Archive for the category "conference"

Vancouver Board of Trade: Tough Talk for Tender Causes Live Blog


Wednesday, October 29th, 2008 — 3:35pm PDT
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I am currently in a ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel on West Hastings street to hear a talk from the Vancouver Board of Trade about “communicating via social media” in the non-profit sector in a series called Tough Talk for Tender Causes. If it seems slightly foreign for an entity such as the Board of […]

Interesting Vancouver 2008 Live Blog


Friday, October 24th, 2008 — 7:03pm PDT
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There are 15 speakers in the room this evening for Interesting Vancouver at the Vancouver Rowing Club, all from diverse and unique backgrounds and each with something interesting to say. I’m sitting here looking up at the Rowing Club’s Roll of Honor for men who gave their lives for their country in from 1914-1918. Upon […]

BarCampVancouver08 Day Blog


Saturday, September 27th, 2008 — 10:12am PDT
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Since I have done about 15 live blogs in the last week or so I’m not going to be liveblogging today’s sessions. However, I will be updating this post throughout the day with a day blog in order to take notes, jot down links, and share photos. 10:00am: Right now we’re just doing the schedule […]

WordCamp at BarCamp Vancouver We're Almost There


Wednesday, September 24th, 2008 — 10:29am PDT
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We’re only a few days away from BarCamp Vancouver 2008 and due to some recent changes, here’s a quick update. … BarCampVancouver 2008 is taking place all across Granville Island. … Opening night party is Friday at 7:00pm at Workspace in Gastown and the official start time on Saturday is 9:30am (check out the schedule). […]

Blog World Expo 2008: Trolls, Spammers and Sock Puppets


Sunday, September 21st, 2008 — 12:25pm PDT
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I’m interested in hearing the discussion in the following session, “How to Deal with Trolls, Spammers & Sock Puppets“, with Rick Calvert (CEO and Co-Founder of BlogWorld & New Media Expo), John Chow, Patrick O’Keefe (founder and owner of the iFroggy Network), and Jeremy Schoemaker of Shoemoney. I’m familiar with trolls and spammers although I […]