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 BC
8:30am Sponsored Workshop
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Independence Ballroom DE
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8:30am Sponsored Workshop
Do You Have What it Takes to Change Government? Walton Smith (Booz Allen Hamilton), Grant McLaughlin (Booz Allen Hamilton)
Independence Ballroom FG
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Independence Ballroom HI
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10:00am Plenary
Opening Welcome - Day 2 Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Richard O'Neill (The Highlands Group)
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10:05am Plenary
A Conversation with Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior Padmasree Warrior (Cisco Systems, Inc. )
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10:25am Plenary
Open Data and the Future of Mapping and Location Based Services Jack Dangermond (Esri), Bern Szukalski (Esri)
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10:35am Deep Dive: The Future of Privacy
Rethinking Air Traffic Management James T. Barry (PASSUR Aerospace)
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10:45am Plenary
Deep Dive: Identity, Privacy, and Informed Consent in the Age of the Internet Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
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10:55am Plenary
Is it Possible to Share and Protect Sensitive Information? John Clippinger (MIT Media Lab Human Dynamics Group), Loretta Garrison (FTC), Dorothy Attwood (AT&T), Hilary Ward (Citibank)
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11:10am Plenary
The Future of Privacy Jules Polonetsky (Future of Privacy Forum)
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11:20am Plenary
The Robin Sage Experiment
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11:25am Plenary
Future Shock: Cognitive Radio and Spectrum Policy Dan Reed (Microsoft)
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11:35am Plenary
Cloud Changes Everything Steve Herrod (VMware)
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11:50am Plenary
The Future of Federal Financial Management Systems James Taylor (Department of Labor)
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1:00pm Empowering Citizens
Empowering Citizens
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1:05pm Plenary
A Conversation with California Secretary of State Debra Bowen Debra Bowen (State of California)
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1:25pm Plenary
Why We Need Open Source Electronic Voting Systems Gregory Miller (Open Source Digital Voting Foundation)
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1:30pm Plenary
Making States Work Better Ory Okolloh (Ushahdi), Clare Lockhart (The Institute for State Effectiveness), Steve Killelea (Institute for Economics and Peace)
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1:50pm Plenary
The Civic Commons: Code Sharing Between Cities Bryan Sivak (Government of the District of Columbia), Nick Grossman (Union Square Ventures)
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2:00pm Plenary
Creating Passionate Citizens Kathy Sierra (SeriousPony)
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2:15pm Plenary
The Need for Enterprise 2.0 in the Military Blake Hall (TroopSwap.com)
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2:20pm Plenary
The Learning Registry – How to Find and Use More Resources for Learning Steve Midgley (US Department of Education)
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2:25pm Plenary
Brightscope: Data Fuels the Innovation Economy Mike Alfred (BrightScope)
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2:30pm Plenary
Gov 2.0, Federal Use of Social Media and the Law Elizabeth Hochberg (General Services Administration)
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2:45pm Plenary
How Open Data is Making Vancouver Better David Eaves (Eaves Consulting)
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2:50pm Plenary
Empowerment and Innovation – A New Generation of Government Walton Smith (Booz Allen Hamilton)
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3:30pm Engagement
Engagement
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3:35pm Plenary
Cities of Innovation, Cities of Service Judith Rodin (Rockefeller Foundation)
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3:45pm Plenary
Building Curriculum Around Real World Problems Elizabeth Coleman (Bennington College)
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4:00pm Plenary
Pillbox: Community and Developer Partnering to Restructure Federal Drug Label Data David Hale (National Institutes of Health)
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4:05pm Plenary
Ten Ways to Change The World Beth Noveck (Executive Office of the President/OSTP), Andrew McLaughlin (Executive Office of the President)
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4:20pm Plenary
Turbocharging American Innovation Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Thomas Kalil (White House Office of Science and Technology Policy), Lesa Mitchell (Kauffman Foundation)
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4:35pm Plenary
Cloud Computing: Lowering the Barrier to Innovation Thomson Nguy (Amazon Web Services)
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4:40pm Plenary
Crisis Collaboration and Innovation in Haiti Luke Beckman (InSTEDD)
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4:50pm Plenary
A New Spirit of Public Service: Good News from the Millennial Generation Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America)
7:30am Breakfast: Independence Level
12:00pm Lunch: Independence Level Sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
9:30am Morning Break: Sponsor Gallery
3:00pm Afternoon Break: Sponsor Gallery
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5:00pm Google Reception
Google Reception at Gov 2.0 Summit
8:30am-9:30am (1h)
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8:30am-9:30am (1h)
Do You Have What it Takes to Change Government?
Walton Smith (Booz Allen Hamilton), Grant McLaughlin (Booz Allen Hamilton)
How do some leaders succeed in moving the government bureaucracy forward and implementing change, while others become frustrated in their efforts? To answer this question, Booz Allen teamed with Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government to conduct a rigorous examination of management approaches within government. Learn what management approaches worked, which ones didn’t and why.
8:30am-9:30am (1h)
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8:30am-9:30am (1h)
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10:00am-10:05am (5m)
Opening Welcome - Day 2
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Richard O'Neill (The Highlands Group)
Tim O'Reilly and Richard O'Neill welcome you to Day 2 of Gov 2.0 Summit.
10:05am-10:25am (20m)
A Conversation with Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior
Padmasree Warrior (Cisco Systems, Inc. )
Among the wide-ranging topics we can expect to hear about are lessons learned in the private sector that may translate well to the public sector; what the cloud may mean for achieving Gov2.0; IT consolidation and growth cycles during economic austerity; and the unpredictable pathways these two technology leaders might take.
10:25am-10:35am (10m)
Open Data and the Future of Mapping and Location Based Services
Jack Dangermond (Esri), Bern Szukalski (Esri)
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10:35am-10:45am (10m) The Power of Platforms
Rethinking Air Traffic Management
James T. Barry (PASSUR Aerospace)
The FAA’s planned upgrade of the nation’s air traffic control system is billions of dollars over budget and years behind schedule, with no end in sight. We’ll hear from Jim Barry, the CEO of PASSUR Aerospace, on how they are using predictive modeling based on massive amounts of airline data to improve airlines, airports, corporate aviation, and the U.S. government.
10:45am-10:55am (10m) Deep Dive: Identity, Privacy, and Informed Consent in the Age of the Internet
Deep Dive: Identity, Privacy, and Informed Consent in the Age of the Internet
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.)
Many of today’s most powerful technologies depend on trust–trust that when a consumer or citizen provides information, to a web or mobile application, that information won’t be misused. The answer is not to treat this information as a kind of toxic asset, and build Maginot lines to protect it, but to build policy frameworks around acceptable use, and penalties for misuse.
10:55am-11:10am (15m) Deep Dive: Identity, Privacy, and Informed Consent in the Age of the Internet
Is it Possible to Share and Protect Sensitive Information?
John Clippinger (MIT Media Lab Human Dynamics Group), Loretta Garrison (FTC), Dorothy Attwood (AT&T), Hilary Ward (Citibank)
There is a wealth of valuable information that we want to share that makes life better, richer, more efficient. But this is becoming a most delicate balance. How can we create incentives for users and providers to use and protect information about themselves and others? We have four panelists from the private sector, research, and government, who are working on providing the balance necessary.
11:10am-11:20am (10m) Deep Dive: Identity, Privacy, and Informed Consent in the Age of the Internet
The Future of Privacy
Jules Polonetsky (Future of Privacy Forum)
The debate over use of consumer digital data has now raged for decades. Is the struggle over online privacy a witchhunt or a noble effort to protect consumers? And how do the stakes change when government agencies join the fray?
11:20am-11:25am (5m) Deep Dive: Identity, Privacy, and Informed Consent in the Age of the Internet
The Robin Sage Experiment
Provide Security, a cyber security company, illustrated how easy it is to persuade people to give up secrets to "friends" on social networks. This graphic demonstration that the real security threat is not technical, but social, and points up the need for education, verification tools, and sensible social network policies.
11:25am-11:35am (10m) Deep Dive: Identity, Privacy, and Informed Consent in the Age of the Internet
Future Shock: Cognitive Radio and Spectrum Policy
Dan Reed (Microsoft)
The spectrum future shock of exponentially rising communication demands challenges our existing spectrum allocation mechanisms. We must also adapt our policy and regulatory frameworks to enable deployment of cognitive communication technologies that span licensed and unlicensed spectrum. Both technology and policy will be needed to realize this vision of everywhere, anytime communication.
11:35am-11:50am (15m) Deep Dive: Identity, Privacy, and Informed Consent in the Age of the Internet
Cloud Changes Everything
Steve Herrod (VMware)
VMWare CTO Steve Herrod explores his bold vision for cloud interoperability, plus a range of other issues raised by cloud computing, including security, privacy, and cost savings.
11:50am-12:00pm (10m)
The Future of Federal Financial Management Systems
James Taylor (Department of Labor)
This session features a short discussion about the practical lessons learned for managing financial systems implementations at large federal agencies, including critical success factors and perspectives on achieving performance goals.
1:00pm-1:05pm (5m) Topics
Empowering Citizens
Empowering Citizens
1:05pm-1:25pm (20m) Empowering Citizens
A Conversation with California Secretary of State Debra Bowen
Debra Bowen (State of California)
"We can really change the way people own their country if they know how it works.” That’s California Secretary of State Debra Bowen on the importance of Civics education. In this conversation with Tim O’Reilly, Secretary Bowen will talk about the role of an informed citizenry in the working of government, as well as California’s progress towards open government.
1:25pm-1:30pm (5m) Empowering Citizens
Why We Need Open Source Electronic Voting Systems
Gregory Miller (Open Source Digital Voting Foundation)
Gregory Miller, co-director of the Open Source Digital Voting Systems initiative, will give us an overview of the current state of electronic voting systems and the role that open source can play in making them more trustworthy.
1:30pm-1:50pm (20m) Empowering Citizens
Making States Work Better
Ory Okolloh (Ushahdi), Clare Lockhart (The Institute for State Effectiveness), Steve Killelea (Institute for Economics and Peace)
Clare Lockhart, Steve Killelea, and Ory Okolloh share their experience on the front lines around the world on creating tools and tailored metrics of success, as they bring citizens, organizations and networks bear on making states work better for their people.
1:50pm-2:00pm (10m) Empowering Citizens
The Civic Commons: Code Sharing Between Cities
Bryan Sivak (Government of the District of Columbia), Nick Grossman (Union Square Ventures)
Every city performs much the same functions for its citizens. Code for America founder Jennifer Pahlka, Washington DC Chief Technology Officer Bryan Sivak, and Open Plans’ director Nick Grossman discuss their new cloud-based initiative for code-sharing between cities, states, and government agencies.
2:00pm-2:15pm (15m) Empowering Citizens
Creating Passionate Citizens
Kathy Sierra (SeriousPony)
Blogger, author, and trainer Kathy Sierra has electrified the technology community with her insights about how application developers can use “brain friendly” techniques to create passionate users of their software. Now she turns her insights to the question of how government agencies seeking to engage the public can design programs that create passionate citizens.
2:15pm-2:20pm (5m) Empowering Citizens
The Need for Enterprise 2.0 in the Military
Blake Hall (TroopSwap.com)
Fighting networks with networks: how secure social software platforms could save lives in combat.
2:20pm-2:25pm (5m) Empowering Citizens
The Learning Registry – How to Find and Use More Resources for Learning
Steve Midgley (US Department of Education)
Within the federal government alone, millions of learning resources exist but are very hard to find. The federal government has invested billions in developing and curating digital materials suitable for learning. The Learning Registry will make these resources easier to find, share and classify, permitting the public to participate and innovate with the material in new, unforeseen ways.
2:25pm-2:30pm (5m) Empowering Citizens
Brightscope: Data Fuels the Innovation Economy
Mike Alfred (BrightScope)
This lightening talk features a brief demo of how BrightScope works. However, it will also tell the founders' fascinating story of extracting public data from the Department of Labor and how open data fuels an innovation economy.
2:30pm-2:40pm (10m) Fueling the Innovation Economy
Gov 2.0, Federal Use of Social Media and the Law
Elizabeth Hochberg (General Services Administration)
The adoption of social media and Web platforms by the federal government has accelerated rapidly over recent years. Underneath that growth, however, has been a complex dance of legal navigation, including contracts, service level agreements, copyrights, trademarks and more.
2:40pm-2:45pm (5m) Empowering Citizens
One Step, Many Feet: How Technology is Changing the Relationship Between Citizen and Government
Stacy Donohue (Omidyar Network)
Historically, noted individuals have had profound impact on the shape of public policy and government institutions. Today, technology enables all individuals to play a role. Donohue will highlight how simple actions by many individuals have the potential for tremendous social impact.
2:45pm-2:50pm (5m)
How Open Data is Making Vancouver Better
David Eaves (Eaves Consulting)
The session will discuss the City of Vancouver Open Government initiative and how use of Open Data is benefitting Government, citizens, and the community.
2:50pm-3:00pm (10m) Empowering Citizens
Empowerment and Innovation – A New Generation of Government
Walton Smith (Booz Allen Hamilton)
Technology in Washington DC is starting to sound an awful lot like Silicon Valley. And for good reason: our Government has embraced technology like never before. While this technology is being implemented for everything from increasing transparency to improving collaboration, the common thread underlying all of it is innovation.
3:30pm-3:35pm (5m) Topics
Engagement
Engagement
3:35pm-3:45pm (10m) Engagement
Cities of Innovation, Cities of Service
Judith Rodin (Rockefeller Foundation)
We live in a world of increasing urbanization, which signals both human ambition and the beginning of new and complex challenges – overcrowding, persistent unemployment, and greater exposure to natural disasters. In this session, Judith Rodin, President of the Rockefeller Foundation, will discuss how public, private and philanthropic sectors can become a collective engine for social impact.
3:45pm-4:00pm (15m) Engagement
Building Curriculum Around Real World Problems
Elizabeth Coleman (Bennington College)
We all know that our educational attainment is the foundation of future economic success. Yet we continue to teach using 19th century methods. Elizabeth Coleman, President of Bennington College, has been leading a revolutionary revamp of her college’s curriculum, building it around finding solutions to real-world problems. She’ll share her vision of how to revitalize higher education in America.
4:00pm-4:05pm (5m) Engagement
Pillbox: Community and Developer Partnering to Restructure Federal Drug Label Data
David Hale (National Institutes of Health)
Details coming soon.
4:05pm-4:20pm (15m) Engagement
Ten Ways to Change The World
Beth Noveck (Executive Office of the President/OSTP), Andrew McLaughlin (Executive Office of the President)
Many well meaning outsiders have prescriptions for how to change government, but real change starts with understanding how things actually happen in Washington. Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Open Government Beth Noveck will give us an eye-opening list of ten ways that outsiders can have an impact. And Deputy U.S. CTO, Andrew McLaughlin will discuss Carl.gov: One Year On.
4:20pm-4:35pm (15m) Engagement
Turbocharging American Innovation
Tim O'Reilly (O'Reilly Media, Inc.), Thomas Kalil (White House Office of Science and Technology Policy), Lesa Mitchell (Kauffman Foundation)
In this rapid-fire session, we ask leaders from government, foundations, and private sector for ten policy changes that would increase the rate of American innovation. Tom Kalil, Policy Director for the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Lesa Mitchell of the Kaufman Foundation, and Tim O'Reilly of O'Reilly Media, will give us their top recommendations.
4:35pm-4:40pm (5m) Engagement
Cloud Computing: Lowering the Barrier to Innovation
Thomson Nguy (Amazon Web Services)
Hear how cloud computing is enabling new business models, and allowing innovative approaches to projects not possible before. We'll discuss how commercial companies and government agencies are using the cloud today, and what it means for government looking to move more nimbly.
4:40pm-4:50pm (10m) Engagement
Crisis Collaboration and Innovation in Haiti
Luke Beckman (InSTEDD)
The 2010 Haiti earthquake exacerbated an already unprecedented humanitarian emergency, yet the international community, both professional and volunteer, responded in an unprecedented manner. People were pulled out from collapsed buildings alive because of a complex response process and communication chain that started with a single text message.
4:50pm-5:00pm (10m) Engagement
A New Spirit of Public Service: Good News from the Millennial Generation
Jennifer Pahlka (Code for America)
We may feel the weight of how hard change is in government, and sometimes lose faith that it's possible, but the next generation believes it can happen and is expecting us to do something about it. They're also expecting us to let them do something about it. Let's either rise to the challenge they are offering, or get out of the way and let them do it.
7:30am-8:30am (1h)
Break: Breakfast: Independence Level
12:00pm-1:00pm (1h)
Break: Lunch: Independence Level Sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
9:30am-10:00am (30m)
Break: Morning Break: Sponsor Gallery
3:00pm-3:30pm (30m)
Break: Afternoon Break: Sponsor Gallery
5:00pm-7:30pm (2h 30m)
Google Reception at Gov 2.0 Summit
Google welcomes all Gov 2.0 Summit attendees to their Washington D.C. home -- right across the street from this year’s Summit. Join Google & attendees for an evening reception on September 8th to network and continue the conversation from the Summit about Opening the door to Innovation
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