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Schedule: Government as a Protector sessions

Government protects people, and the collaboration and teamwork needed to do this effectively dovetail naturally with Government 2.0 technologies. These Government as a PROTECTOR entries are excellent examples of this.

Location: Room 146
Government protects people, and the collaboration and teamwork needed to do this effectively dovetail naturally with Government 2.0 technologies. These Government as a PROTECTOR entries are excellent examples of this. Read more.
Location: Room 146
Benjamin Strong (U.S. Coast Guard)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
The United States Coast Guard Amver (Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue) system has made the job of search and rescue easier for the entire world. Rescue coordination centers can quickly contact the United States Coast Guard via a Web based application, and obtain a surface picture of Amver participating commercial vessels that are available to come to the aid of mariners in distress. Read more.
Location: Room 146
Noel Dickover (Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO), Commercial Technologies & Systems Directorate (contractor))
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
By bringing experts and expertise together both internally within DoD, and externally with industry by both wiki-based collaboration and crowdsourced requirements development & contracting approaches, the DoDTechipedia Family of Services is making information transparency a reality in finding technology innovations that rapidly address DoD’s technology & capability needs. Read more.
Location: Room 146
Donald Jones (Booz Allen Hamilton)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 5 ratings)
In order to move toward a more transparent, collaborative and participatory Military Health System, the MHS uses a variety of social media tools to engage both internal and external stakeholders in dialogue about military health issues. This session discusses the successes, challenges and considerations required to innovate in social media outreach within a military health environment. Read more.
Location: Room 146
Jeff Nigbur (Utah Department of Public Safety)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 4 ratings)
The Utah Department of Public Safety (DPS) Media Portal communicates current news, real time information, and safety alerts to media outlets statewide. The portal improves communication and collaboration with media outlets to enhance DPS’s ability to protect the public. Read more.
Location: Room 146
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
How the FDA, in partnership with CDC, leveraged Web 2.0 technologies in the communications efforts surrounding the peanut product recall. The talk will illustrate how a variety of Web 2.0 tools were used to inform the public about the recalled peanut products. Read more.
Location: Room 146
John Bordeaux (Bordeaux & Associates LLC), Lewis Shepherd (Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
A panel discussion featuring the Government as a PROTECTOR category speakers, moderated by John Bordeaux of the Stupski Foundation, and Lewis Shepherd of Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments. Read more.
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