Gov 2.0 Summit Schedule

Below are the confirmed and scheduled talks at Gov 2.0 Summit (schedule subject to change).

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Independence Ballroom A
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9:00am Opening Welcome Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Richard O'Neill (The Highlands Group)
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9:10am The Currents of Our Time Carl Malamud (Public.Resource.Org)
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9:30am Government Data and the Invisible Hand Harlan Yu (Princeton University)
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9:40am Why EMR's Will Transform Healthcare Jim Traficant (Harris Healthcare Solutions)
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9:50am XBRL in the Federal NIEM Framework Mark Bolgiano (XBRL US), Donna Roy (DHS)
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10:05am Open Government Scorecard Ellen Miller (Sunlight Foundation)
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10:15am U.S. Cybersecurity Policy, Strategy, and U.S. Cybercom General Keith Alexander (National Security Agency)
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11:00am Open Government, Idea Generation, and the Department of Transportation John Porcari (Department of Transportation)
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11:10am Building a “Holy Cow Machine” for Healthcare Todd Park (Health and Human Services)
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11:25am The Future of the Government Platform Clay Johnson (InformationDiet.com), Sanjeev Bhagowalia (U.S. General Services Administration)
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11:55am Stability Out of Chaos from Information Sharing Michele WeslanderQuaid (Google)
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12:00pm Reimagining FCC.gov for the 21st Century Consumer Julius Genachowski (Federal Communications Commission ), Steven VanRoekel (Federal Communications Commission)
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1:20pm Closing the Technology Gap Aneesh Chopra (The Advisory Board Company), Vivek Kundra (Office of Management and Budget)
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1:40pm Government Challenges. Your Solutions. Bev Godwin (U.S. General Services Administration)
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1:45pm Next Generation Models for Education Jim Shelton (U.S. Department of Education)
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2:05pm Increasing Innovation by Speeding Up SBIR and SBIC Sean Greene (U.S. Small Business Administration. )
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2:15pm The Power of Pull John Seely Brown (Deloitte Center for the Edge)
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2:30pm A Smart Grid for Education Dale Dougherty (Make/O'Reilly Media)
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2:40pm TED: The First 21st Century University? June Cohen (TED Conferences)
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2:55pm Learning Powered by Technology Karen Cator (US Department of Education)
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3:35pm The Singapore Miracle and Gov 2.0 Peter Ho (Singapore), Peter Schwartz (Global Business Network)
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4:00pm Improving Customer Service Peter Levin (Department of Veterans Affairs), Thor Muller (Get Satisfaction)
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4:15pm Redefining Public/Private Partnerships Nicholas Gruen (Government 2.0 Taskforce (Australia))
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4:30pm "Big Data" and Analytics in Government David McQueeney (IBM Federal )
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4:45pm The Recovery: Government as Platform Frank DiGiammarino (White House)
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4:55pm The Recovery Board’s Approach to Preventing and Detecting Fraud and Its Applications to Other Government Agencies. Douglas Hassebrock (Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board), Alex Fishman (Palantir Technologies)
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5:10pm Barriers to Social Media Use by Congress Marci Harris (Civic Engagement Solutions)
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5:15pm Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Government’s Toughest Challenges Andrew McAfee (MIT Sloan School of Management)
8:00am Breakfast: Independence Level Sponsored by Esri
12:15pm Lunch: Independence Level
10:30am Morning Break: Sponsor Gallery
3:05pm Afternoon Break: Sponsor Gallery
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5:35pm Opening Reception: Sponsor Gallery
Sponsor Gallery Reception
9:00am-9:10am (10m)
Opening Welcome
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Richard O'Neill (The Highlands Group)
Tim O'Reilly and Richard O'Neill welcome you to Gov 2.0 Summit 2010 and intro "A Case for Open Data in Transit."
9:10am-9:25am (15m)
The Currents of Our Time
Carl Malamud (Public.Resource.Org)
How do we make fundamental changes in the direction of a structure as massive as our ship of state? In this opening keynote, open government pioneer Carl Malamud looks at Government 2.0 and asks how this movement can lead to fundamental changes in the federal bureaucracy, breaking down long-entrenched barriers to innovation to create a government as a platform for all of us.
9:25am-9:30am (5m) Topics
The Power of Platforms
The Power of Platforms
9:30am-9:40am (10m) The Power of Platforms
Government Data and the Invisible Hand
Harlan Yu (Princeton University)
In the spring of 2008, a team at Princeton wrote a paper called Government Data and the Invisible Hand. Harlan Yu will explain its argument that “The new administration should specify that the federal government’s primary objective as an online publisher is to provide data that is easy for others to reuse, rather than to help citizens use the data in one particular way or another.”
9:40am-9:50am (10m) The Power of Platforms
Why EMR's Will Transform Healthcare
Jim Traficant (Harris Healthcare Solutions)
Jim Traficant is not only the vice president in charge of the Healthcare Solutions group at Harris Corp, he has intensely personal reasons to believe in the importance of electronic medical records: they saved his life. Twice. He'll tell us why electronic medical records can and must transform our health care system.
9:50am-10:05am (15m) The Power of Platforms
XBRL in the Federal NIEM Framework
Mark Bolgiano (XBRL US), Donna Roy (DHS)
XBRL US CEO Mark Bolgiano and the Department of Homeland Security’s Executive Director for Information Sharing (and NIEM Executive Director) Donna Roy will share early success stories, and suggest how XBRL can be to increase transparency and visibility into "big data" in the private and public sectors, and where they intersect.
10:05am-10:15am (10m) The Power of Platforms
Open Government Scorecard
Ellen Miller (Sunlight Foundation)
It's easy to celebrate the potential of open government. But as the last twenty months have shown us, achieving that potential is difficult. Ellen Miller, Executive Director of the Sunlight Foundation, provides a hard-hitting assessment of the successes and failures of the Open Government Initiative.
10:15am-10:30am (15m)
U.S. Cybersecurity Policy, Strategy, and U.S. Cybercom
General Keith Alexander (National Security Agency)
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11:00am-11:10am (10m)
Open Government, Idea Generation, and the Department of Transportation
John Porcari (Department of Transportation)
As part of it's efforts to create a strategic open government plan, the U.S. Department of Transportation is reaching out to agency workers for their ideas on how to make the agency work better.
11:10am-11:25am (15m) The Power of Platforms
Building a “Holy Cow Machine” for Healthcare
Todd Park (Health and Human Services)
Todd Park, co-founder of Athena Health and now Chief Technology Officer of the Department of Health and Human Services, has a vision of how health care data can be used to create a “holy cow machine” that will let us reduce health care costs and improve health outcomes in the same way that Walmart improves its inventory efficiency or Google improves ad targeting.
11:25am-11:40am (15m) The Power of Platforms
The Future of the Government Platform
Clay Johnson (InformationDiet.com), Sanjeev Bhagowalia (U.S. General Services Administration)
Clay Johnson interviews Sanjeev Bhagowalia from the GSA. The two discuss the future of "Government as a Platform." From what the Government has built so far to future services from Government to what government is doing to engage developers, large and small.
11:40am-11:55am (15m) The Power of Platforms
PayPal: What We Do with Private Data from 200 Million People
Osama Bedier (Google)
We’ll talk with PayPal Vice President of platform, mobile and new ventures, Osama Bedier, about how Paypal uses customer data to assess credit risk, how they safeguard the data, and how our systems for providing consumer credit are also a kind of identity credential that might just unlock some of the thorniest problems for today’s internet.
11:55am-12:00pm (5m) The Power of Platforms
Stability Out of Chaos from Information Sharing
Michele WeslanderQuaid (Google)
How the US government is now leveraging the Internet, Web 2.0 and social networking to enable information sharing with non-traditional partners in support of stability operations in Afghanistan. Michele Weslander Quaid, the DNI's senior representative to Secretary of Defense's ISR Task Force, will give us a rapid tour of what we will see.
12:00pm-12:15pm (15m) The Power of Platforms
Reimagining FCC.gov for the 21st Century Consumer
Julius Genachowski (Federal Communications Commission ), Steven VanRoekel (Federal Communications Commission)
In 2002, FCC.gov won an award for “Best Federal Government Website.” Much has changed since then, but FCC.gov hasn’t. At least not yet. It's been a long time coming, but the FCC.gov will relaunch by the end of 2010. FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski and Managing Director Steven VanRoekel discuss the pending redesign and their experiences turning FCC.gov into a 21st century consumer resource.
1:15pm-1:20pm (5m) Topics
Fueling the Innovation Economy
Fueling the Innovation Economy
1:20pm-1:40pm (20m) Fueling the Innovation Economy
Closing the Technology Gap
Aneesh Chopra (The Advisory Board Company), Vivek Kundra (Office of Management and Budget)
President Obama elevated the importance of technology, data and innovation with the appointment of a national CTO and CIO. The two leaders will share their vision for technological innovation, public sector excellence, and the application of technology in national priorities like health IT, smart grid and education.
1:40pm-1:45pm (5m) Fueling the Innovation Economy
Government Challenges. Your Solutions.
Bev Godwin (U.S. General Services Administration)
How is government taking citizen engagement beyond public dialogs to co-creation? Innovation challenges and prizes harness the innovative spirit of America, and GSA is providing tools to make it EASY. Bev Godwin, Director of New Media and Citizen Engagement in GSA's Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies will show you how.
1:45pm-1:55pm (10m) Fueling the Innovation Economy
Next Generation Models for Education
Jim Shelton (U.S. Department of Education)
Jim Shelton, the Assistant Deputy Secretary of Education, and Director of the Office of Innovation and Improvement, brings a decidedly Gov2.0 perspective to the Department of Education. He heads up the Innovation Fund for the Department and has some excellent ideas for breathing new life into education.
1:55pm-2:05pm (10m) Fueling the Innovation Economy
The Startup Visa: Why We Need More Immigrant Entrepreneurs
Brad Feld (Foundry Group)
Colorado venture capitalist Brad Feld, one of the co-founders of StartupVisa.com, will share with us stories of immigrant entrepreneurs and the positive impact they can have on our economy.
2:05pm-2:15pm (10m) Fueling the Innovation Economy
Increasing Innovation by Speeding Up SBIR and SBIC
Sean Greene (U.S. Small Business Administration. )
Ample evidence shows that entrepreneurs and small businesses are the primary drivers of innovation and job creation in the economy. When job creation matters more than ever, what role is there for the federal government? How can the government encourage more startups, or help companies scale and grow faster? Is it possible for the government to be more entrepreneurial?
2:15pm-2:30pm (15m) Fueling the Innovation Economy
The Power of Pull
John Seely Brown (Deloitte Center for the Edge)
Legendary technology visionary John Seely Brown talks about the new innovation paradigm, explaining how talented individuals use the latest social technologies to find and attract people and resources they need to help them achieve their goals, and pull from within themselves the highest performance.
2:30pm-2:40pm (10m) Fueling the Innovation Economy
A Smart Grid for Education
Dale Dougherty (Make/O'Reilly Media)
Dale Dougherty, publisher of Make: Magazine and the wildly popular Maker Faire events, which draw hundreds of thousands of people to a festival of Do-It-Yourself science and technology innovation, will talk about his vision for turbocharging science, technology, and math education.
2:40pm-2:55pm (15m) Fueling the Innovation Economy
TED: The First 21st Century University?
June Cohen (TED Conferences)
With more than 100 million viewers of more than 700 electrifying lectures, TED has grown into far more than a gathering for the best and brightest from the world of science, technology, design, and social innovation. Executive VP June Cohen, who masterminded the TED video program, will talk about how to leverage technology for public education on a grand scale.
2:55pm-3:05pm (10m) Fueling the Innovation Economy
Learning Powered by Technology
Karen Cator (US Department of Education)
Karen Cator is the Director of the Office of Education Technology at the US Department of Education. She has been focused on the future of learning for most of her career in both the public and shares her public and private sector experience with us.
3:30pm-3:35pm (5m) Topics
Improving Government Effectiveness
Improving Government Effectiveness
3:35pm-4:00pm (25m) Improving Government Effectiveness
The Singapore Miracle and Gov 2.0
Peter Ho (Singapore), Peter Schwartz (Global Business Network)
Peter Ho is heading a transformation of Singapore’s government service, seeing the government "as a platform". Peter Schwartz, author of The Art of the Long View, writes, "In my view, Singapore is the Apple Computer of nations..." They will discuss the Singapore miracle and how it is unfolding.
4:00pm-4:15pm (15m) Improving Government Effectiveness
Improving Customer Service
Peter Levin (Department of Veterans Affairs), Thor Muller (Get Satisfaction)
Good customer service is not traditionally a subject we associate with government. What can government agencies learn from the private sector and from those in government who are learning to raise the bar in customer service? Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, is joined by a series of government innovators to highlight breakthroughs in customer service.
4:15pm-4:30pm (15m) Improving Government Effectiveness
Redefining Public/Private Partnerships
Nicholas Gruen (Government 2.0 Taskforce (Australia))
Web 2.0 has ushered in a new age in which public goods are built privately. What lessons does the web provide government on how to harness the private sector to achieve common goals? We’ll discuss this critical topic with economist Nick Gruen, Chair of Australia’s Open Government Task Force.
4:30pm-4:45pm (15m) Improving Government Effectiveness
"Big Data" and Analytics in Government
David McQueeney (IBM Federal )
Most government agencies extract relatively little of the insight potentially available in their data, typically using pre-defined reports and backward-looking summarization techniques. The scale of these data sets, creates quite a challenge in computational and storage scale for the systems that would perform analytics intended to extract the actionable insights.
4:45pm-4:55pm (10m) Improving Government Effectiveness
The Recovery: Government as Platform
Frank DiGiammarino (White House)
Problems do not have boundaries–they are not constrained by bureaucracy, funding issues or turf wars–and need horizontal agents who can build the networks it takes to drive change. Frank DiGiammarino, the Deputy to the Special Advisor to the President for Recovery Implementation, will discuss ways in which the private and public sectors can partner for innovative and effective problem solving.
4:55pm-5:10pm (15m) Improving Government Effectiveness
The Recovery Board’s Approach to Preventing and Detecting Fraud and Its Applications to Other Government Agencies.
Douglas Hassebrock (Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board), Alex Fishman (Palantir Technologies)
The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board is using new technologies to harness the massive quantity of public data available about Stimulus spending to prevent fraud, waste and abuse. This presentation will discuss the Board’s approach which leverages the human mind to spot anomalies, their methodology, and demonstrate how an example case of fraud was found and investigated through data.
5:10pm-5:15pm (5m) Improving Government Effectiveness
Barriers to Social Media Use by Congress
Marci Harris (Civic Engagement Solutions)
PopVox founder and former congressional staffer Marci Harris will lay out her vision for aggregating, curating and quantifying grassroots activism to deliver the public's message in a way that can be received - and acted upon - by Congress.
5:15pm-5:35pm (20m) Improving Government Effectiveness
Enterprise 2.0: New Collaborative Tools for Government’s Toughest Challenges
Andrew McAfee (MIT Sloan School of Management)
Andrew McAfee of MIT's Sloan School of Management and author of the book Enterprise 2.0 explains how to adapt the new social tools and platforms that were first pioneered on the consumer internet to the more demanding needs of the enterprise - including government.
8:00am-9:00am (1h)
Break: Breakfast: Independence Level Sponsored by Esri
12:15pm-1:15pm (1h)
Break: Lunch: Independence Level
10:30am-11:00am (30m)
Break: Morning Break: Sponsor Gallery
3:05pm-3:30pm (25m)
Break: Afternoon Break: Sponsor Gallery
5:35pm-6:35pm (1h)
Sponsor Gallery Reception
Join us after sessions on Tuesday, September 8 in the Sponsor Gallery for the Sponsor Gallery Reception. Visit our sponsors, mingle with other attendees, and enjoy great refreshments and drinks at the evening reception.
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  • Google
  • govWin
  • IdeaScale
  • Intel
  • NIC
  • Omidyar Network
  • Salesforce.com
  • Telligent
  • Safari Books Online

For information on exhibition and sponsorship opportunities at the conference, contact Rob Koziura at (415) 947-6111 or email rkoziura@techweb.com

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