Seventh AnnualCitizen Engagement Seminar

Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - Washington, D.C.

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7th Annual Citizen Engagement Seminar in Washington, D.C.

Join public sector experts and technology leaders for a full-day event discussing how agencies are utilizing technology and social media to bridge the gap between agency missions and today's expectation of citizen service, information delivery, and public involvement.

Various communication channels and improved technology have increased citizen expectation for access and information, but citizen engagement is still recognized as primarily one-way and not yet meeting agency expectations. Through open dialog, regular communication, and ease of access, the vision of two-way engagement can be realized and ultimately improve agency performance.

During keynotes, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and an interactive networking hall, gain valuable insights and hear how other agencies are leading citizen engagement by:

  • Harnessing technology to improve citizen-based services
  • Implementing plans on how government engages with citizens
  • Executing best practices for handling open government
  • Leveraging social media for increased communication

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

8:15 am - 2:30 pm

JW Marriott Washington, D.C.
1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

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This event is free for government. Complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided.

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  • 8:15am - 9:00am Registration & Networking Breakfast
  • 9:00am - 9:10am Welcoming Remarks
  • 9:10am - 9:40am Opening Keynote
  • 9:40am - 10:20am Gov't Panel: Connecting with the Digital Citizen
  • 10:20am - 10:40am Networking Break
  • 10:40am - 11:50am Technology Spotlights
  • 11:50am - 1:00pm Lunch Break
  • 1:00pm - 1:40pm Gov't Fireside Chats
  • 1:40pm - 2:20pm Gov't Panel: Reimagining Government Customer Service
  • 2:20pm - 2:30pm Closing Remarks

*Agenda is subject to change

Engaging Citizens Across Platforms in Federal Government


Click the photos below to learn more about each speaker. Check back regularly for new speaker announcements!

· Learn more · Christopher Dorobek

Christopher Dorobek

Executive Editor, DorobekINSIDER

· Learn more · Michelle Earley

Michelle Earley

USAJOBS Program Director, Office of Personnel Management

· Learn more · Natasha Tekeste-Jackson

Natasha Tekeste-Jackson

Senior Digital Communications Advisor, Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs

· Learn more · Bernetta Reese

Bernetta Reese

Digital Manager, U.S. Department of Agriculture

· Learn more · Anahita Reilly

Anahita Reilly

Chief Customer Officer, General Services Administration

· Learn more · John Skudlarek

John Skudlarek

Deputy Chief Information Officer, Federal Communications Commission

· Learn more · Jennifer Williams

Jennifer Williams

Public Relations Specialist, Institute Development Section, Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, University of Maryland

· Learn more · Natalie Fedie

Natalie Fedie

Vice President of Customer Success, Granicus

· Learn more · Brian Paget

Brian Paget

Technical Director for Content and Analytics, Adobe

· Learn more · Chris Saniga

Chris Saniga

Global Vice President of Customer Success, Hootsuite

· Learn more · Nick Sinai

Nick Sinai

Venture Partner, Insight Venture Partners and former U.S. Deputy CTO at the White House


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Citizen Engagement Solutions for Government

As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of software manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The Citizen Engagement portfolio at Carahsoft brings together a variety of industry leading solutions that analyze and disseminate information to citizens, the public and the community. These solutions provide a means for the Government to uphold responsibilities to share and report information to the public in a secure manner.

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