Media advisory - PodCamp Montreal's inaugural event brings together David Usher, Mitch Joel, C.C. Chapman and 350 podcasters and bloggers

    MONTREAL, Sept. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - 350 social media specialists (podcasts,
blogs, video, social networks) from Canada, the United-States and elsewhere
will converge in Montreal this weekend to attend the inaugural edition of
PodCamp Montreal. The event will be held at UQAM's Design Pavillion on
Saturday September 20th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday September 21st from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The complete program is available online at /schedule.

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    Singer-songwriter David Usher, formerly of Moist, will join Montreal
social media guru and President of Twist Image, for a session on the music
industry entitled "The New New Music - Fans, Community And What Business Can
Learn From An Industry In Peril"

    What :  David Usher and Mitch Joel session
    Where : UQAM Design Pavillion, 1440 Sanguinet Street, Montréal
    When :  Saturday September 20th, 11 a.m.

    Other speakers will include Bruno Guglielminetti, technology
correspondent for Radio-Canada and Le Devoir, Michel Dumais, technology
correspondent for CIBL, Le Devoir and Branchez-Vous, and Julien Smith,
Montreal's first podcaster.

    For further information, please contact Michelle Sullivan at

    About PodCamp Montreal

    PodCamp Montreal is a bilingual un-conference on podcasting and social
media to be held September 20th and 21st 2008 at l'UQAM's Design Pavillion. 
Members of the volunteer organising committee include some Montreal's top
podcasters and social media aficionados, including Sylvain Grand'Maison,
Julien Smith, Bob Goyetche, Mitch Joel, Jean-François Blais, Laurent LaSalle,
Laurent Maisonnave, Hugh McGuire, Harold Boeck and Michelle Sullivan. PodCamp
Montreal is a community-based, not-for-profit event.


For further information:

For further information: Michelle Sullivan, Michelle Sullivan
Communications, (514) 995-4015,

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