CSForum 2012, Cape Town

Everything produced from CS Forum 2012, the Cape Town event, at your fingertips. You’re welcome.

Program resources

Conference media from CSF 2012 is centralised in Table 1. Workshop products are not available, thus not included in table.

Table 1: CS Forum 2012 conference media. Session links to slide decks, when available. Speaker links to Twitter (only one account if dual speakers). Media is whatever resources organisers produced (podcasts, video, spotlight interviews, etc.)
Session Speaker Media
Morning keynote: You are everywhere

Kristina Halvorson

Content in the age of promiscuous reuse Rachel Lovinger Video
HTML5 101 for content specialists Bruce Lawson Video
Afternoon keynote: Content in a write/read web

Luke Wroblewski

How to build SEO into content strategy Jonathon Colman Video
Guerillas in their midst: giving people CS skills from the inside

Relly Annett-Baker

Content & cash Melissa Rach
Empathy: Content strategy's hidden deliverable Corey Vilhauer Spotlight
Shifting content teams from single-channel to multi-channel focus

Heléne Lindsay

Voice and tone: Creating content for humans Kate Kiefer Lee
Legal content: The final frontier for content strategy Frances Gordon
Content strategy in Brazil: Where it is now and where it’s going Ibrahim Cesar
Making eBay’s help content helpful again Lucie Hyde
Content strategy in hostile environments

Thomas Bevan

A funny thing happened on the way to the pattern library

Tracy Ulin

Compassionate content: Developing social resolution for photos on Facebook

Diane Murphy

Embracing your role as a change agent Jonathan Kahn
Integrating linguists in agile software development teams

Joaquín Moreno

Visualising data: Seeing is believing Richard Ingram
How a university web team brought a presidential debate to life Kate Johnson
The mess we’re (not) in: Content strategy in the corporate environment Max Johns
Structuring content, restructuring organisations Sara Wachter-Boettcher
The audience you didn’t know you had Angela Colter
Big content: Complexity, modelling, and maintaining meaning

John Alderman

A short history of everything (or at least content strategy)

Randall Snare and Elizabeth McGuane



Attendee resources we’ve managed find are listed below by author name. See something missing? Send us a tweet with the details and we’ll add it.


Blog posts

Listed alphabetically by author names.

Bonus material

Before the conference, attendees of a Cape Town meetup were treated to this preview greeting from some of the speakers.