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Communicators Forum.

Past Event

Web 2.0 / Social Media Half-day
3/17/09

Part 1: Devising a New Media Communications Strategy + A Look at the Obama Campaign's Unprecedented Use of New Media

Presented by Blois Olson and David Erickson, directors of e-strategy, the Internet marketing practice of Tunheim Partners, a strategic communications company. Should my department have a Facebook page? What about Twitter? Would an email campaign be effective? The answer: it depends. Olson and Erickson answer these questions and more, PLUS talk about how Obama reached young voters using Web 2.0 tools.

Part 2: Web 2.0 at the U

Presented by Kristofer Layon, director of web design & online collaboration. Kris helps to set Web standards at the U, supporting many of us in our work. He is one of the organizers of MinneWebCon, an annual conference for Web professionals, and blogs about Web design and online collaboration.