Thursday, 8 August 2013

Download the ASTD 2013 Conference App

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The ASTD Events app is your mobile event guide to the ASTD 2013 International Conference & Exposition. The free app has numerous features that will keep you up-to-date and streamline your conference experience, all from the convenience of your mobile device. The app will allow you to:

Build your personal daily schedule—Plan your day by selecting sessions from the visual schedule, categories, or search function. You also can add custom personal events and meetings. To build your personal schedule go to the conference site,, and follow the instructions there.Receive reminders and updates—Keep an eye on the NOW screen to see important messages, upcoming events, or sessions about to start.App Engage and network—Contact speakers or attendees, find exhibitors, tweet, or exchange a digital business card.Find what you are looking for—Use the search, filters, and maps to find sessions and exhibitors.Personalize the event program—Manage content in the app via keyword filters or bookmark any item with a star to, for example, see a list of all the exhibitors you want to visit or liked.Take notes—Jot down notes during sessions or when talking to a speaker or exhibitor. If PowerPoint slides are available for a session, simply write your notes on the slides. At the end of the conference, you can export all notes and starred items via email.Access the Conference Daily—The conference newspaper will give you the latest news, updates, events, and session coverage.

New this year is the ability to use filters to only see items that are pertinent to you. You have the option to filter conference programming by session type (specialty programming and featured speakers) or learning approach (program focus of greater depth within each track). Simply click on the filter icon in the top right corner to turn the filter on, and then turn off the filter to return to the full schedule view.

Make sure to click on the “More” icon on the bottom of your screen to take advantage of all the available features.

To get started, search “ASTD Events” in your app store, then click on the ASTD 2013 banner within the app.

The app is sponsored by GP Strategies.

Download the ASTD 2013 Conference App Kristen Fyfe 2013-05-14

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