5/15 Making Contact

About this event:
Created by Catherine
Took place on 15 May, 2012 from 18:30 to 21:00
Science World at TELUS World of Science 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC Canada V6A 3Z7

Do you have facts that could could clear up confusion or an informed opinion to share? Do you know the question whose answer would help you and others better understand the issue? How do you contribute your knowledge and expertise to your community? Social media is supposed to make it easy but how to you pick between Facebook friends, twitter hashtags, google circles, blog posts and countless other online options?

If you are interested in seeing what happened, check out the livestream.

In the 2nd ScienceOnlineVancouver event on Tuesday, May 15, [updated — it’s on the 15th, not the 17th] you’ll meet people who successfully use social media to communicate with their professional communities, Eric Michael Johnson (@ericmjohnson, primatediaries.com) and Raul Pacheco-Vega (@raulpacheco, raulpacheco.org) They’ll describe what they do, what works (and what doesn’t.) You’ll have a chance to ask questions and share what you know, whether you’re a professional blogger or just-got-a-twitter-account-now-what-do-I-do?

By popular demand, the event will start at 6:30 pm with a chance to mingle with your friends, new and old and we are investigating ways to have alcohol available. The discussion will begin at 7:00 pm. In accordance with the liquor license, please RSVP for the event, even right up to the last minute.

This month’s raffle: your very own Galileoscope telescope, complete with tripod and carrying case. For the price of a ticket, you could see the rings of Saturn and the moons of Jupiter!

All proceeds from drink sales and raffle tickets are used to run ScienceOnlineVancouver events, including materials and the licenses.
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Jamie Vernon says:
15 May, 2012 at 13:40 · Reply

Webcast?
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raymond says:
14 May, 2012 at 23:06 · Reply

I was looking forward to it, but I can’t make it Tuesday. I guess social media is designed for people who change things last minute 😉 Hope it goes well.
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Lesley Evans Ogden says:
14 May, 2012 at 22:26 · Reply

Sorry guys, I need more than 1 day advance notice — can’t make it tomorrow I’m afraid. Lesley
CPC says:
7 May, 2012 at 00:27 · Reply

Sorry, could you please confirm whether there is a door charge for these events? Thanks!
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Catherine says:
7 May, 2012 at 12:25 · Reply

Hi! There is no door charge for these events. We will have a raffle to help raise money for operating costs.
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Fred Bremmer says:
3 May, 2012 at 21:05 · Reply

If this has been rescheduled from May 17 to May 15 you should update this event page with the right date, otherwise you’ll have people showing up on the wrong day.
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polarisdotca says:
4 May, 2012 at 13:18 · Reply

Thanks, Fred! I think we’ve found all the refs to 17 now. 15′s a nicer number, anyway!

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