A late summary: Social Media Day 2011, Unconference
A little late. But on June 30, we had a great unconference in Uppsala to celebrate Social Media Day. About 25 ppl gathered for a semi-day unconference with a lot of interesting discussions and seminars. I think the most remarkable impression during the day was the 11 yo Edvin, son of one of the participants, Maja Larsson, that kept a short presentation on how to make stop-motion-videos. Amazing kid!
We kick-started the day with a Pecha Cucha. We had four presentations in the form 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide:
1. One of the major bloggers in Uppsala, Fatou Bakotou AKA Tonårsmorsa ("Teenagemother") kept a short teaser of her top 18 moments during her blogging history of many years. She have promised to come back later this fall and tell us more about them.
2. Maja Larsson told us about her great initiative Fotosöndag. It is an inititiative she and another proffessional photographer took where they decide a theme for the week that people should take pictures on. It have expanded fast and the facebook-group now have over 800 members. And It have become a great community among both professional and amateur photographers in Sweden that share their pictures and help each other to develop their artistical and technical skills.
3. Sportwire is an interesting startup from Uppsala and they have just launched the Beta-version of crowdsourced Sport reporting in online video. Patrik Oksanen, one of the founders told us about it.
4. I (Daniel Erkstam) told about 16 possibilities with an Ipad.
Some of the longer sessions during this afternoon was Anders Sporring that told us everything about Evernote. We also had the possibility to listen to Johan Lange telling us about his new book "Luck -A sustainable leadership" to mention another example.
After the sessions was over we all went out for a great picnic in the nice park in Central Uppsala.
There is a whole lot of pictures to bee seen from our event at Anders Sporrings Flickr Account.
A great thank you to Sensus that hosted the unconference! Thanks also to all participants! Without you there wouldn't have been an unconference. We gotta do this again!