Meeting Date: Thursday, December 6, 2018
Time: 6:00 pm Networking; 6:30 pm Management Forum/Guided Networking;
7:00 pm sandwich dinner; 7:30 pm Presentation
Earlybird: $12 IEEE members, $15 non-members; At the Door: $20
Location: National Instruments, 4600 Patrick Henry Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Directions: click map at right
Management Forum / Guided Networking: Bring Your Management Challenge; Arrive by 6:30 PM to join this exciting Management Forum. Following informal networking is a guided discussion typically related to the topic of the evening’s after dinner talk, or of general Technology Management interest.
Light Dinner: This month we’re continuing with our light dinner format — typically sandwiches, salad, drinks, and cookie or similar light dinner.
Meet by Design: Using Science to Run Awesome Meetings (slides)
Keep meetings short, always use an agenda, stand up, take notes on paper – and hop on one leg while you’re at it! There’s no shortage of advice about meetings out there, but what really matters? In this interactive talk, you’ll learn:
- THE SCIENCE OF ENGAGING TEAM MEETINGS
What the research shows about team engagement in meetings and how this impacts your team’s overall performance.
- THE TAXONOMY OF BUSINESS MEETINGS
The 16 different types of meetings that work and when to use each one.
- SIMPLE TECHNIQUES
Techniques anyone can use that get people paying attention and actively working to get things done together in a meeting. No facilitation experience required!
Speaker: Elise Keith, Lucid Meetings
Elise Keith is the co-founder of Lucid Meetings, author of Where the Action Is: The Meetings That Make or Break Your Organization, and a bona fide meeting maven. Before Lucid, Elise spent 12 years in the software industry with roles in leadership, client project management, UX design, Agile product management, sales engineering, training, and client consulting. Over that time, she learned a range of meeting methodologies, covering everything from Agile stand-ups to legal briefings to multi-day committee meetings following Robert’s Rules of Order.