3rd December 2009, East Midlands Conference Centre (EMCC)
Social media is the latest hot topic up for debate, especially in the workplace. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Blogging, the list goes on. But what exactly is it? And how can your organisation use it to communicate and engage with stakeholders.
Social Media for the Public Sector is brought to you by Connected Nottingham, a brand initiative developed by Accelerate Nottingham which brings together and celebrates partner’s achievements within the technology agenda in the Nottingham conurbation and the county of Nottinghamshire.
This exciting FREE workshop, hosted in the East Midlands Conference Centre’s Gallery will:
Provide an overview of social media platforms and tools
Explore how social media can be utilised to inform, consult, debate and engage with your community
Ask the experts and hear first hand case studies from orgainsations in the public sector
Caron Lyon- PCM Creative, a local expert and a regular speaker on the national circuit on Social Media.
Simon Wakeman- Freelance communications consultant and Head of Communications and Marketing at Medway Council. A well-known and respected communicator, Simon is recognised as a leading member of a new generation of public sector communicators that is equally comfortable working across traditional communications channels and emerging online channels.
Chief Inspector Mark Payne, Head of West Midlands Police Press and Public Relations Department. West Midlands Police, the second largest Police Force in the UK has made a significant investment into social media. Launching across a series of social media platforms the force has seen many benefits of social media, particularly around community engagement.