A Highlight from the upcoming NAGC Communications School. The growing number and type of social media give us as communicators an amazing opportunity engage more people directly with government. Whether you are an experienced social media user or are just beginning to take advantage of this technology resource, Leonard Sipes, senior public affairs specialist and social media manager for the federal Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency, will teach you more about thebenefits of government social media and show you real-world examples of how social media can help you achieve your agency’s operational objectives. Learn how to create effective social media content and engaging audio and video programs. “Using Social Media to Engage Citizens” will be held April 18 at 3:15 p.m. at the 2013 NAGC Communications School, April 17-19, at the Pentagon City Sheraton in Arlington, Va. Check out the complete agenda and register to attend at http://www.nagconline.org. Don’t Miss the National Association of Government Communicators 2013 Communications School!Registration is now open for the NAGC 2013 Communication School, “Government Communicators – Engaging Citizens in Democracy,” being held April 17-19, 2013, in the Washington, D.C., area at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel, Arlington, Va. Who Should Attend?Federal, state, and local government communicators includingcontractors who direct and facilitate government communications—editors,writers, graphic artists, webmasters, video professionals, broadcasters,photographers, information specialists, and agency spokespersons.Why Should You Attend? 1. It’s one of the most affordable training experiences you’ll find.2. You’ll gain knowledge and learn skills you can use immediately to become a more effective communicator. 3. You’ll be with other passionate government communicators, which will help you leverage best practices and build relationships. 4. You will be networking and trading ideas with fellow like-minded communicators and getting energized! 5. It’s only for government communicators!Also, don’t miss the Government Communications Expo, April 18-19, showcasing the latest trends in government communications services, goods, and technologies.Don’t Miss the National Association of Government Communicators 2013 Communications School!2013 Featured Speakers and Topics–Overcoming the Stigma of Government–Learning How to Read Body Language–Using Social Media to Engage Citizens–Facing the Media: On-Camera Training During a Crisis–Plain Language: If you don’t know this stuff, you might be dangerous!–Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards Banquet–Communicator of the Year Award presentation–and much more!Don’t miss the Government Communications Expo, April 18-19, showcasing the latest trends in government communications services, goods, and technologies.For registration, schedule, and accepted speakers information, visit http://www.nagconline.org.
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