In addition to organizing Vancouver’s Net Tuesday meetups, he has been volunteering with OpenMedia.ca. OpenMedia.ca is an organization that works to further a media communications system in Canada that adheres to the principles of access, choice, diversity, innovation and openness. He recently assisted the Vancouver Association of Fundraising Professionals chapter by facilitating a session to focus their social media strategy.
As a Net2 Local organizer concerned with the intersection of the social web and social change, Eli’s active on the local social tech scene that includes:
Web of Change, a community that brings together the “foremost thinkers and do-ers in social media, technology and social change” for a series of conferences.
Van ChangeCamp, Vancouver’s version of a ChangeCamp, creative face-to-face gatherings that are citizen-led, non-partisan and social web enabled.
Third Tuesday, the meetup for social media and online community building.
Mental Health Camp, a conference about mental health and social media. It will unfortunately not be held in 2011, but the organizers hope to bring it back for 2012.