[hcs-d] FACEBOOK IS COMING TO HARVARD
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Thu Oct 2 21:46:12 EDT 2008
is coming to Harvard
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Do you use Facebook or Myspace?
Interested in network theory?
Want to know how social networks can impact a campaign?
The Institute of Politics Cordially Invites You To....
"OMG IT'S FACEBOOK!"
New Media, New Tactics
With Special Guest
Facebook's Political Czar
Led by IOP Fall Fellow,
The man who pioneered Internet politics to singlehandedly build the Howard
Dean Fundraising Machine that shattered records and which is now the model
for nearly all online political campaigns.
WHEN: Monday, October 6th at 4:00 PM
WHERE: IOP First Floor Conference Room, L-166
WHAT: A discussion on the role of Social Networks in Campaigns
For more information,visit webifypolitics.org. You can also subscribe to the
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Adam Conner <http://www.adamconner7.com/> started the Washington DC office
for Facebook and is currently working on Privacy and Global Public Policy at
Facebook. His focus is on privacy and regulatory issues, political outreach
and partnerships. Prior to Facebook, Adam was the Director of Online
Communications for Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, Chairwoman of the Rules
Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. He previously served as the
Deputy Director of Online Communications for Forward Together, the
presidential exploratory committee for former Virginia Governor Mark Warner.
Nicco Mele is the founder and president of EchoDitto, a leading internet
strategy consulting company with offices in Washington DC, New York, and
Cambridge, Massachusetts. EchoDitto's clients include the Clinton
Foundation , Pax World Mutual Funds, Rosie O'Donnell, the United Nations
World Food Programme and Hughes. Mele has broad experience working with
emerging technologies and is a considered a pioneer in the social media and
Web 2.0 field. As the Internet Operations Director of Gov. Dean's
presidential primary campaign in 2003, Mele managed all technical,
functional and design aspects of Gov. Dean's national web presence.
Following the Dean campaign, one of EchoDitto's first clients was a then
little-known state senator in Illinois, Barack Obama, who was running for a
seat in the US Senate.
Mele is a co-founder of GeniusRocket.com, a crowd sourced creative ad
agency, and he is a co-founder of ProxyDemocracy.com, an online resource for
proxy voting and shareholder resolutions. In December of 2003, Mele was
named one of America's "best and brightest" by Esquire magazine. Mele
teaches in the Johns Hopkins University graduate communications program and
has presented for Harvard University's Berkman Center. Mele sits on the
board of Democracy 21, a non-partisan campaign finance reform group, founded
by Fred Wertheimer, and the Lower East Side Girls Club.
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