Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Drafting the iBlog3 program

We are happy that bloggers are volunteering in speaking or moderating at iBlog3: the 3rd Philippine Blogging Summit. As always, the event's objective is to spread the word about blogging where majority of our attendees are newbies in the blogosphere. This event is organized by the University of the Philippines Internet Society Program (UP-ISP).

We are aiming for 300 newbies and professional bloggers to attend this FREE event on April 13 and 14 at the University of the Philippines College of Law, Diliman, Quezon City. Final info shall be posted in the official website shortly.

Tentative program as follows: (subject to change of course)

April 13

Morning: Newbies track

9:00-9:15 Opening remarks
9:15 - 9:30 Keynote (VIP)
9:30-10:00 Blogging for Newbies (Chris Haravata)
10:00 - 10:30 Do's and Don'ts of Personal Blogging (Lauren Dado)

10-30 - 10:45 Break

10:45 - 11: 10 Personal Blogging Success Story (Noemi Lardizabal Dado)
11:10 - 11:30 Unlocking your creative blogging potential (Marcelle Fabie)
11:30 - 12:00 What every business person should know about blogging (Arelle Valla)

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 1:15 Building Communities: One Blog at a Time. The E-Games Experience (Jaime Enrique Y. Gonzalez, CEO, IPVG)

Art & Literary Track
1:15 - 1:40 Injecting humor in blogging (Anton De Leon)
1:40 - 2:20 Blogging as alternative publishing for comic book creators (Jonas Diego)
2:20 - 2:40 Photo Blogging (Anton Diaz)
2:40 -3:10 Literary Blogging Experience, Observations, and Trends (Dean Alfar)

3:10 - 3:30 Break

Legal Track
3:30 - 4:00 Philippine Libel Law and its implications on blogging
4:00 - 4:30 Bloggers Code of Ethics (Emerson Banez)
4:30 - 5:00 Blogging and Copyright Law (Atty. Jaime Soriano)

5:00 - 8:00 Raffle, Bloggers Networking, Cocktails

April 14

Blogging for Newbies
9:00 - 9:30 Abraham Olandres: Blogging Success Story (Philippines' Most Read Blogger)
9:30 - 9:45 Sponsor slot
9:45 - 10:15 Philippine Politics and the Blogosphere (Manuel L. Quezon III)

10:15 to 10:45 Break

10:45 to 12:00 noon Blogging Trends Panel (Moderator: Janette Toral)
(Several panel members were invited. Confirmed to date is Wilson Chua of eRadioPortal.)

12:00 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 to 1:15 Sponsor Talk

Blogging and Journalism
1:15 - 1:40 Blogging and Investigative Journalism (Alecks Pabico of PCIJ)
1:40 - 2:00 Blogging as Mainstream Media (Angelo Racoma of the Blog Herald)
2:00 - 2:20 TV Journalism and Blogging (Malou Mangahas of GMA Network)
2:20- 240 Panel Discussion (Moderated by Rachel Khan)

2:40 - 3:00 Break

Professional Blogging Panel
3:00 - 3:30 Blogging for advancing one's career (Marc Hil Macalua)
3:30 - 4:00 Professional blogging (Jayvee Fernandez)
4:00 - 4:30 Increasing blog popularity (Gail Dela Cruz - Villanueva)
4:30 - 5:00 Raffle, group picture, networking

Please email me at jtoral(at)iblogph.org should you be interested in suggesting topics and speaking or moderating. As much as possible, we are aiming to have a good balance between male and female speakers. Your suggestions on resource persons will be very much appreciated.
Thank you.