Northern Voice is a two-day, non-profit personal blogging and social media conference held at the UBC main campus, Vancouver, Canada on May 7-8, 2010. This is the 6th annual incarnation of this event, see the 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 websites for previous information.

Latest Updates

Some of our numbers this year: 528 attendees from 56 cities, including 64 speakers, 41 volunteers, 38 sessions, 11 organizers. Any other stats you'd like to know? Ask an organizer, we'll update this.

Next Year

Goodbye, everyone! We will be back next year! Tell us what you liked and didn't like!

Streaming video from some sessions is available at ustream; more will be online soon.

Come Join the Committee! (Nov. 10)

Posted by Travis Smith on November 4th, 2010

We're kicking off the planning for Northern Voice in May 2011, and we want YOU!

We need several new volunteers to help out with the planning, to bring and execute some fresh ideas, and to work together with existing organizers put on another sensational conference.

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NV10 Video: David Ng: Good Science

Posted by Roland Tanglao on June 27th, 2010

David Ng describes Phylo, a cool trading card game to teach biodiversity. A study showed that children could easily identify and describe a large number of Pokemon characters, yet knew very little about the real world of plants and animals all around them. Inspired by the success of Pokemon, David Ng's group at UBC has successfully leveraged a web community to rapidly develop Phylo, and to draw attention to 2010 as the International Year of Biodiversity. Check out the video after the jump.

[Cross posted from Bruce Sharpe's blog]

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NV10 Video: Monica Hamburg: Finding Your Online Voice

Posted by Roland Tanglao on June 27th, 2010

With a fun combination of wit and wisdom, Monica Hamburg advises the budding blogger on how to develop an authentic online "voice". Check out the video after the jump.

[Cross posted from Bruce Sharpe's blog]

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