Political World | Hype vs. Reality in Campaign 08 – Brian Reich, Ellen Miller, Catherine Geanuracos, Carolyn Washburn, Michael Silberman, John Della Volpe, Amy Schatz, Anthony Wojtkowiak

It’s supposed to be the YouTube-MySpace-power-to-the-people campaign. So why are online political junkies so frustrated with what they’ve seen so far? Session Chair: Brian Reich, author, Media Rules! Ellen Miller, Sunlight Foundation Catherine Geanuracos, Live Earth Carolyn Washburn, Executive Editor, The Des Moines Register Michael Silberman, EchoDitto John Della Volpe, SocialSphere Amy Schatz, The Wall […]

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Harnessing a distributed world – Solana Larsen, Georgia Popplewell

In a networked culture, innovation and creativity emerge everywhere. This workshop will illustrate how small networked teams of part-time employees and volunteers collaborate to produce Global Voices Online, a human-powered aggregator of ideas emerging from every corner of the planet. Session leaders: Solana Larsen and Georgia Popplewell, Co-Managing Editors, Global Voices Chad CapellmanChad Capellman is […]

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Keynote Conversation II | Print Reincarnated (and other media) – Richard Sarnoff, William C. Weiss

With Richard Sarnoff, President, Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments, and William C. Weiss, Chairman &CEO, The Promar Group, Chairman, iFOCOS Blogged by Barbara Iverson: post one and two. Chad CapellmanChad Capellman is the web producer for wemedia.com. He has served in this capacity for every We Media conference even while working for other employers that included […]

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Search World | Trust, relevance and rights – Jim Kennedy, Fabrice Florin, Mary Hodder, Josh Cohen

If you can’t google it, does it exist? Search functions unlock the Internet’s potential, but how can we make it easier for everyone to find relevant information and act on it? Innovative thinking about metadata, permissions and trust could provide the necessary breakthroughs. Session Chair: Jim Kennedy, VP Strategy, The Associated Press Fabrice Florin, Executive […]

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The Power To Change The World – Andrew Nachison, J. Sebastian Traeger, Jim Brady, Katrin Verclas, Jean Marc Coicaud, Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., Darya Shaikh

With the traditional media losing its monopoly on information, opinion and storytelling, all sectors of society now have the power through media and communications to make themselves heard. How can we use this new power to make the world a better place? Session Chair: Andrew Nachison, Co-Founder, iFOCOS J. Sebastian Traeger, CEO, Razoo Jim Brady, […]

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Activist World | Social networks for social good – Suzanne Turner, Joan Peckolick, James Carlson, Deron Triff, Matisse Bustos Hawkes

Winning others to your social cause has never been easier. Hear how three new-media organizations are leveraging the power of social networks to prevent cancer, support the arts and much more. Session Chair: Suzanne Turner, CEO, Turner Strategies Joan Peckolick, Founder, Selfchec James Carlson, CEO, Bucketworks Deron Triff, Co-President and CEO, Changents Matisse Bustos Hawkes, […]

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Welcome and Event Introduction – We Media ’08

Andrew Nachison and Dale Peskin, Co-Founders, iFOCOS Blogged by Barbara Iverson: post one, two, three, and four. Chad CapellmanChad Capellman is the web producer for wemedia.com. He has served in this capacity for every We Media conference even while working for other employers that included Boston.com, Eons.com and O’Reilly Media. He has applied many of […]

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