AOM 2011: Schedule Planning
Like last year, I’ll be live-blogging via Twitter from the AOM conference, which begins today. This post contains my hypothetical schedule. Of course, the events that you want to see are not always the events you end up seeing, so this is not necessarily definite. I’ll be copying my live-blogs into daily posts, along with summaries of each day’s events as I experienced them.
I’m also participating in AOM’s first experiment in live blogging the conference at http://meeting.aomonline.org/news/. While you’ll get all of my content in both places, also check out the official conference blog for the other contributors.
Much like at SIOP this year, I noticed that coverage of “technology at work” is reduced at AOM. I am beginning to wonder whether this is a trend!
Personally, I’m involved in four pieces at AOM this year, which are highlighted in the chart below. I strongly recommend the three where I’m presenting:
- The all-academy PDW, Connecting the Academy through Technology, which will be a combination of presentations and table discussions on various technology-oriented topics. I’ll be personally presenting on Social Media and Gameification in the Classroom during this session on my work with social media and gameification as a way to improve college student outcomes. We’ve got a fascinating line-up, including discussion on recruiting, training, and performance appraisal applications of virtual worlds (like Second Life).
- My OB/HR/OCIS PDW, Researching and Teaching a Second Life: A Tutorial on Virtual Worlds, in which I will be introducing attendees to the virtual world, Second Life, and how to use it to support research, as a subject of research (e.g. how to use virtual worlds to facilitate virtual teamwork), and as a tool for teaching.
- The Future of Management and Social Media, a panel organized by Gordon Schmidt in which a variety of industry folks and academics (including me!) will be discussing… well… the future of management and social media! What are the implications of social media for the world of work, for education, for research? Come find out!
|Day||Start||End||Session Title||Room||Session Type|
|Fri||2:00||3:30||Connecting the Academy through Technology:
Social Media and Gameification in the Classroom
|Convention Center 204B||PDW (workshop)|
|Sat||8:00||12:00||Introduction to Social Network Analysis||Convention Center 204B||PDW (workshop)|
|Sat||1:30||3:30||Researching and Teaching a Second Life: A Tutorial on Virtual Worlds||Grand Hyatt: Bonham B||PDW (workshop)|
|Sat||5:30||7:00||OB/HR Welcome Reception||Grand Hyatt: Texas Ballroom A||Social Event|
|Sun||4:30||6:00||AOM Social Network Event||Convention Center Exhibit Hall||Social Event|
|Mon||8:00||9:30||Why Minds Matter: Learning, Knowledge and Development in Organizations||Grand Hyatt Crockett C||Roundtable Paper Discussion|
|Mon||1:15||2:45||Use of Digital Social Networks by Companies: What is Different in Latin America from Asia?||Hilton La Reina North/Center||Caucus|
|Mon||4:15||6:15||Evolution and Use of Technology||Convention Center 207A||Paper Session|
|Tue||9:00||10:15||OB Division Lifetime Achievement Award
I’ll be the one with the video camera!
|Grand Hyatt Texas Ballroom B||Invited|
|Tue||1:15||2:45||Effective Online and On-site Learning Environments||Marriott Room 16||Paper Session|
|Tue||3:30||4:20||The Future of Management and Social Media||Convention Center 206A||Panel Discussion|
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