NAGW 2012 Speaking Proposals Now Being Accepted

The National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) is now accepting speaking proposals for the 2012 NAGW National Conference in Kansas City, MO, September 12-14. NAGW is seeking presenters who are willing to share knowledge and ideas and present on new technologies and trends. The deadline for submitting proposals online is March 16, 2012.

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 looking to enhance their skills.

Regular conference presentations are 90 minutes which includes a 10-minute question-and-answer period. Pre-conference (hands-on) sessions, held on September 11, will be four (4) hours long with both morning and afternoon slots available. Speakers may be requested to repeat sessions.

Some topics might include:

  • Social Media Management and Analytics
  • HTML 5/CSS 3
  • Progressive Enhancement
  • Accessibility
  • Drupal
  • JQuery
  • Government Website Trends
  • Design/Branding/Style Guide Creation
  • Open Source Tools
  • Project Management
  • Budget Crunch – Getting creative with no budget
  • Hosting sites and services
  • Open Source/Collaborative Code
  • Open Data
  • Responsive/Mobile Web
  • Or a topic of your choice!

What You Get In Return

Selected speakers will receive up to a 50% discount on general conference registration. All speakers will receive a NAGW speaker shirt. The deadline date forsubmitting your online proposal is March 16, 2012.

Join government web professionals from around the nation and participate in the only national conference for government webmasters by government webmasters.

— The Speakers Committee for the NAGW 2012 National Conference [email protected]

About NAGW

The National Association of Government Webmasters Inc is a non-profit association of local government webmasters focused specifically on the interests and concerns of local government webmasters. The organization provides a way for these webmasters to share knowledge, ideas and resources, and a way to meet and network with others who have similar positions. NAGW’s mission is primarily to serve its membership through the coordination of national conferences, enabling the networking of association members, and sharing other professional resources and information. The result is improved capacity to provide value across the web to local communities.

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Susan Christophersen

You don’t need to be a government webmaster to present or attend. You just need to be passionate about government and technology!