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IPM Portal Training for Suppliers

01 October 2007

IPM Portal Training Schedule (By Invitation Only)

Training will be provided by invitation only. You will receive this invitation by e-mail. You need to attend only one of the classes offered.

SameTime Connection:  External

Being external to 3M, you will need to follow these steps to set up/access Sametime meetings:

  1. Go to the website .
  2. Click on the "Attend a Meeting" link.
  3. Click on the "Test Meeting" link.
  4. A panel will appear with the title "Preparing Sametime Meeting Room." If you receive any Security Warnings, answer YES, or Sametime will not function properly. At the bottom left of the "Test Meeting" panel, there will be a message "Loading Java Applet," then another message saying "Applet MeetingRoomClient started." After seeing this message, click on the "Test your connection" link.

Connection Information:

After the Meeting Room user interface appears, you should see a Status Details box that displays error conditions and general information. If your connection fails, click "Save As" on the Status Details box to save the error information to a file, and then send the file to your system administrator for assistance.

As an external user, you will need to register at to be authenticated.

Once you complete the registration process, it takes about ten minutes to replicate to the Sametime server.

For audio connection, call:
          Global Crossing Number 1-800-937-0042 
          Passcode 733-0507

Meetings will be held via Sametime. Please call 5 minutes prior to meeting time.

Following is the training schedule (central standard time):

October   8, 2007 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
October   8, 2007 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
October 15, 2007 8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
October 16, 2007 8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
October 17, 2007 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
October 18, 2007 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.




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