Monday, April 23, 2012

Shameless Self Promotion-The Forum on Emerging Technologies-Communication and Computer Technology in the Workplace

I blog. I "weberize" content. I am also a session chair this year at the 103rd AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo. Please join me, (Amy Lopez), for The Forum session, "Communication and Computer Technology in the Workplace."

The Forum on Emerging Technologies – What’s on the Horizon?
Communication and Computer Technology in the Workplace; How businesses are utilizing new technologies and social media to their advantage, and what challenges are being faced.

Monday, April 30 • 9:00 am–11:45 am in 102BC Long Beach Convention Center
Introduction. 9:00–9:10 am. Amy Lopez, AOCS, USA.
Social Media Foundations. 9:10–9:55 am. John Zimmerman, eRocketFuel Social Media, Inc., USA.
  • What’s It All About?
  • Why You Should Use It.
  • Word of Mouth Marketing & Tips to Get Started 
Social Media for the Business Professional. 9:55–10:40 am. Krista Neher, Boot Camp Digital, USA.
  • Social Media for Science Professionals
  • Strategy & Tactics
  • Proceed with Caution    
Facilitating Collaboration & Innovation Through the use of Mobile & Web-based Social Media Technologies. 10:40–11:25 am. Rick Ladd, Rick Ladd & Associates, USA.
  • Web technology and Findability
  • Social media and Innovation 
Q&A – Panel Discussion. 11:25–11:45 am.
  • Getting Started
  • Success Stories
  • Internal Networks 
  • What’s Next?
About the Speakers
  • Krista Neher – Krista Neher ( is a bestselling author, CEO of Boot Camp Digital and an international professional speaker. In addition, Krista is the Managing Director of the Institute of Social Media at Cincinnati State, on the faculty of the ClickZ Academy, faculty for eLearningOnlne, and is co-authoring the first textbook on social media marketing. She spent over 5 years at Procter & Gamble, where she worked on some of the biggest and best product launches.
    • Boot Camp Digital-a leading provider of top-rated social media, internet marketing, mobile and digital marketing training programs.
(Note: John has generously donated a copy of his book The Complete Idiots Guide to Facebook Marketing as well as a $1000 gift certificate to the Foundation Silent Auction. View the book and bid generously (remember -the auctions funds student programs).
  • Rick Ladd & Associates-Rick spent over two decades at Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne as a leader in the fields of business process improvement, knowledge management, and the application of social media to the resolution of internal collaboration and innovation efforts. He currently provides services for small to medium-sized business. Find Rick Ladd & Associates on Facebook.

I look forward to seeing you at this fun and interactive session. I will have a free gift for the first 100 attendees and will host the speakers during the Monday evening Networking Reception in The Lab (5:00pm-6:30 pm in the Expo/ Hall A). Please come by and meet them and ask questions. We will have computers available for interactive tutorials.

See you there!

Amy Lopez 
LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter are not just for play! Stop by The Lab at the 103rd AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo for a free souvenir photo and learn how to use social networking tools to enhance your professional and business development.

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