Archive for the category "social media scene"

BarCamp Vancouver 2008 Save The Date

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The social media landscape in Vancouver sure has evolved since I first attended BarCamp in 2006 and as such the event is back and bigger than ever for 2008. BarCamp is an ad-hoc un-conference born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, […]

Social Media for Change: Thank Your Donor

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Often when people think of donating to a noble cause they think of dollar signs, however we all have much more to offer our fellow man than cash. Canadian Blood Services has launched a campaign to encourage those who have received blood to share their story and thank their donor through the power of the […]

NetSquared Liveblogging: Podcasting for Social Change

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

As announced earlier in the week, I’m here at Workspace to liveblog the NetSquared meetup with tonight’s special theme of Podcasting for Social Change. My friend and Surrey brother DaveO [of happyfrog and Raincity] is spearheading the next NetTuesday Meetup over at Workspace. He’ll be leading a panel about Podcasting for Change with talent such […]

Meetup Liveblogging: Vancouver Real Estate Tech and Young Professionals

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tonight I’m at Ceili’s Irish Pub (or SkyBar for those of you who remember this venue from a past life) attending and liveblogging two meetups that have been combined with one special guest speaker – Scott Humphrey, Peak Performance Strategist. The Vancouver Real Estate Tech Meetup Group (you wouldn’t believe how many real estate professionals […]

NetSquared Podcasting for Change and the Vancouver Real Estate Technology Meetup

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a patriotic week of carefree afternoons and sunny days it’s back to the event circuit next week and as usual, it seems like Vancouver’s meetup darlings all decide to come out within the same three-day span. I’ll have a full tech event recap on my Sunday night Techvibes column but until then here are […]

Third Tuesday Live Blog: Social Media for Change

Comments 15 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Third Tuesday liveblog from the Network Hub on Richards Street will begin at 7:00pm PT today. Please stay tuned for tonight’s speaker, Joe Solomon: Joe will discuss amazing case studies of how nonprofits and social change makers are using Web 2.0 tools to get the word out and inspire action. Joe will also talk […]