Upcoming: “New Tools for the Public Good”

San Francisco Interactive Media Summit (SF-IM)

A one-day conference and program of events on Saturday, March 5, 2011, from 9:00AM – 3:30 PM, at the USF campus in San Francisco that features “New Tools You Can Use for the Public Good.”

Just updated 03.04.11:

Get the full program now!  (2.8 MB PDF file for download)

We’re featuring presenters like Susan Piper, who will share her thoughts on creating a communications infrastructure for the City of Oakland that incorporates social media, and Kwan Booth who will talk about how the Oakland Local website uses social media to make journalism more of a two-way dialogue. We’ll also hear from Ana-Marie Jones, who will discuss how her organization uses social media as it trains and supports nonprofits and their special needs clients in disaster preparedness, response and recovery activities, and Alicia Upano of “Not In Our Schools,” a peer-to-peer learning program that uses social media to provide students and teachers with real tools to counter hate and create respectful environments on their campuses.

Also the Aspiration team will facilitate the “fundamentals of social media” sessions that include “Facebook and Twitter 101”, “Intro to blogging”, “Beginning and Intermediate WordPress”, “Listening Online with a Social Media Dashboard”, “Managing Online Channels with a Publishing Matrix”, and “How to Build a Good Nonprofit Web Site for Almost Nothing.”

SF-IM: New Tools/ Public Good
All this and more!  Meet and network with people at the leading edge and learn best practices from people like yourself. How are leaders in journalism, public information and PR, and government using New Tools for the Public Good? How are they making themselves and their organizations more effective? Find out by attending SF-IM on March 5, 2010 at USF.

Register online today – and lock in your place at low cost: just $30 for a day of learning and interaction, including lunch.  (USF Faculty and students can register at reduced rates.)

Who is presenting? | What is the schedule? | What is in the spotlight? | How can I learn the fundamentals of social media?

Register for “San Francisco Interactive Media Summit” at USF:<br /> Interactive Media for Public Purposes in Journalism, Government and Public Relations in San Francisco, CA  on Eventbrite
Register: www.sf-im.eventbright.com

For more information, see below or please email: melenert (at) usfca (dot) edu or call the Department of Media Studies at (415) 422-5152.

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