	  DC’s	  Growth	                                      Par>cipants	     150	                                   ...
Organizing	  CommiVee	  •    Alicia	  Dixon	  –	  Event	  CoordinaJon	  •    Cassandra	  Tramm	  –	  Catering,	  Supplies	...
We	  Thank	  Our	  Numerous	  Volunteers!	  •      Aashima	  Kapoor	                             •    Mike	  Hollobow	  • ...
Thank	  You	  to	  Our	  Sponsors                                    	                                             7	  
So	  How’s	  This	  Going	  To	  Work?	  8:30	  –	  9:00	       Registra>on	  &	  Networking	  9:00	  –	  9:30	       Welc...
What	  You	  Can	  Do	  TODAY	  To	  Make	  It	  a	  Great	  Event	  •  Propose	  a	  session	  topic!	  •  Volunteer	  to...
Thank	  You	  to	  Our	  Sponsors                                    	                                             10	  
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ProductCamp DC Spring 2012 Welcome and Intro

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  1. 1. Welcome!   www.productcampdc.org   #pcampdc  LinkedIn  group:  ProductCamp  DC   Par$cipate  in  Your  Success   May  5,  2012  
  2. 2. What  is  ProductCamp?  •  “Unconference”:  no  fees,  no  pre-­‐set  agenda,  no  sales   pitches  •  Community  oriented  forum  for  product  management  and   markeJng  professionals   –  Highly  engaging,  interacJve  exchange   –  Share  ideas  and  best  pracJces   –  Learn  from  others  •  Plenty  of  networking  opportuniJes  •  100%  volunteer  run  event  •  FUN!   –  YOU  make  it  happen  –  everyone  is  a  par$cipant,  not  merely  an   aVendee   –  Engage  in  thought  provoking  discussions   –  Push  the  creaJvity  envelope  
  3. 3. ProductCamps  Are  A  Global  Phenomenon     USA:  18   •  Atlanta   •  AusJn   •  Boston   •  Chicago   •  Dallas/Ft.  Worth   •  Denver   •  Los  Angeles  (SoCal)   •  Minneapolis   •  New  York  City   •  Portland   •  Raleigh-­‐Durham   •  San  Francisco   •  SeaVle   •  Silicon  Valley  (San   Jose,  CA)   •  St.  Louis   •  Utah  (Bluffdale)   •  Washington  DC  •  Canada:  3  –  Montreal,  Toronto,  Vancouver   •  India:  2  –  Bangalore,  Pune  •  Europe:  6  –  London,  Ireland,  Amsterdam,   •  Australia:  2  –  Melbourne,  Sydney   Berlin,  Moscow,  St.  Petersburg  (Russia)  
  4. 4. ProductCamp  DC’s  Growth   Par>cipants   150   275   100   members!   150   50   75   45   0   August  2010   April  2011   May  2012   ProductCamp  DC  has  grown  to  become  the  premier  product   management  event  between  NYC  and  Raleigh-­‐Durham!  
  5. 5. Organizing  CommiVee  •  Alicia  Dixon  –  Event  CoordinaJon  •  Cassandra  Tramm  –  Catering,  Supplies  &  LogisJcs  •  Mike  McGoogan  –  Sponsorships  •  Mina  Rath  –  Venue  &  LogisJcs  •  Paul  Sizemore  –  Website  &  MarkeJng  •  Pradheep  Sampath  (@pradsam)  –  Sessions  &  Scheduling  •  Pranav  Desai  (@pranavdesai)  –  Volunteer  CoordinaJon  •  Shardul  Mehta  (@shardulmehta)  –  Planning  &  Finances   We  thank  the  many  volunteers  who  have  helped  us  
  6. 6. We  Thank  Our  Numerous  Volunteers!  •  Aashima  Kapoor   •  Mike  Hollobow  •  Chintan  F.   •  Sameer  Padha  •  Christopher  Rajashekar   •  Sang  Gen  •  Kevin  Jones   •  Shashi  Bellamkonda  •  Le-­‐Marie  Thompson   •  William  Kammersell   Special  Thanks  To:   •  Darren  Mauro   •  Jim  Hostetler   •  Abigail  Adams   •  JusJn  Molineaux   •  Jeff  Lopez   •  KaJe  Johnston   and  the  en$re  staff  at  CustomInk!    
  7. 7. Thank  You  to  Our  Sponsors   7  
  8. 8. So  How’s  This  Going  To  Work?  8:30  –  9:00   Registra>on  &  Networking  9:00  –  9:30   Welcome  &  Overview   • Sponsors’  “60  seconds  of  fame”   • 60-­‐second  pitches  by  each  presenter  9:30  –  9:45   Par>cipant  Vo>ng  and  Open  Grid  Scheduling  (real-­‐>me  agenda  crea>on)  9:45  –  10:30   Opening  Sessions  Opening  Sessions   Panel  Discussion  with  Jason  Lamar,  Lark   “The  Product  Manager  Pathfinder:  How  to   “How  to  Take  Back  That  Strategic  Product   Dunham,  Patricia  Ramacle,  Steve  Johnson   Prosper  as  a  Product  Manager”   Manager  Job  You  Thought  You  Had”   Moderated  by  Alicia  Dixon   Hector  Del  CasJllo   Eileen  Licitra   Room:  Cafe   Room  “ Track  A”   Room  “ Track  B”  10:30  –  10:45   Break,  Networking  10:45  –  11:30   Session  2A   Session  2B   Session  2C  Session  2  11:30  –  11:45   Break,  Networking  11:45  –  12:30   Session  3A   Session  3B   Session  3C  Session  3  12:30  –  1:30   Lunch,  Networking  1:30  –  2:15   Session  4A   Session  4B   Session  4C  Session  4  2:15  –  2:45   Break,  Networking  2:45  –  3:30   Session  5A   Session  5B   Session  5C  Session  5  3:30  –  3:45   Break,  Networking  3:45  –  4:30   Session  6A   Session  6B   Session  6C  Session  6  4:30  –  5:00   Wrap-­‐Up,  Raffle,  Peer  Awards  5:00  –  7:00   Happy  Hour,  Networking  
  9. 9. What  You  Can  Do  TODAY  To  Make  It  a  Great  Event  •  Propose  a  session  topic!  •  Volunteer  to  take  notes  during  a  session   –  Upload  notes  to:  productcampdc.liveupdates@blogger.com    •  Volunteer  to  be  Jme  keeper  during  a  session  •  Tweet  throughout  the  event  using  hash  tag  #PCampDC  •  Take  lots  of  photos   –  Tweet  them  using  hash  tag  #PCampDC  •  Engage  and  parJcipate  during  sessions   –  Ask  quesJons,  share  experiences,  be  thought  provoking   –  Be  respecrul  and  professional!  •  Help  us  clean  up  at  the  end  •  Come  to  Happy  Hour  for  more  networking  and  fun!  
  10. 10. Thank  You  to  Our  Sponsors   10  
  11. 11. www.producampdc.org   Twi]er  #pcampdc  LinkedIn  group:  ProductCamp  DC  

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