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Schedule overview for 05/26/2010

Room 201
Add #gov2au Lessons from Down Under: How Australia is Leading the World in Gov 2.0 to your personal schedule
11:00am #gov2au Lessons from Down Under: How Australia is Leading the World in Gov 2.0 Nicholas Gruen (Government 2.0 Taskforce (Australia)), Mark Elliott (Collabforge), Patrick McCormick (Department of Justice, Victoria), Kate Lundy (ACT, Australian Goverment)
Add Four Perspectives on data.gov.uk to your personal schedule
1:00pm Four Perspectives on data.gov.uk Tim Berners-Lee (World Wide Web Consortium), John L. Sheridan (Information Policy and Services Directorate of the UK’s National Archives), Dominic Campbell (FutureGov), Chris Thorpe (Artfinder)
Add Working Transparently at the Bottom of Government to your personal schedule
2:05pm Working Transparently at the Bottom of Government Debra Louison Lavoy (Open Text), Michael Edson (Smithsonian Institution)
Add Transparency Begins at Home to your personal schedule
3:10pm Transparency Begins at Home Richard Boly (U.S. Department of State)
Room 202 A
Add Open Government Ninja 101: Skills, Strategies, and Stealth to your personal schedule
11:00am Open Government Ninja 101: Skills, Strategies, and Stealth David Hale (National Institutes of Health)
Add Collaborating with Federal and Community Partners to Improve Access to HIV and New Media Information: Lessons Learned from AIDS.gov to your personal schedule
1:25pm Collaborating with Federal and Community Partners to Improve Access to HIV and New Media Information: Lessons Learned from AIDS.gov Miguel Gomez (AIDS.gov, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Secretary, HHS)
Add Open Source Spying: 2010  to your personal schedule
2:05pm Open Source Spying: 2010 Clive Thompson (New York Times Magazine), Chris Rasmussen (U.S. Intelligence Community), Lewis Shepherd (Microsoft Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments), Matthew Burton (The Open Source ACH Project, competinghypotheses.org)
Room 202 B
Add Los Angeles in the Cloud: The Devil Is in the Details to your personal schedule
11:00am Los Angeles in the Cloud: The Devil Is in the Details Randi Levin (City of Los Angeles), John Zeberlein (CSC), Deborah Hafford (Google Enterprise)
Add How Oregon’s ‘Super-Agency’ Approach to Transparency Benefits Local Governments and Empowers Citizens to your personal schedule
1:00pm How Oregon’s ‘Super-Agency’ Approach to Transparency Benefits Local Governments and Empowers Citizens Maury Blackman (Accela, Inc.), Patrick Allen (State of Oregon, Dept. of Consumer & Business Services)
Add Implementing an Open, Enterprise Social Media Platform Within Government to your personal schedule
2:05pm Implementing an Open, Enterprise Social Media Platform Within Government David Tallan (Government of Ontario [Canada])
Add Power to the People:  Using Technology for Government/Citizen Innovation to your personal schedule
2:30pm Power to the People: Using Technology for Government/Citizen Innovation Dustin Haisler (City of Manor), Paul Pluschkell (Spigit)
Add An Approach Toward Collective Intelligence to your personal schedule
3:10pm An Approach Toward Collective Intelligence Jon Udell (Microsoft), Robert Greenberg (G&H International Services, Inc), Greg Whisenant (GroopVille, Inc.), John Crowley (Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and STAR-TIDES), Robert Davis (San Jose Police Department)
Room 207 B
Add Recovery.gov and the Future of Citizen Engagement to your personal schedule
11:00am Recovery.gov and the Future of Citizen Engagement Evan Burfield (Synteractive), Rusty Talbot (Synteractive), Rob Groat (Smartronix)
Add A Human Driven Data-centric Approach to Accountability: Analyzing Data to Prevent Fraud, Waste and Abuse in Stimulus Spending to your personal schedule
1:00pm A Human Driven Data-centric Approach to Accountability: Analyzing Data to Prevent Fraud, Waste and Abuse in Stimulus Spending Alex Fishman (Palantir Technologies), Douglas Hassebrock (Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board)
Add Building a Culture of Experimentation to your personal schedule
2:05pm Building a Culture of Experimentation Fred Dust (IDEO)
Add Drupal and Social Publishing Strategies for Meeting the Open Government Directive to your personal schedule
3:10pm Drupal and Social Publishing Strategies for Meeting the Open Government Directive Thomas Erickson (Acquia), Andrew Hoppin (New York State Senate), Kirsten Burgard (Department of Veterans Affairs), Rob Klause (Siteworx, Inc.)
Room 207 A
Add Open Source’s Role in CONNECTing the Public and Private Sector Healthcare Community to your personal schedule
11:00am Open Source’s Role in CONNECTing the Public and Private Sector Healthcare Community Vish Sankaran (Federal Health Architecture, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Department of Health and Human Services), David Riley (Federal Health Architecture, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Department of Health and Human Services), Brian Behlendorf (Mithril Capital Management LLC)
Add Citizen Science:  Opening Pathways to Discovery through the Cloud to your personal schedule
1:25pm Citizen Science: Opening Pathways to Discovery through the Cloud Marc Mercuri (Microsoft), Michelle Viotti (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
Add Finding Value in the Cloud to your personal schedule
2:05pm Finding Value in the Cloud Michael Krieger (U.S. Army), Carolyn Lawson (State of California), John Foley (InformationWeek), Darrell West (Brookings Institute)
Add Scaling and Managing Applications in the Cloud to your personal schedule
3:10pm Scaling and Managing Applications in the Cloud Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.)
Room 204 A
Add The Geographic Advantage for Gov 2.0 to your personal schedule
11:00am The Geographic Advantage for Gov 2.0 Dan O'Leary (ESRI)
Add Open Government Case Studies: Around the World in 55 Minutes to your personal schedule
1:00pm Open Government Case Studies: Around the World in 55 Minutes Rob Pinkerton (Adobe Systems Incorporated)
Room 204 B
Add Beyond the Hype: Lessons from Implementing a Federal Enterprise Solution in the Cloud to your personal schedule
1:00pm Beyond the Hype: Lessons from Implementing a Federal Enterprise Solution in the Cloud Nicole O'Brien (GCE), Marianne Lucas (GCE Federal), David Lucas (GCE Federal), Pothiraj Selvaraj (GCE Federal)
Add Innovations in Gov 2.0 to your personal schedule
2:05pm Innovations in Gov 2.0 Walton Smith (Booz Allen Hamilton), Grant McLaughlin (Booz Allen Hamilton)
3:10pm TBC
Expo Hall
Add Gov Tech Clinic: Bring Us Your Problems to your personal schedule
11:00am Gov Tech Clinic: Bring Us Your Problems Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America), Matthew Burton (The Open Source ACH Project, competinghypotheses.org), Philip Ashlock (Data.gov, General Services Administration)
Add Gov Tech Clinic: Bring Us Your Problems to your personal schedule
1:00pm Gov Tech Clinic: Bring Us Your Problems Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America), Matthew Burton (The Open Source ACH Project, competinghypotheses.org), Philip Ashlock (Data.gov, General Services Administration)
11:50am Lunch
Room: Hall D - Expo Hall
Add Booth Crawl to your personal schedule
4:00pm Booth Crawl
Room: Hall D - Expo Hall
Booth Crawl
Add Government as a Platform for Greatness to your personal schedule
8:30am Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Government as a Platform for Greatness Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Add The Next Frontier: Embracing the Cloud to your personal schedule
8:40am Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
The Next Frontier: Embracing the Cloud Linda Cureton (NASA)
Add Cloud Computing Services: Finding a Solution for Over Budget, Understaffed Agencies to your personal schedule
8:50am Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Cloud Computing Services: Finding a Solution for Over Budget, Understaffed Agencies Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Dave Girouard (Google Enterprise), Randi Levin (City of Los Angeles)
Add New Opportunities and Responsibilities in the Cloud to your personal schedule
9:05am Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
New Opportunities and Responsibilities in the Cloud Brad Smith (Microsoft)
Add Open Data, Baseball and Government to your personal schedule
9:20am Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Open Data, Baseball and Government David Eaves (Eaves Consulting)
Add Unlocking Real-Time Data to your personal schedule
9:25am Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Unlocking Real-Time Data Joshua Robin (Massachusetts Department of Transportation)
Add The Path to Open Government: The Pillars of Gov 2.0 to your personal schedule
9:30am Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
The Path to Open Government: The Pillars of Gov 2.0 Kate Lundy (ACT, Australian Goverment)
Add Open, Linked Data for a Global Community to your personal schedule
9:40am Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Open, Linked Data for a Global Community Tim Berners-Lee (World Wide Web Consortium)
Add Transparency Is Not Enough to your personal schedule
9:55am Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Transparency Is Not Enough Danah Boyd (Microsoft Research)
Add Creating Passionate Citizens to your personal schedule
10:05am Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Creating Passionate Citizens Kathy Sierra (Creating Passionate Users)
Add The Democratization of Content  to your personal schedule
10:15am Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
The Democratization of Content Gary Vaynerchuk (VaynerMedia)
Add Official Conference Attendee Party - Sponsored by Novell and Microsoft to your personal schedule
5:30pm Sponsored by Novell and Microsoft
Room: Convention Center
Official Conference Attendee Party - Sponsored by Novell and Microsoft
11:00am-11:50am (50m) Open Data and Web Services
#gov2au Lessons from Down Under: How Australia is Leading the World in Gov 2.0
Nicholas Gruen (Government 2.0 Taskforce (Australia)) et al
What can Australia teach the world about Gov2.0? Australia's unique politics, government, and culture affect the way Gov2.0 is implemented and the speed at which it is adopted. Our panelists, who represent federal and local levels of government and the private sector, will report on where Australia leads, where it lags, and how the Australian experience can inform global Gov2.0 practices.
1:00pm-1:50pm (50m) Open Data and Web Services
Four Perspectives on data.gov.uk
Tim Berners-Lee (World Wide Web Consortium) et al
Just under a year ago, on June 10, 2009 the UK government announced its "Making Public Data Public" initiative and tapped Sir Tim Berners-Lee as an advisor for data.gov.uk. In this session you'll hear four fascinating perspectives on the development and impact of UK's Gov2.0 initiative.
2:05pm-2:55pm (50m) Agile Government, Open Data and Web Services
Working Transparently at the Bottom of Government
Debra Louison Lavoy (Open Text) et al
Transparency is one of the cornerstones of the Gov 2.0 movement. This panel examines a transparent project from the Smithsonian Institution to show you how it was done, why it was done, and what worked and what didn't. Panelists will discuss how to overcome obstacles, including internal resistance and beauracracy.
3:10pm-4:00pm (50m) Agile Government, Open Data and Web Services
Transparency Begins at Home
Richard Boly (U.S. Department of State)
Embracing openness and collaboration behind the government firewall is first necessary to achieve transparency with the public. The State Department, the oldest federal agency and steeped in Cold War secrecy, might appear an unlikely early adopter of internal web 2.0 tools. Find out how the culture is changing from need-to-know to need-to-share.
11:00am-11:50am (50m) Agile Government, Emerging Topics
Open Government Ninja 101: Skills, Strategies, and Stealth
David Hale (National Institutes of Health)
Victory doesn't come when your agency's data is downloadable as an XML file. Learn how to transform agency data into a platform for innovation that improves the lives of citizens. Real world examples from Pillbox, an HHS patient-safety initiative, will illustrate how these strategies create success. Become an Open Government Ninja!
1:00pm-1:25pm (25m) Open Data and Web Services
Opening Government Funded Knowledge Creation: Increasing Transparency and Scientific Integrity
Victoria Stodden (Yale Law School)
Open access to federally funded research, including not only published papers but also any supporting data and code, is important not just for public knowledge sharing but also for the integrity of the science itself. This is part of the larger conversation regarding transparency in government, and this talk discusses Policy and Technology barriers and solutions to scientific research sharing.
1:25pm-1:50pm (25m) Social Networks and Collaboration
Collaborating with Federal and Community Partners to Improve Access to HIV and New Media Information: Lessons Learned from AIDS.gov
Miguel Gomez (AIDS.gov, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Secretary, HHS)
AIDS.gov works across the Federal government to extend the reach of HIV information and to foster dialogue in diverse online spaces where people are already spending time. This presentation will provide an overview of AIDS.gov’s collaborative approach to sharing Federal HIV information, and encouraging the use of new media tools in response to HIV among government and community partners.
2:05pm-2:55pm (50m) Agile Government
Open Source Spying: 2010
Clive Thompson (New York Times Magazine) et al
In 2006, Clive Thompson wrote in a watershed New York Times Magazine article "Billions of dollars’ worth of ultrasecret data networks couldn’t help spies piece together the clues to the worst terrorist plot ever. At the Gov 2.0 Expo, Clive Thompson will discuss the progress made in the Intelligence Community since that 2006 with Matthew Burton, Chris Rasmussen, and Lewis Shepherd.
3:10pm-4:00pm (50m) Agile Government, Social Networks and Collaboration
A Match made in Heaven: High Reliability-High Risk Organizations and the Power of Social Networks
Carmen Medina (Deloitte Consulting)
Hard-charging managers of organizations that must do really risky things reliability--airline industry, the military, intelligence organizations--sometimes dismiss the Point "O" evangelists as too soft. This talk, illustrated with specific examples, outlines why collaborative Net-Work is actually the key ingredient to performance improvement for high reliability-high risk organizations.
11:00am-11:50am (50m) Agile Government, Cloud Computing
Los Angeles in the Cloud: The Devil Is in the Details
Randi Levin (City of Los Angeles) et al
How will the city of angels work in the cloud? In this session, CTO Levin will provide more insight into the decision to move to the cloud, including the ways that the change in IT infrastructure model could potentially benefit city government and citizens. A Q&A session with CTO Levin, John Zeberlien of CSC, and Deborah Hafford of Google will follow the presentation.
1:00pm-1:50pm (50m) Agile Government, Open Data and Web Services
How Oregon’s ‘Super-Agency’ Approach to Transparency Benefits Local Governments and Empowers Citizens
Maury Blackman (Accela, Inc.) et al
In Oregon, government transparency means usability for citizens and communities. The State has created a standardized, repeatable e-permitting portal across multiple jurisdictions. Via this "one-stop shop", building contractors apply for, purchase, and track the permits they need for dozens of Oregon communities, wherever and whenever they require. See how Oregon got there and the results so far.
2:05pm-2:30pm (25m) Agile Government, Social Networks and Collaboration
Implementing an Open, Enterprise Social Media Platform Within Government
David Tallan (Government of Ontario [Canada])
Social media is all the rage for improving citizen engagement, but how can these technologies be used inside government? Through the experience of a small team in the Ontario government that built and manage an open, enterprise-wide social media platform attendees will learn about: getting by on a shoestring, overcoming organizational barriers, and demonstrating value to enable sustainable change.
2:30pm-2:55pm (25m) Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
Power to the People: Using Technology for Government/Citizen Innovation
Dustin Haisler (City of Manor) et al
The case study topic below will be presented by Dustin Haisler, Municipal Judge and CIO of the City of Manor, TX. He will discuss how technology and collaboration tools have been utilized by government entities to facilitate government/citizen interaction.
3:10pm-4:00pm (50m) Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
An Approach Toward Collective Intelligence
Jon Udell (Microsoft) et al
Public safety organizations at every level of government are looking at new ways to engage each other and the public. This session will focus on the importance of timely and actionable information, the role of the public, reputation systems and the critical importance of crowd sourcing to enable public safety to better to achieve its objectives.
11:00am-11:50am (50m) Open Data and Web Services
Recovery.gov and the Future of Citizen Engagement
Evan Burfield (Synteractive) et al
The economic stimulus package represented $787 Billion in new government spending, grants, and tax cuts. As President Obama, Recovery.gov was established "so that every American can find out how and where their money is being spent." Learn from the team that developed and built the new Recovery.gov - how it organizes, visualizes, and opens vast, complex data streams to better engage citizens.
1:00pm-1:50pm (50m) Open Data and Web Services
A Human Driven Data-centric Approach to Accountability: Analyzing Data to Prevent Fraud, Waste and Abuse in Stimulus Spending
Alex Fishman (Palantir Technologies) et al
The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board is using new technologies to harness the massive quantity of public data available about Stimulus spending to prevent fraud, waste and abuse. This presentation will discuss their approach which leverages the human mind to spot anomalies, their methodology, and demonstrate how an example case of fraud was found and investigated through data.
2:05pm-2:55pm (50m) Agile Government, Open Data and Web Services
Building a Culture of Experimentation
Fred Dust (IDEO)
IDEO has worked behind the walls of Fortune 100 companies and large government agencies as they learn to innovate and embrace experimentalism. From these diverse experiences in the public and private sectors, as well as within our own walls, IDEO can share illustrative stories, lessons learned and best practices for creating a culture of experimentation in any context.
3:10pm-4:00pm (50m) Agile Government, Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
Drupal and Social Publishing Strategies for Meeting the Open Government Directive
Thomas Erickson (Acquia) et al
In this session, Thomas Erickson, CEO of Acquia, will discuss Drupal’s achievements within government over the past year. From there, Dries will introduce three “lightning talks” featuring representatives from government agencies who will share their stories of how Drupal changed the way their sites embraced community and collaboration to achieve transparency.
11:00am-11:50am (50m) Agile Government, Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
Open Source’s Role in CONNECTing the Public and Private Sector Healthcare Community
Vish Sankaran (Federal Health Architecture, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Department of Health and Human Services) et al
The CONNECT open source software and the CONNECT community are paving the way for secure health information exchange among organizations throughout the country in line with Nationwide Health Information Network standards and governance. Learn how this open source project is leveraging innovation in the private and public sectors to benefit the healthcare community and patients.
1:00pm-1:25pm (25m) Agile Government, Cloud Computing
Delivering a Universe of Data: How NASA's Nebula Cloud Computing Platform is Bringing Mars Data Down to Earth
Chris Kemp (NASA)
Nebula is an open-source Cloud Computing Platform developed by NASA to further innovation, promote transparency and enable Federal Agencies to engage with the public more efficiently. Using Microsoft Worldwide Telescope as an example, I will discuss how the Nebula Cloud Platform is helping people on Earth explore the universe and collaborate with their Government in ways never before possible.
1:25pm-1:50pm (25m) Cloud Computing
Citizen Science: Opening Pathways to Discovery through the Cloud
Marc Mercuri (Microsoft) et al
Michelle Viotti discusses how NASA/JPL is using the cloud to drive large-scale engagement with citizenry in the area of Citizen Science. Marc Mercuri will discuss the underlying technology and approach used for the solution. The session will contain an overview and lessons learned from the launch of the ‘Be A Martian’ website and Pathfinder Innovation Challenge.
2:05pm-2:55pm (50m) Agile Government, Cloud Computing
Finding Value in the Cloud
Michael Krieger (U.S. Army) et al
How much could government agencies save by moving to the cloud? A recent report from the Brookings Institution suggests that federal agencies could save as much as 25% to 50% of IT costs. This panel will look at the research behind those numbers and real-world implementations within government.
3:10pm-4:00pm (50m) Cloud Computing
Scaling and Managing Applications in the Cloud
Jesse Robbins (OnBeep, Inc.)
This session will offer unique insight into best practices and lessons learned from Amazon.com's former "Master of Disaster," Jessie Robbins. Robbins will share his experience in ensuring availability for Amazon.com's cloud services, including advice for IT managers tasked with hosting, managing and scaling applications.
11:00am-11:50am (50m) Sponsored Sessions
The Geographic Advantage for Gov 2.0
Dan O'Leary (ESRI)
Maps offer intuitive ways to discover and visualize information, enable efficient problem-solving, and communicate stories. This session will explore how open and interoperable geographic information systems enable web developers and designers to rapidly create next-generation web mapping solutions for data visualization, crowdsourcing, and business intelligence.
1:00pm-1:50pm (50m) Sponsored Sessions
Open Government Case Studies: Around the World in 55 Minutes
Rob Pinkerton (Adobe Systems Incorporated)
Come hear how agencies within the US and abroad are applying the principals of Open Government to reach citizens, improve operations and accelerate the discrete missions of public service.
2:05pm-2:55pm (50m) Sponsored Sessions
From Collaboration to Interoperability to the Private Cloud: Future Proofing Your Heterogeneous Data Center with Microsoft and Novell
Brent Phillips (Microsoft) et al
In this session, you will learn about Microsoft and Novell’s ground-breaking partnership to drive customer-centric interoperability, and how the companies’ solutions are enabling a private cloud architecture for heterogeneous environments.
3:10pm-4:00pm (50m) Sponsored Sessions
Enterprise 2.0 User Experiences with Oracle WebCenter Suite
Jon Huang (Oracle)
Learn about new possibities for incorporating citizen interaction and self service data that integrates with existing enterprise systems.
11:00am-11:50am (50m) Sponsored Sessions
How Governments are Harnessing the Value of Community and Collaborative Technologies: Discussion and Real-Life Stories
Rob Howard (Telligent)
Rob Howard, Founder and CTO of Telligent, will discuss how U.S. and International government organizations are utilizing community and collaboration technologies to more efficiently and securely augment the free flow of information to government personnel and other approved parties across the globe.
1:00pm-1:50pm (50m) Sponsored Sessions
Beyond the Hype: Lessons from Implementing a Federal Enterprise Solution in the Cloud
Nicole O'Brien (GCE) et al
Move beyond the hype and get real world lessons learned from a team that has implemented a cloud-based enterprise financial management solution for a cabinet-level department. GCE’s Chief Strategy Officer, will provide an informative discussion about key aspects of and lessons learned from tackling a large cloud-based federal implementation.
2:05pm-2:55pm (50m) Sponsored Sessions
Innovations in Gov 2.0
Walton Smith (Booz Allen Hamilton) et al
Walton Smith and Grant McLaughlin, Principals with Booz Allen Hamilton, will discuss how technology can be used to advance the Gov 2.0 principles of openness, transparency, and participation to meet stakeholder collaboration needs. They will highlight best practices, lessons learned, and results delivered for clients from across the public sector.
3:10pm-4:00pm (50m)
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11:00am-12:00pm (1h) Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
Gov Tech Clinic: Bring Us Your Problems
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.) et al
Govvies increasingly face technical problems without the right resource to help solve them. But sometimes all you need is a few geeks to give you some solid, practical advice and suggest some approaches. This non-traditional session format is not a lecture, but a venue for government folks to pitch their technical problems and ask advice from a cross-section of helpful technologists.
1:00pm-2:00pm (1h) Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
Gov Tech Clinic: Bring Us Your Problems
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.) et al
Govvies increasingly face technical problems without the right resource to help solve them. But sometimes all you need is a few geeks to give you some solid, practical advice and suggest some approaches. This non-traditional session format is not a lecture, but a venue for government folks to pitch their technical problems and ask advice from a cross-section of helpful technologists.
11:50am-1:00pm (1h 10m)
Break: Lunch
4:00pm-5:30pm (1h 30m)
Booth Crawl
Join us for a party on the Expo Floor to check out the latest technologies from our sponsors and exhibitors.
8:30am-8:40am (10m) Agile Government, Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
Government as a Platform for Greatness
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Tim O'Reilly will deliver a vision of "government as a platform," on which people coalesce and create better services as communities, for communities.
8:40am-8:50am (10m) Agile Government, Cloud Computing
The Next Frontier: Embracing the Cloud
Linda Cureton (NASA)
The CIO of NASA Linda Cureton will discuss cloud computing and social media and how these tools are empowering the space organization to become more efficient, save money, get citizens excited about their agency, and ultimately accomplish more missions.
8:50am-9:05am (15m) Agile Government, Cloud Computing
Cloud Computing Services: Finding a Solution for Over Budget, Understaffed Agencies
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.) et al
The City of Los Angeles is leading one of the most exciting and potentially disruptive SaaS deployments within government. In choosing Google’s enterprise solution, CTO Randi Levin is embracing the next-generation of IT services.
9:05am-9:20am (15m) Cloud Computing
New Opportunities and Responsibilities in the Cloud
Brad Smith (Microsoft)
Brad Smith, General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Legal and Corporate Affairs at Microsoft will discuss the new opportunities and responsibilities created by the advancement of cloud computing.
9:20am-9:25am (5m) Open Data and Web Services
Open Data, Baseball and Government
David Eaves (Eaves Consulting)
A quick talk about how open data transformed the sport and industry of baseball, and what that means for government.
9:25am-9:30am (5m) Agile Government, Open Data and Web Services
Unlocking Real-Time Data
Joshua Robin (Massachusetts Department of Transportation)
Josh's keynote will tell the story of MassDOT's award-winning Developers Initiative. The MassDOT Developers story provides a strong example of what is possible when public agencies change their approach and harness the power of open data.
9:30am-9:40am (10m)
The Path to Open Government: The Pillars of Gov 2.0
Kate Lundy (ACT, Australian Goverment)
Details coming soon.
9:40am-9:50am (10m) Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
Open, Linked Data for a Global Community
Tim Berners-Lee (World Wide Web Consortium)
Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web, Director of the World Wide Web Consortium, and evangelist for Linked Open Data using semantic web technology standards, will discuss the impact people inside and outside of government are making when empowered by a Web of Data.
9:55am-10:05am (10m) Emerging Topics, Social Networks and Collaboration
Transparency Is Not Enough
Danah Boyd (Microsoft Research)
danah boyd will discuss the complexities of transparency in light of diverse populations' experiences with the Internet.
10:05am-10:15am (10m) Social Networks and Collaboration
Creating Passionate Citizens
Kathy Sierra (Creating Passionate Users)
Details coming soon.
10:15am-10:30am (15m) Emerging Topics, Social Networks and Collaboration
The Democratization of Content
Gary Vaynerchuk (VaynerMedia)
Social media and the Internet as a platform have neutralized content gatekeepers, giving a voice to anyone with the motivation and desire to express themselves online. The democratization of content has great implications for entrepreneurs and businesses, but also for the government and the individuals that comprise it.
5:30pm-6:30pm (1h)
Official Conference Attendee Party - Sponsored by Novell and Microsoft
Join us after the Expo Hall Booth Crawl for libations and mingling with other attendees at the Official Gov 2.0 Expo Conference Attendee Party. Sponsored by Novell and Microsoft.
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