Free Gov 2.0 Online Conference from O’Reilly – December 10

O’Reilly Media is pleased to announce its first Gov 2.0 Online Conference, scheduled for December 10, 2009.

The O’Reilly Gov 2.0 Online Conference is a FREE, three-hour event that will show off some of the brightest examples of Web 2.0 technologies creating greater collaboration, transparency, and efficiencies in government – from the comfort and convenience of your desktop or laptop computer.

For more information and to register, visit the Gov 2.0 Online Conference site.

This free interactive event will feature the five Gov 2.0 award-winners and their presentations from the recent Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase, which took place in September in Washington DC:

–Peter Koht (City of Santa Cruz) – City of Santa Cruz Budget Crisis: A Blueprint Using Social Media

–Merrick Schaefer (UNICEF) – txts 4 africa

–Melissa Jordan (Bay Area Rapid Transit) – Transit 2.0 at

–Jeff Nigbur (State of Utah, Department of Public Safety) – Utah Department of Public Safety Media Portal

–Rita King (Dancing Ink Productions) – Digital Diplomacy: Understanding Islam Through Virtual Worlds

Check out the full agenda

The Gov 2.0 Online Conference is the meeting ground for hearing about government and non-profit Gov 2.0 initiatives, learning about the people and technology, and challenging the status quo. In this half-day online conference, you’ll have the opportunity to hear from Gov 2.0 practitioners, share your ideas, ask questions, and join in a conversation with panelists and other participants, all looking to build a solid and future for Gov 2.0 trends, tools, and technologies.

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