Public Sector Social Media Innovation Huddle hosted by Dell & Viadeo

Event Info

Tue 8 Feb, 2011 from 1:00pm - 8:00pm
EHS 4D Group
6 Briset St
London, EC1M 5NR, UK (Map)
Cost: Free (RSVP Required)


How is the public sector transforming communication using social media with a broad range of audiences and what's next?

Who should attend? UK Public Sector and the third sector communications professionals who are using or exploring social media best practices. People who want to share and network.

Interested? This event is invite only since places are limited. If you want to invite a friend or colleague, please email SMWatviadeo [dot] com or contact Kerry Bridge via Twitter @KerryatDell. We will be managing a waiting list for this event.

What can you expect on the day?

  • A free half day event, followed by an evening event for drinks & networking.
  • Networking with other industry professionals
  • Delegates sharing case studies and best practices with each other
  • Interactive “unconference” format
  • Mainly client side delegates (and strictly no selling by any agencies invited)


  • Huddle registration 1pm (starts at 1.30 pm prompt)
  • Huddle close at 5:00pm.
  • Followed by networking, drinks and canapes until 8pm.


We are pleased to welcome a broad range of Public Sector and Social Media experts. If you are definitely intending on speaking on the day - please add your confirmations on this wall - so that we and attendees know what to expect. So far we've had intentions to speak from friends at the Transport for LondonThe COIShirley Ayres ConsultingDellDepartment of HealthReputation Online / New Media AgeRedcatco and Viadeo.

As with all unconferences you can also choose to speak on the day sharing a case study or leading a discussion group of your choice. If you want your name added to the speaker list please contact Kerry_bridgeatdell [dot] com in advance or you can choose to speak on the day.

Hashtag: #smwldn_PS

Your hosts:

This session is being hosted by Viadeo & Dell and chaired by Benjamin Ellis, from Redcatco.

  • About Viadeo: Viadeo is a professional social network with over 35 million members in 226 countries. Professionals use Viadeo to enhance their career prospects, discover business opportunities and build relationships with new contacts as well as to create an effective online identity. 
  • About Dell: Dell Inc. listens to customers and delivers innovative technology and services they trust and value. Uniquely enabled by its direct business model, Dell is a leading global systems and services company and No. 34 on the Fortune 500.
  • About Redcatco: Redcatco delivers solutions to difficult business problems, using social technology. By delivering a unique blend of consulting, analysis, training, production and development, we enable businesses of all sizes to become more productive and effective – delivering results that make a significant difference. 

Benjamin Ellis - Chairperson

Benjamin Ellis has worked in the Internet technology arena for over 20 years, and brings a unique perspective based on his background in both engineering and psychology. Regularly quoted in papers, radio and in books on social media, he is an executive director at the award winning social technology house Redcatco, and at SocialOptic - the team behind the collaborative planning tools including Milestone Planner.


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