NCVSThe 2010 National Conference on Volunteering and Service (NCVS) is June 28-30 in New York City. The NCVS conference is an opportunity for volunteer and service leaders to get together for in-person networking and learning. If you’re going to be there, we’d love for you to get in touch!

Find us!

Here’s a listing of sessions and spaces hosted by NetSquared and TechSoup:

Community-Driven Social Impact Session

Amy Sample Ward from NetSquared
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2010; 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
Room: 1471
This session focuses on strategies and case studies for creating successful community-driven media, events and campaigns. Participants will learn about best practices and work in small groups to put learning into practice.

Technology Planning for Nonprofits Session

Catherine Hurd and Elliot Harmon
 from TechSoup Global
Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Room: 1374
This session will help participants to assess their organization’s technology needs and capacity; work with technical volunteers; and understand the role of technology planning as the foundation for an effective operating environment.

Mixed Reality Learning Lab

Susan Tenby from TechSoup Global along with Interactive Producers Evonne Heyning from and Josephine Dorado
Dates: All conference long!
Location: In the lounge near the ballroom entrance corridor between the conference host exhibit spaces
The team at TechSoup has brewed up a select menu of tools and strategies to provide a social media curriculum to conference attendees on how to explore Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and applications for engaging volunteers and supporters around the world.  Attendees can join a tour of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life or learn how to use digital storytelling and Facebook for quick and easy updates to keep connected to supporters. Quick tips and tools will be provided on how to get started as well as support for more advanced users.  Also, engage in a mixed reality event as avatars and representatives from nonprofits around the world discuss their work both virtually and in their communities.

Get in Touch Via Twitter

Will you be at the NCVS? We’d love to hear from you: @NetSquared or @TechSoup.  Or connect with us directly:

Connect in Person at #NCVS
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  • [New Post] Connect in Person at #NCVS – see you there!

    • lnorvig

      @amyrsward you read my mind! Was *just* thinking, how/when am I going to hook up with all the awesome peeps coming to #ncvs this year?

    • sharontb

      @amyrsward look forward to meeting you!

      • @sharontb thanks! see you soon then! 🙂

    • NCVS

      RT @amyrsward: [New Post] Connect in Person at #NCVS – see you there!

  • Amy,

    I’m really looking forward to seeing you, Elliot and Susan in New York. We’re so excited to have so many great presentations from NetSquared & TechSoup Global.

    Counting the days…


    • Thanks for the support, Jessica! I’m looking forward to it as well 🙂

  • Would *love* to nail down a meetup with you, Amy – #10ntc flew by way too fast. Bonus points if we can get you, me, Jessica, Beth, Susan in one place at the same time (a mixed reality meetup?). Have also really been wanting to meet Kari Saratovsky and Britt Bravo IRL. Here’s to face-to-face connections!

    • Hey Laura-

      Wow; that’s a list of some of my most favorite people 🙂 I would love a gathering of all of us to happen! And, would also just love to grab a coffee with you, too. Let’s make it happen!

  • Sounds like a great lineup, Amy. Wish I could be there!

    • Thanks, Britt! I wish you could be there as well 🙂
      One of these days we will be in the same city at the same time again, I hope!