Fresh Media Remixology 5: Digital Democracy

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 - 22:00 to Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 01:30

Fresh Media ReMixology 5: Digital Democracy - The New Frontier of Politics and Social Media

TOPIC //

Media innovation plays an essential role in ensuring that the revolution unfolding in communication continues. More than ever before, there is opportunity to take an active role in shaping government and policy in this country. This month's event will bring together media innovators, social change organizations and concerned citizens, to talk about social media and citizen engagement. The event will be an interactive dialogue on how we can use social media tools to engage citizens to vote in the upcoming elections, and more broadly in engaging Canadians in important local and global issues.

Get your TICKETS before we sell out: http://remixology5.eventbrite.com/

WHY //

...Because inquiring minds need to discuss! Because connecting and collaborating matters. Because Vancouver needs a launch pad for media innovation, and we want you to be a part of it.

SPEAKERS//

Jamie Bigger, Co-Founder, Leadnow (http://leadnow.ca/)
Emily Jubenvill, Get Your Vote On (http://www.getyourvoteon.ca/)
Steve Anderson, National Coordinator, OpenMedia.ca (http://www.OpenMedia.ca/)

More to come soon...

TICKETS //
$5 tickets in advance (http://remixology5.eventbrite.com/) and $10 at the door
FYI - we sold out last time!

FULL AGENDA //
6:00 pm - doors open - music, cash bar, mingling.
7:00 pm - Panelist presentations
8:00 pm - Break/stretch your legs/mingling time
8:15 pm - Question and Answer Session and Interactive Dialogue
9:00 pm - End of Talk social/networking session with drinks & music

THANKS //
W2 Community Media Arts (http://creativetechnology.org/)
OpenMedia.ca (http://www.openmedia.ca/)

ABOUT FRESH MEDIA //

Fresh Media is a celebration of innovation and independent media, and a re-imagining of media and journalism.

We are inspired by the growing energy around the ways in which technology, art, media, and participatory frameworks are spurring innovation in the not-for-profit, journalism, and social change communities. Fresh Media's ReMixology series is a great opportunity for citizens and media-makers to come together and connect over timely discussions and presentations that showcase fresh and imaginative examples of media innovation.
Fresh Media is a project of OpenMedia.ca.

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