What: Olympic Lessons: a panel discussion of social and antisocial media lessons from the Olympics
When: 7pm Thursday, March 18th
Where: BOB Coworking Space, 163 East Pender Street, ground floor
Why: To review expectations vs outcomes in the context of social and traditional media coverage of a large, high-profile, complex, and geographically dispersed event.
You’re hereby invited to the inaugural meeting of the Social Media Club of Vancouver. Gurus, Rockstars, Fanboys, Bloggers, Twitter addicts, and those who are wondering what all the social media fuss is about are all welcome.
Lessons of the Olympics: what social media taught us
A panel of social media and media experts will discuss the lessons social media taught us during the Olympics, and offer some takeaways to help you and your organization deal comfortably with the next huge, complex event to come our way (and you KNOW there will be
Our panel is still in development, but so far features:
- Kirk LaPointe, Managing Editor of the Vancouver Sun, journalism professor, and blogger
- John Biehler, citizen journalist, photographer, blogger and True North Media House member
- Laurent Piche, co-founder of Improv Everywhere Vancouver, flashmob impresario
- Colin Horgan, columnist at the Guardian and Olympic beat blogger for True/Slant
- Jonathan Narvey, freelance journalist, copywriter, blogger, co-host of the Vancouver Blogger’s Meetup
- Shane Birley, author of Blogging for Dummies, blogger, co-host of the Vancouver Blogger’s Meetup
- moderator Colleen Coplick, founder of Type-A PR and the MissManifesto network
To get on the ticket list, please leave a comment or use the Contact Form to send an email. Once we have your email, we can update you with all the details closer to the date.
We look forward to hosting you on this highly social occasion; remember to bring lots of business cards, and your flashiest phone! Alternately, bring a Commodore 64 and tell everyone you can control the Large Hadron Collider from it; you’ll be worshipped as a god!