AAAAI Tweetup! Meet allergists who will update Twitter with the latest allergy news from the meeting. Get your free "I’m Tweeting #AAAAI16" ribbon!

Here is the list of the allergists who are planning to use Twitter to post updates from the #AAAAI16 meeting. The list is open for edit, please feel free to add your own info. It shows the availability of the allergists by date and if they are planning to attend the Tweetup (a meeting of people who use Twitter or are following the tweets). If interested in a real life meeting Tweetup during the #AAAAI16, sign up in the spreadsheet above. This will be the Fifth Annual Tweetup during AAAAI! We started in 2012.

Here is the Tweetup info - come meet us for a chat at:

Room 306A at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Friday, 2-3 pm (click for PDF map)

Get your free "I’m Tweeting #AAAAI16" ribbon!

This is a free, informal event, no ticket required. Suggested topics: how to tweet? why to tweet? who to follow? research projects using social media, Twitter for patient education, etc.

The Tweetup will be hosted by Dr. Anne Ellis @DrAnneEllis and Dr. Ves Dimov @Allergy

The hashtag for the meeting is #AAAAI16

The hashtag for the 2016 annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) is #AAAAI16

Type #AAAAI16 in Twitter Search box to find all recent updates from  #AAAAI16

You can also find info about the #AAAAI6 hashtag on the website of Symplur:

How to use Twitter to post updates from #AAAAI16 meeting

See examples of best practice by @MatthewBowdish and @DrAnneEllis posted here: (tweets were summarized in a series of blog posts by me). For example, the tweets from 2012 AAAAI meeting reached more than 250,000 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.

WAO TV Social Media Guide for Allergists

Here is WAO TV Social Media Guide for Allergists:

Dr Stukus: How to use Twitter to engage patients

Dr Bowdish: Best practices for Twitter use by allergists

Dr Bowdish: How to use Twitter during a scientific conference: AAAAI, ACAAI, etc.

Dr Ramirez: How allergists can use Facebook for patient education


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.

How to share up to 4 photos in a single Tweet - Great for conference posters - see example

How to Make the Most of A National Scientific Conference

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