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Event: Portugal Keynote


I’m off to the Algarve in Portugal! woot! From DBWorld blog

IADIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE INTERFACES AND HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION 2009
Algarve, Portugal, 20 to 22 June 2009
(http://www.ihci-conf.org/)
part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (MCCSIS 2009)
Algarve, Portugal, 17 to 23 June 2009
(http://www.mccsis.org)

* Keynote Speaker (confirmed):
Laurel Papworth, Social Network Strategist, Australia

* Conference background and goals
The IADIS Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI) 2009 conference aims to address the main issues of concern within Interface Culture and Design with a particular emphasis on the affective aspects of design, development and implementation of interfaces and the generational implications for
design of human and technology interaction. This conference aims to explore and discuss innovative studies of technology and its application in interfaces and welcomes research in progress, case studies, practical demonstrations and workshops in addition to the traditional submission categories.

Kinda odd to think I have readers in beautiful, far away, Portugal. Anyway, I think we’ll make it into a bit of a holiday. Take a few days and look around. What do you think?

EDIT: bumping this one up as I’m leaving tonight. Friday 12th June. May blog more, or less, depending on my mood, the weather, food and alcohol on the Algarve. 😛

(orginally published January 17th 2009)

Laurel Papworth

Named by Forbes™ Magazine in the Top 50 Social Media Influencers globally, named Head of Industry, Social Media (Marketing Magazine™) and in the Power150 Media bloggers (AdAge™). CERT IV Training and Assessment certified trainer (Diplomas and Certificates etc) Adult Education. Laurel has manager Facebook Pages for Junior Masterchef, Idol, Big Brother etc. and have consulted on private online communities for banks Westpac, not for profits UNHCR & governments in SE Asia. Lecturer, social media, University of Sydney for 10 years and Laurel has 11,000 online students. Laurel Papworth personally connects to 6 million followers online and has taught around 100,000 people in the last 10 years how to be social media managers.

11 thoughts on “Event: Portugal Keynote

  1. Enjoy the Algarve Laurel! June is a great time to visit!
    Perfect weather and not too crowded!

    Enjoy the fantastic gorgeous beach at Praia da Rocha, the beautiful riverside at Portimão and catch a boat to Silves.

    Silves is architecturally unique in the Algarve. With it’s imposing castle and cathedral the town is immediately captivating but is also incredibly relaxing. Surrounded by orange and almond trees the town has a cork museum worth visiting.

    If you get a chance you should also experience Monchique. Monchique has beautiful plant-decorated alleyways and a delightful spa. From Monchique’s summit at Pico da Foia you’ll be able to sample the beautiful panoramic views of the green mountains and countryside as well as the fabulous west coast.

    Lagos is a ‘slow’ city with lots of history, relaxed atmosphere and lovely beaches.

    All of these are easily accessible from your conference venue in Carvoeiro!
    I hope you have a great time!

  2. Hi Laurel! Great to know that you’re spending some time in Portugal! 🙂

    It’s lovely, truly beautifull! I guess that you’ll have some time to travel. If you go to Lisbon or Porto let me know! I can be you’re personal guide! 🙂

    I’m a young entrepreneur, and I do follow your work! Fan of yours! I’m also the founder of the E-Club of the largest University in Portugal (UPorto). Maybe we can work on something to bring to the University!

    Send me an e-mail!

    *Gonçalo

  3. @willdonovan one of the Portugal conf. links on here http://bit.ly/iRh3R
    I am on Games panel too.

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