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4-1-2011, 12:15 p.m. EDT, 9:15 a.m. PDT



  • Mathieu Plourde
  • Nicola Monat-Jacobs
  • Kim Eke
  • Lance Speelmon
  • Michelle Ziegmann


1. Review of the current state of our web presence

2. Things to prepare before the conference

Confluence spaces for each sessions

  • Make sure the parent page is easy for newbies

Organizing the Citizen Journalism effort:

  • Text
    • Blog recap for each day, have guest posts?
    • Queue up the posts in advance, adjust
  • Video
  • Pics
    • Flickr tag
    • Create challenges with badges (collaboration close-up)
    • Have the live photostream run in between session
  • Have a headquater:
    • Quiet space
    • Working space

Sessions to record and/or stream --> Promote in advance

  • Ustream
    • Keynote session
    • One room

Advertizing the social presence

  • Handout in conference packet
  • Daily updates/leaderboard/metrics
  • Contest, treasure hunt, prizes?
  • Disclaimer about the use of recording technology (everything at the conference is fair-play), encourage CC-BY licensing

Enter the schedule in SocialOomph

Social media boot camp, options:

  • Ustream session
  • Jing short clips
  • Youtube videos
  • Pre-conference workshop, call for volunteers
  • Create a Sakai advertisement? (smile)

Hardware, software and logistic needs?

3. During the Conference


  • Foursquare to check-in to every room
  • QR codes with target page
    • Confluence conference gateway
    • Each room's schedule

Use of Opencast agents (5X)

Identifying ourselves as SMVTFs (so people can ask us stuff)?

Hardware, software and logistic needs?

4. Other Items and Minutes