The EU Commission Representation in Ireland and the Celsius research Group, DCU, are hosting a special one day conference entitled “Communicating environmental issues through the web – What can the internet deliver?” on 4 September 2010 at the European Union House, 18 Dawson Street, Dublin 2.The conference brings together journalists, academics, politicians, business people, leaders from the environmental NGO sector and social media practitioners to discuss how web based technologies can be used to communicate complex issues. The agenda is :
10.30M – 12.45pm Practical workgroups for online tools including using Facebook, Twitter, forums and online video2.00pm – 3.10pm Panel discussion: What online tools work best in bringing the environmental message to the public? 3.20pm – 4.25pm Panel discussion: What environmental messages work best with the public? 4.30pm – 5.30pm Keynote address by Fred Pearce, on the online debate in the UK in the field of climate change Entry is free but places are limited – you can register to attend here.
Further details about the workshop are online here.