Echo Conference

Awesome stuff! A lot of information to digest. I may look into the DVD version which has audio captures of all the other breakout sessions I missed. Anyway, here are my notes with links:

Echo Conference - 2010 - www.echoconference.com

Session 1 - July 28th, 2010

- Visual Worship (Context & Content Curation) - Cameron Ware & Stephen Proctor

- Anthony Lee - Worship God with eyes and what we can see!
- Dissect the structure
- Don't communicate "at" but "with" the people
- lower stage heights
- lighting levels and direction
- visual content on screen
- "mirrors" vs. "windows"
- Worship Curation - a new language and vocabulary to assign leading of corporate worship
- Is the Worship Leader theologically sound
- Curator - Latin to care for or a guardian of the sacred space
- maker of context instead of presenter of content
- The Process - Aggregation, Filtering (Pruning), Curating (In that order)
- Aggregation is a habit or lifestyle
- Filtering 
- Curating is moving and arranging to tell the context of the story
- Lighting and projection go hand in hand
- environmental projection on walls (use third aux or ProPre's secondary screen for this)
- www.visualworshiper.com
- Use masking or Props layer in ProPre4 to cover surfaces that need primary projection
- But content needs to be in context!!!
- Check out Orange Thread Media
- Resource - www.worshipVJ.com/resources
- More Resources - www.visualworshiproundtable.com

Session 2 - July 28th, 2010

- Digital Media (Leveraging Digital Media for Greater Impact)
www.316networks.com (Chance Mason)

- Look at electronic media holistically or as one ecosystem
- Social Networking - choose networks you can handle, have a plan, make it relevant 
- Webname Acquisition - your website is the beginning of your engagement with viewers
- Audience Segmentation - Data is Key, Manage your information
- Targeted Messaging - Do not blast out information, use the "triggered dialogue model" 
- Feedback - the end game strategy 
- Online Video Content - 95 percent of online content will be video by 2015
- Focus on Facebook and Twitter
- Content Calendar, when are the post, and whats the feedback
www.streamingfaith.com

Keynote 1 - July 28th, 2010 

- Dan Merchant (Filmaker through the Culture Wars - http://www.lordsaveusthemovie.com
 

Session 3 - July 29th, 2010

- Online Ministry (A Look into the near Distant Future of Online Ministry) - Drew Goodmanson
  www.monkdev.com

- What are some of the unattended consequences of this technology?
- How do we do online discipleship well?
- Technological Changes
- Embodying Trends (4Square, Brightkite) Behavior is changed based on the technology
- Restructuring Trends 
- Co-Dependant on trends 
- Sociological Changes
- Identity & Authority changes
- Theological
- Why Twitter, why Facebook? Are there ministry results with these tools?
- Creation, Fall, Redemption, & Restoration - Can technology fit in this structure?
- Idols of the day - consumerism, individualism, distraction in being busy
- Online Ministry vs. Ministry for those Online

Keynote 2 - July 29th, 2010 

- Johnathon Acuff -  stuffchristianslike.net

Church Panel - July 29th, 2010 

- Charles Lee, Kem Meyer, & Charles Whittaker

Session 4 - July 29th, 2010

- Idea Making (Life after the Great Idea: Moving ideas to Implementation - IDEATION) Charles Lee 
http://newhopesb.newsong.net/

- Creativity and Organization go hand in hand
- 1) Who are you and who/what are you Leading?
- 2) How will you implement your ideas? 
- Wisdom comes from the streets
- Paper Please - write, type or record it
- Work really hard on simplicity
- Have a business plan!
- Creativity & Idea Making - Don't give up on the process
- Share your idea and listen
- Expect the "no" but dream anyway
- Work Hard & Prepare More
- Ideas for Good are the best ideas
www.theideacamp.com

Session 5 - July 29th, 2010

- Q&A with LifeChurch.tv Media Design Team - Tony Steward, et al.
www.lifechurch.tv

Keynote 3 - July 29th, 2010

- Donald Miller - www.donmilleris.com

Session 6 - July 30th, 2010

- (HTML5 and the Future of the Web) - Nathan Smith & John Dyer

- HTML5 & CSS3 & Java Script
- HTML5
- HTML5 is shorter and simpler - creates standard or is very terse
- SVG & Canvas can replace Flash
- HTML5 Apps - Sencha Touch, PhoneGap
- H.264 will not work in FireFox - Only Safari, EI & Chrome
- Use H.264 via HTML5
- CSS
- Bible Web App & desktop.sonspring.com
- "slablet"

- Social Graph - Gives advertisers data! Like or Dislike
- OpenLike - Open Source, kind of
- Check privacy settings on Facebook
- Facebook can use rights to any content

Keynote 4 - July 30th, 2010

- Todd Wagner - www.watermarkchurch.org
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