bloc // July 12, 2005

All Together Now ⁄⁄

Date: Thursday 23 October 2008
Time: 2 – 8.30pm
Partner: Cyfle | http://www.cyfle.co.uk/
Partner: Technium CAST | http://www.techniumcast.com

Recent dramatic developments in online technologies have brought us together for social, business and educational purposes. Think Facebook, Flickr, De.li.cio.us, Wikipedia, WordPress and Blogger. Think again on Open Source, Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science. But is this just part of a wider change in society?

Book now! FREE but advance booking essential.

Outline:

– receive practical advice for your business and social networks
– get clued-in to the critical debate on business benefits and privacy issues
– experience real world networking with practitioners, businesses and students

Hands-on Workshops:
– An introduction to Social Media: Matthew Yeomans, Director, Custom Communications
– Getting Creative with Linux: North Wales Linux User’s Group

Speed Networking in partnership with the Welsh Assembly Government’s Local Supplier Development Project

Seminar:
– Peter Westwood, Lead Developer for WordPress
– Keir Whitaker, Event Manager at Large, Carsonified
– Tarek Cheniti, Sa‹d Business School, Oxford University

Timetable:
2 ´ 4pm Workshop
4 ´ 4.30pm Tea Break
4.30 ´ 6pm Networking
6 ´ 6.30pm Buffet
6.30 – 8.30pm Seminar

Contributors:

Workshop 1 / Gweithdy 1 | An Introduction to Social Media

Workshop 2 / Gweithdy 2 | Get Creative with Linux

Speed Networking Session / Sesiwn rhwydweithio cyflym |

Chair: Mandy Rose | Creative Director, Multi-Platform, BBC Cymru Wales
http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/

Sponsors:

Arts Council of Wales, Conwy County Borough Council / Cyngor Celfyddydau Cymru, Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Conwy

Area: northern bloc