Swarm Conference Signs International Speakers

Experts in online community management will spearhead the speaker lineup at the fifth annual community management conference Swarm to be held in Sydney on September 2-3, 2015.

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International guests Joe Cothrel, chief community officer at Lithium Technologies and Caty Kobe, head of community at next-generation financial services business Square, will deliver keynote presentations.

James Kliemt, social media manager behind many police social media presence in the world (QLD Police) is also keynoting at Swarm, and Mia Garlick, head of policy for Facebook Australia and New Zealand will be a keynote at the Swarm Symposium on Everyday Social Media.

“We’re privileged to have industry luminaries Joe, Caty and Mia share their inspiring insights and ideas on shared challenges, best practices and future directions in community,” said Alison Michalk, co-founder of Swarm and CEO of community management company Quiip.

“Australian businesses won’t want to miss the actionable innovations Joe and Caty are delivering to drive the next generation of successful enterprise customer communities for leading brands,” said Swarm co-founder Venessa Paech, head of communications and PR for  creative marketplace, Envato.

“High utility content, combined with opportunities for collaboration, networking and learning through hands-on workshops make Swarm a must for community strategists and builders seeking to establish or advance their place in our fast-evolving industry.”