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September 19 – 25

September 17, 2011

The upcoming week is bustling with fun and diverse events to look forward to!

The week kicks off (September 18 – 25) with the 3rd ARTE Film Week, featuring 8 films that have been screened in film festivals internationally.. most films are dubbed french with english subtitles.. there’s a different movie every night screening at 8 p.m at Metropolis Empire Sofil, Ashrafiyeh [facebook event]

Then there’s the long awaited: Social Media Week Beirut! 5 days of social media talks covering a wide range of domains;from Banking & Finance to People, NGOs & Society, each days’ panels take place at a different venue (except Thursday, which features two domains and venues in one day). The full length program is available on their site. [facebook][twitter]
Social Media Week is an international event and will taking place 12 cities internationally during the next week, best of all, it’s free entrance!
Looking forward to interesting panels, the line up of speakers and topics are exciting!

Things to look forward to at Social Media Week: (September 19 – 23)

Sept 19, E-commerce, Challenging the Lebanese Economy, at ESA Ecole Superieure des affaires 12 p.m
Sept 20, “3G Official Service Kickoff in Lebanon” featuring H.E. Mr. Nicolas Sehnaoui, at Berytech, Mansourieh 12:30 p.m
Beyond Web 3.0 with Berytech Entrepreneurs, also at at Berytech, Mansourieh 2 p.m
Sept 21, Advertising, Media, Communication & Journalism << the whole day!  [Google+ , Facebook, Citizen Journalism, Crowd sourcing and PR 2.0] at AltCity, Hamra, 10 a.m to 7:30 p.m
Sept 22,  Social Media, A reason for change? ft. our favorite Gustav!
Sept 23, People, NGOs & Society, at AltCity, Hamra << also the whole day! especially “Cheyef 7alak?” The Viral Effect Inititative in Lebanon, at 3 p.m & Initiatives and Social Media at 5:30 p.m

Nadine Labaky’s new movie is finally coming out in Lebanon!! “و هلأ لوّين؟” “Where do we go now?” out September 22 in
all Empire theaters in Lebanon! [trailer]

TEDxBeirut is finally here, September 24!  i don’t think this needs any further explanation! if you haven’t registered yet! then get to it! [facebook][twitter] Deadline to register is 20th!

And finally (but it’s something i’d have to miss since i’d be at TEDxBeirut at the time) the National Campaign for sustainable transportation is arranging a protest march on foot starting from Beil, bring your bikes, skateboards and shoes!

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Have fun!

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