Program

11/6 (Fri) Main program day

  • 09:45~10:00 Registration
  • 10:00~10:15 Welcome / Intro
  • 10:15~11:00 Citizen Media: Global Voices Online in Asia, by GVO East Asia Editorial team
  • 11:00~11:45 From Obama to MA19 — Case study of Ma Ying Jeou 2008 Online Campaign by Charlesc, Netivism.tw
    • Introduced by: Charles Mok, Chairman, ISOC-HK; Author, Hong Kong 2.0
  • 11:45~13:00 Update on regional blogger conferences & activities:
  • 13:00~14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00~15:00 Climate Change & The “Green” Issue
    • Chair: Filip Noubel, Internews
    • Disaster Relief 2.0: How we bridge the crowds, the media, and the government rescue endeavors with social media in under 10 days by TH Schee, ADCT.
    • Bloggers and social media users in the aftermath of typhoons Ketsana and Parma by Tonyo Cruz
    • Air pollution & creating a grassroots environmental movement: the importance of blogging by Joanne Ooi, Clear Air Network (CAN)
  • 15:00~15:50 Blogging in Corporate & Commercial Landscape
    • Chair: Dr. Winnie Tang, President of iProA
    • How companies see the role of bloggers and blogging by Thomas Crampton, Director Digital Influence, Ogilvy PR
    • Speech by Alex Chu, Director , Jacso
  • 15:50~16:00 Afternoon break
  • 16:00~16:45 Open society in Creative Asia
    • Chair: Edmon Chung, CEO, DotAsia
    • Speech by Gen Kanai, Mozilla Japan (Video)
    • Speech by Jimmy Soriano, Creative Commons Asia
    • Speech by Gordon Lo, Principal Consultant, HKPC & Asia Open Source Software Center
  • 16:45~17:00 Closing Remark

Evening program:

11/7 (Sat) Birds-of-a-feather Day & HKBloggerCon

  • 10:00~16:00 @ Function room: BoF / Barcamp / LT / Group discussion @ BlogFest.Asia ’09
  • 10:00~17:00 @ Conference hall: HKBloggerCon

11/8 (Sun) Workshop Day