Yours truly will be co-chairing and keynoting at the 2nd Digital Media Summit, Auckland 11&12 March 09.
As the organisers say,
The 2nd Digital Media Summit will help you embrace the era of convergence by understanding the challenges and opportunities a digital future brings. The 2nd Digital Media Summit is focused on the latest issues surrounding the digital arena and will be covering:
Trends & Directions – Regulation – Virtual Worlds – Social Media & Social Networking – Content – Consumer Needs, Behaviours & Expectations – and Creative Commons.
Why should you attend?
Join New Zealand & Australian Digital Media Experts to Share Ideas and Learn!
Join your colleagues for 2 full days of challenging presentations, case studies, panel discussions and networking opportunities geared to provide you with the most updated information in digital world.
Depth and Breadth of Expert Knowledge
Alongside with NZ digital media experts, discuss with two of Australia’s leading thinkers in social media:
Lee Hopkins, a management psychologist and skilled communicator, Lee is recognised as one of Australia’s leading business communicators, he is hailed worldwide as a leading thinker in online business communication strategy. He is at the leading edge of Social Media/Web2.0 developments.
Rebekah Horne, a constant figure in Australia’s digital scene, Rebekah is responsible for driving the growth of the portfolio of Fox Interactive Media; which includes gaming portal IGN, film website Rotten Tomatoes and men’s lifestyle site Ask Men, in addition to MySpace. She has also worked in positions within the marketing and promotions departments at Optus, Warner Music and EMI Music.
Tailored to Your Needs
‘Un-conference’: You will have the opportunity to suggest topics you wish to have discussed at the conference, as well as the opportunity to suggest areas you are able to share your knowledge with peers.
Interaction, Information and Discussion encouraged by two Chair persons:
?Lee Hopkins, Online & Social Media Communication Strategist
?Peter Dengate Thrush, Chairman, ICANN and Internet NZ Fellow
- Helen Baxter, Managing Directrix, Mohawk Media
- John Eyles, Research and Alliance Manager, Research and Venturing, Telecom
- Tom Osborne, Commercial Director, APN Online
- Lee Parkinson, Marketing Consultant
- Pete Rive, CEO, LaunchSite
- Thomas Scovell, Online Marketing Strategist, Shift
- Ben Young, Serial Entrepreneur, Blogger, New Marketing, Bwagy
You would be a mug if you work in the industry and missed out on hearing any of the above; you’d need your heads examining if you missed the opportunity to be in the same room as Rebekah and Peter!
See you there? I hope so — I’m looking forward to meeting the Kiwi contingent of the BetterComms Global Domination Enterprise