Monday, 29 October 2012

Be Good Be Social Toronto


Be Good Be Social Toronto


Wednesday, November 7, 2012 from 6 PM to 9PM Toronto

#BeGoodBeSocial Toronto 


in association with GoodWorks  
Toronto's second ever FREE conference for social media professionals in the non profit sector returns on Wednesday Nov 7 2012 6-9pm at CSI Annex. Join us for a range of talks, a Q&A panel session and, importantly, drinks & food.

Thanks to the generous support Good Works, our headline sponsor for continuing to support the non-profit community, enabling non-profit staff to attend for free.

Be Good Be Social is for non-profit staff interested in using social media, and is for the beginner as much as the digital die-hard. We hope to bring together people interested in social media for social good, whether you work or volunteer for a non-profit, charity or social enterprise. 

You'll get a chance to see how other Canadian non-profit organizations are using tools such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube, as well as blogging platforms to bring about real change and raise funds.

SESSIONS & SPEAKERS 

Social Media for Crisis Response - PANEL
Emma Lewzey (The Redwood) & Kelly Bergeron (Ontario 211) - Moderated by Claire Kerr (Be Good Be Social)
Kelly & Emma discuss the growing trend in requests for help via social media.  What to do?  How to respond?  Should you respond?  What about confidentiality? 

Crowdfunding for Fun and Non-profit
Jason Shim (Pathways to Education Canada) & Shubhagata Sengupta (Mosaic Counselling and Family Services)
How do you raise $2000 for two teenagers in two weeks using the spare time of two staff members? We'll tell you how!

I'm sorry, did you say Social Media budget?

Julia Silvestri (Yonge Street Mission) 

How do you go from 0 to 1,000 "Likes" with no budget?

BREAKOUT CLINICS
During the breaks between sessions, our 'social media doctors' will be on hand to answer your questions:

On LinkedIn - Vikram Nair (Account Executive at LinkedIn Canada)
On Twitter - Claire Kerr (Director, Digital Philanthropy at Artez Interactive)
On Facebook - Mark McGrath (Online Marketing Manager at HJC New Media)

http://www.twitter.com/BeGoodToronto - Use hashtag #BGBS12


http://www.begoodbesocial.ca - Blog and updates

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