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Department of Communication, RIT College of Liberal Arts
Social Media and Communication Symposium (SMACS) II
September 29, 2011

Welcome to the 6th Annual RIT Communication Symposium

Hosted by the Department of Communication, this year's symposium (a follow up to last year's successful event) will be the most comprehensive social media conference Rochester will see in 2011 – a day of learning how social media is changing business and business communication with additional tracks focused on academic research and skills all students must have.

2011 Keynote Speakers

Clay Shirky Clay Shirky is the author of six books including Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations and analyzes the social and economic effects of Internet technologies. His appearance at SMACS is made possible by the generous support of RIT’s Lab for Social Computing.
Maggie Fox Maggie Fox Maggie Fox is the founder and CEO of Social Media Group, one of the world’s largest independent agencies helping business navigate the new socially engaged Web. Her appearance at SMACS is made possible in part by Verizon.
Pam Moore Pam Moore is the founder and CEO of FruitZoom, Inc. a digital marketing, brand and social media agency, and the author of Social Media Relationship Age (with Mari Smith). Her appearance at SMACS is made possible in part by the generous support of the Office of VP for Student Affairs.
Nichelle Stephens Nichelle Stephens is a blogger, cupcake enthusiast, editor, event organizer and social media strategist who is the co-founding editor of Cupcakes Take The Cake, the most popular blog about cupcakes. Her appearance at SMACS is made possible in part by Dollop Gourmet Cupcake Creations.

Social Media Revolution Socialnomics 2011

Thursday September 29, 2011 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM;

RIT Faculty/Staff/Students (Current): No Charge

General Public: $35

Check-in (beginning at 8) is in the Student Alumni Union main lobby.
Please look for the event signs.

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Coming to Rochester for SMACS?

Consider coming one day earlier to attend PRSA’s Northeast Regional Conference on the theme of "Communicating Without Walls.