The Social Media Club Boston is hosting a get-together on the evening of Thursday, November 12 at the Microsoft New England Research & Development Center (a.k.a., "the NERD Center"), starting at 7:00pm.
You'll get a chance to visit the NERD Center if you haven't been there yet, meet some SNCR Fellows, and catch up on what's happening in the Boston Social Media scene. You'll also enjoy a few short presentations (5-10 minutes) from thought leaders, technologists, marketers and other assorted characters on "the future of" their favorite subjects, including:
- Lacy Kemp on "The Future of Video"
- Justin M. Whitaker on "The Future of Money"
- Adam Zand, Greg PC and Matt Searles on "The Future of Music"
- Ari Herzog on "The Future of Politics"
- Jack Graham on "The Future of (Augmented) Reality"
Each presentation will be followed by a Q&A discussion on the topic. The total time for each topic is 15 minutes, and this will be strictly enforced.
Please tag all blogs, podcasts, vlogs, and photos of this event with the keywords smcboston and socialmediaclub.
Also, if you upload photos to Flickr, we would appreciate you adding them into the Social Media Club pool at http://www.flickr.com/groups/socialmediaclub/. Thank you!
When you sign up for this event, your name, company and URLs may be shared on the event page. All other information, including email, is not shared.
Attendees and speakers may be photographed, audio-taped or video-taped at any time; by signing up, you consent to having your photograph, voice or video appear online.
THIS FREE EVENT IS SPONSORED BY REAL PLAYER SP, AND HOSTED BY MICROSOFT NEW ENGLAND. It is part of the "Reality Check: Video" tour -- the Social Media Club and Real Player SP is hosting conversations in 11 cities about video. Special hashtags for this event are #SMCBoston, #realitycheck, #realplayer and #SocialMediaClub.
RealPlayer SP is a transcoding engine that lets you grab videos from sites like YouTube and view them on your Blackberry, Zune, iPhone, etc. There is a browser plugin to download the movie you are watching, and you can also make your own playlists for use on your mobile device. You can download and try Real Player SP at http://real.com/realplayer.
Getting There: The Microsoft NERD Center is located at 1 Memorial Drive, facing the Charles River and just a block from the Kendall MBTA Red Line stop. Full directions are available from their site.
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