Posts Tagged: conference

Lessons in Collaboration

When we speak of collaboration we often talk about the benefits of serendipity or emerging leadership, but within the confines of the current public institution, complete with Ministerial accountability, perhaps we speak about it too much. My underlying worry is that proponents of collaboration do themselves a disservice by failing to engage in a debateRead… Read more »

Cost Proposal Strategy for Proposal Managers

Last week I delivered a presentation at the APMP Mid-Atlantic Conference and Expo on Cost Proposal Strategy for Proposal Managers. It went over well – we had standing room only. Price is one of the most important elements of winning proposals, and it is intimately connected with the technical solution. Yet, many proposal managers don’tRead… Read more »

CB2: Oil Spill Technologies Up Close

This week I have the pleasure of blogging from the 20th Clean Gulf oil spill conference right across the bay in Tampa, FL. The conference hosts oil companies, government agencies and inventors with the latest and greatest oil recovery technologies. Last night I caught up for dinner with Billy Nungesser, President of Plaquemines Parish andRead… Read more »

Closing Notes on NAGW’s 2010 National Conference

I’m back in my office after another successful NAGW conference. I’m tired, hopeful and excited. Tired because planning and executing a national conference is a lot of work! Hopeful because I met a lot of great government web people who are passionate about what they do; and excited because this year’s speakers challenged our sometimesRead… Read more »

Lessons from NAGW 2010

* cross-posted on I just got back from the wildly useful annual conference of the National Association of Government Webmasters in the architecturally beautiful City of St. Louis. Here’s a summary of my personal highlights from the conference. Keynote speaker web usability whiz Jared Spool offered an entertaining look at usability, including how educationalRead… Read more »

LandWarNet – Military and Government Technology

I recently spent a week in beautiful Tampa, Florida for the U.S. Army’s premier information technology conference and showcase – the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association’s (AFCEA) LandWarNet. The show floor was buzzing this year, with more than 9,000 government and industry attendees and more than 300 exhibits. I caught up with Becky Nolan,Read… Read more »

Looking for senior leadership topics to be discussed at upcoming conference

Hello all, First off, let me say how great the NGG Summit was – excellent networking opportunity! Now to the matter at hand – I would greatly appreciate feedback as to hot topics that would be appropriate for an upcoming senior leadership conference I am putting together. Brief background – the group is from anRead… Read more »