Speaking Engagements 2009

[See also - Current speaking engagements 2010]

dell-logo60 Dell Social Media B2B Huddle. [Speaking] Bracknell, Berkshire, December 7, 2009. Bringing together senior communications and marketing professionals to exchange and share experiences on B2B social media for mutual benefit. Register online.
wcgroup120 Building Genuine Relationships. [Speaking] Online/phone, November 24, 2009. A 90-minute WeissComm Group webinar designed to introduce you to some basic principles about online engagement. Details and registration info to come.
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Monitoring Social Media 09. [Speaking] London, November 17, 2009. The first event of its kind in Europe, content includes a series of high-value talks, panel sessions and demos, featuring some of the worlds leading social media monitoring companies. Register online.

 marketingintoughtimes Marketing in Tough Times. [Speaking] London, November 16, 2009. “Connecting With the New Influencers,” a presentation on what leading organizations are doing with social media as part of their marketing mix including pitfalls to avoid, and attaining measurable business results. [Event organizer Frost & Sullivan has postponed this conference until early 2010; details to come when I know them.]
ciprtraining CIPR MasterClass: New Media for Old Hands v2. [Speaking] London, November 12, 2009. Concluding the popular half-day workshop for 2009, first introduced in 2008 and updated for today. Register online.
smiblogo Social Media in Business. [Speaking] London, October 23, 2009. I’m speaking on how and why to build social media into your business communication strategy. Register online.
dontpanictourism Don’t Panic Guide to Social Media for Tourism. [Speaking] Burnley, Lancashire, October 22, 2009. Presenting on assessing the pros and cons of social media for business. Download brochure (PDF).
scm09 Melcrum’s Strategic Communication Management Summit UK 2009. London, October 14-15, 2009. There to listen and learn, and tweet (details about that soon). [Oct 15: Unfortunately, I couldn’t make it to the event. Lots of talk about it at #scmuk]
ciprtraining CIPR MasterClass: New Media for Old Hands v2. [Speaking] London, September 23, 2009. Continuing the popular half-day workshop first introduced in 2008 and updated for today. Register online.

2nd Annual Digital Media Seminar “Effective Strategies in Marketing & Communications” Barcelona 2009. [Speaking] Barcelona, September 16-17, 2009. This event brings together senior executives and decision makers from the various sectors of major organisations from around the globe. The event will focus how these organisations are engaging their various brands online via "New Media", of online and mobile content strategies. I’m chairing the event as well as speaking. Details.

noalogo Social Media – Taking customer service to the next level. [Speaking] London, September 15, 2009. The event title says it all. Organized by The National Outsourcing Association.
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FIR Live on BlogTalk Radio. [Speaking] Phone/online, August 22, 2009, 10am PST / 1pm EST / 6pm UK. Discussion topic: Email marketing; details to come. Free to participate: to join in the conversation, pick up a phone and call +1 347 324 3723. Visit the FIR BlogTalk Radio page to listen online, or call the same number above. The show will be recorded and available via the usual FIR RSS channels including iTunes.
WordCamp UK 2009. Cardiff, July 18-19, 2009. The second annual conference for WordPress publishers, designers and developers based in the UK. It combines informal presentations with debate and discussion on the latest developments in the global WordPress community. Register online.
ciprtraining CIPR MasterClass: How To Blog v2. [Speaking] London, July 7, 2009. A half-day workshop that will give you practical tips and advice, from choosing your platform through to making your blog stand out. Register online.
travelinggeeks Tweetup with the Traveling Geeks. London, July 5, 2009. “A massive Tweetup to welcome Robert Scoble, Craig Newmark, Sarah Lacy, Howard Rheingold, Meghan Asha, JD Lasica, Tom Foremski, Sarah Austin, Susan Bratton, Jeff Saperstein, Renee Blodgett, and Sky Schuyler to London.” Register online.
tweetcamp TweetCamp. Richmond, Surry, June 27, 2009. “TweetCamp is about bringing communities together, in real life. It’s about accelerating the conversations that happen on Twitter, in real life.  It’s about creating richer, more personal connections, in real life.” Tickets sold out but there is a waiting list (info).
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FIR Live on BlogTalk Radio. [Speaking] Phone/online, June 26, 2009, 10am PST / 1pm EST / 6pm UK. Discussion topic: PR pitching, taking as a specific example an email pitch conducted in early June on behalf of entrepreneur, personal branding expert and video blogger Gary Vaynerchuk. Free to participate: to join in the conversation, pick up a phone and call +1 347 324 3723. Visit the FIR BlogTalk Radio page to listen online, or call the same number above. The show will be recorded and available via the usual FIR RSS channels including iTunes.
iabc09-120 How To Create Effective Podcasts to Engage With Your Audience. [Speaking] San Francisco, USA, June 7, 2009. A Skill Builder Session, part of the IABC 2009 World Conference taking place from June 7-10, 2009. Full details.
iabcbelgium Web 2 EU: Publication 2 Participation. [Speaking] Brussels/online, May 28, 2009. A half-day conference taking place at the Boston University in Brussels. I’ll be joining from the UK via audio-visual connection through OnlineMeetingRooms.com on how to gain influence through wider engagement with people online. Full details.
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How to Maximise Your PR Budget With Social Media. [Speaking] 70-minute Bond-i webinar (participate online and by text chat) that takes you on a tour of the social media ecosystem to help make sense of it for you and your organization. Free to participate; eight dates in Q1 2009: February 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 10, 17, 24 and 31, all at 11am GMT. Register online.

SOMESSO London 09. London, May 15, 2009. Aiming to bridge the gap between corporate culture and the ‘web 2.0 society’, showcasing strategies to bring the corporate community closer to the conversations within their markets. Register online or win a free ticket in the FIR Listener Contest (closes May 8).
ciprtraining CIPR MasterClass: New Media For Old Hands v2. [Speaking] Edinburgh, May 14, 2009. Taking the half-day PR and social media story to Scotland for the first time. Register online.
ciprtraining CIPR MasterClass: New Media For Old Hands v2. [Speaking] London, May 6, 2009. Continuing the popular half-day workshop first introduced in 2008 and updated for today. Register online.
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FIR Live on BlogTalk Radio. [Speaking] Phone/online, April 25, 2009, 10am PST / 1pm EST / 6pm UK. Discussion topic:

Is social media monitoring critical or creepy? Free to participate: to join in the conversation, pick up a phone and call +1 347 324 3723. Visit the FIR BlogTalk Radio page to listen online, or call the same number above. The show will be recorded and available via the usual FIR RSS channels including iTunes.

 workhousecoffee Thames Valley Social Media Cafe. Reading, March 13, 2009. The inaugural get-together! Sign up wiki. No cost other than buy your own coffee.
mipaa The New Influencers. [Speaking] London, March 6, 2009. A full-day workshop organized by the Motor Industry Public Affairs Association (MIPAA). I’ll be leading a session on “the power of social online influencers.” Register online.
b2bmarketing Exploiting Social Media in B2B Marketing. [Speaking] London, March 4, 2009. This event will chart the development of social media as a critical tool for B2B marketers. I’ll be speaking on the evolution of social media from a consumer fad to a genuine business communications tool. Details and download the booking form. [See video from the event.]
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How Social Media came of age and companies and brands joined the conversation. [Speaking] London, March 3, 2009. The 2009 Social Media Influence conference. Register online.

readingtwestival120 Reading Twestival. February 12, 2009, 7pm GMT. Part of the worldwide Twestival series, with events taking place on this single day in over 200 cities across the world, all in support of charity: water, a non-profit bringing clean and safe drinking water to people in developing nations. Buy your ticket online.
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How to Maximise Your PR Budget With Social Media. [Speaking] 70-minute Bond-i webinar (participate online and by text chat) that takes you on a tour of the social media ecosystem to help make sense of it for you and your organization. Free to participate; eight dates in Q1 2009: February 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 10, 17, 24 and 31, all at 11am GMT. Register online.

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FIR Live on BlogTalk Radio. [Speaking] Phone/online, February 7, 2009, 10am PST / 1pm EST / 6pm GMT. Discussion topic: trust. Free to participate: to join in the conversation, pick up a phone and call +1 347 324 3723. Visit the FIR BlogTalk Radio page to listen online, or call the same number above. The show will be recorded and available via the usual FIR RSS channels including iTunes.
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How to Identify Influencers Online and Connect with Them. [Speaking] 90-minute IABC webinar (participate online and by phone), January 15, 2009, starting at 9am PST / midday EST / 5pm GMT. Register online or purchase audio recording.

Last updated: November 3, 2009.

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