I am Attending the First Mindanao Bloggers Summit



This Saturday, expect me to be busy as a bee (as if that’s not my usual state), because I am attending the First Mindanao Bloggers Summit (MBS1). MBS1 is going to be held as part of the 6th Mindanao ICT Congress and 1st BIMP-EAGA ICT Conference.

It is going to be held at the NCCC Mall of Davao (located along McArthur Highway in Davao City) on October 27, 2007 from 9 am to 6 pm. Registration and participation is totally free for all bloggers. Just register HERE.

The tentative Program of MBS1 is as follows (may change):

Opening Remarks: Building a Bloggers Community by Blogie Robillo
Keynote Speech: Blogging & Participatory Governance by Hon. Pete Laviña
Blogging in Mindanao: Travel & Technology by Bob Martin
Socio-Cultural Mindset of the Mindanaoan by Fr. Albert Alejo, SJ
Transition from “Emo” to Niche Blogging by Kim Castillo
Blogging as a Way of Life: Problogging & New Media by Jayvee Fernandez
How to Optimize Your WordPress Blog for Top Search Rankings by Marc Macalua
Presentation of Summit Resolutions: The Role of Bloggers in Fostering Understanding & Peace in Mindanao
Pick Their Brains Session with A-List Bloggers: Abe Olandres, Aileen Apolo, Andrew dela Serna, Bob Martin, Jayvee Fernandez

And to make things more interesting, we also have three Side Events:
Mindanao Bloggers Fellowship Night
Venue: 2/F Casa Habana, Habana Compound, Rizal St., Davao City
Time: 9:00 PM
No entrance fee!

You Got Blogged! DigitalFilipino.com / MindanaoBloggers.com Review-a-Blog Competition
Review a Mindanao blog and win cash prizes! Are you a Mindanaoan? Make sure your blog is included in the Mindanao Blog Directory.
Here’s how to join. View the entries here.

Mindanao Blog Awards

Not your usual blog contest: categories include Best Advocacy Blog, Best Travel Blog, Best Bisaya Blog, Best Blog of Mindanao, and more! To be nominated, submit your blog to the Mindanao Blog Directory.
This contest will be launched during the Summit.

MBS1 is proudly organized by Davao’s The Usual Suspects: Pete, Andrew, Blogie, Dom, Jun, Kim, Marc, Migs, and Ria (me).

The MBS1 is made possible through the support of the following:
Special Event Sponsors
Join the DigitalFilipino.com Club!
Dimsum Diner
Swiss Deli

Major Sponsors
Councilor Peter Laviña
NoKiAHOST.COM P5/day webhosting
Globe Broadband
ACT for Peace Programme

Minor Sponsors
Davao’s Food Huntress
Web Design Philippines
Orange County Real Estate
Web Developer Philippines
Fwendz Diner
Artcom Printing Services
Cubepixels Design Studio

Lane Systems
Snap Graphic & Sign
Motorcycle Davao
Eric Clark Su

Want to be an MBS1 Sponsor? CLICK HERE.

Want to join? REGISTER NOW!!!


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