Using Social Media at Conferences and Other Events: Backchannel, Amplification, Remote Participation and Legacy
The #solo12SMC at the SpotOn London (SOLO) Conference
On Monday 12 November 2012 Tony Hirst and myself are facilitating an hour-long session on “Using Social Media at Conferences and Other Events: Backchannel, Amplification, Remote Participation and Legacy” at the SpotOn 2012 London conference (formerly known as Science Online London).
The guidelines for session organisers encourage “community-led discussion sessions. The aim of these sessions is to create an engaging forum for open and dynamic conversation“. We are also encouraged to blog about the session in advance, encourage use of the session hashtag (#solo12SMC) to make it easier to create an archive of the discussions using tools such as Storify as well as exploring ways of crowd-sourcing ideas and sharing of relevant resources.
We has also been asked to avoid use of PowerPoint in order to maximise the contributions form the participants. However since our session is about event…
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