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Gov 2.0 Expo 2010 Onsite Information

Attending Gov 2.0 Expo? Below are all the important onsite details about checking in and planning your time at the conference in Washington, D.C..

Venue Information

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW
Washington, DC 20001


  • Tuesday, May 26

    Workshops: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Keynote Kickoff: 5:00 p.m. - 6:20 p.m.
    Registration Desk: 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 27

    Sessions: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Evening Events: 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    Expo Hall: 10:00a.m. - 5:30p.m.
    Registration Desk: 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 28

    Sessions: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Expo Hall: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Registration Desk: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Online Attendee Directory

Use the online Attendee Directory to quickly and easily contact, meet, and network with other attendees before, during, and after the event.

Set Your Personal Schedule

Create your own Web 2.0 Expo agenda using the personal scheduler function. Mark the presentations and events you want to attend by clicking on the calendar icon next to each listing on the website. You can then access it by clicking on "personal schedule" link on your Attendee Directory dashboard or in the Schedule View page.

Rate Sessions and Leave Comments

Rate the sessions, workshops, and keynotes you attended by going to any session description page and clicking on the set of stars in the upper right-hand corner. Only registered attendees may rate and comment on sessions, so if you aren't already logged in, you'll be asked to do so. Your username/email and password are the same ones you used to register for Gov 2.0 Expo.

Have a question or comment for a speaker? Post them in the "Add New Comment" field found at the bottom of any session detail page (see an example). Please keep in mind that your comments will be public.

Networking Events

Make sure you block off your evenings to mingle with hundreds of other attendees at our networking events. Most events are free (some community partner events may charge a nominal cover).

Expo Hall Hours

Meet face-to-face with over 80 exhibitors in the Expo Hall. They'll be showcasing and demoing the latest tools and solutions to help you streamline your business and make smarter choices. The Expo Hall will also feature a pavilion of non-profit companies and a Solutions Showcase Theater where you can hear a series of 10-minute presentations from sponsors and exhibitors.


  • Wednesday: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Power Up Area

If you need a place to charge your battery while at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, head to the Level 2 lobby where there will be plenty of power strips available.

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless connectivity to the Internet will be available throughout the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, with the exception of the Expo Hall. Keep in mind that you're sharing the network with your fellow conference attendees, so please refrain from downloading large files or using bittorrent while on the conference network. If you need assistance getting online, please visit the Network Help Desk on Level 2.

Speaker Slides, Video, and Live Streaming Info

During the conference, all keynotes will be streamed live. After the conference, session files will be available for download and select video will be available for viewing. Look for links on the Gov 2.0 Expo home page.


Blogging, tweeting, or posting photos on the web? Tag 'em with #G2E.

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  • Adobe Systems, Inc.
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • ESRI
  • Microsoft
  • Palantir Technologies
  • Google
  • Oracle
  • EffectiveUI
  • EveryBlock
  • Intuit QuickBase
  • JackBe
  • MarkLogic
  • NetApp
  • NIC
  • OpenText
  • Sapient
  • Spigit
  • Synteractive/Smartronix
  • Microsoft
  • Government Executive Media Group
  • Nextgov

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Rob Koziura at or download the Gov 2.0 Expo Sponsor Prospectus

Media Partner Opportunities

For media partnerships, contact Jaimey Walking Bear (707) 827-7176

Program Ideas

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Press and Media

For media-related inquiries, contact Maureen Jennings at or Natalia Wodecki at

Contact Us

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