The IACP Annual Conference and Exposition (IACP 2012) is just a few weeks away. Join us in San Diego, California, September 29 – October 3 for nonstop education, exhibits, and a chance to expand your professional network. The IACP conference is a great opportunity to meet others in the field and collaborate on ways to innovate and solve issues back home.
With over 200 educational sessions
, there is something for everyone from officer to civilian employee to chief executive. Be sure to check out the numerous workshops
dedicated to the latest technologies and practices in social media. Here are just a few:
* Establishing a Social Media Presence (Learning Lab) - IACP Center for Social Media staff will provide step-by-step tutorials to assist law enforcement agencies in establishing a social media presence and monitoring strategy. Staff will be available to answer questions and provide additional assistance.
* Measuring the Return on Your Social Media Presence (Technology and Information Sharing Track) - Social media has become an intricate part of law enforcements communications resources. Measuring the effective use, or return on investment that an agency receives for its efforts is still a mystery. This session will provide informed analysis of your efforts.
* Meet the Bloggers (Public Information Officers Track) - Meet us! The Social Media Beat Bloggers will introduce the resources and services available through the Center for Social Media and discuss some of their favorite topics and posts, as well as answer questions from the audience.
* Social Media: Challenges and Opportunities (Chief Executive Track) - Hear from law enforcement executives how their agencies are using social media to solve crimes, build community support, and enhance operations. Executives will describe both the challenges and opportunities that social media presents.
Are we going to see you in San Diego? If so, what are you most looking forward to?
For more information about IACP 2012 and to register, visit www.theiacpconference.org