Long term monitoring of Philippine elections development.

Friday, October 12, 2007

November 24: iBlog Mini: Blogging and the 2010 Elections

I'm currently organizing an iBlog Mini forum this November 24, Saturday, 9 am to 12 noon, at the UP College of Law.

The theme for the said event is: Blogging and 2010 Elections. Will post exact room info and names of resource persons as soon I get confirmation. This event will be formally announced as well in the iBlog website next week.

Here's the agenda.

9:00: Welcome remarks - Bloggers as Election Watchdog (Atty. JJ Disini and Luz Rimban)

9:20 - 9:50 - Blogging and Philippine Elections (Manuel L. Quezon III)
Review of how bloggers played a role in the past Philippine elections. Examples of how bloggers participated in other countries can be cited as well. What were the problems encountered? How can it be improved?

9:50 - 10:20 - Getting Bloggers Ready for 2010 Elections (Janette Toral)
How can Bloggers participate more effectively in the 2010 elections?
(present a program where bloggers can be prepared for the 2010 elections)

10:20 Reactor Insights (Rachel Khan)

Reactions/Open Forum/Snacks/Networking

This event is free. As seats are limited, you are encouraged to register ahead by posting a comment here.

Thank you.