Here’s the Why
Here’s the What
AMP Social Media Cafes are informal learning events that I produce roughly once a month at AMP, as part of Catalysing Magic in a large enterprise. It was born out of theAMPLIFY09 Innovation & Thought Leadership Festival to maintain the momentum of conversations triggered by the Festival, create a safe space amongst peers and colleagues to learn about good practise and experiment with emerging social media platforms, cultivate interest in social media developments and how to apply it in a business context, and to foster a culture of greater internal dialogue and business connectivity. It usually attracts 60-80 people, though our “Twitter is NOT for dummies” session had more than a 100 attendees.
Whilst it’s largely for AMP staff, and subject to speaker preferences or topics covered, we “share the love” with partners, customers or friends of AMP on an application basis if there is room available. Other sessions previously covered in AMP Social Media Cafes:
Social Media Strategy with @Ianlyons,
How trends are made by Wotnews CTO Stephen Phillips ( @pluggerguy),
LinkedIn on steroids with Toby Marshall,
Managing a brand in the era of Social Media- with Google Public Affairs Manager @LucindaBarlow and a
Here’s the When and Who
Below is the programme for AMP Social Media Cafes ( #AMP_SMC) for the remainder of this year, but with an open invitation to Social Media Thought Leaders, Innovators and Entrepreneurs anywhere to feel free to approach me (@maverickwoman) if you have a social media concept or angle that you’d like to share with a business audience!
26 August:Search, Sentiment & Semantics – featuring Joe Mclean of Leximancer and Andrew Reid of ViziSense
15 September: Freeways of the Future – will ubiquitous connectivity and pervasive internet access transform business?” with @PaulWallbank
27 January: Social platforms as Customer Support Centres with Simon Burke of IPScape and another large corporation (tbc)
The challenge…………should you choose to accept it, is to Nominate your favourite online talk of 2010!
No idea where to look for best online talks? Apart from the usual suspects like YouTube and Vimeo, TEDTalks, try the TEDx series, try Fora.tv, LIFT Conference, Aspen Ideas Festival, Picnic, H+, Poptech, Business Innovation Factory, and a list as long as my arm…feel free to add also your favourite conferences and “share your passion”.