The National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) is now accepting speaking proposals for the 2010 NAGW National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, September 22-24. NAGW is seeking presenters who are willing to share knowledge and ideas and present on new technologies and trends that will allow attendees to return to their offices with fresh ideas and contacts. The deadline for submitting proposals online is March 1, 2010.
The focus of the NAGW National Conference is to bring together local government webmasters who share similar goals and issues. The conference is open to any web professional who is looking to enhance their skills.
If you have a relevant topic that you believe will benefit our conference attendees, please submit your proposal to present at NAGW's 2010 National Conference. Regular conference presentations are 90 minutes which includes a 10-minute question-and-answer period. Pre-conference (hands-on) sessions, held on September 21, will be four (4) hours long with both morning and afternoon slots available. Speakers may be requested to repeat sessions. Some topics might include:
Writing for the Web
How-To (step by step) sessions
The “next big thing on the Web”
Intranets – examples of good intranet content
E-mail list services
Project Management and the RFP Process
Disaster Response/Emergency Preparedness
Social Software (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
Graphic Design for the Web (hands-on)
No-Cost/Low Cost Content Management
Budget Crunch – Getting creative with no budget
Writing Strict HTML, XHTML
What You Get In Return
Selected speakers for regular sessions (Sept. 22-24) will receive up to a 50% discount on general conference registration. General conference registration fees will be waived for selected pre-conference speakers. All speakers will receive a NAGW shirt. Submit your proposal now.
Join local government web professionals from around the nation and participate in the only national conference for government webmasters by government webmasters.
—THE TOPICS/SPEAKERS COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 GOVERNMENT WEBMASTERS CONFERENCE