What: PubCampMS seeks to bring together community technology activists, citizen journalists and other members of the public eager to support public media in tangible ways, bringing them together with public broadcasters in an engaging collaborative environment.
Where: Mississippi Public Broadcasting on Saturday June 5th
Thomas Broadus - Web Admin, MPB Online and PBS Station Advisory Council Member
Andy Carvin - Senior Strategist, NPR Social Media Desk
David McRaney - Director of New Media at WDAM-TV
Amanda Powers - Reference Librarian at Mississippi State University
Teresa Collier - Director of Live Operations, Content - MPB
Sam Wells - Blogger - The Clinton Administration
and many more
Format: Inspired by unconferences such as BarCamp, PodCamp and unconferences hosted by Minnesota Public Radio and KUSP Santa Cruz, PubCampMS will give all participants an opportunity to plan and run the event.
Participants will be invited to formulate conference tracks and sessions as part of pre-conference engagement process. Significant portions of event will also be left open and reserved for attendees to create their own sessions on the weekend of the event itself.
All presentations and sessions at PubCampMS are on the record; blogging, podcasting, tweeting, etc are all strongly encouraged, in conjunction with the tag #pubcampMS. Any presentation materials shared at the event must be released under a Creative Commons Attribution, Noncommercial Sharealike license so they can be used at other camps.
Attending: PubCampMS is free to attendees. The cost of the event will be covered by the event organizers and our sponsors. This is NOT an opportunity to focus on selling your product or service, but to participate as a valued member of the community.