SMCSeattle Education - Location Based Apps
Friday, February 26, 2010 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PST)
Everyone is a abuzz about location-based social networking services like Foursquare, Gowalla,Whrrl .... but a lot of people still don't understand what the heck it is, its benefits or how it applies to business.
SMCSeattle Education is bringing together individuals from location based companies as well as some avid users to help you undertand these location based apps. Come ready to play around, ask questions and engage in a fun and lively discussion. And don't forget your smartphone with your favorite location based app loaded on it!
Location-Based Social Networking
What it is and why it matters
Topics and Speakers (save the date - we will have speakers updated soon!)
· What it is, who the players are (20-30 mins) - John Kim from Whrrl
· How to use it (20-30 mins) - Shauna Causey , Comcast
· Business benefits/examples - Ricardo Rabago from PCC Natural Markets (about 20 mins)
· Q&A 20-30 mins
University of WashingtonCommunications 126
Campus Map - http://www.washington.edu/home/maps/northcentral.html?CMU
Friday, February 26th
Room is reserved from 3-5 pm (head off to Happy Hour after that!)
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Social Media Club Seattle Education - SMCSeattleED
Social Media Club Seattle is a chapter of the International Social Media Club.
SMCSeattleED events are smaller content rich events.
The goal of SMC Seattle is to build an online community where diverse groups of people who care about social media can come together to discover, connect, share, and learn.
The event attendees consist of journalists, business professionals, publishers, bloggers, communications professionals, marketers, artists, amateur media creators, citizen journalists, teachers, students and other new media collaborators.