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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.
Dan Zarrella (HubSpot)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 10 ratings)
This session will be an introduction to social media founded in science and data, presenting an easy to understand picture of how social media can become part of a PR and greater marketing strategy. This session will teach attendees how they can use real data to plan their social media strategies, and how they can use real statistics to measure the impact and value of their efforts. Read more.
Thalia Nierenberg (Google), Eric Obenzinger (Google)
Average rating: *....
(1.00, 4 ratings)
Americans rely on search engines to find the critical information that they need every day. Government agencies must take advantage of this crucial opportunity to target their audience effectively through search. 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.
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.
Cloud Computing
Location: Ballroom A
Brad Smith (Microsoft)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 5 ratings)
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. Read more.
Open Data and Web Services
Location: Ballroom A
David Eaves (Eaves Consulting)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
A quick talk about how open data transformed the sport and industry of baseball, and what that means for government. Read more.
Joshua Robin (Massachusetts Department of Transportation)
Average rating: ****.
(4.70, 10 ratings)
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. Read more.
Location: Ballroom A
Kate Lundy (ACT, Australian Goverment)
Average rating: ***..
(3.60, 5 ratings)
Details coming soon. Read more.
Tim Berners-Lee (World Wide Web Consortium)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 7 ratings)
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. Read more.
Danah Boyd (Microsoft Research)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 9 ratings)
danah boyd will discuss the complexities of transparency in light of diverse populations' experiences with the Internet. Read more.
Social Networks and Collaboration
Location: Ballroom A
Kathy Sierra (Creating Passionate Users)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 10 ratings)
Details coming soon. 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.
Open Data and Web Services
Location: Room 201
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)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 6 ratings)
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. Read more.
Fred Dust (IDEO)
Average rating: ****.
(4.78, 9 ratings)
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. 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.
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.
Emerging Topics
Location: Room 207 A
Ian Cross (I-SITE), Paolo Gaudiano (Icosystem), Patrick Meier (Ushahidi), Lukas Biewald (CrowdFlower)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
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. Read more.
Robbie Schingler (Planet Labs), Stuart Gill (World Bank), Patrick Svenburg (Microsoft Corporation), Todd Khozein (SecondMuse)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 1 rating)
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. Read more.
Agile Government
Location: Room 202 B
Elizabeth Hochberg (General Services Administration), Hope O'Keeffe (Library of Congress)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
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. Read more.
Open Data and Web Services
Location: Room 207 A
Gideon Lichfield (The Economist online), Susie Adams (Microsoft Corporation), David McQueeney (IBM Federal ), Rob Pinkerton (Adobe Systems Incorporated), Clay Johnson (InformationDiet.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
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. 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.
Emerging Topics
Location: Ballroom A
Jeff Jonas (IBM Entity Analytics)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
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? Read more.
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
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. Read more.
Keynote Kickoff
Location: Ballroom A
Denice Ross (City of New Orleans)
Average rating: ***..
(3.80, 5 ratings)
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. 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.
Open Data and Web Services
Location: Ballroom A
Virginia Hill (NIH Clinical Center)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
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. Read more.
Scott McIlnay (Department of the Navy)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 2 ratings)
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. Read more.
Emerging Topics
Location: Ballroom A
Jay Parkinson (The Future Well)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
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. Read more.
Open Data and Web Services
Location: Ballroom A
Todd Park (Health and Human Services)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Details comings soon. 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.
Location: Ballroom A
Sonal Shah (Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
Sonal Shah will present her office's most recent efforts to promote non-profits, volunteerism, and innovation. Read more.
Price Floyd (Department of Defense)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Details coming soon. Read more.
Alec Ross (State Department)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
Alec Ross will speak about how traditional organizations can implement new ideas and interesting technologies to engage people around the globe in meaningful ways. Read more.
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