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Entrepreneurs meet to test drive ideas

Entrepreneur Edwin Schmierer, co-founder of QuumeHarrisburg University and Founders Institute students gather to bounce ideas and get expert advice. Visit PennLive for a Photo Gallery of the event.



At right, Patriot-News photog Paul Chaplin captures entrepreneur Edwin Schmierer, co-founder of Quume during the Pitch Camp in Harrisburg.

Social Media Summit

9 Panels, 4 Workshops. All Free

Social media accounts for one out of every six minutes spent online in the U.S. There are over 200,000,000 blogs in existence and 77% of internet users read blogs. Social media networks allow an individual to communicate with the world; and the networks are changing how we communicate, collaborate, and how we connect. Social Media is changing society, business, journalism, education, law and politics. And it may be even be altering our brains. Join us on May 23 for the annual Social Media Summit where we will explore the impact social network sites have on our daily lives. The free day-long will consist of panel discussions and workshops featuring authors, academics and other leaders addressing various social media topics.

Now in its third year, the Summit attracts several hundred attendees each year. The panel discussions make it ideal for the layman as well as the technology guru. Attendees come from around the U.S. and several foreign countries and range in occupation from CEOs to students.Sessions are held concurrently so you can pick and choose which session to attend. And you can change your mind. Refreshments are provided throughout the day and the annual event concludes with a networking reception.

Movie Night

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