If you are in the Cleveland area tonight, check this out - I'll be speaking (as I so often do):
- Techies, Scribes, & Citizens
Join AIP and the Society of Professional Journalists as they bring you a community panel discussion on how the new do-it-yourself Web publishing tools are spurring citizen publishing and enhancing community conversation and collaboration.
What's that mean? New tools and technologies, like blogging, are making it easier than ever to communicate, publish, sell, and assemble online. Join us to learn more about it and network with this diverse group.
Convened by the Cleveland chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists and co-sponsored by the Association of Internet Professionals, Fast Company Magazine's Northeast Ohio Company of Friends, and the John Carroll University Entrepreneurs Association, this event will be held on May 29th at 6 p.m. at Flannery's Pub, in Cleveland's Gateway neighborhood. The price is just $10, and includes appetizers.
The panel includes:
Eric Olsen, a veteran music writer and critic, who blogs at www.blogcritics.org, and for Cleveland.com at www.cleveland.com/weblogs/cleve-blog;
Don Iannone, a nationally recognized economic development expert and educator, who blogs at
George Nemeth, a Cool Cleveland e-letter contributor and a blogging activist, whose weblog at www.brewedfreshdaily.com, serves as something of a portal for NEOhio blogs; and
James Miller, co-founder and moderator of “What‘s Up in Northeast Ohio“ email@example.com , a moderated email information service that provides a digest of news and announcements about the regional progressive community.
John Ettorre, a writer and editor who blogs at www.workingwithwords.blogspot.com , will emcee the evening.
Expand your contacts. Network with influential people from a multitude of industries. Join us for what will prove to be an interesting, thought-provoking event.
For further information, or to RSVP by phone,