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Convention News 2018

More will be revealed regarding the convention, our workshop, the raffle basket, and more…

Quick Links regarding 2018 Convention

MAWPM’s Workshop is confirmed for Saturday February 17th, 1:15 to 2:30 PST.

  • Official Convention website
  • MAWPM workshop information
    • There will be an extra call on Saturday, February 17th, LIVE from the Seattle convention, It will be 4:15 to 5:30 pm ET. Use the same phone # and access code as our regular meetings.
      You’ll be calling in to a LIVE workshop about how the phone lines are helping us in our recovery. There will be an opportunity to share your experience about this topic, as we demonstrate how the phone lines work.
  • Information regarding MAWPM raffle basket
    • 1st basket chocolate for MAWS
    • 2nd basket for Apple Airpods  (Value: $170)

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Touch Tone Controls Tips & Tricks

Phone meetings have many advantages such as giving a participant the freedom to attend a meeting while driving, exercising, and doing other tasks or chores. However, with this freedom and flexibility comes challenges in the form of background noise.

Please, please, please be sure your phone is muted when you are not speaking. Thanks 😉  It is recommended that you use *6 to mute, but you can also use the mute on your phone – just pay attention that you could be double-muted. 

But, accidents do happen and people sometimes forget to re-mute their phones. For times when someone does leave their phone un-muted and the background noise becomes disruptive and distracting the chairperson (a.k.a. chair, host, or co-chair) has a few options. Continue reading