This is right up our important (and maybe a bit nerdy, but just for now!) social transit alley: a discussion today on how social media can reduce traffic. Couldn’t find any more info on it, but it looks good. Click that link and sign up for an email reminder.
The Social Traffic Conundrum: An IBM vPanel Interactive Dialogue
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 4pm ET
Location: The IBM New Intelligence Video Studio, http://www.livestream.com/newintelligence
Description: For Social Media Week 2010 — taking place simultaneously across five cities, IBM is bringing together four thought leaders from around the globe — via a webcam-based virtual panel — to discuss the challenge of urban traffic and how human behavior and social media can help remedy it .
- Shaun Abrahamson, Founder and CEO, Mutopo
- Naveen Lamba, Industry Leader, Smart Transportation, IBM
- Sarah Goodyear, Cities Editor, Grist.org
- Richard MacManus, Founder of ReadWriteWeb