The Future of HDTV and a Busy Me

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today I will be running all over Vancouver, in 3 inch heels with a Macbook. The reason being, there are several events I would like to cover and I just hope there’s enough time to catch them all.

The Future Shop and HDTV event is up first this morning at 11:30am at Future Shop on Broadway. As a blogger I’ve been asked to come out, listen to the debates, and I will cover the event… possibly live blog (I dunno, things could get crazy).

It’s a debate/discussion about the future of HD-TV featuring Tod Maffin, Amber MacArthur and Leo Laporte. It’s being held here at a Vancouver ‘in-store’, as part of’s launch of their community forums (which, to my surprise, have already proven quite popular). [Darren Barefoot]

As for participation, I think with Tod, Leo and Amber will have it covered. All I’ll need to do is take some notes and post the link to the live webcast here and hang out with Dave O cause I just found out he’s going too.

Now I have made a couple blog posts about Future Shop and honestly they haven’t been too positive. I’m not here to immediately change gears and promote them really… unless they serve lunch… or some pie. I’ll sell out for pie.

If you’re interested in hearing the debate on the future of HDTV leading into the launch of Future Shop’s community forums check out the webcast or try by here this afternoon for my recap.

After the geeky good times over at FS, I’ll be heading back to Bryght for their weekly community BBQ (even though I’m still waiting for my “I’m a Bryght Girl” t-shirt).

SuperHappyDevHouse Bryght is a content and community management system that allows you to create and maintain a dynamic website for your organization (corporation, non profit, learning institution, etc.) without having any technical knowledge. It is based on the open source Drupal system. [Bryght]

After the in-store geek fest and the lunch time geek fest, I’ll be heading to Launch Party Vancouver.

Launch Party Vancouver is a lively mixer for the city’s brightest entrepreneurs, tech junkies, bloggers, investors and marketers, who are doing it, have done it or want to make their ideas happen here. The goal of the event is to foster a deeper connection among BC’s growing community of Internet and new media leaders. [TechVibes]

I’ll be mingling and schmoozing as best I can on behalf of my company. I make it a policy here on Miss604 not to blog about my business but I just so happen to work for a lovely e-commerce solutions provider, which is pretty fun.

Tomorrow, I’m going straight home after work. The weekend should also be pretty action-packed (with the Giants game on Saturday night and all) but I’m still trying to get over all the excitement from John’s birthday week. All I have to say is clear your calendars January 5-12, 2008.

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  1. TawcanThursday, September 27th, 2007 — 10:59am PDT

    A busy day! At first I thought the HDTV forum is on Sat (dunno why I thought that) and was thinking of going. Too bad it’s on a Thurs…got to work. 🙁

    Looks like you got one busy busy day. Have fun.

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  3. Keira-AnneThursday, September 27th, 2007 — 3:32pm PDT

    Except you aren’t going straight home after work tomorrow.

    Um, and why January, 2008?

  4. Miss604Thursday, September 27th, 2007 — 3:37pm PDT

    cause then it’ll be MY birthday

  5. Keira-AnneThursday, September 27th, 2007 — 3:42pm PDT

    And an entire week is required to celebrate that?

    Then you might as well call December 1-7, 2007 a write-off as well.

  6. Miss604Thursday, September 27th, 2007 — 3:48pm PDT

    Indeed. I am referencing the past 8 days of “John” festivities 😛

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