#TweetCon (social media conference)
Facilitated by @I_amHologram
Tweets sometimes speak louder than press releases (@dollyannec )
#TweetCon is like a typical Press Conference, except that it happens on Twitter.
It is a tweetcussion among ordinary tweeple, actwivists, politwician, netizen journalists, bloggers and mainstream media.
Topics tackled cover advocacy endeavors , policy issues and other socially relevant concerns.
How it works:
(1) The Tweet Conference uses the hashtag #TweetCon.
(2) Once a month or on special occasions, a guest is invited to hold a #TweetCon on a particular advocacy, social issue or event.
(3) All netizen journalists, bloggers and media tweeps are welcome to cover the #TweetCon. They may tweet questions anytime but guest answers all questions during the #TweetCon.
(4) @I_amHologram moderates the #TweetCon.
SOCIAL MEDIA ADVISORY
#TweetCon: First Edition
WHO: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (Kankanaey-Igorot from Mt. Province, Philippines), Former Chairperson and concurrent member of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) and Convenor, Asian Indigenous Women’s Network (AIWN).
WHEN: Tonight, November 18, 2010, 8 pm
WHERE: On hashtag #TweetCon
WHY: Global Seminar-Workshop on Indigenous Women and Climate Change and Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation in Developing Countries (REDD +). More than 100 indigenous women from around the globe are in the country to attend the activity. The seminar-workshop is taking place on the eve of the UN Climate Change Conference happening in Cancun, Mexico on November 29-December 10, 2010.
PRESS CONFERENCE WITH PHOTO OPS (by Corpuz and 4 other women indigenous leaders from Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific) on 11/19/10, 11 am-12 nn (Lunch follows) at The Legend Villas, 60 Pioneer corner Madison Streets, Mandaluyong City, Philippines.
For inquiries, contact Media Coordinator: (mobile phone) 09154972259 Website: http://www.indigenousclimate.org
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