Allergists who are planning to use Twitter from 2013 #AAAAI meeting (list open for edit, add your own info)

This is a list of the allergists who are planning to use Twitter to post updates from the 2013 #AAAAI meeting. The list is open for edit, please feel free to add your own info.

The list shows the availability of the allergists by date and if they are planning to attend a tweetup (a meeting of people who use Twitter or are following the tweets). If interested in real life meeting during the 2013 #AAAAI, please signup in the Doodle poll below so that we can mutually agree on a time:

The hashtag for the meeting is #AAAAI

The hashtag for the 2013 annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) is #AAAAI

Type #AAAAI in Twitter Search box to find all recent updates from 2013 #AAAAI:!/search-home

How to use Twitter to post updates from 2012 AAAAI meeting

See an example of best practice by @MatthewBowdish posted here: (his tweets were summarized in a series of blog posts by me). The tweets were labeled #WSAAI and they reached more than 3,000 people.

I would strongly encourage you to post updates on Twitter from the CME conferences that you are planning to attend in the future. Here is how to do it: Twitter for Physicians: How to use Twitter to keep track of the latest news and scientific meetings, and share information with colleagues and patients.

Allergists reached 250,000 people via Twitter during 2012 AAAAI

During the 2012 AAAAI meeting, the allergists achieved some of the highest usage statistics for social media by any specialty. There are more than 160 allergists on Twitter and 30 of them posted simultaneously from the annual meeting, broadcasting thousands of tweets tagged with #AAAAI. The annual AAAAI meeting was attended by approximately 5,000 people. In comparison, the 30 allergists on Twitter reached 250,000 people (measured by on 03/04/2012). Here is a map of the location of the allergists:

View Allergists who used Twitter during 2012 #AAAAI in a full screen map


The impact of social media on a major international emergency medicine conference -- Neill et al. -- Emergency Medicine Journal
PLOS ONE: Tweeting the Meeting: An In-Depth Analysis of Twitter Activity at Kidney Week 2011
Tweeting the Meeting: Investigating Twitter Activity At the 2012 AAAAI Conference - Disclaimer: I am one of the authors.

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