You are invited to attend CIRA’s Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at the Pan Pacific Hotelin Vancouver, BC. CIRA invites attendees to share ideas, network with colleagues, provide feedback and help shape the future of the Internet in Canada!
This year’s keynote speaker is Amber MacArthur, host of “Webnation” on CityNews TV. A New Media Specialist and Web Strategist, Amber Mac – as she’s known by her fans and the Web 2.0 community – will be talking about how to use the top Web 2.0 tools to build community and customer loyalty online.
The AGM schedule is as follows:
11:30 am – 12:30 pm – Registration
12:30 – 2:30 pm – Business Meeting
2:30 – 3:00 pm – Keynote Address
3:00 – 4:00 pm – Closing Networking Reception
All attendees must pre-register before September 9th, 2008.
CIRA members can pre-register here.
Non-members can pre-register here.
The AGM also kicks off the start of the online 2008 CIRA Board of Directors Election Campaign Forum. During the “Business Meeting” portion, the public and CIRA Members will be able to ask Candidates questions.
CIRA will be raffling off great door prizes including a MacBook, HDTV, IPods and more to members who attend. Members of the Webnames.ca team will be attending, and we looking forward to seeing many of our local customers and friends in attendance!
* As a token of CIRA’s appreciation, all CIRA Members who attend will receive a 1GB memory key.
Read CIRA’s Social Media Release “Tech Journalist Amber MacArthur to Speak at the 2008 CIRA Annual General Meeting in Vancouver, BC” for more about what to expect at the AGM and Amber MacArthur’s keynote address.
Here’s a short preview:
“As the Web 2.0 world continues to grow and expand, it’s important to understand which applications are the most useful insofar as building community online. At the CIRA event, I’m going to highlight some of these leading tech tools and address how they can play into the dot-ca domain.” – Amber MacArthur, Internet Media Specialist and Tech Journalist