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Ottawa, Edmonton & Vancouver Locations Previously Sold Out... NOW COMING TO VICTORIA!

Back by popular demand! Don't miss the 28th updated forum
packed with the latest tools and tips to help you transform how
you communicate with your employees and citizens!

Rave Review from a Past A.L.I. Social Media for Government
Seminar Attendee:

"As a variety of social media users were present, sessions were excellent
catering to users at different skills and ability levels."

B. Smith, Communications Coordinator

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:   Speaking Organizations:
Attend this seminar to learn how to capture the power of social media in your organization, along with helpful tools, tips and techniques to get started, including:   Hear practical advice, firsthand, on how to engage your employees and citizens by using social media, from leading government agencies and organizations, including:
  • Developing a social media (blogging, podcasting, wikis, etc.) strategy to drive performance-based communications
  • Communicating more effectively and efficiently through the use of social media avenues, such as Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, blogs, Real Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds, video podcasts, and much more
  • Engaging your employees and the public by connecting them to you organization’s goals and strategic plan for the future
  • Embracing and integrating mobile communications and key considerations into your organization
  • Demonstrating the Return on Investment (ROI) of your social media programs
  • Integrating social media tools into your internal and external communications practice
  • Building senior management support for your social media programs
  • Matching your policies to the right social media tools
  • Preparing your organization for crisis by implementing social media strategies into your crisis communications plan
  • Blending new media technologies with traditional media to multiply results
  • Creating an opportunity for employees to communicate with both clients, and citizens, directly and informally
  • Measuring the effectiveness of your social media strategy and demonstrating its value within your organization
  • Strategically using social media for program management
  • Overcoming cultural, policy and legal challenges when incorporating blogging into government web content policies
  • Harnessing the collaborative power of your social media tools to drive organizational performance
  • Gaining inside knowledge of social media and why it is a crucial addition to your communication arsenal
  • Maximizing awareness of your agency’s mission to the public
  • Learning how to easily communicate to the public through blogs and podcasts
  • Encouraging collaboration across employee sectors
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All attendees will be invited to
expand their network and continue the conversation in the seminar wiki --- you’ll have the opportunity
to collaborate and keep in touch
with your colleagues after the
event using this social media communication tool.


Insurance Corporation of British Columbia

City of Richmond, British Columbia

City of Edmonton, Alberta

University of British Columbia

Island District Royal Canadian
Mounted Police

U.S. Department of State

British Columbia Children’s Hospital Foundation

Ministry of Labour, Citizens' Services and Open Government

City of Seattle, Washington

City of Regina, Saskatchewan

British Columbia Ministry of Environment


Kendall Wood

Elevate Consulting

The Vancouver Sun

Raincoaster Media

Social Media Club Vancouver

HootSuite Media, Inc.

BC Institute of Technology


Fleishman-Hillard Canada

Supporting Organizations:

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Several agencies are making dramatic strides in developing approaches and systems that work for them in their communication efforts. The periodic sharing of these experiences and "best practices" is an important element in this social media evolution. That is why this forum, presented by the Advanced Learning Institute, is such a valuable opportunity to hear perspectives and share experiences of other professionals engaged in the "journey."
Choose From Four Workshops For Ultimate Value And Learning!

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Monday, September 26, 2011:

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