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Update! BlogHer '11 Hotel Rooms

We have opened up a new block of rooms with double beds at the Omni San Diego which is only a <...more

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I'm just after the group rate for Marriott. I've already booked a single room/king ...more

BlogHer Conference Update -- April 22, 2011

Happy Friday, friends -- let's jump right in!...more

BlogHer Conference Update -- April 15, 2011

Happy Friday! I'm happy to say that today is "not" Tax Day but the 18th is -- so hint hint, wink wink, make sure to get them done this weekend (I'm talking more to me than anyone else). Okay on to this week in BlogHer Conferences... BlogHer Food '11...more

BlogHer Food '11 Call for Authors!

UPDATE - May 10, 2011: Call for Authors has closed - thank you everyone for your submissions.It’s time for all you published (self published counts, too) authors to participate in our BlogHer Food '11 Bookstore in Atlanta, GA!!...more

BlogHer Conference Update -- April 8, 2010

This has been a busy week for BlogHer Conferences, with lots of announcements -- so let's dive in!...more

Announcing a New Addition to the BlogHer '11 Agenda: Pathfinder Day

Today we are pleased to announce a new BlogHer offering called The BlogHer Pathfinder Day.Taking place on Thursday, August 4th, the day before the full BlogHer '11 conference starts, Pathfinder Day was created to to help answer an ongoing, consistent question that we, as bloggers, often face: Where do I go from here?...more

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Announcing the BlogHer '11 International Activist Blogger Scholarship

Today we are proud to announce the BlogHer '11 International Activist BlogHer scholarship program and invite you to submit yourself or your favorite international activist BlogHer for consideration for this scholarship....more

Announcing the BlogHer '11 Official Community Party Plan! (And New: No RSVPs Required, Hooray!)

Last year we started a new tradition: The BlogHer Conference Official Party Plan. We began partnering with community  leaders and co-hosting multiple parties per evening, hoping to have, truly, something for everyone who attends BlogHer.We also ensured that any party that occurred within our conference space...this year both the conference hotel and the Convention Center...would be an "official" BlogHer party, and therefore OPEN to any attendee. ...more
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BlogHer Conference Update -- April 1, 2011

Happy Friday and happy April Fool's day I must admit, with head low, that I was victim to a well thought out prank -- let's hope you weren't so gullible! Let's start with BlogHer|bet......more

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No Ordinary Blog Conference: News From BlogHer bet!

There’s always something you can count on at every BlogHer conference: No matter what the subject, the energy is palpable and the women here are ready to share stories and get inspired. ...more

Schedule

August 5 - Day 1
Time Event
8:00am Breakfast (Sails Pavilion)
Newbie Breakfast (Ballroom 20 A-D)
9:00am Welcome and Speed Dating, Featuring BlogHer Co-Founders Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins, and Lisa Stone (Ballroom 20 A-D)
10:00am Morning Break (Sails Pavilion)
Social Media Geek | The BlogHer Geek Bar (Room 2)
10:30am Sponsored: Being the CTO of Your Life, brought to you by Samsung (Room 11B)
Change Yourself | Your Perfect Imperfections: Blogging Your Way to Self-Acceptance (Room 6A)
Birds of a Feather Track One | Widowhood (Room 5B)
Experience | Wellness for Bloggers (Room 3)
Minding Your Own Business | Bad Blogger Pitches (The Other Side of the PR-Blogger Relationship) (Room 6F)
Change the World | Cyberbullying Isn't Just for Teens: What to Do if You're the Victim of Trolls, Haters... and Worse (Room 6B)
The Write Brain | Essential Writing and Editing Skills (Room 6E)
Room of Your Own | Leveraging Your Blog to Build E-Products for Sale (Room 4)
Birds of a Feather Track Two | PatientBloggers (Room 5A)
11:45am Lunch and Birds of a Feather (Sails Pavilion)
Lunch and Room of Your Own | Special Needs Mini-Conference (Room 4)
12:30pm Social Media Geek | The BlogHer Geek Bar (Room 2)
1:15pm Birds of a Feather Track Two | We Don't Need No Stinkin' Recession: Frugal Blogging Is Always in Fashion (Room 5A)
Change Yourself | Food Photography That Will Feed Your Soul (Room 6A)
Birds of a Feather Track One | Boomer Bloggers (Room 5B)
Experience | From Page to Stage (Room 3)
Minding Your Own Business | Connecting with Brands from the Inside Out (Room 6F)
Change the World | Media Literacy: Today's Most Necessary Skill (Room 6B)
Sponsored: Success on Our Own Terms: A Discussion with Huffington Post Women, brought to you by AOL (Room 11B)
The Write Brain | Essential Blog Content Development Workshop [Double-Slot] (Room 6E)
Room of Your Own | Special Needs Mini-Conference (continued) (Room 4)
2:30pm Social Media Geek | The BlogHer Geek Bar (Room 2)
2:45pm Room of Your Own | Perfecting Product Reviews (Room 4)
Birds of a Feather Track Two | Patriarchy! (Room 5A)
Sponsored: The Tie that Binds Parent and Child, brought to you by Verizon, Parenting Magazine and BlogHer (Room 11B)
Change Yourself | Old-School Bloggers: Beginner to Big-Time to Burnout and Everywhere in Between (Room 6A)
Birds of a Feather Track One | FaithBloggers (Room 5B)
Experience | Lose Your Inhibitions, Live Your Dreams, Learn the “Single Ladies” Dance (Room 3)
Minding Your Own Business | Peer Networking: Working Together to Help All Boats Rise (Room 6F)
Change the World | Our Food Future: Kids, Cooking, and Health (Room 6B)
The Write Brain | Essential Blog Content Development Workshop [Double-Slot] (Room 6E)
4:00pm Afternoon Break (Sails Pavilion)
4:45pm Community Keynote (Ballroom 20 A-D)
6:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Voices of the Year Reception (Pavilion Terrace & West Terrace)
8:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Listen to Your Mother/Letter to Your Mother Open Mic Salon (Room 8)
9:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Sparklecorn (Ballroom 20 A-D)
August 6 - Day 2
Time Event
9:00am Breakfast (Sails Pavilion)
10:00am Day Two Recap (Sails Pavilion)
10:45am The Write Brain | How to Pitch Freelance Editorial Work from Some Busy Editorial People (Room 6E)
Sponsored: The Path to Healthy Financial Balance, brought to you by Chase Blueprint (Room 11B)
Social Media Geek | Video Blogging U (Room 1B)
Birds of a Feather Track Two | Online, Everyone Can Walk, Hear, Speak, See: Disability and Blogging (Room 5A)
Change the World | BlogHer '11 International Activist Scholarship Winners (Room 6B)
Change Yourself | 'Til Blog Do Us Part? (Room 6A)
Room of Your Own | Great Blog Design (Room 4)
Birds of a Feather Track One | Stepbloggers (Room 5B)
Minding Your Own Business | Your Blog Can Make You a Social Media Marketer (Room 6F)
Experience | The Unexpected Viral Explosion (Room 3)
12:00pm Lunch Keynote: Exploring Inspiration and Leadership with Indra Nooyi (Ballroom 20 A-D)
1:30pm Experience | Create a Vision Board (Room 3)
The Write Brain | How to Pitch a Book (Room 6E)
Sponsored: Being a Mobile Role Model, brought to you by LG and their Text Ed Council (Room 11B)
Social Media Geek | Implementing Community Features on Your Blog (Room 1B)
Birds of a Feather Track Two | Milbloggers (Room 5A)
Birds of a Feather Track One | Modern Marthas: Women Who Blog Hearth and Home and the Stereotypes They Smash (Room 5B)
Change the World | Malcolm Gladwell is Missing the Point: Revolutions are Happening Online (Room 6B)
Change Yourself | Unplug, Unfriend, Unfollow, Unwind: Is That Sacrilege? (Room 6A)
Room of Your Own | Putting the "Professional" in Professional Blogging (Room 4)
Minding Your Own Business | Your Blog Can Make You a Local Hero (Room 6F)
3:00pm Minding Your Own Business | When Diversity is Simply Good Business (Room 6F)
Experience | Create a Vision Board (continued) (Room 3)
The Write Brain | Uncharted Territory: Video Storyboarding and Scripting for the Writer (Room 6E)
Social Media Geek | Mobile Multimedia: Making Media on the Go (Room 1B)
Birds of a Feather Track Two | Twitterholics (Room 5A)
"Coming Out" as Undocumented: The Children of Immigration; The Definition of American (Room 11B)
Change the World | Owning Your Beauty: If We Change the Conversation, Can We Change the Culture? (Room 6B)
Change Yourself | How Do You Sustain an Online Community and Keep Your Own Sanity? (Room 6A)
Birds of a Feather Track One | Humor Bloggers (Room 5B)
Room of Your Own | How to Create a Kick A$$ Proposal (Room 4)
4:15pm Afternoon Break (Sails Pavilion)
5:00pm Closing Keynote: Women in the Media. Women Making Media. (Ballroom 20 A-D)
8:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Social Fiesta (Marriott Coronado Terrace)
9:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: Aiming Low (Marriott Seaview)
10:00pm OFFICIAL BLOGHER PARTY: CheeseburgHer (Marriott Marina Ballroom)

Speakers

Katherine Mancuso is a GimpGirl Community Liaison, part of a wonderful team of women with disabilities led by Jennifer Cole who have been facilitating a vibrant community of women with disabilities on the web for 12 years at http://www.gimpgirl.com. In her other lives, she does interactive design & accessibility at Disney Imagineering & Parks and Resorts Online, is a masters student in Digital Media at Georgia Tech, works on developing internet standards for virtual worlds through the W3C and IETF, and is part of an artists' collective that does virtual world development, The Vesuvius Group (http://www.thevesuviusgroup.com).

Liz Henry is a producer and software developer at BlogHer, the award-winning blogging network for women. She has been writing online since 1990, and has been a key figure in organizing BarCamp, BarCampBlock, WoolfCamp, and Wiki Wednesday. She is a poet and literary translator as well as a blogger. At BlogHer you can find her in the Geek Lab, happy to set up peer mentoring and help out with your blog templates and code on any blogging platform.

Maya Bisineer is an entrepreneur. She founded MeMeTales to provide parents with tools to raise smarter kids. MeMeTales gives parents resources disguised as inspiration and kids learning disguised as mobile games. Last year, Maya officially relocated to the SF Bay area, raised funding and officially joined the entrepreneur bandwagon.

Maya's life before startups involved big companies, software development, architecture and technology strategy. Maya has been a speaker at several social media and tech conferences including Blogher 11, Blogher 12, Blogher 13, Blissdom, EVO, OReilly's Tools of Change, GeekGirlCon, WomenWhoStartup, 140Conf and more.

Britt Bravo is a blogger, podcaster, and juicy blogging coach. She's also a creative career consultant who loves to help people find and express their calling. She started blogging in 2005 with the launch of her blog, Have Fun * Do Good. Since then, she's written for BlogHer, the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship, The Huffington Post, NetSquared, Sparked, the Stanford Social Innovation Review Opinion Blog, WEtv’s WE Volunteer blog, and WorldChanging. Her local paper, The East Bay Express, named her the Best Podcaster/Blogger Most Dedicated to Social Change. When she's not blogging, Britt loves to cook, collage, write letters, interview big visionaries, and bring groups of people together, online and offline.

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