Registration for the Social Media Speaker Series (details below) is
now open. The event is free, but we'd like you to register for
On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 10:03 PM, Derek Hansen <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I wanted to send out a personal invite to a social media speaker series
> coming up on Thursday, October 14th at 6:30pm in the Frank Auditorium
> (1524 VanMunching Hall) that is co-sponsored by the Smith
> School's Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC) and the iSchool's Center
> for the Advanced Studies of Communities and Information (CASCI). Our own
> Dave Yates will be one of the panelists along with several social media
> entrepreneurs. It promises to be an interesting discussion and nice
> networking opportunity that is open to everyone. Details below.
> Derek Hansen
> Assistant Professor, Maryland's iSchool
> Director, Center for the Advanced Study of Communities and Information
> Social Media: Game Changer, or World Changer?
> Everyone knows that social media have revolutionized the way companies do
> business. But can social media also change the world? Part one of this
> fall's two-part series will introduce you to young entrepreneurs who have
> founded revolutionary organizations that are indeed changing the world, one
> Tweet at a time.
> Whether you’re a social media skeptic or a champion, a novice user or an
> expert, join us on October 14 at 6:30PM in Frank Auditorium (1524 Van
> Munching Hall) to explore the innovative and inspiring ways that social
> media can be harnessed to create global social and environmental changes, as
> well as the challenges of mobilizing today’s generation via technology. This
> event is free, and open to the public.
> Speakers include:
> Jacob Colker, CEO & Co-Founder, The Extraordinaries
> Chris Golden, Co-Founder & Executive Director, myImpact
> Brent Schulkin, Founder, Carrotmob
> Dave Yates, Assistant Professor of Information Studies, University of
> Co-sponsored by the Smith School's Center for Social Value Creation (CSVC)
> and the iSchool's Center for the Advanced Studies of Communities and
> Information (CASCI).