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Location: Independence Ballroom A
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." Read more.
Location: Independence Ballroom A
Carl Malamud (Public.Resource.Org)
Average rating: *****
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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. Read more.
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Location: Independence Ballroom A
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The Power of Platforms
Location: Independence Ballroom A
Harlan Yu (Princeton University)
Average rating: *****
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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.” Read more.
The Power of Platforms
Location: Independence Ballroom A
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. Read more.
The Power of Platforms
Location: Independence Ballroom A
Osama Bedier (Google)
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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. Read more.
The Power of Platforms
Location: Independence Ballroom A
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. Read more.
Fueling the Innovation Economy
Location: Independence Ballroom A
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. Read more.
Fueling the Innovation Economy
Location: Independence Ballroom A
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. Read more.
Fueling the Innovation Economy
Location: Independence Ballroom A
June Cohen (TED Conferences)
Average rating: *****
(5.00, 2 ratings)
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. Read more.
Improving Government Effectiveness
Location: Independence Ballroom A
Peter Levin (Department of Veterans Affairs), Thor Muller (Get Satisfaction)
Average rating: *****
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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. Read more.
Improving Government Effectiveness
Location: Independence Ballroom A
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. Read more.
Location: Independence Ballroom A
Padmasree Warrior (Cisco Systems, Inc. )
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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. Read more.
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. Read more.
John Clippinger (Berkman Center Harvard University), 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. Read more.
Empowering Citizens
Location: Independence Ballroom A
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. Read more.
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  • Google
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  • Intel
  • NIC
  • Omidyar Network
  • Salesforce.com
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