Omaha SharePoint User Group April Meeting - 04/04/13
Start Time: April 04 2013, 11:30 AM

Posted by cerkes at March 17 2013, 7:42 PM

Our next SharePoint User Group meeting will be on Thursday, April 4th starting at **11:30 AM **at the Microsoft Office.  **Food will be provided 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting. **Date:
Thursday, April 4thTime:
11:30 AM – 12:30 PMTopic:

SharePoint Practical Applications Showcase - Contract ManagementThe Gavilon Group, LLC uses SharePoint in its legal department for both housing and managing fully executed contracts as well as tracking contracts from beginning, through negotiations and approvals, to completion.  This presentation will take you through the current Contracts site as well as the Contracts Approval view which allows for reminders, approval workflows and tracking of current status at any given time.Presenters:
Amber Roberts
Amber is a Senior Contract Administrator at The Gavilon Group, LLC.  She’s been with the company for nearly 6 years and is in charge of their document management system for the legal group.  She handles design and maintenance for their two main sites as well as her other duties which include Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Powers of Attorney and Corporate Governance for 75+entities.  Amber received her Bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University in Business Administration with minors in marketing and management as well as an MBA with a concentration in Entrepreneurship.  She is an Advanced Certified Paralegal and on the board of directors for the Nebraska Paralegal Association.Shonna Dorsey
Shonna Dorsey is a Graduate of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's (UNO) College of Information Science at Technology (IS&T), (BS and MS in MIS). Shonna is a board member of the UNO Alumni Association and Chair of UNO's IS&T Alumni Board. Professionally, Shonna is a Senior Consultant for Sogeti and an adjunct MS in MIS Capstone instructor at UNO. Shonna has developed several custom applications using SharePoint 2007 and 2010 including a geospatial mapping application with Google Maps, a shipment management application, an Agile project management application, a contract management application with custom workflows, a deal pipeline management tool among many others.
****Sponsor: 
Gavilon Group, LLCThe Gavilon Group, LLC is a leading commodity management firm, connecting producers and consumers of feed, food and fuel through its global supply chain network. Gavilon leverages its strategic partnerships and more than 300 facilities and offices worldwide to link agricultural and energy supply with demand. The company provides origination, storage and handling, transportation and logistics, marketing and distribution, and risk management services to tens of thousands of customers each year.Food, Giveaways,Great Information:
Food will be provided for the event and drawings for prizes!How to attend:
Please RSVP by clicking on the link at the top of the page to indicate that you plan on attending. This helps us know how much food and prizes we need to bring to the meeting! BE SURE TO RSVP AS THE GIVE AWAY DRAWING NAMES WILL BE DRAWN FROM THE LIST OF ATTENDEES WHO RSVP THROUGH THE WEB SITE. Call for Topics andSpeakers:
As a community-based user group, we encourage involvement from our members (whether it's presenting on a topic, providing topic suggestions, or supporting the group by attending the sessions). If you have a topic that you would like to present or learn more about during a future Omaha SharePoint User Group meeting, please let us know. We are always in need of speakers and topics.