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NiUG Canada 2017 Discovery Conference

With the amazing response across the Country at our Users Group Meetings and the success of last year's Discovery Conference, we look forward to coming together at the iconic Omni King Edward hotel in the heart of Toronto for NiUG Canada Discovery 2017!

The theme this year is - together we can shape our world.

We all know, the Canada Discovery Conference is the central hub for iMIS users to gather, discuss and learn through each other exciting ways to configure solutions. This year's hands on learning experiences and insightful sessions dive into the core features, partner solutions & tools, upgrades and other services we can incorporate into the day-to-day operations of our own organizations.

We encouraged our NiUG Community to drive the content of the conference. And we have to say, wow the presentations are rolling in and looking good. New for this year, we are offering a Technical Users program, Business Users program, 100/200 Specific program, user-based Member case studies and lots more! All with a focus on engagement and hands-on experiences for our delegates.


PRICING

Continental breakfast, lunch & coffee breaks are included in your registration.

Early Registration ends 07/23/17 • Standard Registration ends 08/16/17

Not a Member but want Member Pricing?  Click here to join NiUG . Once your application is processed, you will receive member pricing.

CANCELLATION POLICY
All cancellations require a written request and can be sent to Members@NiugCanada.ca. In order to receive a refund (minus a $50 administrative fee), all requests must be received on or before Aug 4, 2017. No-shows and late cancellations forfeit the full registration fee. Cancellation notifications via social media (e.g., posting on our Facebook page or a tweet) are not accepted.

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When
8/17/2017 - 8/18/2017
Where
37 King Street East
Toronto, ON M5C 1E9 Canada

Program

   

Thursday, 17 August 2017

 
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM
NiUG Canada will open the Conference, followed by James Church with ASI show casing iMIS20 300 2017 GA Release - What’s New
Time
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
9:00 AM
Join Rodney Rodenhiser from CPA Nova Scotia in this informative and educational session, as he discusses the highs and lows of their merger into one i20 engagement management system in less than 6 months, and implementing online annual member renewals and CPD reporting using the tools available in i20 – in less than 12 months!
Track
Member Case Study
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
10:30 AM

This session is geared towards getting new users that need to create IQAs trained and ready to work on their own.

Presented by: NFPLogic

Track
Technical Users
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
10:30 AM

Strategies for Succession Planning

Research shows that most associations have little or no succession planning in place & aren’t fully aware of how much the lack of it can cost their organization. This session explores how to develop and document procedures to ensure your organization’s work doesn’t come to a screeching halt.

Presented by: C Systems Global

Track
Business Users
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
10:30 AM
Starting off the new 100/200 track of the conference, learn about Integrated Marketing Best Practices in the knowledge portion of this breakout session, followed by the hands on second half that will delve into Starting with the basics: Business Objects & Reports and Managing your Lists. iMIS 300 users will find gems in these presentations as well.
Track
100/200 Users
Time
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
10:30 AM

Learn the basics to assist with understanding the numbers iMIS is show.

Presented by: Lane Services

Track
Business Users
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11:30 AM
TBD
Track
Member Case Study
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
11:30 AM
Grab your lunch, get settled and join Michelle Carre as she engages you with her energetic personality and enlightens with her topic - Work/Life Balance is Bullshit, Here's How to Create a Delicious Life.
Time
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
12:30 PM

Data entry errors are part of life, but fixing these errors can just cause more problems. Learn how to correct or avoid data entry errors and why they happen in the first place. Applies to all versions of product. iMIS 100, 200 and/or 300

Presented by: C Systems Global

Track
Business Users
Time
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
2:15 PM
Continue with the 100/200 track. Learn about Rise and how it applies to you and then in the hands on segment of this breakout session, take the opportunity of the second half to work with your own site. Explore areas like navigation, what is good to include and problem solve issues you are currently dealing with.
Track
100/200 Users
Time
2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
2:15 PM
TBD
Track
Member Case Study
Time
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
2:15 PM

Presented by: Bursting Silver

Track
Technical Users
Time
2:15 PM - 3:15 PM
2:15 PM

Presented by: E-Tech Computing

Track
Technical Users
Time
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
3:15 PM
TBD
Track
Member Case Study
Time
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM
3:15 PM

Stumped and feeling worn out trying to find solutions. Let clarity overcome confusion and excitement to overtake the exasperation.

Ask the experts. Sign-up is not required but it is recommended. Have your time in a one-on-one or small group discussion about a particular topic that has been burning at you.

Topics include but are not limited to: Infrastructure Process Automation Rise and Staff Sites IQA customization
Track
NiUG
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
4:30 PM
Join us as we take you along on a historic journey that kicks off at our hotel. We will continue the adventure on route to and through the Distillery District. Making our way to Mill Street Brewery in the heart of this area for dinner and the opportunity to network with your fellow NiUG members.
Time
5:45 PM - 9:00 PM
5:45 PM
Just want to join us for Dinner and Networking. Join us at the Mill Street Brewery in the heart of the Distillery District.
Time
8/17/2017 7:00 PM - 8/18/2017 9:00 PM
7:00 PM

Friday, 18 August 2017

 
Time
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
8:00 AM

Advanced SSRS Reporting with IMIS, tackling technical issues and caveats

Presented by: Enform

Track
Technical Users
Time
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
9:00 AM
100/200 Track continues with a presentation for the first half of the breakout session followed by hands on training through the second half. iMIS 300 users will find gems in these presentations as well.
Track
100/200 Users
Time
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
9:00 AM

Time for a full scale change… or maybe just a current state efficiency review. Learn to drive the need, grow consensus and streamline current business processes through different techniques and tools. These tools and techniques will create focus on the needs of the business and pinpoint the areas iMIS will be the resource it is intended to be.    

The presentation will discuss successful ways in working in cross-functional discussions to get to the “need” prior to developing a solution. Following this will be a mock exercise to allow for the practice of explored techniques.

Join us in this well-rounded experiment.

Presented by: Bursting Silver

Track
Business Users
Time
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
9:00 AM

Learn about different options for securing Content, IQAs, Communities, Navigation and RiSE Websites. What is the difference between RiSE roles and groups? Includes bonus content of IQA Group settings to tailor your security options to your association needs.

Presented by: C System Global

Track
Business Users
Time
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
9:00 AM

Impress your members with a beautiful and secure online store. Learn how to use RiSE to create an online store that is both easy for your members to browse and pleasing to the eye.

Presented by: C Systems Global

Track
Business Users
Time
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM

Member Case Study by: Andrew Southworth, Canadian Labour Congress

Andrew will be speaking of his experience having deployed three event apps within a year and the results. He will also explore iMIS and the adaptation of RiSE websites to extend iMIS capability to smart phones. With simple tricks, users can access customized sites such as Intranets right to their phone.

Track
Member Case Study
Time
10:45 AM - 11:45 AM
10:45 AM
This time will be used by ASI to award the Great Things winner and NiUG Canada for acknowledgements. There will be no closing session.
Time
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
11:45 AM

Expand on basic usage of IQAs with the Query Menu or Summary Display DCIs, SQL expressions and CSS to customize and adapt the standard grid format into dynamically generated content.

Presented by: C Systems Global

Track
Business Users
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
12:30 PM

more Successful

Presented by: Lane Services

Track
Technical Users
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
12:30 PM

Walk through the migration project that converted a charity from an old fundraising system to iMIS.

Presented by: NFPLogic

Track
Member Case Study
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
12:30 PM
Presented by: enSYNC
Track
Business Users
Time
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
12:30 PM

For Moving your Members Forward

Presented by: NyoUCo Inc. & Visual Antidote

Track
Member Case Study
Time
1:45 PM - 3:45 PM
1:45 PM
Track
Business Users
Time
1:45 PM - 3:45 PM
1:45 PM
Presented by: enSYNC
Track
Technical Users
Time
1:45 PM - 3:45 PM
1:45 PM
Wrapping up the 100/200 track of the conference. Enjoy the presentation for the first half and then hands on application of the presentation through the second half. iMIS 300 customers will find benefits within this breakout session as well.
Track
100/200 Users
Time
1:45 PM - 3:45 PM
1:45 PM