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UT Social Media Week -2019

UTSMW 2019 is February 26-28!

Ready to get connected? #UTSMW19 is getting social!

The College of Communication and Information is happy to present the eighth annual UT Social Media Week. This event includes a comprehensive series of panels and discussions that provide perspective regarding the impact of social media.

This year, the lineup of sessions and speakers is more diverse than ever! Events will take place February 26 through February 28. UTSWM kicks off on Tuesday, February 26 and is hosted by the School of Journalism and Electronic Media.

UTSMW continues on Wednesday, February 27 with a great first half brought to you by the School of Communication Studies. The second half of that same day is brought to you by the School of Information Sciences.

On day three, the School of Advertising and Public Relations wraps up UTSMW with sessions on Thursday, February 28.

Bring a friend and come out to UTSMW 2019 to get connected! We can’t wait to see you there.

Live streamed sessions can be viewed at

Archives of the live streamed videos

Spotlight Speaker: The Fyre Festival – They Couldn’t Even Spell Fire Correctly with Leo Morejon

Thursday, February 28  5:05 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. (COM 321 – Patrick Auditorium)

Co-Sponsored by AdClub and PRSSA

Leo MorejoLeo Morejonn is an award-winning marketer (CLIO, Cannes Lions, as well as others), sales leader, speaker, content creator, and educator (West Virginia University and Iowa State University) well-known for his work as a pioneer in real-time social media (First Guinness World Record in Social Media, Oreo Super Bowl Blackout Tweet, Daily Twist, and so on) as well as sales leadership positions at well-established SaaS enterprise and technology companies. Leo attributes his success to always valuing people, relationships and focusing on being a trusted advisor above all else.