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Schedule overview for 05/27/2010

Room 201
Add Creating the Agile Government  to your personal schedule
8:30am Creating the Agile Government Bryan Sivak (Government of the District of Columbia)
Add Pirates, Missiles, and Terrorists: Practical Mashup Lessons from the US Intelligence Community to your personal schedule
9:35am Pirates, Missiles, and Terrorists: Practical Mashup Lessons from the US Intelligence Community John Crupi (JackBe), Steve Willett (Defense Intelligence Agency)
Add Real Government in Virtual Worlds to your personal schedule
10:40am Real Government in Virtual Worlds Kevin Curry (Bridgeborn, Inc.), Eric Hackathorn (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), Jeanne Holm (Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NASA), Pam Broviak (City of Geneva, Illinois), Paulette Robinson (NDU/IRM College)
Add Next Generation Policy Making - The Move Toward Online Collaboration & Open Government  to your personal schedule
11:45am Next Generation Policy Making - The Move Toward Online Collaboration & Open Government Michael Reardon (Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), U.S. Department of Labor), Mary Martha Churchman (U.S. Department of Transportation), Bryna Helfer (National Academy of Public Administration), Danielle Germain (National Academy of Public Administration), Nadia Ibrahim (Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), U.S. Department of Labor)
Room 202 A
Add Cyber Self Defense: Who's Targeting Your Department and What You Can Do About It to your personal schedule
8:30am Cyber Self Defense: Who's Targeting Your Department and What You Can Do About It Jeffrey Carr (GreyLogic, Inc.), Andy Bonillo (US Secret Service, Cyber Intelligence Section )
Add Procurement 2.0: Using Collaborative Technology to your personal schedule
9:35am Procurement 2.0: Using Collaborative Technology Christopher Dorobek (Federal News Radio 1500 AM), Mary Davie (General Services Administration), Lisa Grant (FEDSIM), Chris Hamm (FEDSIM), Michael Carroll (FEDISM), Kevin Merritt (Socrata), Susan Turpyn (Unisys Corporation)
Add Teleworking: Out of Office but Not Offline to your personal schedule
10:40am Teleworking: Out of Office but Not Offline Allan Holmes (nextgov.com), Max Chafkin (Inc. magazine), Danette Campbell (U.S. Patent & Trademark Office), Justin Johnson (US Office of Personnel Management)
Room 202 B
Add How to Run an Effective Developer Program to your personal schedule
8:30am How to Run an Effective Developer Program Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Danese Cooper (DaneseWorks, Drupal Assn, OSHWA, Numenta & Tagged)
Add Random Hacks of Kindness to your personal schedule
9:35am Random Hacks of Kindness Robbie Schingler (Planet Labs), Stuart Gill (World Bank), Patrick Svenburg (Microsoft Corporation), Todd Khozein (SecondMuse)
Add First Thing We Do, Let’s Friend All the Lawyers to your personal schedule
10:40am First Thing We Do, Let’s Friend All the Lawyers Elizabeth Hochberg (General Services Administration), Hope O'Keeffe (Library of Congress)
Add Security in the Cloud  to your personal schedule
11:45am Security in the Cloud Nick Hoover (InformationWeek), Peter Mell (National Institute of Standards and Technology), Christofer Hoff (Cisco Systems, Inc.)
Room 207 B
Add Encouraging Citizen Feedback and Employee Engagement: Two Case Studies to your personal schedule
8:30am Encouraging Citizen Feedback and Employee Engagement: Two Case Studies Peter Levin (Department of Veterans Affairs), Dan Munz (U.S. General Services Administration)
Add Collaborate, Build, Deploy, Repeat: The Next-Generation Emergency Response Platform to your personal schedule
9:35am Collaborate, Build, Deploy, Repeat: The Next-Generation Emergency Response Platform Andy Carvin (NPR), Noel Dickover (Department of Defense Chief Information Officer (DoD CIO), Commercial Technologies & Systems Directorate (contractor)), Patrick Meier (Ushahidi), John Crowley (Harvard Humanitarian Initiative and STAR-TIDES), Heather Blanchard (Crisis Commons), Walton Smith (Booz Allen Hamilton)
Add Transforming eGov Accessibility to your personal schedule
10:40am Transforming eGov Accessibility Judy Brewer (W3C)
Add No Degrees of Separation: Security Clearance in a Socially Networked World to your personal schedule
11:45am No Degrees of Separation: Security Clearance in a Socially Networked World Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Hart Rossman (SAIC), Jeff Jonas (IBM Entity Analytics)
Room 207 A
Add Demonstrations of Innovative Tech for Civic Good to your personal schedule
8:30am Demonstrations of Innovative Tech for Civic Good Ian Cross (I-SITE), Paolo Gaudiano (Icosystem), Patrick Meier (Ushahidi), Lukas Biewald (CrowdFlower)
Add Open City/Open 311 to your personal schedule
9:35am Open City/Open 311 Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America), Nigel Jacob (Boston City Hall), Philip Ashlock (OpenPlans), Ben Berkowitz (SeeClickFix), Bryan Sivak (Government of the District of Columbia)
Add Shifting from   Need-To-Know to Need-To-Share to your personal schedule
10:40am Shifting from Need-To-Know to Need-To-Share David Bray (Science and Technology Policy Institute, IDA), William (Bill) Balko (Defense Information Systems Agency), Joe Boutte (TASC ), Don Burke (Central Intelligence Agency ), Jack Holt (Department of Defense), Alex Voultepsis (Office of the Director of National Intelligence)
Add The Business of Being Open to your personal schedule
11:45am The Business of Being Open Gideon Lichfield (The Economist online), Susie Adams (Microsoft Corporation), David McQueeney (IBM Federal ), Rob Pinkerton (Adobe Systems Incorporated), Clay Johnson (InformationDiet.com)
Room 204 B
8:30am TBC
10:40am TBC
11:45am TBC
Room 204 A
8:30am TBC
10:40am TBC
11:45am TBC
12:35pm Lunch
Room: Hall D - Expo Hall
Add Law.Gov: America's Operating System, Open Source to your personal schedule
2:00pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Law.Gov: America's Operating System, Open Source Carl Malamud (Public.Resource.Org)
Add Spear Phishing the Masses: When Open Data is Dark to your personal schedule
2:10pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Spear Phishing the Masses: When Open Data is Dark Jeff Jonas (IBM Entity Analytics)
Add GeoEnabling Gov 2.0 to your personal schedule
2:20pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
GeoEnabling Gov 2.0 Jack Dangermond (Esri)
Add An App We Can Trust: Lessons Learned in Post-Katrina New Orleans  to your personal schedule
2:30pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
An App We Can Trust: Lessons Learned in Post-Katrina New Orleans Denice Ross (City of New Orleans)
Add Advancing the Future of America's Heritage with Organic Online Communities to your personal schedule
2:35pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Advancing the Future of America's Heritage with Organic Online Communities Jeffery Guin (NCPTT)
Add Using Web 2.0 Tools to Engage Students in Health Discussions to your personal schedule
2:40pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Using Web 2.0 Tools to Engage Students in Health Discussions Virginia Hill (NIH Clinical Center)
Add Healthcare Needs a Redesign to your personal schedule
2:50pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Healthcare Needs a Redesign Jay Parkinson (The Future Well)
Add How Open Data Can Improve America's Health to your personal schedule
3:00pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
How Open Data Can Improve America's Health Todd Park (Health and Human Services)
Add Smarter and Better Acquisition  to your personal schedule
3:15pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Smarter and Better Acquisition Mary Davie (General Services Administration)
3:25pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
TBC
Add Innovation and Participation: Embracing the Civic Web to your personal schedule
3:30pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Innovation and Participation: Embracing the Civic Web Anil Dash (Activate)
Add Participation and Innovation in America to your personal schedule
3:40pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Participation and Innovation in America Sonal Shah (Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation)
Add Using Social Media as a Strategic Communication Tool to your personal schedule
4:00pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Using Social Media as a Strategic Communication Tool Price Floyd (Department of Defense)
Add Global Engagement Starts at Home to your personal schedule
4:15pm Plenary
Room: Ballroom A
Global Engagement Starts at Home Alec Ross (State Department)
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Agile Government
Creating the Agile Government
Bryan Sivak (Government of the District of Columbia)
Agile government involves making educated decisions to solve the problems that confront both government agencies and their constituents quickly. This session will show examples of agile government in action, discuss common problems and pitfalls, and illustrate how one city agency is embracing this new way of working.
9:35am-10:25am (50m) Agile Government, Open Data and Web Services
Pirates, Missiles, and Terrorists: Practical Mashup Lessons from the US Intelligence Community
John Crupi (JackBe) et al
Mashups hold great promise for establishing 'situational awareness' for commanders and analysts. Some agencies within the US Government have been employing mashups for analysis and decision-support for years. Two mashup architects will share anecdotes and lessons learned from some of the largest, most secure mashup efforts in the US government.
10:40am-11:30am (50m) Agile Government, Emerging Topics
Real Government in Virtual Worlds
Kevin Curry (Bridgeborn, Inc.) et al
We'll bring together experts from NOAA, NASA, NDU and others in public and private sectors for a panel hosted simultaneously at the Expo and in a virtual world. The panel will be Q&A about how virtual worlds are being used by by government in practice; to examine what works, what doesn't, and what's next.
11:45am-12:35pm (50m) Emerging Topics
Next Generation Policy Making - The Move Toward Online Collaboration & Open Government
Michael Reardon (Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), U.S. Department of Labor) et al
Federal agencies and other national leaders are devising new and innovative ways to leverage the interactive Web and the benefits of collaborative technology to make policy and solve government's complex problems. This panel discussion will explore some effective examples of federal information-sharing initiatives that foster an open culture and framework for collaboration.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Emerging Topics
Cyber Self Defense: Who's Targeting Your Department and What You Can Do About It
Jeffrey Carr (GreyLogic, Inc.) et al
The more information you know about the actors planning and executing attacks against your networks, the better you can defend against them. This session will enable you to assume an active defensive posture instead of a passive one by surveying who wants what you have, how they go about getting it, and how to defend against it.
9:35am-10:25am (50m) Agile Government
Procurement 2.0: Using Collaborative Technology
Christopher Dorobek (Federal News Radio 1500 AM) et al
Technology is changing every aspect of our lives including markedly improving our ability to communicate, collaborate and solve problems using a worldwide network. During this session, panel members will discuss individual perspectives on the challenges and results of applying the collaborative technologies to the process.
10:40am-11:30am (50m) Agile Government, Emerging Topics
Teleworking: Out of Office but Not Offline
Allan Holmes (nextgov.com) et al
Teleworking is a complex subject touching on myriad issues, including performance management, trust, equipment acquisition, and culture change, but also greenhouse gas reduction, cost-savings, and continuity of service. This session will explore teleworking best practices and policies, examine its role in government and industry, and address the issues blocking wide-scale implementation.
11:45am-12:35pm (50m) Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
Beyond Apps Contests: The Present and Future Possibilities of Civic Innovation
Peter Corbett (iStrategyLabs)
The world has been buzzing with "Apps for" innovation contests of all kinds. Listen to Peter Corbett discuss the present and future possibilities of innovation contests, and how governments big and small should be looking beyond just contents to spur sustainability application development through community building efforts.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Agile Government, Emerging Topics
How to Run an Effective Developer Program
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.) et al
When Apple rolled out the iPhone platform, they showed off cool third party applications at the launch. If government agencies are going to get serious about treating open data as a platform, they need to learn the secrets of developer evangelism: how to attract, retain, and promote people who are going to take what you do, and multiply your efforts a hundredfold.
9:35am-10:25am (50m) Emerging Topics, Social Networks and Collaboration
Random Hacks of Kindness
Robbie Schingler (Planet Labs) et al
Random Hacks of Kindness is an emerging global community of programmers and subject experts dedicated to creating practical and innovative software solutions for sustainable development challenges. Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft, NASA and the World Bank have teamed up to create this community to use IT solutions, data, and distribution to create timely tools to save lives and promote human prosperity.
10:40am-11:30am (50m) Agile Government
First Thing We Do, Let’s Friend All the Lawyers
Elizabeth Hochberg (General Services Administration) et al
Legal roadblocks permeate Gov 2.0 acquisition and implementation. Bringing tech-friendly lawyers onto your team from the earliest planning stages will help you navigate through them.
11:45am-12:35pm (50m) Cloud Computing
Security in the Cloud
Nick Hoover (InformationWeek) et al
This panel will explore the security implications of government agencies, businesses and other organizations adopting cloud computing models, including the complexities of regulatory compliance, data protection and online privacy.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Agile Government, Social Networks and Collaboration
Encouraging Citizen Feedback and Employee Engagement: Two Case Studies
Peter Levin (Department of Veterans Affairs) et al
Whether engaging citizens or helping solicit internal feedback, participation campaigns require the right tools and strategies. Hear directly from the GSA and Department of Veterans Affairs about two recent participation projects: the Open Government Directive for 24 cabinet-level agencies and the VA's Employee Innovation Challenge.
9:35am-10:25am (50m) Emerging Topics
Collaborate, Build, Deploy, Repeat: The Next-Generation Emergency Response Platform
Andy Carvin (NPR) et al
After a succession of catastrophic natural disasters, there has been a surge in interest, participation and technical innovation in the disaster response community. The Internet now exposes a global audience to the raw fury of disasters like the earthquake in Haiti. This session will examine what next-generation disaster response platform might look like.
10:40am-11:30am (50m) Agile Government, Open Data and Web Services
Transforming eGov Accessibility
Judy Brewer (W3C)
This session briefly reviews current requirements for accessibility of government websites, and the importance of accessible e-government services for people with disabilities and older users. It provides an in-depth orientation to the latest resources for accessible web development, and highlights successful strategies and best practices for transforming websites.
11:45am-12:35pm (50m) Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
No Degrees of Separation: Security Clearance in a Socially Networked World
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting) et al
The vetting of candidates, whether for security clearance or political office, involves forms, interviews, and background checks. This panel will look at how open online lifestyles and easy analytics will change the process of security clearance, from the initial vetting of candidates to the tracking of their behavior once cleared and the protection of their digital reputations.
8:30am-9:20am (50m) Emerging Topics
Demonstrations of Innovative Tech for Civic Good
Ian Cross (I-SITE) et al
How can technology platforms be used to improve communities? A mix of nonprofits, startup companies and established players will demonstrate their "tech for civic good" projects.
9:35am-10:25am (50m) Open Data and Web Services
Open City/Open 311
Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America) et al
If the states are the laboratories of democracy, then cities may be the field studies. Cities currently provide one of the most fertile grounds for implementing Tim O'Reilly's vision of government as a platform. This panel looks at some key developments in cities happening right now, with a focus on the creative tensions between innovation and standards, and how standards can drive innovation.
10:40am-11:30am (50m) Emerging Topics
Shifting from Need-To-Know to Need-To-Share
David Bray (Science and Technology Policy Institute, IDA) et al
Is "knowledge management" (KM) the killer app for Gov 2.0? organizational and cultural challenges might influence government workers to share knowledge vs. protect knowledge and refrain from sharing with other government colleagues? Empirical research will be presented on roadblocks and possible strategies to encourage more knowledge sharing in government, to include an interactive discussion.
11:45am-12:35pm (50m) Open Data and Web Services
The Business of Being Open
Gideon Lichfield (The Economist online) et al
What is the future of technology, open data, and citizen collaboration? How does enterprise view its role in the open government community and within government? Hear from IBM, Adobe, and Microsoft about how each company works with local and federal governments, building a sustainable network, as well as the business of facilitating open government.
8:30am-9:20am (50m)
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9:35am-10:25am (50m) Sponsored Sessions
Financial Oversight: Discovering and Investigating Fraud, Waste and Abuse
Alex Fishman (Palantir Technologies)
Government Agencies struggle to find relevant Fraud, Waste and Abuse before it becomes problematic. Practically this requires leveraging data systems where traces of malfeasance are captured. This session will show how government agencies are leveraging vast quantities of data to rapidly discover, investigate and prevent fraud waste and abuse.
10:40am-11:30am (50m)
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11:45am-12:35pm (50m)
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8:30am-9:20am (50m)
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9:35am-10:25am (50m) Sponsored Sessions
Dare to Dream the Impossible Dream: What Can Enterprise 2.0 Do for You?
Scott Howley (Oracle Corporation)
Attend this session to learn: What does “Enterprise 2.0” really mean? What technologies and systems are involved and/or impacted? How are Enterprise 2.0 technologies being deployed by other organizations? What kinds of benefits might my organization see from Enterprise 2.0? What are the best practices and next steps informing an Enterprise 2.0 strategy?
10:40am-11:30am (50m)
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11:45am-12:35pm (50m)
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12:35pm-2:00pm (1h 25m)
Break: Lunch
2:00pm-2:10pm (10m) Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
Law.Gov: America's Operating System, Open Source
Carl Malamud (Public.Resource.Org)
Law.Gov is a national effort to make all primary legal materials in the United States freely available, so the raw materials of our democracy can be used by all. Carl will discuss how this effort grew out of the last Gov 2.0 Summit to become a movement involving top government officials, major law schools, the nation's law librarians, and a host of companies and researchers.
2:10pm-2:20pm (10m) Emerging Topics
Spear Phishing the Masses: When Open Data is Dark
Jeff Jonas (IBM Entity Analytics)
Every new piece of data an organization receives is something learned. With the overwhelming amount of data out there - particularly in an era of open government and open data - how can organizations bring diverse data sets together into context? And what happens when data so specific that opportunities are created for targeted fraud, or spear phishing?
2:20pm-2:30pm (10m) Emerging Topics, Open Data and Web Services
GeoEnabling Gov 2.0
Jack Dangermond (Esri)
The trend of GeoEnabling Government 2.0 is leading to a rich set of cloud computing tools, open API’s, and resource centers that offer the opportunity to create good government through geospatial knowledge. This expansion of geographic knowledge will result in strong place- based governance policies.
2:30pm-2:35pm (5m) Keynote Kickoff
An App We Can Trust: Lessons Learned in Post-Katrina New Orleans
Denice Ross (City of New Orleans)
How many people have returned to New Orleans? What is the current population of neighborhoods? Businesses, city planners, and neighborhood advocates need these answers to determine where grocery stores should be reopened, where schools should be placed, and where volunteers should be deployed. Ross outlines five generalizable lessons from this work about building a web app that people can trust.
2:35pm-2:40pm (5m) Social Networks and Collaboration
Advancing the Future of America's Heritage with Organic Online Communities
Jeffery Guin (NCPTT)
While content is king online, some audiences need extra convincing that social media is worth their time. The National Park Service's National Center for Preservation Technology and Training partnered to create independent online networks that help its audiences learn to use online media. These networks, supported by traditional media tactics, have helped NCPTT's audiences engage with its content.
2:40pm-2:45pm (5m) Open Data and Web Services
Using Web 2.0 Tools to Engage Students in Health Discussions
Virginia Hill (NIH Clinical Center)
Public affairs professionals know that teenagers and college students can be one of the hardest populations to reach, especially if the conversation you want to have is related to serious topics like health. The National Institutes of Health, part of the US Dept. of Health and Human Services is changing that with innovative approaches to reaching students through web 2.0 tools and techniques.
2:45pm-2:50pm (5m) Emerging Topics, Social Networks and Collaboration
Building Trust and Partnerships in Horn of Africa: U.S. Navy Maritime Civil Affairs Team Uses Facebook to Build Trust Among NGOs
Scott McIlnay (Department of the Navy)
The U.S. Navy used Facebook in the Horn of Africa to communicate with NGO personnel, who are typically hesitant to work with the military. The Facebook site established trust with NGOs because it shared images and text explaining the Navy’s mission and accomplishments in the region and established a safe, third party platform for communicating.
2:50pm-3:00pm (10m) Emerging Topics
Healthcare Needs a Redesign
Jay Parkinson (The Future Well)
Pediatrician and preventive medicine specialist and founder of Hello Health, Jay Parkinson will talk about his 21st model for healthcare. This talk will be about healthcare innovations and leveraging cloud computing to ultimately generate better health services for citizens.
3:00pm-3:15pm (15m) Open Data and Web Services
How Open Data Can Improve America's Health
Todd Park (Health and Human Services)
Details comings soon.
3:15pm-3:25pm (10m) Agile Government, Emerging Topics
Smarter and Better Acquisition
Mary Davie (General Services Administration)
Mary Davie, the key linchpin in the "Acquisition 2.0" movement that aims to reform government procurement will discuss her ongoing efforts at the General Services Administration and also the Better Buy Project partnership she forged with private sector groups.
3:25pm-3:30pm (5m)
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3:30pm-3:40pm (10m) Agile Government, Social Networks and Collaboration
Innovation and Participation: Embracing the Civic Web
Anil Dash (Activate)
Anil Dash will discuss innovation and how people who own small technology companies can become part of this technological civic wave of participation.
3:40pm-4:00pm (20m)
Participation and Innovation in America
Sonal Shah (Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation)
Sonal Shah will present her office's most recent efforts to promote non-profits, volunteerism, and innovation.
4:00pm-4:15pm (15m) Agile Government, Social Networks and Collaboration
Using Social Media as a Strategic Communication Tool
Price Floyd (Department of Defense)
Details coming soon.
4:15pm-4:30pm (15m) Emerging Topics, Social Networks and Collaboration
Global Engagement Starts at Home
Alec Ross (State Department)
Alec Ross will speak about how traditional organizations can implement new ideas and interesting technologies to engage people around the globe in meaningful ways.
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