IABC Staff's Personal Meeting Room
Hello, sorry I can’t have the video on. Seems hearing the audio well!
can't hear Lynn very well.
Yes, there seems to be static on the line
Can't hear as well
some people are not muted. Lynn is inaudible.
ver scratchy audio
Please place your audio on mute
I can hear, but there's horrible static while Lynn is speaking.
could you please speak litl bit more louder?
Please have Lynn check her microphone ... difficult to hear her
static while Lynn is speaking
Yes static during speaking.
Hi everyone! Please place your phones on mute
still can't hear Lynn very well. Heavy static. Please speak up!!!
Yes bad sound quality…
Jludwig please mute your audio
Everyone - please mute your audio - we still have a few folks with unmuted video
if the sound quality doesn't improve I don't see any point in continuing.
My sound is adequate - static does not interfere that much
Do we ask questipons at the end or as you go through it?
sound is good now
please post questions throughout
one can go back in the system?
Is an entry (the same entry) sent to MORE than 2 evaluators?
I can hear one presenter but can't hear Lynn.
static is back but the problem is with Lynn's microphone I think
Sincere apologies - I thought we were automatically on mute - have never been on one of these where we weren't muted. :)
we can hear you
No it's a problem with the line
Hi all - please ask any questions through the chat functionality
rather than via audio
can candidates dispute the results?
Are people agreeing that they've read the compliance rules when they submit? I find many entries simply do not seem aware of the requirements the judges are asked to judge.
Is there a double confirmation feature between the evaluating pairs, namely the entry gets final score after both evaluators press confirm??\
Will we get the slides after? (Apart from the recording)
Do all of the comments go to the entrants?
If the same written submission is made in multiple categories, then we should expect that the content of the submission should be written specifically for each category, as opposed to a mere cut and paste of the same entry document to both categories? Please verify. The entry could be a winner in a category and fail in the second category.
So, once each evaluator inputs their score, we do a reconciliation and then input the final score in a separate box?
Award Force doesn't ave capability to show one reconciled score to the judges
About how much time do you expect this to consume throughout the process--so we have a sense of our commitment.
Are you sending all of this out in a written document. It's a big dump. It may be good for us to look over all of this and then have another meeting
Does the entrant see each evaluator's scores or the combined score? Last year we were asked to modify our comments based on the combined score, but if the entrant sees individual scores, the unique perspectives of each evaluator may make more sense in the event of evaluator disagreement.
I don't about others' experience but I find most take an average of 45-60 minutes
I agree - it's about an hour per entry.
I think the terrible entries take much longer!
Each gets 6 or 7 entries? Is that what you said? Or did you say 60-70?
6 or 7 entries.
At least that's what I heard about the numbers ahead of the BRP.
Number of entries per pair (average)?
When do we get the entries to judge and what is the deadline? Sorry, I have no audio so this may have already been covered.
Can you advance the slide
6 or 7 entries per person
We're not seeing the rubrics slide
just to clarify. The judges can see each other's scores when they are judging and that helps them reach a consensus score. The entrant only receives the final score - is this correct? Also, the entrant does not see the judges;' names - can you confirm that?
Is it advisable or recommended to get into decimals?
ie. 4.5 2.6 etc.
Are the rubrics this year the same as last year? Any updates?
I see no reference to measurable objectives in the rubric. Have we abandoned measurable objectives as a measure of excellence?
rubrics are the ssame as last year
scores will be in whole and half numbers - 1 1.5 2 2.5 etc.
entrants cannot see the judges names
A comment: General feedback can be about 'What can you keep' and 'what can be improved'
the entrant only sees the final score
Is there more focus this year on results vs. activity? That's a needed shift that a lot of us are encouraging. Some of the measures still seem soft.
apologies if this has already been addressed - can Award Force be accessed well from an iPad?
How do we find out who our Blue Ribbon Chair is?
I actually don't know if award force will work on an ipad - I'll test it out later today and let you know!
Just wanted to qualify the student entries - do these qualify for the same merit and excellence awards as all other entries?
Do you know the date for the Edmonton face-to-face?
How many judges review an entry?
What constitute or a 6 or 7 output objective?
What is the timeframe (dates) for beginning and completing virtual judging?
Edmonton is March 3
2 judges review each entry
Clarification. Strong measurement can be around process and activity versus "did it sell more beer" or reduce on tme delivery, etc.
I am concerned about the 5/6 rubrics. I can not see what is the difference, except being very subject.
Evaluators to BRPs should have 10+ years experience in the field. Evaluators use their expertise to apply the rubrics. As the primer on goals & objectives in the Evaluating Excellence Guide explain outputs vs. outcomes.
Where can we access the Evaluating Excellence Guide?
How long is part 2?
Good session. Thanks all! See (some of you) in San Francisco.
San Diego you mean
If they ABSOLUTELY do not provide the information, what is your score?
Will we be given entries that capitalize on our individual experience/expertise? I may know little about A but a lot about B.
You can increase awareness of a product and not sell more of it. Is the goal to sell more product or make people aware? Awareness is an output. Sell more product is an outcome
the evaluating excellence guides are available on the gold quill website under resources
I would not agree- if the goal is to increase awareness (for whatever reason- maybe to break into a new market?) then measuring awareness is important. YOu need a baseline then show increase.
If we are traveling to another city for the panel, will there be any suggestions/discounts for accomodation and other events to attend?
Good question Summer! I would suggest reaching out to your Blue Ribbon Panel chair for this kind of information.
Thank you. Looking forward to it!
When do we get to hear about who are partnered? Is that also on 4th Feb?
can we indicate if we would like to be partnered with a particular person