Elijah van der Giessen


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Name: Elijah van der Giessen
Organization: Net Tuesday Vancouver
Title: Community Curator
Eli has been coordinating Net Tuesday meetups in Vancouver since June 2009 and organized a NetSquared Camp unconferences in 2010 and 2012. So consider him a fan of NetSquared Local! During the day he's the NetSquared Local Community Curator for NetSquared. Eli also uses his experience in event production and volunteer management to connect web innovators with nonprofit campaigners so they can learn from each other.

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Net Tuesday brings together community leaders interested in the use of technology to bring about positive social change. It is the largest convener of its kind in Vancouver, with 1000 members representing nonprofit organizations and foundations, government agencies and service providers, designers and developers, innovators and social entrepreneurs. Net Tuesdays are part of a dedicated network of volunteers operating in 25 countries around the world.