Posts Tagged: NAGW

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 focusRead… Read more »

Early-bird registration for NAGW Conference ends July 7

Hey Govie EARLY-BIRDS! NAGW’s National Conference early-bird registration saves $100! You’ve got to hurry, though, because it ends next Thursday July 7. All govies are invited to join us in Cincinnati September 14 – 16, 2011. We have a fabulous line-up this year including keynote speakers Jeffrey Zeldman, Kristina Halvorson, Joe Rotella and Molly Holzschlag.Read… Read more »

NAGW Comments on USDOJ ANPRM re: web accessibility

Notes From NAGWThe National Association of Government Webmasters ( submitted a response to the USDOJ Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making, CRT Docket No. 110, (Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disability; Accessibility of Web Information and Services of State and Local Government Entities and Public Accommodations) on January 24, 2011. Representing the interests and concernsRead… Read more »

NAGW 2011 National Conference Call for Speakers

The National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) is now accepting speaking proposals for the 2011 NAGW National Conference September 14-16 in Cincinnati, Ohio. NAGW is seeking presenters to share knowledge and ideas as well as present new technologies and trends, so that attendees return to their offices with fresh ideas and valuable contacts. The deadlineRead… 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 »

Gourmet Web Experiences on a Fast Food Budget – Jared Spool at NAGW 2010

It’s been a great week! First, I participated in Manor.Govfresh – an incredible, move-the-needle, local government innovation showcase event. Now I am covering the 2010 National Association of Government Webmasters (NAGW) National Conference. The morning started with the pop of a champagne cork with Jared Spool presenting under the title “Cooking Up Gourmet Experiences onRead… 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 »

Fall Speaking Schedule – From NAGW to Beyond 2010

My fall schedule is quite busy, and I’m looking forward to meet many of my social media friends at several upcoming speaking engagements. So you’ll know where to find me: Citizen 2.0 Workshop – Sunday, Sept. 19, 2-4 p.m., Fairfield, CA – I’ll be leading a session on social media for progressive activists and campaignRead… Read more »

“Meet me in St. Louis”

Notes From NAGWTHE BEST conference of the year is just around the corner: the NAGW National Conference. Held at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis, webmasters will gather from September 22 through September 24. I’ve been at every conference since that first one in Kansas City nine years ago and they just keep getting betterRead… Read more »

Convincing Local Governments

Notes From NAGWThe question I hear most often when I present about Morris County’s use of social media is “how did you convince your governing body to do this?” Governments need to be in social media because their constituents are in social media. It’s really that simple. Readership statistics tell the story. Newspaper readership isRead… Read more »