Overcoming Barriers with the Spartans

Today I’m in East Lansing, Michigan at Michigan State University for #SM4Execs, a conference for executives (thus the hashtag) interested in learning more about applying social media in business.

The venue is pretty neat: it’s at the Spartan Club, on the fourth floor of Spartan Stadium. I was greeted by an imposing figure (click any of the images to enlarge):

Once I got past him and to the elevators, I got this great view from the room where we’re holding the conference:

(It would be a lot better in about five months, but still an interesting place to be.)

More interesting is the quality of the presentations. Last night Marcia Conner gave the keynote:

You can follow the tweets from the conference at #SM4Execs. And here are my slides, posted for reference for those attending: