Upcoming event of interest
October 8-19 Hyderabad,
the Eleventh meeting
of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention
on Biological Diversity.
On Sunday, October 14 Planeta.com's Ron
Mader will facilitate a one-day training workshop at CoP
Global Workshop for Indigenous and Local Communities: Biodiversity,
Tourism and the Social Web will engage CoP 11 participants and
colleagues around the world with new networking tools that highlight
indigenous and local community tourism services that conserve
traditional culture and local biodiversity. Many of the examples
are drawn from the participants in the Indigenous
Tourism and Biodiversity Website Award.
For those interested, please
register for the workshop and introduce
yourself via the event page on Facebook. Also register for
channels you want to master including Skype, Delicious,
Facebook, Flickr, Foursquare, Slideshare, Storify, TripAdvisor,
Twitter, Youtube and Wikipedia. You don't have to register for
everything but you do need to commit to a schedule of regular
use before, during and after the workshop. Reason: The
value of the social web becomes clear through repetition and
Free wifi and
will be available to connect participants in the room with colleagues
around the world. Free worksheets, handouts and Slideshare tutorials
are available now.
welcome on Ron's blog.