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Friday Night, February 8, 2008

Saturday, February 9, 2007

Located on the Kennesaw State University campus in the new Social Science Building (#22)
  • 8:00 a.m.: Registration and continental breakfast in the lobby
  • 8:30 a.m.: Kennesaw State University Welcome in the Auditorium (room 1021)
    • Dr. Richard Vengroff, Dean, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • 8:40-9:00 a.m.: Five Events That Changed Our Lives Since SoCon07
  • 9:00-10:00 a.m.: Get Current: What You Must Know Now
    • Let’s knit the pieces of Social Media into whole cloth so we can see how well it fits for individuals, businesses, nonprofits, education, and the entire Metro Atlanta region. Open discussion.
    • Discussion leaders:
  • 10:00-11:00 a.m.: Keynote: Business is Personal (Again?)
  • 11:00-11:15 a.m.: Discussion Summary
  • 11:15-11:30 a.m.: Match Your Interests with Afternoon Topics
    • Find or introduce topics that interest you for the afternoon Breakout Sessions. Sign-up sheets in lobby.
    • Sessions include:
      • Using Social Networking to Improve the World — Leatrice Ellzy
      • Make Your Own High-Profile Web Magazine — Deanna Sutton
      • What It Takes to Be a Winning Technology Entrepreneur — Jeff Haynie
      • Making and Using Multimedia for Business Communication — James Harris
      • How to Be a YouTube Star — Amani Channel
      • Social Media for B2B — Sherry Heyl
      • Making Social Media Work for You — Josh Hallett
      • Your Social Networking Future — Timothy Moenk
      • Build Your Own Personal Brand — David Cohen
      • Blogging 101 Hands-on Training — Morgan MacFarland
      • Citizen Media: Adopt a Journalist or Be One — Leonard Witt
      • Don’t Fight Facebook, Join It: Social Media in the Classroom — Chuck Robertson and Mark Anthony
      • Strategic Web Writing: Effective Practices for Building Your Brand and Audience — Laura McGrath, Ph.D.
      • Your Privacy and Legal Rights on the Web — Stephen Combs, Esq.
      • Photography + Flickr = Fun (and Business): Help Josh Hallett upload his 15,000th photo at SoCon08
      • Online Etiquette When Everyone Wants To Be Your “Friend” — Sherry Heyl
      • Lightening Demo Rounds: Show Us Your New Stuff in Five Minutes
      • Got a Topic? Let Us Know. (Better still, go to Crowdvine, our social networking site, and start a discussion.)
  • 11:45-1:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch and Table Discussions in the Student Center
  • 1:15-2:15 p.m.: Breakout Room Discussions (Session One)
  • 2:20-3:20 p.m.: Breakout Room Discussions (Session Two)
  • 3:30-3:45 p.m.: Wrap Up / What We Heard / What’s Next
  • 4:00-5:30 p.m.: End of Conference Networking at Mellow Mushroom
  • Located across the street from Kennesaw State University
  • 6:30 p.m.: Saturday Night at Johnnie MacCracken’s Celtic Firehouse Pub (just off Marietta’s town square):
    • 15 Atlanta Street SE (Map)
      Marietta, GA 30060-1903
    • Start at MacCracken’s Pub. From there, self-organize dinner reservations in Marietta.