Guest Lecture: Social Media for Events Management (Case Study: #PremDac15)

On invitation to present a guest lecture for Events Management, I decided to use the Premier Digital Conference (which I’ve been involved with since 2010) as the core case study to indicate insights as to how social media marketing works, incorporating a sense of digital culture alongside practical tips: Social Media for Events Management (MMU) from Bex Lewis drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, Continue Reading →

Speaker: Friendship in a Digital Age #mmudigifriends #mcrESRCfestival

Slides put together at short notice to contribute to ESRC funded event ‘Are you really my friend? Exploring digital relationships’ this morning (I’m unlikely to use all my slides – but people can see the shape which offers an overview of one my book chapter re ‘Relationships (Online)’: Friendship in a Digital Age (@drbexl for @MMUBS) from Bex Lewis drbexl Life Explorer, HE/learning, Christian, cultural history, WW2 posters: Keep Calm & Carry On, digital world, coach, Continue Reading →

Challenge and Inspiration: #GWLOct15

Gathering of Women Leaders started very small back in 2012 (here’s the original ideas – PDF) – I first visited one in 2013, and have endeavoured to make it to at least one every year (there have been three, next year there will be two), despite living a long way out of London – as I have formed some excellent relationships, friendships, and networking opportunities there (often all come together!) – whilst gaining the opportunity to Continue Reading →

New name, new era, same excellent conference #PremDac15 (#CNMAC15)

The Christian New Media Conference to Premier Digital Conference In 2010 I joined CODEC part-time, and soon got involved in setting up the ‘Christian New Media Conference‘ to accompany the awards that Premier Christian Media has been running since 2007 (my thoughts on awards in 2013). The first year attracted around 200 delegates at the Cass Business School, lots of positive feedback, and so we continued – formalising the notion of ‘inspire, equip and connect’ as Continue Reading →

[SPEAKER] #DigitalParenting: Evening Event

Evening programme runs from 7-9pm, and includes coffee and cake from 6.45pm Digital technology, social media and online gaming are now a universal part of childhood. But are you worried about what your children might be doing online? What they might come across by accident? Or who might try to contact them through Facebook or Twitter? Whether you’re involved in children’s ministry, a parent, grandparent, or carer, you will want children to get the most Continue Reading →

[SPEAKER] Today’s session on Children, Church and the Digital Age

Whether you are a church leader, children’s ministry practitioner, or someone trying to resource your church in this area, you may feel the responsibility for helping keep children safe online but also want to know how they and you can use it to its full advantage. In this day course, developed from Raising Children in a Digital Age (Lion Hudson, 2014), internet scare stories and distorted statistics are put into context, clear and sensible guidelines Continue Reading →