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Northern Voice 2013: Submit Your Talk

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Other conferences might claim to have been the first social media or blogging conference in the country or the province but you’re hearing it from me today that Northern Voice was the very first. Northern Voice launched in the late winter of 2005 solely to talk about personal blogging. Before social networking, before professional blogging, […]

Social Media Camp Victoria 2012

Add a Comment by Rebecca Bollwitt

Social Media Camp Victoria is returning this year with a line-up of both local and international speakers who will all discuss facets of one thing: social media. For business or personal use, Pinterest to blogs, tradeshow booths to workshops, join us the weekend of June 8th to 9th, 2012 in our province’s capital. Photo © […]

Northern Voice 2011

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Canada’s original personal blogging conference, founded in 2005, will be taking place this weekend out at UBC. Northern Voice has been bringing bloggers together to talk about everything from transit and politics to journalism and knitting with a core focus on sharing, collaborating, and blogging your heart out in whatever capacity. I have been attending […]

Vancouver Game Design Expo 2011

Comments 32 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Film School’s Game Design Expo is coming up next week from January 22nd until the 23rd. Consisting of a speaker series and hands-on test drives of the latest student-made games, it’s a homegrown production that is drawing big talent. The speaker line-up for the Industry Day on January 22nd will include the makers […]

BarCamp Vancouver 2010

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Rather than post a typical event listing for BarCamp Vancouver I thought I would share my personal experience with this event. It has meant a great deal to me, as well as the Vancouver tech and social media community over the years. Many people have asked me how I got into blogging — how did […]

WordCamp Fraser Valley 2010

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

WordCamp Fraser Valley returns for its 3rd year of talks and workshops in Surrey on November 20th, 2010. WordPress is the top blogging platform in the world however it is also used to power millions of websites that you visit each and every day. Its endless theme and plugin capabilities make it one of the […]