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ATIV Software launches EventPilot mobile app for largest gathering of biblical and religious studies scholars in the world
The intuitive EventPilot conference app helps annual meeting attendees of the Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion to easily network, manage their daily schedule, and share knowledge at the annual meetings in San Francisco.
Santa Rosa, Calif. – October 25, 2011 ATIV Software today released the AM11AARSBL mobile conference app, built on the dynamic EventPilot Plus platform, for the Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion. The Annual Meetings 2011, hosted by SBL & AAR and held in San Francisco this year, attract more than 10,000 biblical and religious studies scholars who showcase the latest in research. The integrated networking capabilities of the EventPilot conference app allow educators and members to interact and communicate directly via their mobile devices. Learn more at http://ativsoftware.com.
“Our annual meetings are the largest gathering of biblical scholars and religious studies in the world to foster networking and share information,” said Trista Krock, Director of Global Conferences with SBL. “The AM11AARSBL meeting app is extremely easy to use and gives our large attendee base the opportunity to communicate and build relationships in ways that simply weren’t possible in the past!”
EventPilot conference apps come with a host of integrated networking features that allow the Annual Meetings 2011 attendees to establish and maintain networking connections before, during and after the event. The educators and scholars can exchange information and key learnings, right from their mobile devices.
The EventPilot mobile conference app features include:
Native Mobile Event App with True Offline Functionality
Native Android conference app, iPhone conference app and iPad conference app to ensure best performance, Wi-Fi independence, and device specific navigation users expect.
Sharing and Networking
The Facebook and LinkedIn integration enables attendees to share interesting sessions with their peers and extend the reach for presenters and event organizers. Unique presentation slide tweeting to share key insights with others and integration of Twitter technology to allow easy networking. Contact sharing is simple either online via integrated Bump technology, or offline via fully integrated QR code generator and reader.
Real-Time Updates and Reminders
Attendees receive just-in-time notifications about their scheduled sessions, program changes, and Twitter updates without ever leaving the first screen.
Rich Experience and Paperless Events
EventPilot Plus supports paperless events by integrating PowerPoint slides, PDFs, handouts, scientific or medical abstracts, surveys, live polls, YouTube videos, note taking, and more to create a valuable reference app that is used by attendees long after the event.
“The built-in social networking features of the EventPilot meeting app provide a forum for the annual meeting attendees to connect in a meaningful way and share knowledge,” said Silke Fleischer, Co-Founder and CEO of ATIV Software. “The Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion are enhancing the attendee experience of their large event and they lead their field by providing value to their members with the powerful EventPilot meeting app.”
The free iPhone and iPad conference app is available now in the App Store. The free Android event app is available in the Android market. A web version for BlackBerry and other web- enabled devices is available at http://ativ.me/annualmeetings2011.
About Society of Biblical Literature
Founded in 1880, the Society of Biblical Literature is the oldest and largest learned society devoted to the critical investigation of the Bible from a variety of academic disciplines. As an international organization, the Society offers its members opportunities for intellectual growth and professional development. For more information, visit http://www.sbl-site.org/.
About American Academy of Religion
As a learned society and professional association of teachers and research scholars, the American Academy of Religion has over 10,000 members who teach in some 1,000 colleges, universities, seminaries, and schools in North America and abroad. The Academy is dedicated to furthering knowledge of religion and religious institutions in all their forms and manifestations. This is accomplished through Academy-wide and regional conferences and meetings, publications, programs, and membership services. For more information, visit http://www.aarweb.org/.
About ATIV Software
ATIV Software offers EventPilot, the customizable mobile conference app for event and meeting planners. EventPilot is available as a native app for the iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, and Android as well as a mobile web version for all other web-enabled devices including BlackBerry. For more information, visit http://www.ativsoftware.com.