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Social Media and Current Issues

Friday, October 14, 2011

A joint meeting of Communication Directors and Catholic Press Members

Location:

USCCB

3211 Fourth Street NE

Washington, DC 20017

MEETING SCHEDULE

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:10 am

Welcome

9:10 am - 9:40 am

Presentation on various forms of social media which can be used to promote Church position on key issues. Presenters: Don Clemmer, Catherine Panzica

9:45am -10:30 am

Panel discussion on the good, the bad, the ugly of blogging and other social media: What are the challenges in operating a blog and other social media tools? Warnings, recommendations, lessons learned.

Panelist: Cathy Grossman, USA Today; Greg Kandra, Beliefnet; Elizabeth Tenety, Washington Post

Moderator: Mar Munoz Visoso.

10:30 am – 10:45 am

Coffee Break

10:45 am – 11:15 am

Questions for Panelists




Separate Presentations (30 minute) on key issues, followed by 15 minutes of group response on how we can use social media to promote these positions.

Introductions: Sister Mary Ann Walsh

11:15 am – 11:45 am

Religious Liberty, Presenter: Anthony Picarello

11:45 am – 12:00 Noon

Group Response

12:00 Noon – 1:30 pm

Luncheon speaker: Father James Martin, America Magazine

1:40 pm - 2:10 pm

National Election, Presenter, Susan Sullivan

2:10 pm - 2:20 pm

Group Response

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm

Immigration, Presenter: Kevin Appleby

2:50 pm - 3:05 pm

Group Response

3:05 pm – 3:20 pm

Coffee Break

3:20 pm - 3:50 pm

Assisted Suicide, Presenter: Richard Doerflinger

3:50 pm - 4:10 pm

Group Response

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm

Closing Reception

 

Recommended Hotel:
The Brookland Inn
3742 12th Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017
(202) 506-4277    

Registration Fees: $65.00
* Registration deadline is Monday, October 10, 2011

Social Media & Current Issues Registration