Empowering Change through Collaboration: Global Curator Don Tapscott’s Top SMW12 Events



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This February, we were honored to have Don Tapscott join us as our Global Curator for 2012. Focusing on our global theme of Empowering Change Through Collaboration, Don crafted a series of discussions on global change and collaboration. Continuing our partnership through September, we’re grateful to hear Don will be adding to those discussions. You’ll want to keep an eye on this page and make yourself acquainted with Don.

If you haven’t seen Don talk, he recently opened TED Global in Edinburgh and always has wisdom to share.

To kick things off, we asked Don to share his top picks for September’s SMW12. Don’t miss out on these:

Social Media Revolutions (Berlin)
10 Principles for an open, connected and collaborative world (Bogota)
Open Government & Citizen Engagement (Jeddah)

Facebook and Government (Chicago)
Who’s leading? A discussion panel on access to social media in the workplace (Glasgow)
Innovation in the digital ecosystem (Berlin)

Google: When brands and communities meet online (Barcelona and LIVESTREAMED)
Socialympics: Lessons learned from the games (London)
Crowdsourcing and open innovation (Berlin)
Collaborating while blindfolded: a lively debate on privacy/anonymity vs the collection of user data (London)
The new learning landscape: social media and new technology in education (Glasgow and LIVESTREAMED)
Old media vs new media: Journalism in 2012 (Vancouver)

The social brand: connecting and collaborating with customers through social (London and LIVESTREAMED)
Digital Future in Colombia (Bogota and LIVESTREAMED)
Keynote: Jeff Cole (LA)
Open Bank project – transparency in all banking (Berlin and LIVESTREAMED)
How social media is transforming journalism (LA and LIVESTREAMED)

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