Today is the first day of the second annual Social Media Technology Conference and Workshop. The conference will take place from September 27 to September 28, 2012 at Howard University in Washington D.C. Social media experts and scholars from across the United States and five foreign countries will present their research, best practices and ideas on the constantly changing landscape and power of social media in society.
The conference and workshop is hosted by Howard and Bowie State University and will feature over 40 presentations, panel discussions and workshops and additional opportunities for networking between educators, professionals, students and experts.
Workshops to Check Out:
- Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Business (9/28) 9:00am-10:30am – Explains how a social media policy is developed and what key elements make one successful, including discussion of strategy, culture, voice, legalities, use, and monitoring.
- Get to Know Memes: Using Memes in Marketing (9/27) 11:15am-11:45am – Meme, a an idea that mutates and spreads like a virus, is an excellent marketing tool that can easily capture the attention of the 21st century consumer in a marketing campaign.
- The Effects of the Internet on Interpersonal Communication (9/27) 5:00pm-6:15pm – The effect the internet has on interpersonal communication.
Event information for the Social Media Technology Conference and Workshop
Official website for the second annual Social Media Technology Conference and Workshop.