April 8 FREE Social Media Summit Event NJ

New Jersey Social Media Summit
Praxis & Publication: Exploring Social Media in Higher Education
Sponsored by the  the William Paterson University Communication Department
and MA in Professional Communication Program

Friday, April 8, 2016 • 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. University Commons, Wayne, New Jersey

This academic summit for students and prospective graduate students, scholars, and business professionals offers the opportunity to network with others in the exciting and growing field of social media research and practice.

Learn about the latest social media research and trends that can help you succeed in your career. Our distinguished panel of social media scholars and professionals will share their finding on topics including:

– The role and impact of social media in higher education
– Best social media practices for universities
– Social media pedagogy in higher education
– Social media for student engagement and community building
– Pursuing a career in social media

Summit Agenda

9:30-10:30 • Registration/Welcome

10:30-11:30 • Keynote Speech Dr. Karen Freberg, University of Louisville #SMEdu 360: Research, Teaching, Personal Branding, and Social Connectors

11:30-12:30 • Networking/Poster Session

12:30-1:30 • Lunch

1:30-2:30 • Panel Discussion

Dr. Ai Zhang, Stockton University Social Media Pedagogy

Mindy Gikas, Executive Vice President at Porter Novelli Next Stop–Pursuing a Career in Social Media

Jaclyn Antonacci, Online Marketing Coordinator, William Paterson University Social Media for Student Engagement and Community Building

2:30-4:00 • Break Out Discussion Session

4:00-4:30 • Final Remarks and Awards

Register online 24/7 at: http://bit.ly/NJSMS16

Registration is FREE. http://www.wpunj.edu/coac/departments/communication/social-media-summit-2016.dot



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