Jack and Jill Politics is proud to be participating. There’s a lot of big brains in the Bay Area (San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose) when you consider great nonprofits, foundations and conscious companies. It’s the birthplace and crucible and laboratory for Web 2.0 and new media innovation. So this is a golden opportunity to share and learn the future of making change happen via digital media. Check it out. Here’s the deets (seriously, so cheap for high caliber):

Bay Area New Media Summit + Celebration
Presented by Netroots Nation and the Netroots Arts and Education Initiative

Technology played a pivotal role in the 2008 election and has forever changed the political landscape. Come hear some of the Bay Area’s leading technology and civic leaders discuss how new media is changing not only politics and democracy—but society and business, too. Learn how to use new media to promote your cause or organization, then stick around to celebrate the accomplishments of Netroots activists and Bay Area innovators who pioneered these groundbreaking online organizing techniques.

Friday, April 17, 2009
Bently Reserve
301 Battery Street, San Francisco

SUMMIT: Noon to 6 p.m.
Featuring workshops and demonstrations led by industry experts on topics such as blogging, viral video, mobile campaigns and social networking (schedule TBA)

CELEBRATION: 7 to 11 p.m.
Open bar, liberal hors d’oeuvres, live music and special guests

Co-hosted by Citizen Hope, Daily Kos, Jack & Jill Politics and San Francisco magazine

The Bay Area New Media Summit + Celebration is a project of the Netroots Arts and Education Initiative (NAEI), Netroots Nation’s 501(c)3 partner organization.

TICKETS: $40 Summit (limited quantity), $60 Celebration, $80 Summit + Celebration

Get tickets now at netrootsnation.org/newmedia

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