Nashville 2014

UMITA met with the several General Agencies. Thanks to GCFA, GGHEM, GBOD, and UMCOM for hosting us for an informative and productive week.


Monday, September 8th 2014

1:00 PM Board Lunch
4:00 PM Registration Begins at Embassy Suites
5:30 PM Meet in lobby to travel to Social Event
5:40 PM & 6:00 PM Shuttle leaves hotel
6:00 PM Dinner and Social Event (Laserquest!)
7:00 PM Early Shuttle leaves Laserquest
9:00 PM & 9:20 PM Shuttle leaves Laserquest

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at GCFA all day

8:00  AM Breakfast (Included at Embassy)
8:20 AM & 8:40 AM Embassy Suites Shuttle to GCFA
9:00 AM Welcome to Umita 2014, announcements, overview (Chris)
9:15ish AM Moses’s Welcome to GCFA, Michael introduces the Executive Team – Each Executive Leader briefly explains which department they manage, etc.
10:30 AM Break
10:45 AM Shared Services will present, followed by Data Sync presentations
12:00 PM Lunch (GCFA, Catered) and Tour
1:30 PM Dale Owens, Bevan Major,  and Derek Preston will speak on IT Department Updates
2:30 PM Laura Chambers, Data Sync Update
3:00 PM Break
3:15 PM Open Panel – Dale, Rick, Michael, Laura, Bari, Bridget, and Jodi will all be present for Q&A, etc.
4:30PM Break before dinner
5:00PM & 5:20PM Shuttle Leaves for Hotel
5:30PM Carpool/Caravan Leaves the Hotel for Opry
6:00 PM Dinner on your own/Grand Ole Opry Excursion

Wednesday, September 10, 2014  At GBHEM All Day

7:00 AM Breakfast (Included at Embassy)
8:20 AM & 8:40 AM Embassy Suites Shuttle to GBHEM
9:00 AM Ebridge Presentation (ap. 2 hrs)
11:00 AM Session 2 GBHEM, history, info,  Services. (30 Mins)
11:30AM Board Elections
12:00 PM Lunch (BBQ-Catered and sponsored by GBHEM)
1:15 PM IT Roundtable (Chris/Ivan)
2:15 PM GBHEM OCAS Presentation
3:00 PM Break/ Visit Upper Room/Museum
4:00 PM Custom Code Project Life Cycle – A Model That Works
5:20PM & 5:40PM Return Shuttle to Embassy Suites
6:00 PM Small Group Dinner or Free night

Thursday, September 11, 2014 UMCOM

7:00 AM Breakfast (Included at Embassy)
8:20AM & 8:40AM Embassy Suites Shuttle to UMCOM
9:00 AM Welcome by Larry Hollon (if available)
9:15 AM Techshop / Webhosting & Training / Moodle Training
10:30 AM Break
10:45 A.M. Business Meeting/ Board Positions/Reports/Future Plans (Chris)
11:00 A.M. ICT4D: equipping churches around technology missions questions.
12:00 P.M. Lunch (Taco Bar-catered, UMCOM)
12:45 P.M. Start Tour (multiple groups)
1:30 PM New websites/platform, Exact Target email communications, Digital Asset Management
2:20 PM Refreshments
2:40 PM New Tech Implementation/Round Table/Q&A
3:30 PM Announcements
3:45PM Adjourn Umita Annual meeting
4:20 PM & 4:40 PM Return Shuttle to Embassy Suites