The South West Branch of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT is hosting a talk by James Barisic MBCS, a prominent IT lawyer in the South West, on Social Media, Community Building and the Law.
Mr Barisic, IT Solicitor at Everys Solicitors, co-hosts the PhotoLegal podcast and is also a Member of the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT.
He will explore the legal and practical issues of community building using social media. Using tools such as Twitter, Flickr and Facebook, he will illustrate how organisations can build communities online and the legal issues surrounding the use of such sites
The event is being held at the Malt House in the 16th century Bridge Inn in Topsham (near Exeter) on Tuesday, 26th January 2010, starting at 7:30pm. The inn is renowned across the West Country for its real ale. The event will also include an opportunity to network with local IT professionals after the formal presentation, when cheese and biscuits will be available.
The event is free and open to the general public, although those wishing to attend are asked to register in advance at http://www.bcs-southwest.org.uk.