Posts Tagged: events

Do Think Tanks Matter?

If you’re engaged in some level of policy-making or research with the government, it’s likely that you’ve attended an event hosted by a think tank or policy forum such as Brookings, Heritage, or the Wilson Center. Have you found these events to be helpful? Where you able to network or learn something new and relevant?Read… Read more »

Announcing the Government 2.0 Online Conference (Gov 2.0 OLC) from O’Reilly Media

O’Reilly Media has gotten into Government 2.0 in a big way. Their events in September – the Gov 2.0 Summit and the preview event Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase showed off their vision for government. Their 2010 event, the Gov 2.0 Expo (whose program I co-chair with Laurel Ruma) is going to be a hugely excitingRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0: The Promise of Innovation

Republished from Column by Tim O’Reilly Original post can be found here Over the past 15 years, the World Wide Web has created remarkable new business models reshaping our economy. As the Web has undermined old media and software companies, it has demonstrated the enormous power of a new model, often referred toRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase Presentations

The presentations that will be featured at Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase have been selected and most have been posted to the Showcase site (we’re still wrapping up with speakers on a couple). The presentations are as follows: Government as a PROCESS * City of Santa Cruz Offers Blueprint for Solving CA Budget Crisis with SocialRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Events Media – Tim O’Reilly, Dr. Mark Drapeau & Dick O’Neill

A couple of media tidbits for your viewing and listening pleasure: Tim had a pair of great keynotes last week, first at the OGI Conference. His presentation on Government as a Platform presentation can be viewed here. Right after his keynote, Tim appeared on the Kojo Nnamdi Show’s ‘Tech Tuesday’ on WAMU 88.5. The audioRead… Read more »

5 Tips and Tools to Check Out Before You Go to the Open Government & Innovations (OGI) Conference NEXT WEEK!

The Open Government & Innovations Conference, “OGI” for short, is jam-packed with world-renowned speakers, cutting-edge research and real-life case studies (you can see the details in all of their glory here). Whether you work in the public or private sector, you’re going to learn a ton and make dozens of contacts. To make sure thatRead… Read more »

Government Open Source Conference DC Call for Speakers is open

Okay, I’m taking Steve’s advice and copy/pasting from my wordpress blog…. But first, little background: The OSU Open Source Lab has been producing a non-profit Government Open Source Conference on the west coast since 2005. Last fall Viveck Kundra and Aneesh Chopra were two of our keynotes. We’ve been asked to bring this to theRead… Read more »

A Week to Recognize All Government Workers

Familiar with it? You know, the time set aside each year to honor the men and women who serve the US as federal, state and local government employees. I’m talking about Public Service Recognition Week which is celebrated the first Monday through Sunday in May. If you’re not so familiar with it, Public Service RecognitionRead… Read more »