Through the theme, “The Future of Social Media as a Livelihood,” this conference discussed the use of social media services such as Twitter — which played a big role in communication and transmission of information during the 2011 Tohoku Earthquake — and the importance of social media in our everyday lives.
Date: April 16, 2011
Location: Daikanyama DG Bldg.
Key Guest Speakers (Titles as of 2011):
Abdur Chowdhry: Twitter Inc., Chief Scientist
Paul Campbell: Hypertiny
Hiroshi Tonomura: Firstcompass, General Partner
Bunnie Huang: Chumby
Michelle Levesques: Google Inc.
Phil Libin: Evernote Corporation, Founder