Launched! MyE2 community site for the Enterprise 2.0 Conference
Are you registered for the Enterprise 2.0 Conference coming up this June in Boston? If so, join the Enterprise 2.0 community site and network, network, network.With your registration to this year''s Enterprise 2.0 Conference you also have access to MyE2, the conference community site and social network where attendees can meet and connect.The MyE2 site was designed specifically for the Enterprise 2.0 Conference so comes with custom features that will improve your experience before, during and after the event:Your ProfileOnce you log in be sure to upload an avatar picture and fill out your profile fields. This will help other attendees search for you and find out who you are. Show your personal tags and history or simply share your LinkedIn, Facebook and blog URLs. To get your photos and Tweets added to your profile page, please update your Twitter ID and photo sharing RSS in the settings tab. View your public profile via the "My Page" tab, the direct link is http://my.e2conf.com/account/settings/profile/Official Conference Tag (#e2conf)Tag your Tweets or Flickr photos with e2conf and they'll be pulled into our public event streams for everyone to see. Tagged tweets will also get pulled into the MyE2 homepage in real-time for community activity updates.Member Search & MessagingTo message someone, you must first add them as a friend. Locate their profile in "Member Search", and click on "Add to friends" on their profile page. Once they accept your invitation you can send them private messages.To compose a new message, start in the 'Account' tab. Once there you can also set your email alerts for when people send you messages. If you choose to get email alerts, please be sure to whitelist firstname.lastname@example.org to avoid spam filtering.ForumsUse the forums feature to start discussions around your topics of interest. The Enterprise 2.0 team has already set up a few initial forums to help you get started, including details about hotel and travel discounts. Check it out at my.e2conf.com/forum and add your topic to the mix.The BackchannelThe Backchannel is a way for you to talk to other attendees while in a conference session. It allows attendees to surface their thoughts, communicate reactions, add context or expand upon something the speaker said, and so on.For participating in and tracking conversations feel free to use the Meebo chat room or Twitter, both updated in real time on the backchannel page. By using the official #e2conf Twitter tag, along with the session-specific tags provided on-site, attendees can stay in the know about what''s happening throughout the conference.Schedule BuilderGet the most out of all the sessions and activities taking place at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference by pre-planning your event schedule. Search through the program and click the orange plus sign for details and then ‘Add this session to your schedule.'' Having a personalized schedule before you get on-site will help you stay focused on the content that''s most appealing to you, while giving you more time to network and meet fellow attendees in person.ACTIVATING YOUR ACCOUNTIf you did not activate your MyE2 account alongside registration, you will find a link on the MyE2 homepage (my.e2conf.com) . Please use your Enterprise 2.0 Conference registration login details for MyE2. If you forgot your password, please go to http://my.e2conf.com/forgotpass for assistance or see our activation page for more details.~ ~ ~If you have questions or feedback about the MyE2 site, please let our webmaster know via email@example.com. It's a work in progress, and we'll be working on it through the show. MyE2 was built for your use so we welcome you to tell us how to make it better.* Note: hyperlinks included in this post require you to have a MyE2 or Enterprise 2.0 Conference registration login.
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