Please consider spending an afternoon in Baton Rouge with some of Louisiana’s most influential progressive bloggers on Saturday, Jan. 25.
The Progressive Voices, New Media: A Louisiana Social Media and Blogging Summit will take place from 12:15 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the African American Cultural Center on the LSU Baton Rouge campus.
The Summit will be keynoted by Jennifer Berkshire of the blog Edushyster and brings together prominent voices on social media and blogging from around Louisiana.
Learn from those in the trenches about how progressive social media movements are operating and what you can do to improve your own progressive social media strategies.
Here’s the schedule for the day:
12:15 – 1:15 Keynote address by Jennifer Berkshire of EduShyster
1:30 – 2:30 Progressive Social Media Panel
Moderated by Melissa Flournoy
- Bob Mann, Something Like the Truth
- Lamar White, CenLamar
- Robert Wilson, Digital Media Coordinator, Louisiana Democratic Party
2:45 – 3:45 Education Blogger Panel
Moderated by Carrie Samuels
- Tom Aswell, Louisiana Voice
- Jennifer Berkshire, EduShyster
- Mike Deshotels, Louisiana Educator
- Mercedes Schneider, deutsch29
- Jason France, Crazy Crawfish
4:00 – 5:00 Progressive Social Media Training Panel
Moderated by Bruce Parker
- Zack Kopplin, RepealCreationism
- Lance Porter, LSU Professor, Director, Digital Media Initiative
- Dayne Sherman, Talk About the South