Tuesday, January 31st, 2006
I received the following press release today. It looks like an event that is definitely worth attending. Would be perfect for the blogging newbie.
New Communications Forum to Take Place March 1-3, 2006 in Palo Alto, Calif.
Tuesday January 31, 11:30 am ETPALO ALTO, Calif., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Who: Six keynote presenters, including: * Rebecca Blood, author of The Weblog Handbook * Shel Israel and Robert Scoble, co-authors, Naked Conversations * Charlene Li, Principal Analyst, Forrester Research * Jeremy Wright, author, Blog Marketing * Jory Des Jardins, blogger, Pause and co-author, More Space ... and the world's most illustrious experts, including well-known and respected journalists, media and communications experts, bloggers and research fellows of the Society for New Communications Research What: New Communications Forum (http://www.newcommforum.com ) An intensive conference designed to bring journalists and media, marketing, PR and advertising professionals together to learn how to use new media tools such as blogs, wikis, RSS feeds and podcasting to enhance media communications, corporate branding, marketing communications, public relations and employee communications initiatives. When: March 1-3, 2006 3/1 -- Pre-conference Boot Camps: Blogging 101, Podcasting 101, Videocasting 101, Wikis 101 3/2 & 3/3 - Full conference sessions Tracks include: * New Advertising Strategies * New Approaches to Corporate Communications (sponsored by Ragan Communications) * The New Media & the New Face of Journalism * The New World of Marketing Where: Sheraton Palo Alto 625 El Camino Real Palo Alto, Calif. For more information or to register, visit: http://www.newcommforum.com or call +1 650-331-0083 About New Communications Forum:
New Communications Forum is one of the world’s leading conferences focusing on blogs, wikis, RSS, podcasts, videocasts and other emerging media and communications platforms. New Communications Forum is a focused conference specifically designed to teach PR, marketing, advertising and media professionals how to harness the power of new media tools for corporate branding and internal and external communications initiatives. The forum provides an in-depth, hands-on exploration of the future of communications. Presenters and instructors are senior professionals from around the world and journalists from leading media outlets, all of whom have pioneered the use of these new tools and technologies. They will share their in-the-trenches experiences as early adopters of these new tools. More information can be found at http://www.newcommforum.com.
New Communications Forum 2006 is sponsored by Eastwick Communications, Kontiki Lawrence Ragan Communications, ProfNet/PR Newswire, Qtags, Socialtext, Tekrati, Stormhoek Wine, Voce Communications and the Society for New Communications Research (SNCR).