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Schedule: Social Networks and Collaboration sessions

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Location: Room 201
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.
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Location: Room 201
Armando Rayo (Cultural Strategies)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
Latinos are now the largest minority in the United States. By 2050, 30% of the U.S. population will be of Latino descent, making them a significant economic force. Understanding Hispanic population trends, how diverse this community truly is and using effective engagement strategies will help you create advocates with this booming population. Read more.
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Location: Room 201
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.
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Location: Ballroom A
André Blas (WebCitizen)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 3 ratings)
Vote on the web invites the Brazilian population to vote and discuss bills being analyzed by Congress, bringing the citizens closer to the congressional decisions that directly affect their lives, and creating a ground-breaking space for discussion, transparency and civic engagement. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
John Ohab (US Department of Defense, Public Web)
Average rating: ****.
(4.00, 4 ratings)
Armed with Science is the Defense Department's weekly science podcast highlighting the importance of science and technology to military operations and the public. The program features live interviews with scientists and uses social media to creatively engage citizens, promote public participation, and dissolve myths that may hinder those interested in science careers. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
Rita King (IBM Analytics Virtual Center)
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
Because the government has the capacity to spearhead new systems that benefit the most people in the most cost-effective manner, it must, to remain globally competitive. Gov 2.0 leadership during this transformation would create jobs, connections and focus for tackling planetary and local challenges. The failure to evolve quickly enough to participate meaningfully, however, would be disastrous. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
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.
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Location: Ballroom A
Kathy Sierra (Creating Passionate Users)
Average rating: ****.
(4.40, 10 ratings)
Details coming soon. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
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.
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Location: Room 202 A
Miguel Gomez (AIDS.gov, Office of HIV/AIDS Policy, Office of the Secretary, HHS)
Average rating: **...
(2.00, 1 rating)
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. Read more.
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Location: Room 202 B
David Tallan (Government of Ontario [Canada])
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
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. Read more.
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Location: Room 202 A
Carmen Medina (Deloitte Consulting)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 2 ratings)
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. Read more.
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Location: Room 207 B
Peter Levin (Department of Veterans Affairs), Dan Munz (U.S. General Services Administration)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 1 rating)
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. Read more.
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Location: Room 202 B
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.
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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.
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Location: Ballroom A
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.
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Location: Ballroom A
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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Location: Ballroom A
Price Floyd (Department of Defense)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 2 ratings)
Details coming soon. Read more.
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Location: Ballroom A
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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