-Meeting- MACNA Speaker Viewing

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  1. acharpenter

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    Almost time! Cammie and Sue have been en route since 2:00 pm from Duluth

    I just finished doing a little house cleaning and heads up - for those swinging by after the event ends - my tank is not in pristine shape - I have been a bit lax since starting to work on converting to FOWLR but hey - you know my place is just a hang out and BS with reefers spot soooo....

    See you all soon!
     
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    Looks like I will be about 45 minutes late
     
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    Thanks for putting this together
     
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    Really wanted to be at this!
     
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    Thanks for coordinating this event.
    For those of us that didn't get to attend MACNA last year, it was a good alternative as we could discuss those topics and ask questions to the speakers themselves. When you watch the videos by yourself on a computer, tablet or phone, all you really get to do watch the video and it's over.
    Great idea!!!
    Thanks, Cassie and Angie; and anyone else that contributed.

    If I would've read this before the event, I would've ratted you out to Joe; you, Lazy A$$ Reefer!
     
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    Thanks for the feedback Jlanger. What did everyone else think? If we were to do a similar type of event in the future, would you be interested and/or do you have suggestions for us?

    Personally, I thought it was great to interact with the presenters afterward. They were both very gracious with added information and also both very easy to talk to. I would make the 4 hour drive to do it again.

    I also enjoyed the time afterward visiting with TCMAS members. Thanks Angie for opening your home for that. And thanks to all who helped quickly setup and take down, especially with the projector and technical "stuff".
     
  7. coldwaterreefer

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    I also enjoyed the interaction afterwards with the speakers.
     
  8. David Grigor

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    Yes, It did exceed expectations.

    Only flaw was the projector was made for movies not computer screen demensions so didn't fit perfectly and forget to bring some kind of external sound speakers.


    I too liked that both were able to share feedback they got post Macna and give a little revised recap.
     
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    Agreed - but this being the first run - I was happy we only had a couple hiccups : )

    Thought it was great - this could easily be put together for a larger full scale speaker event with live web speakers. The cost of the speakers would be reimbursed by the MASNA Speaks program.

    In a full web event - anyone that cant attend the physical location could possibly join the conference online (not sure on all the details on that, max numbers etc).

    That being said - this event duplicated with different talks and speakers would be just fine as well - it was great!

    Thanks for all your hard work on this Cammie!!!
     
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    Just want to note that while both speakers were happy to join and answer our questions - I asked the BOD if we could send a thanks and the BOD approved.

    TCMAS has sent $50.00 to each of our speakers in thank you for spending a bit of time with us for Q&A on thier Saturday evening for this event.
     
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