Glocal 2.0 on bbc 5 live’s pods and blogs

May 28, 2008

Robin Hamman took some time to interview some of the other speakers at the conference, including:

• Darko Buldioski from the New Media Centre in Skopje and one of the organisers of the conference. He blogs at http://komunikacii.net/
Dragan Varagic, one of the leading bloggers in Serbia – he’s a consultant and university professor
• Zoran Ricliev, Online Editor of Utrinski Vesnik, a leading newspaper in Macedonia
Vedran Obucina, a Political Scientist at the University of Zagreb, Croatia, and an expert on Political Blogs

The interviews were aired on BBC Radio 5 Live’s Pods and Blogs. It`s at the end of the show, Do have a listen, it’s interesting stuff.

Thank you Robin.


Video interview with Robin Hamman from BBC

May 21, 2008

The interview was made during the Glocal 2.0 conference in Skopje by Damjan Arsovski from Macedonian IT portal IT.com.mk

Soon you can expect more from the conference presentations.


Glocal 2.0 – The day after

May 12, 2008

The conference is over, as you can see we were not able to update this blog very often during the sessions. But it is always good when others do. Some numbers that explain the conference and links to some of resources.

21 presentations were made at the New York University Skopje
2 of planned presentations were not held held all
1 planned presentation was played as video in its session: Is there Educational Blogging in Romania – Gabriela Grosseck & Carmen Holotescu
1 presentation was sent to late but it is still available online: Community Building through CMC in Iranian University e-Forums – Hamid Dolatabadi
1 not announced presentation, on our great pleasure, was played in the opening session: Distributed acts of journalism and journalistic acts of distribution – Paul Bradshaw
13 presentations were by Macedonians

1 Yahoo Pipe was created: tracking glocal conference

131 photos with glocal20 tag were are published on flickr, so far

60+ messages were send through twitter

30+ participants were present at each of the seasons, with the average ranging between 35 and 40

8 of the presentations (without the videos) are already online  (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8)

The numbers don’t say much, on events like this the networking is the most important part. And for sure there was a lot of networking. Thanks to all participants and guests and to all who made this event interesting and successfull.

The Glocal 2.0 does not finish here. We will put online audio and video clips from the conference and a publication with all the papers is planned as well. So stay tuned :).


Ii`s on – Glocal 2.0 started

May 8, 2008

With the keynote presentation from Robin Hamman this years Glocal 2.0 conference Blogging: Evolution Treated as Revolution started in NewYour University in SKopje, MAcedonia.

As a main star and a Yahoo Pipes addict Robin created a pipe for following the reports from the conference participants. Follow it here: http://pipes.yahoo.com/cybersoc/glocal20


Glocal 2.0 Programme

April 15, 2008

Just less than one month before the Conference, we are happy to share the final list of participants in the detailed programme for the forthcoming Glocal 2.0 Conference – Blogging: Evolution Treated as Revolution.

There was a larger interest of what we have expected, and therefore we have extended the initially planned two into three day conference. In total, there are five sessions at the Conference, and two parallel workshops at the end.

We hope that you will find interest and attend in all sessions.

Please download the programme as pdf (1.4 mb): Glocal 2.0 Blogiing: Evolution Treated as Revolution


Building community around Glocal 2.0

April 7, 2008

As the Conference is approaching, we are updating the final changes to the 3 day programme, and starting to feel the positive energy that surrounds this event.

Expect the final programme and more details within the next few days, in the meantime feel free to confirm your attendance on facebook crated event: Glocal 2.0 on Facebook


Announcement: Key Speakers

January 19, 2008

We are happy to announce that we have three interesting and varied keynote speakers lined up for the upcoming Glocal 2.0 conference in Skopje, Macedonia.

– Senior Broadcast Journalist/Producer at the BBC where, amongst other things, he looks after the BBC Blogs. Robin is also a Non-Residential Fellow at Stanford’s Center for Internet and Society. He blogs about the collision of journalism, online community, blogging, citizen journalism and, sometimes, law. He will talk about Blogging and Social Media as tools of Production and as Content at the BBC

– Expert in the fields of Internet marketing, e-business, online PR and online sales. Present position: Teacher on the E-Business Course at the College, Belgrade, Program manager of the e-business postgraduate studies at IIM/EURO, Novi Sad, Free Lance Consultant and owner of Internet consulting firm P2 Internet. He will talk about Blog and Influence Metrics. The subject will be covered by the latest trends related to customer engagement and other parameters related to online influence measurement.

  • Nenad Romic (AKA Marcell Mars)

Marcell is a member of mi2 media team, responsible for the overall media lab production. Marcell organizes public events for advocating open source issues. He initiated the egoboo.bits free content publishing project and curated mi2’s annual exhibition, organized several events for advocating open source issues through the LastTuesday program in club mama. He will talk about the parasitic behavior of capitalism towards counterculture and about the way google, yahoo, amazon and ebay assimilated the idea that information is not a necessity in private ownership.


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