Kent State & PRSA offer social media ‘bootcamp,’ examine role of SM in Election 2008

This may be of interest to my readers in Ohio and the region. And yeah, I’m on the program, so there’s a little self promo here!


What: You, Too! Social Media Bootcamp & Leadership Summit

When: March 7, 2008

Where: Franklin Hall, the new, $21-million home of Kent JMC

To download brochure: smbootcamp.pdf

Bootcamp 8 – 1:30 — From strategy to hands-on, learn about social media from professionals and researchers who specialize in “the conversation.” Registration fee is required for this part of the program. Download the brochure.

Leadership Summit: Packaging the Presidency Online — 2-3:30 Free and open to the public. Moderated by John Elsasser, editor-in-chief of PR Strategist. Featuring a panel of experts on politics and social media, highlighted by former U.S. Congressman Dennis Eckert and Fleishman-Hillard social-media maven Matt Dickman.

Proceeds from conference registration fees support the Akron PRSA Scholarship Fund.

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8 Responses to Kent State & PRSA offer social media ‘bootcamp,’ examine role of SM in Election 2008

  1. Matt Dickman says:

    Bill — I’m really looking forward to this event, the facilities are so fantastic there at KSU. Should be a very interesting and informative day!

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  4. I’ve informed my fellow Dix & eaton co-workers about the event. Hopefully some of them will be in attendance. I know I’ll be there!

  5. Breeze says:

    My lovely wife and I will be on hand for this.

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  7. Kathy Obert says:

    Hi Bill – The Edward Howard team really enjoyed this event…. just wondering, is it possible to get copies of the presenter powerpoints? Or are they already here somewhere, and I’m just too dense to find them?!

    – Kathy

  8. Bill Sledzik says:

    Thanks for the reminder, Kathy. I have all the slides and need to post them. I’ll let you know.

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