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Monday, October 2 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Creating Community: How Social Media Connects Us in Real Life

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Does social make us more connected to our community? Social influencers from cities and states across the country share how they use social storytelling to excite and inform followers about where they live (Bonus: Learn how you can create similar virality through your social strategy)

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Lauren Patrick

Storyteller, Editor, Terminus, PrettySouthern.com
Lauren Patrick is the Storyteller for Terminus and Editor of PrettySouthern.com. She's a graduate of UGA's Grady College of Journalism & Mass Communication, where she served as Editor of The Red & Black. Since her graduation from UGA in 2007, Lauren worked for Jezebel magazine, A... Read More →

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Sheretha Bell

Director Content & Creative, Discover Atlanta
How many people have you met that love what they do? Do they love where they work? Do they love why they do it?Here she is. As one of the rare few with more than 15 years in the industry at the same company, there’s a reason she’s still here and still loves it. Sheretha Bell... Read More →
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Carolyn Capern

Digital Storyteller, CT-Social
Carolyn Capern combines a deep appreciation for storytelling with an enthusiasm for technology. Carolyn drives creative strategy and project implementation in her role at CT Social, working closely with clients to build a deeper understanding of their vision and goals and bring them to life. Alongside her co-founder Greg Trujillo, she has overseen production on local, regional, national, and international interactive development projects and served as digital marketing strategist for prominent regional cause-based campaigns such as the nationally recognized Rethink Homelessness campaign. Carolyn is an Instructor at the Edyth Busch Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Rollins College, and has spoken at the Florida Bloggers Conference and private groups including T-Mobile, the Zebra Coalition, the Orlando Chamber of Commerce, and the United Way of Florida. She is a graduate of Leadership Orlando Class 92 and is a co-founder of The Collective, an Orlando-based group empowering social change agents on the local level. Carolyn studied Political Science and History at American University in Washington, DC... Read More →
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Jessica Carlton

Digital Media Specialist at the City of Huntsville, City of Huntsville, AL
Jessica is the Digital Media Specialist for the City of Huntsville.  Her work includes all things 'communication' that involve a screen including social media, website and e-mail campaigns. Previously, Jessica was part of the marketing team responsible for the communication efforts of... Read More →
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Alyssa Fagien

Founder, ATL Bucket List
Social media is more than just a job for Alyssa Fagien -  it's a true passion. With a B.S. in public relations from the University of Florida, she has always loved building relationships. And throughout the years she has gravitated toward social media as a tool to connect brand t... Read More →

Monday October 2, 2017 9:30am - 10:30am
Room D - Marquis 1 - Floor 4 245 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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