Māori Innovation on the Social Web #NetHui

2016’s NetHui Roadtrip continues. Saturday: destination Auckland, South Auckland, New Zealand. Māori are key innovators of digital technology. This session will discuss entrepreneurship, improving access, opportunities for iwi and hapū and how Māoritanga can influence and be influenced by the Internet. Starting Time: 11:30am, level 2, room 202 Facilitators: Warren Williams – Digitaltaniwha.com Amber Craig – …

2016 NetHui Roadtrip: If this grabs your attention, please stand

If this grabs your attention, please stand. New Zealand shows the world how to stage an engaging event. My current choice of a benchmark event with livestreaming video is New Zealand’s NetHui which since 2010 has made the most of face-to-face networking and online interaction. And in 2016, the annual event simply hit the road. October …

National Fossil Day 2016

Image: BHL, Dinosaur In 2016 National Fossil Day takes place October 12 in the USA. Hashtag: #NationalFossilDay Key Links nps.gov Facebook @NatlFossilDay MISSION: National Fossil Day is a celebration organized by the National Park Service to promote public awareness and stewardship of fossils, as well as to foster a greater appreciation of their scientific and educational values. …

Tule Tree Festivities on #FacebookLive (2016)

Santa María del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico – Happy feast day, Tule! Mexico’s most famous tree, the ginormous Tule Tree (Arbol del Tule) grows near Oaxaca City. Rooted in the town of Santa María del Tule, the Tule Tree and its environs comprise a unique natural monument. Residents celebrate the famous Tule Tree the second Monday …

#ICAO39

Hashtags International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) held its 39th assembly in Montreal Key Links https://www.icao.int/meetings/a39/Pages/default.aspx https://www.icao.int/Meetings/a39/Pages/agenda.aspx Hashtag: #ICAO39 Headlines https://aviationbenefits.org/newswire/2016/10/historic-aviation-climate-agreement-reached-at-icao Global aviation climate measure an uncertain first step Embedded Tweets Overnight talks offer chance for progress toward climate deal at #ICAOA39, read our statement: https://t.co/ynv07EyWyG @icao pic.twitter.com/QsaGsH5AI5 — FlightPath1.5 (@FlightPath1pt5) September 29, 2016 #aviation emits more …

#FriendsRendezvous

September 2016 …. #FriendsRendezvous https://twitter.com/hashtag/FriendsRendezvous Spotlight:Conservation Lands http://conservationlands.org http://conservationlands.org/friends https://www.facebook.com/conservationlands https://twitter.com/ConservationLF https://www.periscope.tv/ConservationLF Questions Are there suggestions for remote participants – how can those not in the room interact and support this gathering? Is there a Twitter list of the participants? Are any videos from or shown at the event online? Specifics please, what do you …

International Day for Universal Access to Information (2016)

Poster Let us be among the first to wish you a ‘Happy IDUAI!’ September 28 is the International Day for Universal Access to Information (also known as IDUAI). Hashtags: #AccessToInfoDay , #IDUAI, #RightToKnowDay I know this doesn’t roll off the tongue, but this day in tandem with World Tourism Day has great potential. More about that below. One of the …

Announcing the Recipients of Four Winds Recognition

Indigenous Peoples Week took place August 8-14. The objective is to help raise awareness of Indigenous tourism options around the world and improve digital literacy skills among Indigenous friends. Partners in this endeavor are Nutti Sámi Siida, TIME Unlimited, Madidi Jungle Ecolodge and The Travel Word. This was our sixth annual celebration of social web …

World Tourism Day 2016

Poster Planeta.com has celebrated World Tourism Day for 20 years! We applaud the work of friends in the hospitality sector. You inspire us a billion billion times. Happy World Tourism Day 2016! Hashtags: #WTD2016, #DíaMundialdelTurismo, #tourism4all 2016 World Tourism Day Some background. The United Nations created World Tourism Day (September 27) in 1979 to increase awareness …