Where: Hyde Park
5550 S Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60637. Easy trip for anyone in Hyde Park.
Talks are Fridays at 7:00 PM. Bland dinner for at 5:15 PM (on the house) with organizer Alex Elwyn and the activity committee. Budget 90 minutes for the talk to allow time for questions. Could be staffed by speaker alone.
Alex Elwyn, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, 630-886- 4862 (mobile), retired Argonne National Labs physicist, acquaintance of Rocky Kolb. Organizer can skip talks and leave it to Alex + speaker. Alex supplements whatever you do by directly coordinating with speakers in the department. Alex will take initiative and contact you if you don’t contact him.
What to bring:
VGA dongle for presenter’s computer, USB remote control.
Everything provided. Alex Elwyn will help you set up the presenter laptop – they offer to let you use their laptop: don’t do it! Bring your own. Make sure to try everything out before dinner. Organizer can skip talks and let Alex/speaker take care of it, no problem.
Retired UChicago professors, spouses, and Hyde Park community members. Extremely demanding and critical audience. Surveys will provide ample advice on how to give a better talk.
- Park on street or walk, meet Alex Elwyn in lobby.
- Walk with Alex to test all AV.
- Eat a bland dinner with organizing committee.
- Place surveys on each chair.
- Make sure AV system still works.
- Make sure the AV works
- Introduce the speaker.
- Sit in back, take pictures of audience and presenter from multiple angles.
- Collect surveys.
- Chat with audience members.