Conference tips 2012

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Supplies to bring

  • power strip and extension cords
  • security cables for monitors/laptops
  • scissors and tape, also packaging tape for wrapping things to send at end of conference
  • stickies
  • pad of paper & clipboard
  • sheet for people to sign up if interested in more info
  • pens and markers
  • easel?

PR Materials to bring

  • brochures
  • magnets
  • bookmarks
  • reprints
  • screenshots and article sample pages
  • Dryad Prospectus and Fact Sheets

Lessons Learned

  1. Shipping equipment is much cheaper than renting.
  2. For a hands-on demo, you need a big screen with a (non-laptop) keyboard and mouse.