The Cebu Bloggers Society Inc. in cooperation with SM City Cebu and Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. presents the Visayas Blogging Summit 2011 with a theme "Quality Online Publishing For Personal, Business, Government". The event is scheduled to be held at SM City Cebu Cinema on November 26 - Saturday.
This year, the VBS 2011 organizers are taking a step forward by providing our participants world-class talks that will better improve their craft as social media users.
The 2011 Visayas Blogging Summit will highlight the value of blogging as a potent tool in community development and in encouraging community participation.
The talk is divided into segments, thus a more interactive learning experience awaits the participants.
OFFICIAL PROGRAM and SPEAKERS
(07:30 – 08:30 AM) REGISTRATION
(08:30 – 09:00 AM) WELCOME - Mayor Michael Rama, City of Cebu
(09:30 – 10:30 AM) PERSONAL BLOGGING
Know the advantages of blogging, how to improve a blog’s visibility and how to make it sustainable.
SPEAKER: Vernon Joseph “Iggy” Go
“Getting Steady with Blogging”
(11:00 – 12:00 PM) PROFESSIONAL BLOGGING
There is more to blogging. This can be a career and even become a business. Find out how professionals make it to the top.
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Chris C. Ducker
“From Blog to Business – Getting Serious Online!”
(12:01 – 01:00 PM) LUNCH BREAK
(01:01 – 02:30 PM) SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING FOR BUSINESS
Learn how small businesses use social media to boost their sales and visiblity. Learn their experiences, secrets and tips first hand.
Speaker: Ms. Joanne Apat
“Basic Tips in Using Social Media for Business!”
(03:00 – 04:00 PM) SOCIAL MEDIA RESPONSIBILITY
Blogging is not only for business but for social change. Find out how bloggers influence and use blogging as a medium to change their communities and improve lives.
SPEAKER: Janette Toral
Social Media Responsibility: A Perspective
(04:01 – 5:00 PM) AWARDING AND CLOSING CEREMONIES