Our June 20th meeting focuses on Creative Commons Licensing: the do’s and don’ts of content sharing and the right way to “borrow” information, quotations and images for your blog and social networking profile. On the flip side, we will also look at how to go about copyrighting and licensing content for the online world.
Our featured speaker is Scott Leslie.
Scott is a self-described educational technologist, hacker, researcher and open content/open network activist. He currently works as the Manager of Client Services in Open Education for BCcampus, a province-wide post-secondary agency in British Columbia, Canada.
Floods, tornadoes, earthquakes – it seems that not a week goes by without news of a major natural disaster wreaking havoc somewhere in the world.
What role can social media play when it comes to responding to these emergencies?
This is the focus of our May 16th meeting, led by Hervey Simard with the Victoria Police Department. His presentation will touch on:
Please note our new location!
We’ve recruited Victoria’s top privacy and security experts – Kris Constable and Chris Parsons – to lead a discussion and answer your questions about on-line privacy and security issues, at our April meeting.
Kris Constable is a leading privacy advocate and an expert in information security. A former global security expert for Nortel in Ottawa, Kris has been in Victoria for the past several years. He operates his own company, PrivaSecTech, which specializes in providing technical advice to organizations looking to strengthen their privacy and security policies and practices, as well as conducting audits and incident investigations. Kris is also the founder of Victoria’s very successful Ideawave conference.
We are excited to partner with these two prominent radio stations to bring our events to a wider audience, and grow the active Social Media Club community in Victoria.