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:44 Mail Bag: Bruce from Bodie Media (www.bodiemedia.com) sends an email about US border guards can confiscate your laptop or media device.
2:41 Back up data when going on show site. Different options.
6:07 Airports are having special lanes or lines for different travelers (families or business travelers) to speed up security checks (http://www.tsa.gov/blog/2008/03/diamonds-are-passengers-best-friend.html).
10:42 www.SpotMe.com has new item called SpotMe that is given to attendees for easier networking and other cool functions.
17:10 Email signature. (Don’t print this email out)
17:40 More Green meeting talk. Jon brings 12 Green meeting rules for green meetings!
12 Rules?Opt in or opt out?Finding green sponsors?Keep an awareness of where attendees are coming from.?Measure measure measure- carbon calculators?Reduce carbon footprint.?Get hotels eco plan?Reuse when possible- shelters, food, badge holders, generic signs?Eliminate?Recycle?Giveback – Stage events in the communities?Reports after conference. Look for improvements?Try to be green as much as you can repeatedly
23:08 Meeting planners’ certificates for green planners are coming?
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