Information and Communication PS, Dr. Bitange Ndemo will on Thursday, 25th October, launch SocialPRO Clubs and a new campaign dubbed “I am A SocialPRO” to promote the use of social media within the University community.
The launch will be attended by key stakeholders from the government, media and education sector as well as social media enthusiasts, developers, lecturers, bloggers, entrepreneurs, digital agencies and other organizations that have immensely contributed to the growth of social media in Kenya.
Social Edge Africa, the key drivers of the clubs, has chosen UoN as the springboard for the social clubs that will soon after launch in other campuses in Nairobi including Strathmore, USIU, KU and MMU during the pilot stage.
Event: Launch of Social Media Clubs Dubbed SocialPRO Clubs
Theme: “Empowering Change Through Collaboration”
Date: Thursday 25th October 2012
Time: 9:30 am to 4:00pm
Venue: University of Nairobi, School of Business Lower Kabete Campus (Lecture Theatre)
Charges: Free Entry (It’s an open, public event and anyone can attend)
List of Speakers and Topics:
|Evans Muriu (@VanceMuriu)Founder of Kuna Vijana and Wanadamu.||Social Media For Non profits. A presentation on Wanadamu.|
|Muthuri Kinyamu (@kenyanMarketer)Team Leader – Social Edge Africa||A presentation on SocialPRO clubs concept & Initiative.|
|Doreen Waithera Ng’ang’aCEO Marketing Society of Kenya.||Integrating Social Media To The Marketing Mix & New Careers In Marketing.|
|Kennedy Gathu @LariVillagesLari Smart Villages.||Connecting Lari community using social media and mobile technologies. (i-Lari)|
|Cynthia Nyamai. @CynthiaNyamaiMD: Cynthia Nyamai Communications.||Communication on New Media. Challenges & Opportunities.|
|Maryann Michuki (@MaryannMichuki)Digital & Social Media Manager- Safaricom||Safaricom on social media; Challenges, Opportunities and the future of the brand.|
|Sriram Bharatam, (@SBharatam)Founder and Chief Mentor of Kuza Biashara||The role of Technology in Scaling up a Startup|
|Bitange Ndemo (@Bantigito)PS; Ministry of Information & Communications||Chief Guest-Keynote speech.|
|Calvin Nyakundi; @C_NyakundiSuspended Meru University student for tweets.||We shall study his case to learn about Social Media Etiquette and Online Freedom.|
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