The Rising Tide Conference is an annual gathering for everyone who loves New Orleans and is working to bring a better future to all its residents.
Leveraging the power of bloggers and new media, the conference is a launch pad for organization and action. Our day-long program of speakers and presentations is tailored to inform, entertain, enrage and inspire.
Past featured speakers included Harry Shearer (writer, actor, host of the weekly radio show Le Show), John Barry (author of Rising Tide), and Dave Zirin (author of Welcome to the Terrordome).
Participants are encouraged to Blog, Twitter, Facebook and otherwise connect and share with others in attendance and around the world. The goals of Rising Tide are numerous, but are briefly:
Join us as we map out the course of this great city now and into the future!
A non-profit organization formed by NOLA Bloggers and committed to advocacy for New Orleans.
Rising Tide will not share your personal information.
Join us for this year's Rising Tide public service opportunity. We'll be packing food boxes for local distribution for Second Harvest Food Bank Friday morning, August 27. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and check "yes" when you register. We'll see you there.