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02/21/2013 09:35 am ET | Updated Apr 23, 2013

Roy Sekoff Speaks At Social Media Week Panel: The Shift From Presentation To Participation (VIDEO)

HuffPost Live president and co-founder Roy Sekoff discusses HuffPost Live and The Shift From Presentation to Participation at Social Media Week in New York.

Panel information below via Social Media Week:

HuffPost Live’s Roy Sekoff will discuss the fundamental shift in how we experience the news — we’ve moved from “presentation to participation.” He’ll give you the full scoop on HuffPost Live: a cutting-edge platform that gives anyone with a smart phone, a tablet, or a webcam the chance to instantly join HuffPost Live as an on-air guest. Since it’s August 2012 launch, thousands of people from around the world have used the platform to join newsmakers, celebrities, pundits and experts in discussing an eclectic mix of issues and topics.

Our expert panel will then discuss the fundamental shift in how we experience the news — we’ve moved from “presentation to participation.” Moderated by HuffPost Live President, Roy Sekoff. This session will dive into the importance of using community as on-air guests and why the future success of the news industry is rooted in actively engaging real-people. We’ll end our talk with a discussion about the future of social news.

Presented & hosted by Roy Sekoff, President and Co-creator, of HuffPost Live, and Co-Founder of The Huffington Post

Additional speakers:

Joe Ruffolo, SVP Digital News, ABC News
Anthony De Rosa, Columnist, Social Media Editor, and Host of @ReutersTV, Thomson Reuters
Toby Hervey, Director of Strategy, #waywire
William Houghteling, Education Lead, Google+