Media Advisory/Photo Op - Ontario Science Centre hosts 888torontomeetup

    Come see what happens when hundreds of online video producers meet face-
    to-face, cameras in hand! Over 700 are expected at Canada's first major
    YouTube party

    TORONTO, Aug. 6 /CNW/ - Today the three-year-old video sharing website is
uploading an estimated 10 hours of new video every minute, creating a massive
world of "vloggers", celebrities and amateur directors. The Ontario Science
Centre has been sharing videos on YouTube since 2006, posting content that
gives viewers an innovative and informative taste of science beyond its
physical walls.

    WHEN:     Friday Aug 8, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
              Saturday Aug 9, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.

              - Friday evening party, Weston Family Innovation Centre:
                DJ's, live web broadcasts, cash bar, outdoor Star Party with
                telescopes and storytelling
              - Saturday "meetup", outdoors on TELUSCAPE:
                Open-mic performances, YouTube video production, solar

              - Hundreds of popular YouTubers including Corey Vidal from
                Canada, and Blade376 from Britain
              - Kevin Von Appen, Associate Dir., Digital Media & Publications

    WHERE:    Ontario Science Centre, 770 Don Mills Road, Toronto, South of
              Eglinton Ave.
              Please pick up a pass at the Media Registration Desk on arrival

For further information:

For further information: Media contacts: Christine Crosbie, Media
Relations Officer, (416) 696-3191,, Cell phone day
of event (416) 895-5482; Debbie Wolgelerenter, Communications Specialist,
(416) 696-4578,

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