Missouri Farm Computer Users Conference
2010 Program
January 8 & 9, 2010
Tan-Tar-A Resort, Osage Beach, MO

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Friday, January 8, 2010

     1:00 - Welcome
      
     1:15 - Introductions and Idea Exchange
      
     2:00 - Online Weather Tools for Agriculture
    Pat Guinan, Columbia
      
     2:30 - Break - Vendor Displays – Internet Café
      
     3:00 - Concurrent (1 time)
      
     Operating a “Buy Online” Website Tools and Tricks
    Alan Washburn, Lamar
      
     Precision Agriculture Discussions
    Kent Shannon, Columbia
      
     3:45 - Concurrent (1 time)
      
     Enterprise Analysis Using Quickbooks
    Parman Green, Carrollton
      
     CARES – Geographic Information Technologies for Decision Support
    Chris Barnett, Columbia
      
     4:45 - Concurrent (1 time)
      
     Ibexes, Jackalopes, and Koalas! Oh, my! Linux Operating System (Ubuntu Example)
    Stephen Martin, Columbia
      
     Social Networking on the Web
    Bradd Anderson, Columbia
      
      
     Adjourn
      
     Dinner
      
     7:00 - Concurrent (3 times - half hour each)
      
     Backing up Your Computer System
    Brian Bogue, Holt
      
     Computer Dashboards for Decision-making
    Ray Massey, Columbia
      
     YouTube for Farmers?
    Ashland FFA Derek Crocker, Overland Park, KS
      
     Using Keyboard Macros
    Mark Wilsdorf, Madison
      
     Tools for Manure Management (Lab session)
    John Lory, Columbia
      
     8:30 - Open-ended Discussion & Idea Exchange
      
     Vendor Displays - Internet Cafe
      
     Computer Networking and Other Topics
    Brian Bogue
      
     MIR Update
    Gerry Ehlmann & Don Utlaut
      
     FBS User Gathering
    Norm Brown, Aledo, IL
      
     "Show & Tell"
    Those who brought equipment (computers, cameras, printers, storage devices, etc.) can share experiences at this session.
      
     Adjourn at 10:30 p.m.
      

Saturday, January 9, 2010

      6:30 - Breakfast Buffet
      
      7:00 - Early Bird Breakfast Forum
    Open discussion for ag computing & other topics
      
      8:00 - Cloud Computing - How Can We Use It
    Norm Brown, Aledo, IL
      
      8:30 - Cheap GIS – Getting Your Feet Wet
    Kent Shannon
      
     9:00 - Smart Phones Panel Discussion
    Robert Davis, Brian Bogue, Norm Brown
      
     9:30 - Tax Update
    Randy Eikermann, CPA, Hermann
      
     10:00 - Break – Vendor Displays – Internet Café
      
     10:30-12:00 - Hands-On GIS Lab
    Chris Barnett
      
     10:30-11:15 - Creating Videos Using Your Computer Derek Crocker
      
     11:15-12:00 - Photo Finishing on Your Computer
    Bradd Anderson
      

    4-H Lab, Demonstrations and Presentations

       8:00-3:00 - 4-H Lab, Open Lab Topics, Hands On!
       

        Educational/Recreational Software

        Audio/Video Production Editing

        Power Point

        Digital Cameras

        Robotics

        DDR

        WII
        
       Special Sessions:
        
        - Creating Computer Games with Scratch
        
        - Facebook for Adults
        
        - Hands-on GIS Lab (advanced)
        
        - Creating Videos Using Your Computer
        
        - Photo Finishing on Your Computer
        
        - Shooting Simulation
        


      2010 Conference Planning Committee

      Doug Roderick - Ashland, MO
      Larry Blase - Columbia, MO
      Doug Davis - Fillmore, MO
      Jason Dieckhoff - Harrisonville, MO
      Joe Veras - O'Fallon, MO
      Robert Davis - Ashland, MO
      Steve Kelly - Alton, MO


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