I am taking a break at the first Canadian Cloud Council conference in Edmonton that runs March 12-13. I was a big part of organizing this, along with 4 other members of a somewhat grassroots effort to create a vendor-neutral forum for cloud providers and users from a Canadian perspective for mutual benefit. cCc web site is www.candiancloudcouncil.ca
I used a lot of cloud-based tools to help me organize this distributed team.
RegOnline – is a Software as a Service program that supports online conference registrations and credit card payments, and badge printing and email followups and surveys. I would not want to do a conference without this.
Google Docs – we shared some checklists and informtion using Google spreadsheets and some uploads. We did not use this a lot.
Dropbox – for some big graphics files for the printers, we used DropBox.
Salesforce – we had access to a 10-person version of this, but have not set it up to use it for anything yet.
We are forming a national not-for-profit and will create a cloud-supported virtual organization.