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SOCIAL MEDIA

Regular updates and reminders about conference activities will be posted to the CERF Facebook pages and Twitter account.

Facebook

CERF on Facebook (facebook.com/CERF.Estuaries.Coasts)

CERF Students on Facebook (facebook.com/CERFStudents)

Twitter

@CERFScience on Twitter

Participants are encouraged to tag their posts, photos and tweets with the following tags:

#CERF2013 if you are planning to post about your general CERF 2013 experience;

#CERFStudents if you are a student or recent graduate interested in connecting with your cohort or learning more about student and recent graduate opportunities through CERF; and

#CERF2013Live if you want to follow live tweets from the keynote address and plenary speaker presentations

Photo Contest

CERF will also be hosting a CERF 2013 Conference Photo Contest. Interested attendees are encouraged to capture and share their best moments at the conference for a chance to win prizes. Entries must be posted to Facebook or Instagram and tagged with #iloveCERF by November 11, 2013 to be eligible to win. Maximum 4 photo entries per person. Winners will be announced on November 18, 2013. Contact Melonie Garate at melonie_garate@my.uri.edu for more information.

Social Media Policy

CERF permits and encourages the use of social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and blogging as a way to summarize, highlight, excerpt, review, critique, and/or promote presentations, exhibit materials, and the conference in general, provided that the material is not shared in full, and the author or speaker is referenced and cited appropriately in each case.

We Encourage You To:

  • Stay connected and check out our Facebook and Twitter pages;
  • Blog, post, and tweet highlights of and comments on the conference;
  • Suggest sessions and workshops to attend and events to enjoy; discuss favorite speakers and posters; chat about products and services in the Exhibit Hall; post job openings and opportunities;
  • Request the permission of speakers if you would like to take their photograph before or after a session; and
  • Provide polite, constructive feedback to conference organizers (perhaps discuss topics and/or speakers of interest for the next CERF conference, make suggestions for sessions, or comment on the format.)

Please Refrain From:

  • Using photo, audio, and/or video recording devices to capture, transmit, or redistribute the bulk of the material presented in a session or presentation. Doing so infringes on the intellectual property rights of the speakers.
  • Blogging, posting, and/or tweeting about the content of a plenary lecture, scientific session, workshop, etc. when the organizer or speaker has explicitly requested that some or all of the information presented is not to be captured or shared.