Digital media experts share their knowledge

UBC Okanagan hosts Digital Media in Education Conference

What: Digital Media in Education Conference
Who: Award-winning digital media storytellers, social media experts
When: Wednesday, May 8 to Thursday, May 9
Where: The Commons, 3333 University Way, UBC Okanagan

Digital Media in Education ConferenceUBC Studios Okanagan has lined up experts in today’s digital world to share their knowledge at this year’s Digital Media in Education Conference.

The conference — titled Integrate: Expanding The Power Of Digital Media To Communicate and Educate — takes place over two days next week. Speakers include Emmy award-winning digital storyteller Michael Jorgensen and neurologist turned Youtube star Dr. Claudia Krebs.

There are a number of plenary and breakout sessions that will be led by digital media creators and specialists. All workshops are targeted towards people who are involved in writing, production or who work as a digital media professional. Attendees can also take away tips from the number of presentations including the Social Media Workshop sponsored by The Social School.

The conference is open to the public. A registration fee does apply. To find out more, contact event organizer Rosemary Thompson at 250 807 9832 or register at

About UBC’s Okanagan campus

UBC’s Okanagan campus is an innovative hub for research and learning in the heart of British Columbia’s stunning Okanagan Valley. Ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world, UBC is home to bold thinking and discoveries that make a difference. Established in 2005, the Okanagan campus combines a globally recognized UBC education with a tight-knit and entrepreneurial community that welcomes students and faculty from around the world.

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