30 locally and internationally recognized speakers featured
MONTREAL, May 6 /CNW/ - With the theme of Innovation and Digital
Identity, the sixth annual Webcom Montreal International Conference will take
place on May 13 at the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICOA) in
Montreal. Speakers and participants alike will explore current issues such as
innovation and digital identity, but also how to bring added value to
businesses through the application of social networking tools as a means of
increasing productivity. Webcom is the largest French-language conference in
North America to look at new information and communication technologies.
Montreal will welcome a number of local and international speakers,
including Marc Canter, founder of Macromedia, Patrick Chanezon (Google), Allen
Tom (Yahoo), Clara Shih (SalesForce), Jon Frederickson (Innocentive), Cyrille
de Lasteyrie, Jessica Lipnack, Gabe McIntyre, Chris McGrath, Eric Blot,
Charles Nouyrit, Hervé Fischer and Caroline Allard. In all, more than 30
speakers and Quebec leaders in business communications, web marketing and
e-commerce will deliver lectures, case studies and participate in roundtables.
Presentations will fall within one of three tracks which will run
"Webcom Montreal is an amazing opportunity for participants to learn,
share experiences, interact and network," said Michel Chioni, Webcom
Montreal's producer. "We're also offering a free Webcamp where participants
can discuss topics of their own choosing."
Throughout the day, direct from the Webcom Montreal venue, organizers,
speakers, sponsors and participants will appear on camera to voice their
thoughts. Christian Aubry and his team will webcast these comments and
insights from the conference on Webcom Live, keeping the internet audience
fully up to date. Speakers in Europe and the United States will also be giving
mini-conferences on the web. The ever-popular "SpeedKeynoting" will be back
again this year at no cost from 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM.
With a full, free Wifi service on site, organizers hope participants will
feel free to blog, micro-blog or just get together to socialize. They're also
providing five official bloggers who will share the duty of summarizing the
talks and events on their personal blogs. As a finishing touch, the organizers
are making videos of all the lectures and these will be available, again at no
cost, at webcom-montreal.com.
At 6:00 PM, all speakers and participants are invited to join the members
of Yulbiz-Montreal, a group of business bloggers, at their Yulbiz Special
followed by Webcom Montreal's first ever dinner evening to which not only
speakers and participants are invited, but all of the wider Quebec web and new
information and communication technology (NICT) communities. This closing
event will be held at Bar et Boeuf, 500 McGill Street, corner of Notre-Dame
West. The evening is being sponsored by Tourisme Montréal, w.illi.am/ and
Allard Hervieu Communication.
About Webcom Montreal
Webcom Montreal (webcom-montreal.com) is the largest Francophone
conference in North America examining the web and new information and
communication technologies (NICT). Webcom is an important bridge with other
major world conferences in the United States and Europe. It's is a place to
meet, share and network and a source of inspiration for many e-marketing
specialists, strategists and communicators, decision-makers and entrepreneurs.
For further information:
For further information: REGISTRATION AND INTERVIEW REQUESTS:
journalists who would like to attend Webcom Montreal must contact Michel
Chioini, (514) 993-1632, firstname.lastname@example.org; To arrange for an interview with
a Webcom Montreal representative, please contact Marie-Christine Garon (Allard
Hervieu Communication), (514) 499-3030, ext.775, email@example.com