Schedule for day 2, Friday, April 26, 2013

9:00 am to 9:15 am

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Welcome to day 2 Plan and agenda for the day. read more

with Michael McAndrew

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
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Type: Presentation
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9:15 am to 10:45 am

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Hosting solutions and techniques Shared hosting, dedicated hosting, cloud servers, virtual private servers, smtp services, managed upgrades.. there are many CiviCRM hosting options. What are they, and what's the best option for your organisation? Join us for a panel discussion! Participants to the panel will be confirmed shortly. If you would like to participate, see this forum... read more

with bgm, Stoob, youngjin, ergonlogic, cividesk

Audience: User, Implementer
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Type: Workshop
Room: Goldman Auditorium
Transitioning to CiviCRM - how to map your data into CiviCRM and how to design custom fields and profiles to collect the data you want This workshop is for those who are planning to transition to CiviCRM (from existing CRM, spreadsheets or paper trail) or already transferred some data to CiviCRM but are wondering where non-standard information, that was previously collected in other systems, would fit in CiviCRM. I work for Freeform Solutions, a social enterprise, where our... read more

with kasiawaka, lolas

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
Experience: Beginner
Type: Workshop
Room: Tamalpais
Introducing CiviHR Why CiviHR? How will it fit with CiviCRM? Introduction to the team Funding Make it happen: help sculpt the system with us! Proposed functionality When will organisations be able to use it? (development phases) How to get involved read more

with andrew.tombs@zingit.org.uk

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
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Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie East
Rubicon or Delaware: Building Software Which Crosses Rivers CiviCRM's cross-platform architecture presents developers with a challenge and an opportunity: for developers who have grown up in the Drupal, Joomla, or WordPress communities, CiviCRM feels like a mix of familiar and exotic designs. But at the same time, Civi's architecture frees us to collaborate with other developers from different backgrounds... read more

with totten

Audience: Implementer, Developer
Experience: Advanced
Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie West

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

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Big Dreams, Small Budget: CiviCRM for grassroots organizations Not everyone who uses CiviCRM is a giant. Some of our most grateful users are tiny organizations with just one, maybe zero, employees. They use CiviCRM for all kinds of things: grassroots organizing, advocacy, niche non-profit fundraising, and budding associations. We'll discuss the best practices for these "little guys" in a panel and Q+A session... read more

with josephlacey, Stoob

Audience: User, Implementer
Experience: Beginner
Type: Workshop
Room: Goldman Auditorium
Webform Tips and Tricks If you're using Drupal and CiviCRM you probably know that the Webform module is useful for making all kinds of forms. Maybe you've even made a couple Civi-integrated webforms (or a couple hundred). It's not too hard to make pretty good forms. But what about making great forms? This session will cover: Making your forms intuitive and easy to use... read more

with colemanw, aheath

Audience: Implementer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Workshop
Room: Tamalpais
CiviStats A session to explore how you can get information out of CiviCRM Using CiviCRM Advanced Search and Results Customising CiviCRM Reports Creating New Report Extensions maybe more...... We'll also be looking at CiviStats going forwardOver the past few years working with CiviCRM users often ask for reporting around key performance indicators, questions... read more

with Parvez

Audience: Implementer, Developer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie East
The exterminator's toolbelt: Finding and eliminating bugs without staying up all night When things go well, no one notices. But for some reason, one little white screen of death sends the whole world to your door demanding answers. Who knew? In this session we'll look at what to do when the unexpected happens and you need to debug, especially when it's someone else's code -- either CiviCRM itself, or a related... read more

with AllenShaw

Audience: Implementer, Developer
Experience: Advanced
Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie West

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

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Lightning talks A Lightning Talk is a short presentation. Unlike other presentations, lightning talks last only a few minutes and we will deliver them in a single period by different speakers. Do you have a feature you'd like to talk about? Something interesting and special you have done in your organisation with CiviCRM? Want to share a case study of a success,... read more

with JonGold

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
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Type: Presentation
Room: Goldman Auditorium

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

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CiviCRM Accounting Integration CiviCRM has changed the way that it handles financial information in version 4.3. This hands-on session will have two tracks. Using CiviAccounts The first track focuses on exercises that explore the more flexible and reliable ways that financial information is tracked and stored in CiviCRM. Participants will learn how to evaluate the cost-... read more

with Joe Murray

Audience: User, Implementer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Workshop
Room: Goldman Auditorium
Designing stunning newsletters with CiviCRM Email newsletters are an important marketing and communications tool for many non-profit organizations. Very often this newsletter is your only permanent link to many of your constituents. And while it's content is key, there is no denying that the appearance of this newsletter also directly influences how your organization is perceived externally... read more

with cividesk

Audience: User, Implementer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Workshop
Room: Tamalpais
CiviCRM with WordPress: A Dynamic Duo! CiviCRM is a full database application that brings a ton of features to your WordPress website that makes your event, memership, donation and campaign management simple.  This workshop will: Demonstrate the advantage of using simple WordPress Themes with CiviCRM Showcase how templates can be built around features for CiviCRM Address why you want... read more

with danaskallman

Audience: Implementer, Developer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie East
Customizing and Extending CiviCRM in Joomla! In this session we will walk through best practices when customizing and tailoring CiviCRM to your needs, including: implementing events/hooks in Joomla plugins, PHP override files, template overrides, javascript/jquery-based modifications, css overrides, and an overview of the API. While the session will cover many general customization and... read more

with lcdweb

Audience: Developer
Experience: Intermediate
Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie West

4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

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Duplicate Bootcamp - Double the Fun! This workshop will not prevent duplicate records.  It will give you tools for finding and managing them. Acknowledging that, we'll look at the way that dedupe rules are marked--strict and fuzzy, or new in 4.3, unsupervised, supervised, and general.  We'll play with creating rules for all occasions and work as a group to find solutions to your... read more

with andrewhunt

Audience: User
Experience: Beginner
Type: Workshop
Room: Goldman Auditorium
CiviCRM Strategic Planning - Open Meeting This is a strategic planning meeting for stakeholders in the CiviCRM ecosystem. It is open to all who wish to participate. The scope of a strategic planning meeting encompasses the state of the CiviCRM project and community. It does not include individual feature requests, bug reports, or integration questions. Tentative Agenda Discussion of... read more

with Michael McAndrew, colemanw, Dave Greenberg

Audience: User, Implementer, Developer
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Type: Workshop
Room: Tamalpais
Successful CiviCRM Implementation: An Executive Overview This is a workshop for executive directors, technology decision-makers, and anyone responsible for the long-term success of a CiviCRM implementation.  During this workshop, we will provide an executive-level overview of CiviCRM implementation--what are the key decisions that need to be made? What internal and external resources will your... read more

with dheath

Audience: User, Implementer
Experience:
Type: Workshop
Room: Kinzie West