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Carolyn Lawson (State of California)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 6 ratings)
Jurisdictions are investigating new service models, such as cloud computing and SaaS, and social networking tools like Twitter and Facebook. However, government policies are often the biggest obstacles in implementing these new models and tools. This session will be a frank discussion on how government policies need to adapt to the world we live in. Read more.
Agile Government, Emerging Topics
Location: Room 207 B
Melissa Jordan (Bay Area Rapid Transit), Tony Coppoletta (Chicago Transit Authority), Joshua Robin (Massachusetts Department of Transportation)
Average rating: **...
(2.50, 4 ratings)
The biggest hurdle to Gov 2.0 isn’t technology – it’s culture and people. This panel is for frontline government workers trying to innovate in workplace cultures typically involving more layers of approval, longer development cycles and different obligations for public scrutiny than in the private sector. Three agencies’ case studies will explore why public transit has been a Gov 2.0 leader. Read more.
Chris Johnson (U.S. Space & Rocket Center - GTAC)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 4 ratings)
Persuading people in different agencies to contribute their data to Virtual Alabama was a critical component of the program's success. How do you build consensus, which then turns into action? Hear about the behind-the-scenes negotiating that made this project successful. Read more.
Sandro Hawke (W3C), John L. Sheridan (Information Policy and Services Directorate of the UK’s National Archives)
Average rating: **...
(2.14, 7 ratings)
Are you a government IT professional who thinks the process required to integrate and query diverse data formats resembles a "Mission Impossible" movie? Then you should attend this workshop! W3C’s experts on linked open data and semantic web technologies show you how to navigate the process, and select the right technologies, to accomplish the mission of putting government data on the Web. Read more.
Judith Freeman (New Organizing Institute), Cammie Croft (Department of Energy)
Average rating: **...
(2.75, 4 ratings)
We will explore the ways government agencies can use new media tools to connect with citizens through online communities, providing better access and transparency to government services. By utilizing online tools to connect citizens with offline resources, government agencies can create lasting relationships with citizens, empowering Americans while providing information and transparency. Read more.
Agile Government, Keynote Kickoff
Location: Ballroom A
Bill Eggers (Deloitte)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 5 ratings)
William Eggers, who coined the term Government 2.0, will talk about how governments achieve great missions, like the proverbial "man on the moon." Read more.
Location: Foyer
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
A one hour reception immediately following our Keynote Kickoff – join us to officially kick-off of the Gov 2.0 Expo networking experience. Mix and mingle over drinks and nibbles while you also preview the Sunlight Labs Design for America submissions. This is open to all attendees and is a can’t-miss stop in the Gov 2.0 Expo line-up. Read more.
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Average rating: ***..
(3.71, 7 ratings)
Tim O'Reilly will deliver a vision of "government as a platform," on which people coalesce and create better services as communities, for communities. Read more.
Agile Government, Cloud Computing
Location: Ballroom A
Linda Cureton (NASA)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 5 ratings)
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. Read more.
Agile Government, Cloud Computing
Location: Ballroom A
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Dave Girouard (Google Enterprise), Randi Levin (City of Los Angeles)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 5 ratings)
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. Read more.
Gary Vaynerchuk (VaynerMedia)
Average rating: ***..
(3.71, 7 ratings)
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. Read more.
Open Data and Web Services
Location: Room 201
Nicholas Gruen (Government 2.0 Taskforce (Australia)), Mark Elliott (Collabforge), Patrick McCormick (Department of Justice, Victoria), Kate Lundy (ACT, Australian Goverment)
Average rating: ****.
(4.57, 7 ratings)
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. Read more.
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)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
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. Read more.
Agile Government, Cloud Computing
Location: Room 207 A
Michael Krieger (U.S. Army), Carolyn Lawson (State of California), John Foley (InformationWeek), Darrell West (Brookings Institute)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
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. Read more.
Dustin Haisler (City of Manor), Paul Pluschkell (Spigit)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
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. Read more.
Richard Boly (U.S. Department of State)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
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. Read more.
Cloud Computing
Location: Room 207 A
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. Read more.
Location: Hall D - Expo Hall
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 3 ratings)
Join us for a party on the Expo Floor to check out the latest technologies from our sponsors and exhibitors. Read more.
Location: Convention Center
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
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. Read more.
Agile Government, Emerging Topics
Location: Room 202 B
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Danese Cooper (Open Source Hardware Association)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
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. Read more.
Agile Government
Location: Room 202 A
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) Moderated by: Christopher Dorobek
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
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. Read more.
Agile Government, Emerging Topics
Location: Room 201
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)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
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. Read more.
Carl Malamud (Public.Resource.Org)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
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. Read more.
Social Networks and Collaboration
Location: Ballroom A
Jeffery Guin (NCPTT)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
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. Read more.
Agile Government, Emerging Topics
Location: Ballroom A
Mary Davie (General Services Administration)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 2 ratings)
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. Read more.
Anil Dash (Activate)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
Anil Dash will discuss innovation and how people who own small technology companies can become part of this technological civic wave of participation. Read more.
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