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Volunteer Schedule

Early Registration 9am-11am
Mike French
Michelle Mowad
Day Registration 11am-1pm
Bonny Park
Monyrath Tith
Late Registration 1pm – 3pm
Beau Quijano
Jonathan Acfalle

For all other confirmed volunteers we will need help monitoring the live streams of every panel . We’ll be organizing this on site while we try to also accommodate the panels you wish to sit in on.

Staff Spotlight: Richie Edquid

Richie Edquid is best known for invading subcultures and exploiting their memes.  In his quest to find what’s next he is always next level.
Richie Edquid is a San Diego native who first entered into the events industry by heading local area promotions for an import car enthusiast website, while still in high school. Taking this [...]

The Social Media Camp San Diego Schedule is up

Social Media Camp Schedule is in PDF format -
First Half of Camp 9am-2pm
Second Half of Camp 2:15pm-5pm
After camp join us for the Social Media Camp After Party Happy Hour at URGE Gastropub from 5:30-7:30 pm. The first fifty people rsvp’d will get their first beer on

Panel Spotlight: Calvin Lee, Alana Joy, Garick Chan, Jonathan Nafarrete, Sven Johnston, Paul Meyers, Mike Prasad, Sukhjit

Calvin Lee is a self-Proclaimed Media Ho and Design Guy; Tech, Social Media and Twitter Addict. In his spare time, Stunt Doubles for the Hulk and a really Nice Guy! You can even ask Chris Brogan or Guy Kawasaki
Calvin is the Principal and Creative Director of Mayhem Studios. A small award-winning design [...]

Speaker Spotlight: Sukhjit

Sukhjit (it’s pronounced sook-jeet) is a video blogger and joined Sony Electronics as their social media evangelist in September 2009. She’s worked as a producer and writer at television networks like Travel Channel, HGTV and the Fine Living Network but her gadget and innovation obsession actually started along with her career [...]

Speaker Spotlight: Dylan Whitman “The Psychology of the Social Consumer”

Dylan Whitman: Partner, Flank Digital
Since the start of Flank Digital and through Dylan’s technical leadership, Flank has added 30 accounts in just one year.  The accounts range from well-known companies such as Eastern Mountain Sports to niche players who desire to maximize their web presence.  During that timeframe Dylan has also identified and led the [...]

Panel Spotlight: “Turning Fandom into Fame”

“Turning Fandom into Fame”
When someone asks “What was your inspiration for your art?” you dont always expect the answer “Geek Love!”  But in this era where anyone with a blog can become just as powerful as the mainstream press, and anyone with a youtube channel can be a celebrity, finding your audience can be as [...]

Panel Spotlight: Jabronie Pictures – “Creating a Youtube fan base and crowd sourcing a Youtube series”

Fernando Jay Huerto
Fernando has been involved in film, acting, and martial arts since high school. He started making short action films in 2000 and created Jabronie Pictures in an effort to produce short action comedy films and non-action films. Influenced by anime, Star Wars, Jackie Chan, and Kevin Smith films, Fernando has created a unique [...]

Speaker Spotlight: Erick Castillo

Erick Castillo is the co-founder of Disciplined Monkey Studios, a geek culture site that started off as a podcast broadcast and has developed into a video game, movie, and technology reviewer that has also started to add simple lifestyle articles based on the different staff members age and their life situation. Also taking on the [...]

Panel Spotlight: Sugar Jones, Aaron Heier, Sondra Drahos, Downtown Rob, Kara DeFrias

Sugar Jones is a dreamer, writer, mom, and traveler. She loves life… even when it’s not so fabulous. She hates to repeat herself because life is just too damn short to be talking to people who don’t listen. Always a cheerleader for living out loud, she hopes to encourage others through her blog and various on-line bull [...]