The two day Blogference starts in about 9 hours at the IDC in Herzliya, Israel. One of my favorite bloggers, Om Malik and others will be arriving from abroad to take part in it. Depending on wifi availability I hope to blog live from the floor…
Want to know more about the Blogference? Here is what their web site says.. Have a nice week!
The Sammy Ofer School of Communications at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya will host Blogference, an international bloggers conference, July 1st-2nd, 2007. The conference will discuss different aspects and issues raised by the growing blogosphere phenomenon. Blogference combines both the academic and practical aspects of blogging, addressing both the latest research and showcasing new blogging elements.
Day one of the Blogference (July 1st) will focus on academic exploration of the blogosphere, the psychology of blogging, the role of blogging in politics and the impact of blogging on journalism. Day two (July 2nd) brings a series of hands-on workshops introducing the latest blogging trends and technologies. The workshops will be led by top bloggers from around the world and Israeli industry leaders. Class size will be limited to enable participants to gain personal experience. The workshops aim to draw in both the business sector and individuals.
Blogference will be held at the Sammy Ofer School of Communications at IDC Herzliya. The school, inaugurated in October 2006, offers an Undergraduate degree in Communications. It is equipped with the very latest communications facilities.