2nd annual ConvergeSouth

From the press release:
CONVERGESOUTH
2nd ANNUAL BLOGGING CONFERENCE IN GREENSBORO NORTH CAROLINA
HOSTED BY NC A&T STATE UNIVERSITY
OCTOBER 13-14, 2006

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ConvergeSouth is happening in Greensboro at NC A&T State University on October 13-14, 2006
— neighborhood barbecue dinner and music on Friday night, October 13
— conference day, Saturday, October 14
— and dinners, music and more on Saturday night.
(In even years, it’s a one-day conference. In odd years, it’s a two-day event.)


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The ConvergeSouth Web site will launch Thursday, August 10. The web site
address is: http://www.convergesouth.com
Feel free to announce it on your blogs or Web sites.
Find banners here: http://convergesouth.com/banners.html
The RSS feed is:http://convergesouth.com/news/newsfeed.rss
The ConvergeSouth blog is: http://blog.convergesouth.com
(graciously designed by Matt Hill Comer)
The media server, serving grassroots submissions of audio, video, and photography is: http://media.convergesouth.com
Please mention and thank our two generous financial co-sponsors this year, the Joseph M. Bryan Foundation and the Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation
Thanks to John Mark Brown of Firelace, for programming our registration database.
We are awaiting confirmations from two prominent speakers. They are tentative so their names are not yet on the schedule. Check back for updates (or get the RSS feed).
The ConvergeSouth Steering Committee is made up of (alphabetically):
Lex Alexander (News & Record)
(Dr.) Nita M. Dewberry (NC A&T)
Ben Hwang (Firelace)
Allen Johnson (News & Record)
Ed Cone (Blogger, Writer)
Jay Ovittore (Small Business Owner)
(Dr.) Sue Polinsky (TechTriad)
John Robinson (News & Record)
Willie Rucker (NC A&T)
Janet Wright (Guilford College)
(Note: there is no “election” or “selection” to the Steering Committee. It’s
made up of self-selected and interested folks who have worked for
ConvergeSouth or who have volunteered for this year.)