Schedule

Day 1 - 04/23/2012 Print
Last updated on 04/20/2012
8:00am
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8:30am
Introduction to the Day
Jeff Pulver and Deb Brown

Participants:
Deb Brown (@debworks)
Jeff Pulver (@JeffPulver)

8:40am
Inspiring Others With Social Media
Making a difference in your community .. And internationally

Participants:
Shawna Coronado (@ shawnacoronado )

8:50am
Working Anywhere
Connecting with others brings energy and inspiration to your career and your lives.

Participants:
Kitty Sheehan (@ KittyASheehan )
Mark Cuddy (@ Tributescom )

9:00am
Social Media & Cancer
How the Technology of Now helped save my life.

Participants:
Denise Passehl (@lovelivinggreen )

9:10am
Going from internet strangers to friends, clients, and a spouse
Notre Dame, Back Room Boards, Marriage and Connections

Participants:
Kelly Tyler (@ KellyTyler )

9:20am
Start Up Dads
7 kids, 5 jobs, 4 boards, 15 accounts and 2 wifes -- can you say balance?

Participants:
Nathan Haila (@ nathanhaila )
Sam Schill (@ samschill )

9:40am
Building Partnerships, One Guest Blogger at a Time
Recipes on a business blog? Really?

Participants:
Shannon Latham (@LathamSeeds)

9:50am
Social Media the Farm-to-Fork Connection
Agriculture matters.

Participants:
Darcy Maulsby (@ DarcyMaulsby )

10:00am
Connecting with consumers
Farmers connecting to consumers -where does your food and fuel come from?

Participants:
Heather Lilienthal (@ @IowaFarmWriter )

10:10am
Why I'm A Farm Blog Zealo
Helping farmers make a lasting impact

Participants:
Judy Graff (@ farmnwife )

10:20am
Social media in farming
Just another pig farmer talking about pigs… and social media.

Participants:
Larry Sailer (@ fblj )

10:30am
From the Green Fields of Iowa to the Verdant Hills of Ireland
From dirt poor farmer's kid to an international business.

Participants:
Jody Halsted (@ iatraveler )

10:40am
Make Social Media Be Your Book Publicist
Running Away to Home - living in a Croatian mountain village.

Participants:
Jennifer Wilson (@ TravelinFamily )

10:50am
Brazil, Iowa and other civilized places
Bringing tourists to your home town

Participants:
Deb Brown (@debworks)

11:00am
New York to Iowa
A digital native shares his story of being in business wherever he is

Participants:
J. Eric Smith (@ )

11:10am
Life as I See It
Reflections from Jeff Pulver

Participants:
Jeff Pulver (@JeffPulver)

11:20am
Here's to the crazy ones
How can innovators make a difference in a world that's not always in a hurry to change, all without losing what makes them stand out?

Participants:
Tara Litzenberger (@JohnDeereTara)

11:30am
Connecting with our kids
With or without technology, how we create everyday moments of connection with our children sets the tone for that relationship for the decades to come. Drew will share with you his 6 core guidelines for being a connected dad in all the ways that matter.

Participants:
Drew McLellan (@DrewMcLellan)

11:40am
Changing the World One Bombshell at a Time
Purses for Panama

Participants:
Gigi Belmonico (@@gigibelmonico)

11:50am
Saving the Planet with Social Media
Protecting the environment and effecting change in policy

Participants:
Mike Carberry (@ mikecarberry )

12:00pm
Everything I learned about social media, I learned from my grandfather.
Following her grandfathers footsteps, inspriing people to find and live their purpose

Participants:
Liz Nead (@liznead )

12:10pm
Lunch with Adam Lee
Live Music


1:00pm
Cooking up a TRUE Brand with the Brand Chef
Brand is more than business . And you control it.

Participants:
Andrew Clark (@thebrandchef)

1:10pm
Pinterest for Brands
Learn why your brand should be on Pinterest now - even if you don't sell yarn.

Participants:
Emily Beckmann (@ @ekbeck)

1:20pm
Headway and Kids
What a 16 year old did to change my life

Participants:
Grant Griffiths (@grantgriffiths)

1:40pm
Using my blog as a marketing tool
Jacque tells stories of her customers, how she uses her blog for business, charitable outreach and sales.

Participants:
Jacque Johnson

1:50pm
Money: Past, Present and Future
Controlling an out of control beast.

Participants:
Jordan Lampe (@jslampe)

2:00pm
The State of Now, Now Runs My Life
Karen Smith highlights the journey from social media pioneer inside a corporation to navigating social adoption by the company. The balance beam of personal brand and brand consistency as a public relations manager.

Participants:
Karen Smith (@VZWKaren)

2:10pm
Socially “Activated” Events
Using new media tools to create events that energize

Participants:
Laura Gaulke (@ allauremkt )

2:20pm
Cyber bullying of the grown up kind
Getting out of the ugly playground where the bad kids are ..

Participants:
Laura Wynn (@ laurawynn )

2:30pm
Social Media - ROI
Healthy slices of ROI - return on your investment - in business

Participants:
Michael Libbie (@MichaelLibbie)

2:40pm
Heavy Houses
from curation to a collection, where are we going?

Participants:
Rachel Buse (@ heavyhouses )

2:50pm
Bombshells in the State of Now
How did five people from very different backgrounds leading very different lives come together to love and support each other? Twitter of course!!

Participants:
Gigi Belmonico (@gigibelmonico)
Kelly Tyler (@kellytyler)
Kristi Jones (@kjoneskc)
Laura Wynn (@laurawynn)
Marianne Cascone (@bonboncupcakes)

3:10pm
Social Media for Funeral Homes - Panel
Discussion of real world social media models for funeral directors

Participants:
John Dukes (@@AuroraCasket)
Kristie Richie (@ )
Mark Cuddy (@tributescom)

3:20pm
Do You Want Fries With That? Panel
A 3 member panel on using social media in the food industry, led by Pat Palmer. 4 of the most active food/restaurant/bar places in the Des Moines Metro on Social Media.

Participants:
Christopher Juhl (@ christopherjuhl )
Pat Palmer (@yankzpat)
Phil James (@goodmilkshake)

3:40pm
Can an individual or a small group be heard over a roaring crowd?
Can social media empower farmers and ranchers to have a fair share of voice on the topic they devote their lives to? Are there even people out there who want to hear from farmers directly?

Participants:
Chris Chinn (@chrischinn)
Janice Person (@jplovescotton)

4:00pm
Building a Sustainable Social Media Voice
Kitty Sheehan chats with Siobhan Spain from the Center on Sustainable Communities, Genie Maybanks from New Pioneer Co-op in Iowa City, and Tim Sieck from Skywalk Group in Cedar Rapids about the challenge of keeping a brand voice relevant.

Participants:
Genie Maybanks (@NewPioneerCoop)
Kitty Sheehan (@KittyASheehan )
Siobhan Spain (@ @IowaCOSC )
Tim Sieck (@TimSieck)

4:20pm
You Matter
Education and why You Matter

Participants:
Angela Maiers (@AngelaMaiers)

4:30pm
Why every school should be a global learning hub
Problems are real and solutions are shared, while learning the expected material is engaging and relevant.  Like a hub for airlines...schools must transition into places where learners regroup, reflect, and "refuel" in order to make positive change in th

Participants:
Adam Hartley (@ AdamHartley2012 )

4:40pm
And It All Began with Just One Tweet
Technology of Now more than relevant to our students - how we've connected.

Participants:
Erin Olson (@ eolsonteacher )

4:50pm
Classroom, Countries Connected Through Twitter
One tweet connected a small Iowa school to one in Sweden.What originally was supposed to be a Skype lecture turned into a class project that snowballed into a class trip to Sweden.

Participants:
Shaelynn Farnsworth (@shfarnsworth )

5:00pm
Social Media Today!
Real time internet and social media - day to day in teaching and living.

Participants:
Shawna Massow (@ honkytonkheart )

5:10pm
Students Experience
What a group of students from Iowa have learned using the technology of now.

Participants:
Panel of Students (@ )



Day 1 - 04/23/2012 Print
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