Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

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SMACNA Annual Convention 2019

Powered Productivity: Super Tech Tools to Get Stuff Done

Location

Oct 21, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM, Grand Ballroom 4

Session Type

Education

Track Type

Business Management

Description

Exasperated by email? Peeved about passwords? Tired of tedious tasks? You're not alone. Join your Nerdy Best Friend, aka author Beth Ziesenis, for a research-based look at common productivity problems, followed by the technology to solve them. 

Discover how to use free and bargain technology tools you never knew existed. These tools will help you work more efficiently with your teams, get organized and finally get stuff done.  

You will leave the session with:

  • Free and low-cost, high-value apps and tech tools that you can start using right away 

  • Great tech tips and app ideas from your colleagues 

  • New ideas to increase efficiency, get organized, improve communication and get things done! 

Speakers

Beth ZiesenisBeth Ziesenis

Since her first Commodore 64 computer, Ziesenis has made a verb out of the word nerd. She helps computer users all over the country filter through thousands of apps, gadgets, widgets and doodads to find the perfect free and bargain technology tools for business and personal use.

The author of four books, Ziesenis keeps up with the latest technology to educate and entertain attendees with the fast-changing world of technology. She empowers attendees to embrace their inner nerds and become more efficient and productive.

During the program, attendees will love giveaways like nerdy rubber ducks, knee-high nerd socks and much more. Ziesenis' session will include games and group exercises to facilitate networking and collaboration, leading to shared laughs and new connections. Attendees will walk out of the session with tools they can use right away.