Preconferences and Workshops

Preconferences and Workshops


Digital Convergence: Chief Executive Machine Intelligence Summit  

Monday December 3 - Tuesday December 4
7.5 CAE Credits

Exclusively for association chief staff executives (CEO and ED) and their executive leadership team in the c-suite (CIO, CMO, COO, CFO, CLO, CxO), digital convergence will offer an in-depth exploration of machine intelligence and its powerful impact on the future of your association. Visit the Digital Convergence page for more details!

Hosted by ASAE Strategic Partner Community Brands

Community Brands

Automate Engagement & Workflows with Chatbots 

Monday, December 3
2:00 – 5:00 p.m. 
3 CAE Credits

Chatbots more than ever are being used by companies to engage with their customers. According to Forbes, it has been reported that 8 in 10 companies have already adopted or plan to incorporate this technology by 2020 and 15% of consumers have interacted with chatbot in the past year. Within the association world, having a chatbot could be a major advantage among your competitors. Offering that 24/7 support can help improve your members’ experience and can also improve efficiency. Not only can chatbots engage members but also help stream-line routine office tasks. Learn how chatbots can help you and your team to be more efficient and create better experiences for your members.

  • Gain foundational understanding of what a chatbot is and how it’s used.
  • Actively brainstorm ways chatbots can take your work performance to the next level.
  • Learn tips on how to implement chatbot technology into your organization.

Thomas McClintock, owner, Relationship MarTech
Matt Baaz, owner, Rio Roosevelt Consulting


Women Executives Forum: Use Technology as an Agent of Change 

Tuesday, December 4, 
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
2 CAE Credits

“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude.” 
– Maya Angelou

Technology requires us to think differently. It allows us to innovate processes and infrastructure and gives us tools to disrupt the status quo. In this workshop, learn how social change intersects with online technologies and communities, and explore how IT professionals can be a force for positive social change within our organizations, with our external constituencies, and in the world at large. Hear about exceptional women who have brought their unique talents to successfully lead this sea change.

This edition of the Women Executives Forum series is co-located with the 2018 Technology Conference. Full Conference registration is not required.

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Hosted by ASAE Strategic Partner: Choose Chicago

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