May 05, 2010
WASHINGTON, May 5, 2010
-- Gov 2.0 Expo will gather technology leaders and visionaries from
government and industry to share the latest innovations, lessons
learned and best practices shaping social networking and collaboration
-- Co-produced by O'Reilly Media, Inc. and UBM TechWeb, Gov 2.0 Expo will
be held on May 25-27, 2010 in the Walter E. Washington Convention
Center in Washington, D.C.
-- Under the theme "Participation, Collaboration, and Transformation",
the event will provide government employees, contractors, and members
of the press access to practical business and technical tools,
in-depth training, and industry contacts needed to transform the 21st
-- Learn best practices under the Social Networks and Collaboration
-- The White House's deputy new media director Cammie Croft 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.
-- U.S. Department of Defense's new technology strategist John Ohab
will share how the military is using social media tools to
creatively engage citizens, promote public participation, and
dissolve myths that may hinder those interested in science
-- Department of the Navy's Scott McIlnay will talk about how its
organization is using Facebook to build trust and partnerships
among NGOs in horn of Africa.
-- Human and Health Services' Miguel Gomez will share lessons learned
from AIDS.gov and collaboration with federal and community
-- Government of Ontario, Canada's David Tallan will talk about best
practices from implementing an open, enterprise social media
platform within government.
-- Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)'s Carmen Medina will discuss the
power of social networks in high reliability, high risk
-- NASA Ames Research Center's Robbie Schingler will talk about the
creation of a community to use IT solutions, data, and
distribution to create timely tools to save lives and promote
-- State Department's senior adviser on innovation Alec Ross will
speak about how traditional organizations can implement new ideas
and interesting technologies to engage people around the globe in
-- Additionally, Gov 2.0 Expo will also have sessions on Cloud Computing
and Security, Emerging Technologies, Agile Government, and Open Data
and Web Services.
-- Select government and industry keynote speakers include Gary
Vaynerchuk, partner and co-founder, VaynerMedia, Sonal Shah, White
House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation and Price
Floyd, Department of Defense.
O'Reilly Media, Inc. spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.
UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses - media solutions, marketing services and paid content - UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14 million business and technology professionals actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly.
Source: O'Reilly Media
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