The communications committee is always hard at work, sending you information about the HEUG, the Education Series and making sure you're receiving regular updates from Board members and creating the Annual Report but did you know they are also responsible for all Alliance Conference communications too?
Alliance communications are carefully scheduled to fit into the existing HEUG communications plan and also to coordinate with Alliance deadlines and release dates. Because the Alliance Conference encompasses the Higher Education User Group, Public Sector User Group and also the Federal Users Network the communications regarding the conference have to be applicable to all three groups.
There are several different ways to keep up with communications surrounding the Alliance conference. The first information that you will start receive about the Alliance conference will be via email. Notifications, reminders etc. are all sent to attendees this way, and if you miss or can't find an email that was sent you they are available to view in your registration details. Once you are registered for the conference under your registration details you will see where you can view event updates and under that section the event emails.
Another great way to get information about the conference is the Alliance 2012 conference blog. The blog, found here, http://www.heug.org/p/bl/bl/blogid=863 will provide you with information that was sent out in emails but also much more. Since the conference team has made an effort to reduce the number of emails being sent the blog is a great place to see what non-essential conference information is available. One easy way to make sure you never miss out on a conference blog is to add the blog as a favorite. This can be done by clicking the favorite button in the "about this" box on the right side of a blog article. Once the blog is added as a favorite you will receive notifications when a new item has been added.
You can also stay connected to the conference and to other conference attendees through Facebook, linked in, and twitter. Regular updates and notifications are posted on our social networking sites. If you are a twitter user we welcome you to communication about the conference by using the hash tag #alliance12.
Don't miss out on the Alliance Education Series events! If you're attending the conference but feel a little lost please join us for one of our instructional webinars. You can view the current schedule here, http://www.heug.org/p/cm/ld/fid=133 and any archived webinars here, http://www.heug.org/p/cm/ld/fid=177. All Alliance Education Series webinars are free to attend or view.
If you have any questions or concerns about Alliance communications please let the communications and conference committee know by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.