Global Social Media Research Symposium

The Global Social Media Research Symposium on March 23, 2012, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at American University, Washington, DC, will explore current research on the worldwide use of social media for societal reform and cultural-political transformation. The symposium will feature representatives from major technology companies, policy experts, journalists, researchers, and research groups.  Panel sessions will be devoted to social media technologies and innovation along with their application across national borders, the role of government in promoting access to these technologies, and recent research findings on social media reform movements worldwide.

The Global Social Media Research Symposium will take place in the new School of International Service building Abramson Family Founders Room on the main campus of American University.  Refreshments during session breaks and reception at the conclusion of the Symposium at 5 p.m. are provided.  For information, contact Prof. Shalini Venturelli, School of International Service: sventur@american.edu and Jason Smith, Symposium Director: js1232a@american.edu.
Join us for coffee and networking at 8:30 a.m.

Registration is required, but free. Sign Up Here: http://socialmediasymposium.eventbrite.com/

The Main Symposium Site: http://www.american.edu/sis/ic/globalsocialmediaresearchsymposium/




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