The American Association of Suicidology’s annual conference is coming up soon! This year we’re excited to have a team of people supporting live social media coverage and content curation. Our goals are to enhance AAS’s media presence, support participants in social media engagement, and effectively produce and curate conference content.
For fun, remember Lanny Berman’s two-step last year?
Check out an example of curated social media from last year’s conference, produced by @DocForeman. You’ll notice that this is an example of curation of live tweets from all people using the #aasaustin hashtag during a breakout session. Storify was used to curate the tweets (much like we use it for curating #SPSM chat). What is social media curation? Well, there are some pretty involved ways to answer this, but basically, it means collecting and archiving social media content in one place, so it can be found and consumed in context with related media. Interested in scanning example of this in mental health? You can view hundreds of examples by @DocForeman to get a sense of one way this could be done.
Our chat tonight will include Dr. Ann Becker-Schutte, a Licensed Psychologist with years of mental health social media experience, and Sharla Carpenter, a Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist who also has library science training, as well as experience in healthcare conference social media. We’ll also have folks from our AAS team on as well. Stop by tonight to contribute to developing and curating expertise on this new type of scholarly activity!
The Tweets for this chat will be archived on Storify.