Special Lecture

Digital Advocacy

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Michael Geist
University of Ottawa law professor and copyright expert Michael Geist discusses how Web 2.0 tools are being used as highly effective advocacy tools to influence governments, companies, and communities. Geist will focus on how he used Facebook and other social media to connect with tens of thousands of Canadians opposed to the government's anticipated copyright legislation, and helped convince federal officials to withdraw the proposed law.

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March 26, 2015