The National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) is now accepting speaking proposals for the 2009 NAGW National Conference in Galveston, Texas, September 16-18. 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 new ideas and contacts. The deadline for submitting proposals is March 13, 2009.
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 2009 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 15, will be four (4) hours long with both morning and afternoon slots available. Some topics might include:
• Social Software (i.e. Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
• Intranets – examples of good intranet content
• Graphic Design for the Web (hands-on)
• Redesign 101
• Streaming Media
• E-mail list services
• Project Management and the RFP Process
• Disaster Response/Emergency Preparedness
• No-Cost/Low Cost Content Management
• Budget Crunch – Getting creative with no budget
• Writing Strict HTML, XHTML
Selected speakers for regular sessions (Sept. 16-18) 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. The deadline date for submitting your proposal is March 13, 2009. Submit proposals at: http://nagw.org/index.php/annual-conference/call-for-papers
Join local government web professionals from around the nation and participate in the only national conference for government webmasters by government webmasters.
Senior Web Administrator, Boulder County
Secretary, Mountain Region Director
National Association of Government Webmasters