Mississippi New Media Conference



On Nov.10th from 3-5pm there will be a New Media Conference at the Mississippi Public Broadcasting Auditorium. The conference will cover the topics of new media in education, new media in PR/Marketing, and social media tools. There will be coffee from Cups Espresso Cafe at the conference. This event is Free and open to the public.

Some of the Tools that will be discussed are: Podcasting, Blogging, Ning (Allows you to create your own free social network), Twitter (A mass updater through your PC or SMS texting), Pownce, Plurk, Facebook, Myspace, Google Reader, Viddler, YouTube, and a few others.

Speakers include:
Dr. Davies of the University of Southern Mississippi
Social Media Tools:
Thomas Broadus of Mississippi Public Broadcasting
Aaron Spencer of the Clarion Ledger
Todd Stauffer of the Jackson Free Press
PR/Marketing and Education:
Dred Porter of Magnolia Clippings
Amanda Powers of Mississippi State Univeristy
Matt Staggs who does Author Publishing PR work in the area

Each Topic will have a Panel. There will be time to ask questions at the end of each session.

2:45-3:10 Sign In Mingle
3:10-3:20 Introduction
3:20-3:40 Social Media Tools
3:40-3:50 Questions on Social Media Tools
3:50-4:00 Break (Coffee From Cups will Be Served)
4:00-4:20 New Media in Education and PR/Marketing
4:20-4:30 Questions
4:30-4:35 Break
4:35-4:55 Keynote
4:55-END Questions

For more information and to register for the conference go to http://www. msnewmedia. ning.com

e-mail: msnewmedia08@gmail.com