The morning session of ‘Mudawanat: All About Blogging,’ an event being hosted by Supreme Council of Information and Communication Technology (ictQATAR) on Saturday will be webcast live on http:livestream.com/ictQATAR
The event, scheduled from 9.30am to 3.30pm at the Sharq Village & Spa, is to feature international and regional blogging experts, as well as interactive workshops. The morning session is until 12.15pm
The event is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. People can register at www.ictQATAR.qa/mudawanat. ictQATAR encourages existing bloggers and people interested in blogging to attend.
Mudawanat will feature keynote speaker, Jeremiah Owyang, one of the fresh, young voices on the social media transformation of business.
He is a partner at Altimeter Group, a social media research and advisory firm. In this role he publishes industry reports and provides social media counsel to clients. He also writes a daily blog called Web Strategy by Jeremiah (http://web-strategist.com/blog).
Following the keynote address, there will be a panel discussion featuring Google’s engineering manager Ahmad Hamzawi, who is leading a pioneering project on Arabic language Internet products; Raouf Shabayek, a veteran blogger on Arab entrepreneurship; Shabina Khatri, a freelance journalist in Qatar writing both a personal and professional blog; Ammar Mohamed of Al Jazeera Talk; and Mohamed Badawi, a Saudi-based blogger focusing on technology trends.
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