Social medai for gov

Social Media for Government Communications Conference

Start Date:
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
End Date:
Thursday, November 29, 2012
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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The primary goal of the Social Media for Government Communications conference, taking place at Focus rooms in Sunninghill, is to help government agencies use the power of social media to engage, deliver services and communicate with citizens more effectively using social media platforms such as twitter, facebook, YouTube and many others available in the social media space.


Topics include:

Dealing with Negative Social Media: Skills to make sure you practice service recovery

How to build awareness for your organization using the latest social media as part of an integrated strategy

How to engage with stakeholders and the public using the latest social media tools

The Potential of Social Media to influence Socio-Political change on the African continent

Building your brand from the inside out: Digital Internal communication to drive engagement


Case studies:

The Reya Vaya Social Media Strategy


The impact of Social Media on educational programming

Government experiences & Challenges



Su Little: Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA)

Jonathan Houston: Deloitte

Oscar Tshifure: Vuma Reputation

Terri-Liza Fortein: Gauteng Provincial Government (office of the Premier)

Prof. Narnia Bohler-Muller: Human Sience Research Council

Daniel Munslow: Talk2Us

Michelle Cave: Y&R (Young & Rubicam)

Eric Muragana: SABC(South African Broadcasting Corporation)

Dr. Nikolaus Ebner: Brand Ovation

Ryan Sauer: Search Online Consulting

Botha Swart: Love life

Nomalizo Xabana: City of Joburg (Reya Vaya)

Charl Van der Merwe: Africa Institute of South Africa

Francois Muscat: WSI Digital Marketing

Chris Roper: Mail and Guardian online

Mike Ntsasa: Mail and Guardian


DMMA Members receive a 20% discount.



Donald Kgosiemang Phejane 
Director: Social Media Projects                                                       
T: +27 11 888 9810
F: +27 86 5153442
M: 0787400391