29 May 2007

BlogHer Conference '07 - A World Of Difference

Just a quick note to let you all know I'll be a panelist at BlogHer's Chicago conference this July. I'll be joining Alanna, Kalyn, Nupur, Shuna and Susan at the The Art of Foodblogging Session. Together, we'll try to answer questions and give you glimpses into our collective, food-spattered psyches. I'll do my best to not make too much of a fool of myself (I've fallen off a stage before, I can do it again).

The conference also has a session focussed on food photography. Béa, Jan and Lara will offer tips and ideas about creating images as mouth-watering as the food you cook.

From what I read of last year's conference it was very good, and 2007 is shaping up to be just as good, if not better. For those of you who don't know, it's a two-day, five-track blogging conference that explores various aspects of online journalling, including life, business, techythingies and other bits. If you can make it, I hope you'll stop by and say "hi"--and yes, the boys can come too :)

I'm allowing myself a day to wander the Windy City--any foodish suggestions for me? And yes, I've pondered Alinea, but I think it won't be a possibility this time ;)


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Rachel said...

I wish I could go! How did you get to be a panelist?

Kalyn Denny said...

Jasmine, can't wait to meet you! We're also planning to organize some kind of dinner for food bloggers at one of Chicago's restaurants.

Anonymous said...

Fantastic, Jasmine!

I know you will do us proud!

Alanna Kellogg said...

Can't wait to meet you -- wait til you see the line-up for the panel, it's terrific! And the photography session will be great too, Lara Ferroni and Bea, both. See you in July!

Ruth Daniels said...

Jasmine, I'll be attending the conference and hopefully will finally get to meet you in person in July.

Susan Voisin said...

Hi Jasmine! I'm looking forward to meeting you there. I think it's going to be a lot of fun!

Nupur said...

Hello, Jasmine! I'm a lurker on your blog :) and looking forward to meeting you in person in Chicago.

shuna fish lydon said...

Jasmine! Thanks for the link and for stopping by eggbeater!

I think that we will need to take uit upon ourselves to go out to at least one nice place... if even merely for desserts!

I have some connections... heh. So we will have fun and delicious fun!

jasmine said...

Hello all

Rachel - Someone recommended me--quite the shock :)

Ivonne -- Thanks!

Ruth -- Fabulous--hopefully we can get together.

Kalyn, Alanna, Susan, Nupur and Shuna: It will be so great meeting and workign with you! So looking forward to it.