Join us for an interactive discussion on best practices and digital learnings from the Netherlands and the power of social media for national and local citizen engagement.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 5:00 PMto 7:00 PM (EST)
The Consulate General of the Netherlands
666 3rd avenue
New York, New York 10017
This event is an official Social Media Week NYC side event, hosted by the Dutch Consulate General in New York in partnership with the Digital Diplomacy Coalition. Gain fresh insights into how one of Holland’s major cities engages it’s citizens by upcycling content, see how Boomerang Create delivers more than 200 pieces of socially engaging content at lightning speed each week and learn how social media can be used for reputation management.
- Welcome words by Rob de Vos, Consul General of the Netherlands in New York and Saskia de Haas, member of the board of the Dutch Government-wide Social Media Network
- Petra Berrevoets, Senior Advisor Digital Concern Media at the City of Rotterdam and Maarten Reijgersberg, Social Media Architect at Holland’s #1 social agency RauwCC and LCO of Social Media Week Rotterdam on how the City of Rotterdam engages it’s citizens through social media
- Alexander Veltman the co-founder, and Sander Kooijman the managing director at Boomerang Create USA will present on “Power to the Potato”, “Kale – Very Cool”, “Heineken Twelftal”, best practices newsjacks & their current US projects
- Jacquelien Nienhuis, Deputy Head of Public Diplomacy, Press and Culture at the Dutch Embassy in Washington DC on social media at the Embassy, consulates and the social media strategy of @nlintheUSA
- Closing remarks & Q&A
Attendees must register and bring a valid ID in order to obtain access to the event. This event has limited seating. Follow online via #DigitalDiplomacy and #SMWNYC.