Younger Members Conference - Training Sessions

2007 Conference

8 November 2007 by David Stott

The 2007 conference is upon us!

Join us for the latest updates from the 2007 conference here.
Catch up with the facebook group at http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=7302037173

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Dav Stott

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    Posted By: David Stott @ 08 November 2007 02:58 PM     Training Sessions     Comments (0)  

Website Management & PR Session

9 November 2006 by Suzanne Brown

I'm writing this as we sit in the Website Management and PR syndicate session - everyones very quiet!

Dav Stott, the YMB IT Officer is giving the delgates the 'lowdown' on all thing webbie! There are so many things that you can do via the website from promoting events to photo galleries, from Blogs to discussion forums. With a truely global organisation publishing information on the web is the best way to engage with our members!

I hope that everyone got all they need for the session and we'll be around if anyone else has any techie questions.

Enjoy the rest of the conference!

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Suzanne Brown
Young Professional and Volunteer Engagement Manager
The IET

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    Posted By: Suzanne Brown @ 09 November 2006 01:00 PM     Training Sessions     Comments (0)  

Training Sessions - Agenda

6 November 2006 by Kim Letchford

Day 1: Thursday 9th November

10:30 - 11:00 Registration & Refreshments (Laphroiag Lounge)

11:00 - 11:20 Introduction & Welcome (Laphroiag Lecture Theatre)

11:20 - 11:40
Icebreaker
An 'ABC' Treasure Hunt to keep you on your toes!

11:40 - 13:10 Syndicate Sessions

Session 1:
Treasurers Training
Beryl Gurney, Budget Executive, Local Networks

A shortened version of the 1-Day Treasurers' Training Course that has been made available to Treasurers at regional centres throughout the UK, intended to catch those Treasurers who haven't managed to attend one of the more in-depth sessions.

Session 2: IET Strategy Session
Agnes Segal, Manager Membership and Regions, Kim Letchford, Member Community Manager, Lewis Mowatt and Suzanne Venables-Wood, YMB

A session for the YMB and YM sections to discuss the future of local network operations and brainstorm new ideas.

Session 3: Website Management & PR
Suzanne Brown, Volunteer Community Manager and Dav Stott, YMB
A session on how YM sections can get their message out to the membership and make effective use of the branch websites.

13:10 - 14:00 Lunch (Laphroiag Lounge)

14:00 - 16:30 Lifeskills Session - Conflict Management (Laphroiag Theatre)
Isobel Brown, Professional LIfeskills Officer

This session will cover Conflict Management skills, such as assertiveness, negotiation and interpersonal skills.


16:30 - 17:00 Conclusion of Day 1 and Evening Arrangements
(Laphroiag Lecture Theatre)

17.30 Refreshments (Laphroiag Lounge)

18:00 - 19:00 International Present Around the World Final
(Laphroiag Lecture Theatre)

19:00 Depart Teacher Building for Check-in at Menzies Hotel

19:45 - 20:00 Drinks Reception / Group Photo (Hebredian Suite)

20:00 - 21:30 Dinner (Kyles Suite)
Dress Code: Smart/ Evening dress

21:00 - 21:30 Toasts & Award Ceremony, followed by disco and DJ

Day 2 - Friday 10th November

08:00 - 08:30 Breakfast at Menzies (Kyles Suite)

08:30 - 09:00 YMB chaperone from Menzies Hotel to Teacher Building after breakfast

09:00 - 10:00 The IET - An Overview (Laphroaig Lecture Theatre)
John Loughhead, Deputy President, IET and Agnes Segal, Manager, Membership and Regions

10:00 - 11:30
Syndicate sessions

Session 1: Hot Topic
John Loughhead - IET Deputy President, Lewis Mowatt (YMB) and Suzanne Venables-Wood (YMB)

Session 2: International Session
Sharon Stevens, International Projects Manager and Ebenezer Amusa (YMB)

This session is aimed at International Sections and will look at the differences and big problems experienced by International Sections.

Session 3: Committee Member Recruitment & Retention
Lisa Miles, Regional Co-ordinator and Kerry Bell (YMB)

This session will look at ways in which YM Section Committees can bring on board new student and young professional recruits; retain them and carry out succession planning. The session will include examples from successful committees.

11:30 - 11:45 Break (Laphroiag Lounge)

11:45 - 12:45 Other Institutions
Penny Thompson, Younger Members' Board
A presentation on the IET's interactions with other institutions. Presentations by members of other institutions will follow (Richard Crawford - ICE, Nico Deblauwe - EYE and Roger McLaughlin (EYE)

12:45 - 14:00 Lunch (Laphroiag Lounge)

14:00 - 15.15 How to organise an Event and Event Challenge (Breakout Rooms)
IET Local Network Co-ordinators

Delegates will be placed into three teams and will be challenged with planning an event for the National Science and Engineering Week to take place in March 2007


15:15 - 15:45 Event Challenge Group Presentations (Laphroiag Lounge)
IET Local Network Co-ordinators
The Teams will present their event plans.

15:45 - 16:00
Conference Feedback and discussion

16:00 - 16:15 Conference Awards & Prizes & Close

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Kim Letchford
Corporate Marketing Manager

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