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Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase Onsite Information

Thank you for joining us for Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase. Below is information to help you get the most out of your time at the conference.

Conference Location and Room Info

Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase will be held at Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. All conference activities take place on the Ballroom level (second floor) of the hotel. Please visit the Hotel & Travel page for reservations, directions, and parking information.

  • Attendee, Press, Sponsor, and Exhibitor Registration - Outside Room 151 Concourse
  • Speaker Lounge - Backstage in Room 146
  • Presentations - Room 146

Registration / Check-In Hours

Outside Room 151 Concourse

Make sure to stop by Registration to pick up your badge, conference program, and other materials

  • Registration Hours: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Speaker Registration / Check-In

Garden Room

If you are speaking at Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase, please look for the Speaker Registration check-in station at the main Registration area, and check in with JB Wheatley, Speaker Manager. The Speaker Lounge is located in the backstage area of Room 146.

  • Speaker Registration Hours: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
  • Speaker Lounge Hours: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm


  • 11:45 am - 1:00 pm
  • Lunch is not provided, but available for purchase onsite at the Gourmet to Go stand. As you exit the main presentation room, turn to your right. Gourmet to Go is at the end of the corridor on the right

Google Reception

Mingle with other Gov 2.0 Events attendees and enjoy drinks and great refreshments at this gathering sponsored by Google.

  • Date: September 8, 2009
  • Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm
  • Location:
    Google DC Office
    1101 New York Avenue
    NW Washington, DC 20005
    (Entrance is on I Street)

Comment on and Rate the Sessions You Attend

Give your feedback about any session and speaker throughout the conference. Click on the stars in the "Rate this Session" box at the upper right of any program detail page. Scroll to the bottom of any session detail page to leave a public comment about the session and/or speaker, or to post a question.

Help Vote for the Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase Winners!

At the end of each presentation block, we'll give you instructions on how you can cast a vote for each category's winning presentation via text message

Wireless Internet Access

Wireless connectivity to the Internet will be available throughout the conference areas of Convention Center.

Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase Sessions Media Online

Presentation files and select video will be made available after the session has concluded and the speaker has given us the files (Please note some speakers choose not to share their presentations).

Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase Tags

If you are tweeting from the conference, posting blogs and/or photos while you're at Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase, be sure to use #gov20e and #gov2expo tags.

Become a Gov 2.0 Expo Follower, Fan, and Contact

Overall Conference Evaluations

Help us plan for Gov 2.0 Expo 2010! We'll be providing a link during and after the conference to an online evaluation form. Fill it out with your comments and suggestions and you'll be entered into a drawing to win a free pass to Gov 2.0 Expo 2010.

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  • Jive Software
  • Microsoft
  • Google
  • Siteworx
  • Government Executive Media Group
  • Nextgov
  • Anita Borg Institute
  • The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
  • Express
  • Fedscoop
  • Mozes
  • Open Source for America
  • Social Media Today
  • The Washington Post
  • Who Runs Gov

Sponsorship Opportunities

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Jessica Timmer at or download the Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase Sponsor Prospectus

Media Partner Opportunities

For media partnerships, contact Matthew Balthazor 949-223-3628 mbalthazor

Program Ideas

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Press and Media

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

Gov 2.0 Expo Newsletter

To stay abreast of conference news and to receive email notification when registration opens, please sign up for the Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase newsletter.

Contact Us

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