Answers:

  • Who are the practice directors for each of the focus areas and how do I get in touch with them? Marketing: Sandra Bradley (click name for e-mail), 608-265-3299
    Supply Chain Management, Customer Service, Sales Operations: Roger Paulson, 608-261-1161
    UW RFID Lab: Alfonso Gutierrez, 608-262-5690
  • How can I access the members-only content on your website? Click "Sign In" in the red bar at the top of the website, and enter your username and password. If you don't have a UWEBC web account, click "Create a UWEBC web account" and then enter your username and password. For complete instructions, see How to Access Member Resources .
  • How do I create a username and password? 1. Click "Sign In" in the red bar at the top of the website.
    2. Click "Create a UWEBC web account."
    3. Follow the instructions.
  • Is anyone in my company able to participate? Yes. When your company joins, anyone from your company can participate in any UWEBC offering. Peer Group content is aimed at the senior practitioner to director level.
  • How do I know who sponsors the UWEBC membership at my company? Sign in and click "My Account" in the top red bar. Your company's primary liaison with the UWEBC will appear in the blue box in the upper-right of the page.
  • What's the process for doing a project with the UWEBC? Contact the Practice Director of the relevant focus area for a Faculty/Staff Project. Contact Dr. Raj Veeramani for a Student-Team Project. Access project-report executive summaries»
  • I want to contact someone from another member company whose name I can't remember. How can I do that? Contact the Practice Director of the relevant focus area or Beth de Garcia.
  • What if I want to contact another company, but I'm not sure who I should talk to? If you wish to undertake a Member-to-Member Collaboration (M2M), we ask that you fill out the M2M form and submit it to the Practice Director of the relevant focus area. He or she will then seek permission from the most appropriate companies and make introductions.
  • I'm having problems finding some information on the website. Whom should I contact? Contact Communications Director James Giese.
  • How do I sign up to receive information about a specific Peer Group's upcoming meetings? There are 2 ways: (1) Register for a Peer Group meeting. Once you have done that, you will receive meeting announcements for that Peer Group. (2) E-mail the Practice Director of the Peer Group and ask to be added to the list for future meeting announcements.
  • How do I sign up for a meeting? Click either a focus area in the gray nav bar or a meeting that appears in the event calendar at the right of each page. Click "Details and register." Click the Register button. If you are signed in, your registration will be complete. If you are not signed in, you can do so and then register for the meeting.
  • What if the meeting is full already? We will try to move the meeting to a larger room. If that is impossible, we will notify you that you are on a waiting list.
  • How do I find out if other people from my company are going to the same meeting? Once you sign in, the event page will display others from your company registered to attend.
  • Can I get credit for the meetings I've attended? Yes, we track meeting attendance and offer CEU credits. Contact Beth de Garcia for more information.
  • What if I'd like to present at a meeting? How do I go about that? Contact the Practice Director of the relevant focus area to discuss your interest in presenting.
  • I'm an IT person, but sometimes I see meetings in the Web & Multichannel Peer Group that look really interesting. Can I go to these, too? Yes. Employees of member companies can attend all Peer Group meetings. We encourage cross-pollination of innovative ideas as a core UWEBC value.
  • Is it OK if I bring a friend from another company to a Peer Group meeting? A non-member may attend once as a guest of a member attendee. Please notify us ahead of time by contacting Beth de Garcia, as we will need to print a name tag and table tent.
  • Can UWEBC help me find a new employee or announce a job opening? We do recognize that there are many unfilled jobs out there for people with very specific skillsets, so we do try to be helpful. We at the UWEBC can’t make position postings on behalf of member companies, but we can provide information about various UW resources and career opportunities boards for students and alumni. Contact Beth de Garcia for more information.
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