New to the 11NTC Orientation


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This is the presentation used for those attending the "new to the NTC" affinity group session at the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference. Learn more at

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New to the 11NTC Orientation

  1. 1. NTC Orientation
  2. 2. Amy Sample Ward Membership Director – NTEN @amyrsward Carie Lewis Director of Emerging Media, Online Communications – Humane Society @cariegrls Judi Sohn Vice President of Operations – Fight Colorectal Cancer @judis217 Brenna Holmes Adams Hussey & Associates @bfholmes
  3. 3. <ul><li>NTC DETAILS </li></ul><ul><li>myNTC </li></ul><ul><li>SHARING THE NTC </li></ul><ul><li>YOUR QUESTIONS </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The NTC is 3 days of nonprofit technology awesome-ness! </li></ul><ul><li>DAY 1, March 17: Community Day </li></ul><ul><li>DAY 2, March 18: Opening Plenary & Breakout Sessions </li></ul><ul><li>DAY 3, March 19: Plenary & Breakout Sessions </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Getting Around the NTC </li></ul><ul><li>Lost? Need Conference Info? Come to Customer Service/Registration and we’ll help you find your way. </li></ul><ul><li>Need something? Flag someone with a walkie-talkie. We’ll get you what you need </li></ul>
  6. 6. Who Comes to the NTC? <ul><li>YOU! </li></ul><ul><li>~1900 people </li></ul><ul><li>Nonprofits, consultants and vendors </li></ul><ul><li>25% leadership, 25% marketing/fundraising, 25% IT staff, 25% Other… </li></ul><ul><li>60% first-timers </li></ul>
  7. 7. myNTC: The NTC Conference Online Community & Hub <ul><li>myNTC is where you can: </li></ul><ul><li>View the NTC Agenda and create your personal schedule. </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with attendees </li></ul><ul><li>Check out the NTC Social Scene & RSVP for social events. You can also create your own social event to connect with your peers! </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>myNTC: FILTER BY COMMUNITY EVENT on the AGENDA PAGE </li></ul><ul><li>Requires Pre-Registration! </li></ul><ul><li>DAY OF SERVICE </li></ul><ul><li>LOBBY DAY </li></ul><ul><li>WE ARE MEDIA SESSIONS) </li></ul><ul><li>HANDS-ON TRAINING (RSVP in myNTC for Google & Microsoft Trainings) </li></ul>DAY 1: Community Day Thursday, March 17
  9. 9. <ul><li>myNTC: FILTER BY COMMUNITY EVENT on the AGENDA PAGE </li></ul><ul><li>Add to your calendar now! </li></ul><ul><li>AFFINITY GROUPS ( myNTC: Filter by AFFINITY GROUP) </li></ul><ul><li>MEMBER RECEPTION (12-2pm) </li></ul><ul><li>SCIENCE FAIR (3-8pm) </li></ul><ul><li>IGNITE RECEPTION (7-9pm) </li></ul>DAY 1: Community Day Thursday, March 17
  10. 10. <ul><li>Meet, Mingle and Make Friends! </li></ul><ul><li>TODAY </li></ul><ul><li>AFFINITY GROUP MEETINGS </li></ul><ul><li>MEMBER RECEPTION (12-2pm) </li></ul><ul><li>SCIENCE FAIR (3-8pm) </li></ul><ul><li>IGNITE SESSIONS (7-9pm) </li></ul>CONNECT with People
  11. 11. <ul><li>Meet, Mingle and Make Friends! </li></ul><ul><li>TOMORROW </li></ul><ul><li>myNTC: </li></ul><ul><li>- Social Events: RSVP & Create Your Own </li></ul><ul><li>- Schedule 1-on-1 meetings </li></ul><ul><li>TABLE TOPICS </li></ul><ul><li>(Birds of a Feather Friday Lunch) </li></ul><ul><li>PROGRESSIVE PARTY (8p+ Friday) </li></ul>CONNECT with People
  12. 12. <ul><ul><li>SUNRISE BREAKOUT SESSIONS (7:00 – 8:00) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BREAKFAST (8 – 8:30) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>KEYNOTE (8:30-10): Dan Heath & Moira Gunn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SESSIONS (10:30 – 5) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EVENING RECEPTION (5-7) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PROGRESSIVE PARTY (8- late, Friday Night) </li></ul></ul>DAY 2 & 3: LEARN! Fri., March 18 & Sat., March 19 myNTC: FILTER BY TRACK on the AGENDA PAGE or SEARCH by TAG or TIME
  13. 13. # HASHTAGS #
  14. 14. <ul><li>Curbside Consulting: In myNTC </li></ul><ul><li>Unconference on Saturday, 1:00pm – 5:00pm: Join the Unconference event in myNTC </li></ul><ul><li>ONLINE NTC: Look under the tab to see which sessions will be recorded </li></ul>LEARN the nonprofit technology issues that you care about
  15. 15. More NTC Hotspots POWER UP STATION: Drop your dead laptop or phone off for a good charge during a session. MEDIA HUB: Need a place to plug in to upload a large video file or a quiet place to do an interview. BOOKSTORE: Pick up the latest in NTEN and NTC! CUSTOMER SERVICE: Whatever you need, we can help you!
  16. 16. Your Name Badge & QR CODES Anna Richter / @annanten Program Director Nonprofit Technology Network
  17. 17. STICKERS! TRADE STICKERS! You’ll get 10 stickers in your registration packet. Swap them with other 11NTC attendees to get the full set & talk to new folks! The bonus is if you collect all 10, you’ll save 10% on your bookstore purchase.
  18. 18. NTC TIPS <ul><li>PACE YOURSELF: Don’t try to do everything as tempting as it is. </li></ul><ul><li>SMALL GROUPS: Join small group events like Affinity Groups and Dinners. Great places to meet folks! </li></ul><ul><li>INTRODUCE YOURSELF: Make a list of folks or the type that you would like to meet. Use myNTC to connect. </li></ul>
  19. 19. NTC TIPS <ul><li>DRESS: Casual - No Ties Allowed </li></ul><ul><li>MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch, and Breaks. Dinner is on your own (with other NTC attendees!) </li></ul><ul><li>FOOD PREFERENCE: You’ll have a meal ticket on your name badge. Place this at your table setting at lunch. </li></ul><ul><li>PLENARIES: Arrive early to sit in main ballroom. </li></ul>
  20. 20. SHARE THE NTC <ul><li>TWITTER: Follow @NTENorg and the hashtag #11NTC to stay on top of the latest news </li></ul><ul><li>FACEBOOK: Like us at and join the 11NTC event </li></ul><ul><li>LINKEDIN: Join the NTEN Group and the LinkedIn Event (search for NTEN and nonprofit technology under Events) </li></ul>