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Digital Strategies Sessions at This Year’s Conference

The WGA’s annual conference is just ONE WEEK away! Join us for Writing Across WorldsJune 7 – 9 at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel. We’re thrilled to announce the speakers for Digital Strategies for Writers and let you know about a new conference session!

Announcing our speakers for Digital Strategies for Writers

Digital Strategies for Writers
Saturday, June 8, 11:00 – 12:30
Featuring Dana DiTomaso and Dr. Patrick Finn 

Sponsored by CanAuthors Alberta 

Join us for a discussion about what writers need to know to thrive in the digital age. We will present digital developments of interest to writers, talk about what the WGA has been working on during our Digital Strategies consultation series, and open the discussion to attendees to ask questions and share their thoughts. Focus topics include copyright, social media, and internet access for rural and remote areas. Dana will be talking about digital marketing and social media, and Patrick will be discussing opportunities for writers in digital arts.

NEW SESSION!

Digital Strategies for Writers (One-on-One Meetings)
Saturday June 8, 2019
13:30 – 14:45
 

Continue the discussion about what writers need to know to thrive in the digital age.Dana DiTomaso and Dr. Patrick Finn from Saturday morning’s Digital Strategies for Writers session are back to keep the conversation going with one-on-one meetings for participants to ask further questions about digital strategies. Dana will be talking about digital marketing and social media, and Patrick will be discussing opportunities for writers in digital arts.

Sign-ups will be available at the conference, with priority given to participants in the morning’s Digital Strategies session who did not get a chance to ask questions. 

PRESENTERS:

DANA DI TOMASO likes to impart wisdom. It’s true, she will meet with you to teach you the ways of the digital world, but she is also a fan of random fact. Ten plus years of experience in digital marketing means that Dana has seen it all. Check out KickPoint Media to find out more about Dana and her company.



DR. PATRICK FINN is the Director of Computational Media Design and Associate Professor in the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary. His primary interest is performance technology, Rhere technology can be anything from writing and gestures, to robots and computer programming.




Don’t forget our other exciting sessions like Larissa Lai’s keynote lecture: Writing Grist Village or our Poetry Meets Nonfiction panel with moderator Alice Major. View the full schedule HERE.

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