New Media Conference For The Masses - PodCamp Toronto 2008 To Be Held February 23 & 24



    TORONTO, Feb. 8 /CNW/ -

    
    NEWS

    -   <a href="http://podcamptoronto.org">PodCamp Toronto 2008</a> (http://podcamptoronto.org) is taking place
        February 23-24, 2008 at the <a href="http://www.rcc.ryerson.ca/">Rogers Communication Centre</a> at Ryerson
        University in Toronto.

    -   PodCamp Toronto 2008 is a two-day conference exploring the world of
        new media community tools. The event will bring together
        professionals and hobbyists from across North America to explore the
        cutting-edge of new media.

    -   PodCamp Toronto 2008 is an "unconference." Unconferences are events
        where participants, rather than the organizers, create and manage the
        content of the sessions.

    -   Anyone can register to deliver a session by signing up at
        <a href="http://podcamptoronto.org">PodCampToronto.org</a>. Sessions can be on any aspect of social media.

    -   PodCamp Toronto 2008 is a free event. Costs are offset by the event's
        <a href="http://podcamptoronto.pbwiki.com/Sponsors">sponsors</a>.

    -   If you would like to volunteer to help at PodCamp Toronto you can
        sign up on the <a href="http://podcamptoronto.pbwiki.com/Volunteers">PodCamp Toronto wiki</a>.
    

    QUOTES

    "PodCamp is a great way for new media beginners and experts to meet and
learn from each other," said PodCamp Toronto Co-organizer Jay Moonah.
    "There's no better way to learn about social media," said PodCamp Toronto
Co-organizer Dave Fleet. "Whether you want to learn about podcasting basics or
how organizations can use social media, this the place to be."

    
    QUICK FACTS

    -   Over <a
	 href="http://podcamptoronto.pbwiki.com/PodcampTorontoRegistrants">250 people</a> have already registered.
    -   People have signed up to host over <a
	 href="http://podcamptoronto.pbwiki.com/PodcampTorontoSessions">30 sessions</a>.
    -   The first PodCamp was organized by <a
	 href="http://chrisbrogan.com/">Chris Brogan</a> and <a href="http://www.financialaidpodcast.com/">Christopher S.</a>
        <a href="http://www.financialaidpodcast.com/">Penn</a>. It was held in Boston in 2006.
    -   This is the second PodCamp to be held in Toronto. The first was held
        in February 2007. Over 300 people attended the event.

    LEARN MORE

    -   <a
	 href="http://podcamptoronto.pbwiki.com/PodcampTorontoSessions">PodCamp Toronto 2008 wiki</a>
    -   <a href="http://podcamptoronto.wordpress.com/">PodCamp Toronto 2008 blog and podcast</a>
    -   <a href="http://del.icio.us/podcamptoronto">PodCamp Toronto on del.icio.us</a>
    -   Technorati Tags: <a
	 href="http://www.technorati.com/search/podcamptoronto">podcamptoronto</a>, <a href="http://www.technorati.com/search/podcamptoronto2008">podcamptoronto2008</a>

    MULTIMEDIA

    <a href="http://podcamptoronto.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/podcamptoronto2008badge.jpeg">PodCamp Toronto 2008 Logo</a>

    <a href="http://audioconnell.com/clientuploads/mp3/080127_podcamp_toronto_2008_promo.mp3">PodCamp Toronto 2008 Audio Promo</a>

    <a href="http://www.jaymoonah.com/podcamp/podcamp-728.jpg">PodCamp Toronto 2008 Banner</a>

    <a href="http://www.jaymoonah.com/podcamp/podcamp-300.jpg">Podcamp Toronto 2008 Badge</a>
    





For further information:

For further information: Dave Fleet, davef@davefleet.com, (416)
522-4219, http://podcamptoronto.org

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