Citizen Media Rendez-Vous 2010 Livestream Archive

[Montréal, Québec, Canada 24°C] The 2010 Citizen Media Rendez-Vous is now behind me after three months of dedicated time to its coordination. As I contemplate my next moves, I invite everyone interested in citizen media to view the Livestream Archive of the two panel discussions.

Citizen Media Rendez-Vous Montréal 2010
Montréal — Monday, August 23, 2010
10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Panel A: Accessing and appropriating citizen media to better inform and mobilize the public

Opening words by Alain Ambrosi
“The long battle for the democratization of communication: citizen media at the cutting edge.”
Introduction by the moderator, Patricia Bergeron

Presentations by the invited panelists
* Norman Cohn, co-founder IsumaTV (Montréal – Igloolik)
* Tim McSorley, editor Media Co-opertive (CAN – Montréal)
* Georgia Popplewell, Managing Director Global Voices (TRINIDAD & TOBAGO)
* Craig Silverman, Managing Editor MediaShift (USA) & Digital Journalism Director OpenFile (Toronto)
* Jean-Noé Landry, co-founder Montréal Ouvert (Montréal)

Open discussion, Q&A

2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Panel B: Citizen use of new media for the defense of human rights

Opening words by Alain Ambrosi
Introduction by the moderator, Frédéric Dubois

Presentations by the invited panelists
* Jaroslav Valuch, Haiti Project Manager Ushahidi (KENYA – Boston)
* Priscila Néri, Program Coordinator, Witness (New York)
* Shubhranshu Choudhary, CGNet Swara (INDIA) *via Skype
* Martin Lessard, Zéro Seconde (Montréal)
* Amanda Garces, Project Coordinator Mobile Voices (Los Angeles)

Open discussion, Q&A
Summary of the day’s discussions by Alain Ambrosi
Closing remarks by Reisa Levine

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