October 1, 2012

Nonprofit & social change calendar: October 2012

Jane McGonigal
Rock star games pioneer Jane McGonigal at SOCAP 2011 (Photo by JD Lasica).

Planning for the month’s top conferences & events

JD LasicaSocial Capital Markets starts today, heading up a packed month of events in the nonprofit/social change sector.

Other highlights include The Feast, PopTech, Bioneers, BSR, NETA, the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing and Social Media for Nonprofits, with two events: in Washington, DC, on Friday and in Austin, Texas, on Oct. 23. You attending any of these? Continue reading

March 1, 2012

Nonprofit & social change calendar: March

An ideas sketch on a whiteboard at SXSW Interactive 2010 (Photo by JD Lasica).

Planning for the month’s top conferences & events

JD LasicaMarch is the real beginning of the 2012 conference circuit, with big events such as South by Southwest, the Skoll World Forum and the Washington Nonprofit Conference, kicking off today.

For the full year, see our Calendar of 2012 nonprofit and social change conferences. If you’re interested in social media, tech and marketing conferences, see this month’s calendar on our sister site, Socialmedia.biz.

If you know of other events, please share by adding the info in the comments below!

TED Feb. 27-Mar 2 Long Beach, Calif.
From dazzling technology and leading-edge science to the richest veins of human creativity and interconnection, TED 2012 will display remarkable speakers, new uses of music, extravagant use of underused senses, intricate choreography between speaker and screen, new ways of involving the audience, breakthroughs in animation, intense, campfire-style storytelling and some “spectacular surprises.” ted2012
TEDActive Feb. 27-Mar 2 Palm Springs, Calif.
TEDActive is an opportunity to l