January 13, 2010

SIOUX CITY, IOWA (Jan. 13, 2010)—On Jan. 20th, Jeff Sypersma, supervisor of technology support at Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA), will speak to Siouxland Chamber members and their guests about practical ways to protect businesses on social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, and others. He will also be talking about what NOT to do on theses applications, as well as how to avoid getting account hacked. In addition, he will also be informing the group about business uses for Google Docs, Polleverywhere and Skype.

This presentation is part of the chamber's monthly Business Roundtable series, which is designed to educate business leaders about current organizational issues and give them an opportunity to network. It will be held at the Siouxland Chamber on Jan. 20th from 11:30-1:30 and is free to all chamber members. There is a charge of $75 for non-chamber members. Lunch will be available for $7. Please RSVP to nthompson@siouxlandchamber.com  as seating is limited.

For more information, go to the Siouxland Chamber's blog at <http://siouxlandchamberblog.com/2010/01/12/how-to-avoid-getting-hacked-on-social-networks/>.

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With offices in Sioux City, Sioux Center, Cherokee, Denison, Battle Creek, Le Mars and Onawa, Northwest Area Education Agency (AEA) works in partnership with public and accredited private schools in a 10-county area of northwest Iowa to help assure that all children reach their full potential. The AEA provides special education support services, media and technology services, a variety of instructional services, professional development and leadership to promote school improvement. The Iowa General Assembly created the state’s AEA system in 1975. It is widely regarded as one of the finest in the country. For more information about Northwest AEA, visit <www.nwaea.k12.ia.us>.

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