Volunteering in a Digital Age29 Jun 2012
26–27 September, Richard Ley Centre, Swansea
Digital technology is revolutionising volunteering. It creates new ways of working, new ways of communicating with volunteers, and new ways of marketing. And that’s just the tip of the digital iceberg.
And whether you’re an expert with new technology or an absolute beginner, Volunteering in a digital age – the conference hosted by WCVA and Communities 2.0 – has plenty to offer you.
The event aims to demonstrate how new technology can help attract and engage volunteers, address the issue of digital inclusion, provide guidance on social media and inspire you to further develop digital technology in your work.
Speakers at the conference include:
- Jane Hutt AM, Minister for Finance and Leader of the House, on the Welsh Government’s vision for digital inclusion
- Sangheet Bhullar of WISEKIDS/'Digital and People' on engaging effectively in the digital space
- Cathryn Marcus of Communities 2.0 on their new Digital Champions scheme
And a plethora of workshop options include:
- How new technology can support volunteer managers
- The impact of visual media
- Digital media and the Welsh language
- Involving older people in digital technology
- Developing a social media strategy
- Engaging volunteers with the web and social media
And there's much more besides, including the opportunity to contribute to proceedings yourself through your mobile phone, laptop or tablet.
You can view the full programme here, and book your place here.