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Event Name:OKWIL Event: Technology in the Workplace - Texting, Posting, Emailing, oh my!
This event has been canceled. Please join us for our next OKWIL seminar, National Hospitality Employment Law Trends that Impact Your State, presented by Andria Ryan of Fisher Phillips, which will be held in both Oklahoma City on August 14 and Tulsa on August 15.

Join OKWIL from 2:00-4:00pm on March 8 for a seminar on technology in the workplace - Texting, Posting, Emailing, oh my! presented by Kim Strom of Meridian Technology Center.  Face-to-face communication, phone conversations and verbal chats have been replaced with texts, posts, tweets, snaps and emails. With so much time spent on our devices, social skills are decreasing, information misunderstanding is increasing and productivity is often taking a turn for the worse. In this information-packed hour, you will discover:
  • tips for ensuring your messages are received as intended
  • latest trends in e-mail and text etiquette
  • guidelines for social media posting
  • preferred communication style of generations
Then plan on sticking around after the session for a short networking event from 3:45-4:30pm.
Event Date:03-08-18
Event Time:2:00 - 4:30pm
Location:OSU HTM
365 Human Sciences West
Stillwater, OK 74078

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  • OKWIL Members: $35
  • Non-OKWIL Members: $50

Buy 50/50 Raffle tickets and support the Oklahoma Chapter of Women in Lodging as they raise scholarship funds to send one lucky member, along with the Oklahoma delegation, to the 2018 Legislative Action Summit in Washington, D.C. Each ticket purchased provides one chance during a cash drawing at the end of the session. If your ticket is pulled you'll win 50% of the total dollars raised for the session. The other 50% supports the LAS scholarship fund. Tickets will also be sold onsite.
  • 1 ticket $5
  • 3 tickets $10
  • 6 tickets $20
  • 20 tickets $50

Parking and Shuttle Service
You will have the convenience of two options:
  1. Park and Ride
    Park your car at the Stillwater CVB (2617 W. 6th Avenue) and take the Hampton Inn & Suites Shuttle at either 1:30pm or 1:45pm. The shuttle will return attendees to the Stillwater CVB parking lot at 4:00pm and 4:45pm  
  2. Park on OSU Campus (Please note there is construction around most areas of the campus.)
    There are two options for metered parking, which is limited and costs $1.50 for 1-2 hours and $2.50 for 3-4 hours:
    • North side of the OSU Human Sciences building
    • Wentz Parking Garage 

About the Speaker
Kim Strom
Coordinator, Computer Training Services
Meridian Technology Center

With 20 years of experience in the software development industry and 10 years in corporate technical training , Kim is no stranger to technology. While she spends most of her time helping businesses overcome challenges with computer hardware and software, mobile devices and tech tools, she also witnesses first-hand the downsize to being connected 24/7. Her passion for helping others leads her to finding ways to share her experiences and knowledge to improve today's workforce.
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