Call for Speakers: On Sensitive Subjects

We've clarified the description of one of our sessions on Day Two, Outreach Blogging is not for the faint-hearted. ...more

Elisa y los otras:

Con mucho gusto! In our training/facilitating field, we try to pay ...more

Room of Your Own Candidates

We have had many suggestions for Room of Your Own sessions, from fully-fleshed out panel abstracts to brief emails. We currently have only SIX Room of Your Own slots. We will announce the selections by March 10th. ...more


I bet your home looks a lot like mine, in terms of bookshelf contents...wonder ...more

Announcing v1 of BlogHer '06's Day Two Schedule

We are pleased to publish the preliminary schedule for BlogHer '06 Day Two. A few important notes: 1. Please look for a post specifically about the Room of Your Own sessions in a little while. (UPDATE: Here's the link to the Room of Your Own candidates.) In the BlogHer spirit, we are going to publish the great candidates we've had for the Room of Your Own sessions and see what excites people. ...more

Thanks for the detailed description of the process. It is informative.

It's a tall order to ...more

Girls will be girls

Had to pop in and point you to two terrific posts by BlogHers about being a woman in a male-dominated business world. These two posts also illustrate that blogging can be long-form or short-form and either kind of blogging can be just as effective and worthwhile. (A topic I'm sure Lisa will cover in her Day One session on the Ten Types of Web Writing.) ...more

Fantastic post, Elisa - thanks for the pointers and you're right:

"That got your ...more

Session change on aforementioned Day One schedule

Thought I'd call out the one session we decided to change from the original Day One schedule: Gone is the session on Syndication. When we took a look we realized that syndication is a part of many larger discussions: ...more

Hi Laura:

Good question. No, we won't have people register for specific sessions, although ...more

Reminder: Deadline Call for Day One speakers and Room of Your Own ideas

Hey everybody, just wanted to post a reminder that February 15th is our deadline for taking in speaker submissions for Day One's schedule and Room of Your Own ideas. ...more

Hi Elisa

OK I'll email you.

I won't post a forum topic about it yet. I'll wait and see ...more

What is the Room of Your Own?

One of BlogHer's guiding principles is that this is a do-ocracy. If you want something to happen, then do it yourself! That principle led us to introduce a concept at least year's BlogHer called the Room of Your Own session. Last year Lisa described it in this post. Here's a key excerpt: ...more

I think it would be great to have an adoption room.  There are varying degrees of ...more

One more SXSWi panel is under BlogHer's wing

After some participants had to withdraw somewhat last minute, Hugh from SXSW Interactive asked BlogHer if we would like to help him rescue a panel that seemed right up our alley. ...more

Clarification: How speaker submissions work.

It was suggested to me that I could be a little more clear with my description of how speaker submissions will work. So here is a more detailed description: ...more

Oh, sticking it in your emails - great idea.

Okay, I'll grab it. I *would* like to know who ...more

Day One Schedule and Call for Speakers

I am thrilled to unveil our BlogHer Conference '06 schedule for Friday July 28th, Day One of the Conference. First a word on Day One's purpose: ...more