Thursday, June 23, 2011

MagNet National Magazine Conference Summary

Links to Conference Session Summaries
This year's national magazine conference MagNet, hosted by Magazines Canada, took place in Toronto June 7 - 10, 2011. I wasn't able to attend myself this year, so I did some digging for postings of session summaries, highlights and feedback, the links for which I thought I'd share below.

Kat Tancock (winner of this year's Tweeting prize) also provides her notes and links for several sessions on the Masthead blog and on her own blog Magazines Online:

Nestor" E. Arellano blogs about the Money Makers: New – and Ethical – Ideas for Advertising and Editorial” panel moderated by Peter Carter (Today’s Trucking) with feature speakers Laura Dunphy (Salon), Erin McLaughlin (Style at Home & Canadian Gardening) and Tara Tucker (LOULOU Magazine).

Future of Media presents highlights of the MagNet Marquee keynote presentation “Welcome to the Digital Jungle” with Evan Hansen of 

Conference Speaker Audio Podcasts
If you’re eager to hear more from MagNet 2011, Magazines Canada has two new AudioMag podcasts featuring this year’s speakers:
AudioMag Episode 26: Chuck Underwood (keynote) provides an understanding of the pioneering research he does into generational differences, and how it differs from traditional demographics.
AudioMag Episode 25: Meg Pickard with her tips on what makes a successful blog, and how to create digital engagement online.

--- Rebecca Lesser
AMPA Communications & Programs Coordinator