Sam Bower is the Executive Director of the Green Museum, a virtual online virtual art museum. Sam talks about the inspiration and mission of the museum as well as some of the web technologies used to make the museum run.
Sorry that it's taken so long to get these up, but I'm finally getting these up. The presentations listed below are on the netsquared website. I expect to get the rest of them up next week. Please note that many speakers did not prepare a formal powerpoint presentation, so we don't have files to post for them.
Ruby Sinreich is the Web Maven at Netcentric Campaigns, a division of Green Media Toolshed. She is also the founder and editor of OrangePolitics.org, a progressive multi-author blog about politics based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Previously, she was the Online Organizing Manager in the Public Policy Division of Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Ruby and I talked in the following interview about Netcentric Campaigns and building an effective on-line strategy to support off-line, real world political organizing.
Our fabulous volunteer podcaster, David Collin, recorded Mike Linksvayer's presentation on Cultural Environmentalism during the last San Francisco Net Tuesday, along with an interview with him. You can hear it now on our
When I asked Partha Sarker from BytesForAll.net if I could interview him at the NetSquared conference, he suggested that we instead set up a round table discussion with a variety of people in attendance from around the world about their experiences in facilitating online community. I thought it was a great idea, and I hope you'll enjoy reading my summary of the discussion below as much as I enjoyed being present for it.
Partha Sarker, originally from Bangladesh, now living in Canada, a co-founder of the online organization BytesForAll.net and member of Telecenter.org
Where can I go to get rid of all this junk piled up in the corner of the garage?
Where can I go to donate food/goods/clothing to a good cause?
How am I going to spread the word about my charity drive?
You can either search on the site for a charity drive in your neighborhood within a 10, 25, 50 or 100 foot radius, or organize your own charity drive. They even provide a 101 on Running a Charity Drive.
Joseph Mouzon, Executive Director of Nonprofit Services for Network for Good, attended the Netsquared conference. He talks a bit about his organization, what he learned at the conference and what the future holds for his organization.