Buenos Aires summit to focus on technology, social innovation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Reston, Va — August 21, 2008
Executives from Google, newspapers, blogs, advertising and PR firms will meet at the Buenos Aires Museum of Latin American Art (Malba) October 14 and 15, 2008.
An influential network of media and technology executives, bloggers and social entrepreneurs will meet in Buenos Aires this fall for a regional summit focused on business and social innovation.
We Media Buenos Aires will be October 14-15, 2008 at the Museum of Latin American Art (Malba). Participation is limited to 240 people.
To register, visit: www.wemedia.com/buenosaires.
The conference is organized by iFOCOS, a media think tank and futures lab founded by media visionaries Andrew Nachison and Dale Peskin to help anyone create, operate and sustain ventures in a media-centric culture powered by everyone. Nachison and Peskin will be featured speakers at the Buenos Aires summit. Other keynote speakers include John Bell, global creative director for the digital influence practice of Oglivy Public Relations, Eduardo Hauser, CEO of media-tech startup DailyMe.com and Josh Cohen, business product manager of Google News. Other participants will include CCR CEO Guillermo Oliveto, Carlos Pérez, BBDO Argentina President, Americo Martins Dos Santos, Regional Executive Director for Americas and Europe of BBC World service, and Victor Kong, VP and managing director, MySpace Latin America.
The program, conducted in English and Spanish, includes a series of forums to help participants understand and address the challenges of a changing multi-media world, and to stimulate innovation and investment in new projects and services.
The Buenos Aires conference, presented by the Clarin Media group, is a regional affiliate of the We Media global forum conducted annually in Miami.
For more information visit: www.wemedia.com/buenosaires.
For inquiries about speaking and sponsor opportunities, contact: Guillermo Riera, Event Producer, iFOCOS, +54-911-5962-4084, Guillermo Riera
About We Media: In a world connected by digital information networks and devices, the power to produce and distribute media and communications services is now in everyone’s hands. The We Media conferences, membership community and awards help anyone create, operate and sustain ventures in a media-centric culture powered by everyone. They function as a marketplace of ideas and actions for business and social innovators. We Media connects individuals and organizations from across industries who believe the power of media, communication and human ingenuity should be applied to innovate in business and to make the world better through media. The We Media conferences, membership community and awards programs are organized by iFOCOS, a non-profit media think tank and futures lab headquartered in Reston, Virginia. More about We Media at: www.wemedia.com
U.S./English: Beth Laing, Project Manager, iFOCOS, 404-895-7406, Beth Laing
Buenos Aires/Español: Guillermo Riera, Event Producer, iFOCOS,
+54-911-5962-4084, Guillermo Riera
Beth Laing is the project manager for iFOCOS, which organizes the We Media conferences, awards and community. Prior to working with We Media she worked in a variety of new media roles with Knight Ridder, Infonautics and Access Atlanta. She is currently on the board of the Atlanta Women’s Alliance (AWA), Community Advisory Board for Junior League Dekalb and a Leadership Dekalb 2010 class member.