Event Agenda

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This is the current agenda for MNTP-DC, taking place 8-9 February, 2010.

Sessions listed below are subject to change, but we'll make sure to cover any topics participants want covered. Some sessions may be offered more than once where participant interest dictates. The agenda will be collaboratively evolved by participants in the time leading up to and during the gathering.

Have ideas for what we should discuss at the event? Put them on the Session Ideas page, and we'll weave them in!

Sessions will be led by a fantastic set of Event Facilitators, and we invite all participants to consider facilitating sessions as well.

Monday, 8 February 2010 -- MNTP DC 2010, Day 1

9:00 Opening Circle and introductions

10:15 Opening Discussions - Project Management Principles

11:30 Break

11:45 Agenda Discussions

  • Agenda planning break-outs, to refine pre-event agenda. Participants will encouraged to add topics they specifically want to focus on.
  • Interactive Agenda Clustering

12:30 Lunch

  • Participants are strongly encouraged to dine with those they have not yet met

13:30 Afternoon Sessions 1

14:45 Break

15:00 Afternoon Sessions 2

16:30 Closing Circle

17:00 Happy Hour

  • Location To Be Announced

Tuesday, 9 February 2010 -- MNTP DC 2010, Day 2

9:00 Opening Circle

9:30 Morning Sessions 1

10:45 Break

11:15 Morning Sessions 2

12:30 Lunch

  • Participants are strongly encouraged to dine with those they have not yet met

13:00 Tool Mapping

13:30 Software Bazaar

14:45 Break

15:00 Afternoon Sessions

16:30 Closing Circle - Take Aways

Other Session Candidates

The following sessions have been offered at past MNTP events, and will be added to the agenda as interest and facilitator availability dictate. Feel free to add your ideas!

  • Assessing and Redesigning Web Sites
  • The Art of Project Management: Knowing Where You Are in a Project, and What You Can Do When
  • User Testing
  • Managing Custom Database Projects
  • The Art and Science of Defining Scope
  • Product Management for Nonprofit Software
  • Software and Services: Deciding When to Use Free, When to Pay, and When to Do It Yourself
  • Implementing an Existing Database Software or Service
  • Migrating to Salesforce.com: One Organization's Story