David McGillivray

Professor, interested in events, culture, digital participation & sport.


Citizen media and the Glasgow2014 Games

Having attended the #media2012 citizen media blueprint launch last week it got me thinking about how so much interest is focussed on mega events and their relative merits and yet many cities are bidding for and winning second tier events and facin…


London 2012 Press Operations

London2012 Press Operations opportunity As part of the ‘two years to go’ until the start of the Olympic and Paralympic Games celebrations, London 2012 launched our Games Maker programme looking for 70,000 Games time volunteers. From June 2012 the …


The Delhi Flag Handover Cermeony

On Thursday, nearly 350 people will represent Glasgow as part of the Mass Cast performing at the closing ceremony of the #Delhi2010 Commonwealth Games. 10 students from my institution, Glasgow Caledonian University (http://www.gcu.ac.uk/newsevents…



My presentation on social media and 2010wc at #media2012 event in Manchester


#media2012 Prezi on Social Media and 2010 World Cup

On Monday 4th October I was invited to present at the launch of Professor Andy Miah’s #media2012 blueprint at the Cornerhouse in Manchester. I was the ‘outsider’, talking about another mega event, the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, but nonet…

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