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Carahsoft Hosts Sixth Annual Citizen Engagement Seminar June 16, 2016,
in Washington D.C.

Featuring David Bray, Senior Executive and Chief Information Officer of the Federal Communications Commission
as Keynote Speaker

Carahsoft Technology Corp., the trusted government IT solutions provider, is proud to host the sixth annual CitizenEngagement Seminar. This one-day event will highlight best practices and strategies government agencies are using to empower citizens and transform how the government engages and serves the public.

Improved citizen service is at the forefront of government initiatives as agencies are facing increasing pressure to provide the same exceptional service levels that the private sector delivers. During this seminar, attendees will hear from thought leaders and public sector experts on how they are making the transition to citizen-centric service easy and seamless.

Through keynotes, interactive panel discussions and networking opportunities, attendees will learn about:

  • Best practices and current strategies on how to improve agency-to-public engagement
  • Harnessing technology to improve and streamline citizen-based services and the delivery of these services
  • Implementing open government plans and best practices
  • Leveraging social media to increase citizen engagement

Government and industry thought leaders and public sector experts will join together to discuss best practices for improving agency-to-citizen engagement. David Bray, Senior Executive and Chief Information Officer, Federal Communications Commission , will deliver the keynote address on Bottom-Up Transformation and Our Exponential Era Ahead, sharing his insights on how Technology is rapidly changing our world, and how the ability to work and collaborate securely anywhere, anytime, on any device will reshape public service.

The event’s panels will focus on key areas in achieving improved citizen engagement including, connecting with citizens across social media, enhancing citizen engagement through technology, and real-world stories from government leaders about delivering citizen-centric services. In addition to industry thought leaders from Adobe, Salesforce, GovDelivery, Accela and New Relic, our government panelists include:

  • Danielle Brigida, National Social Media Manager , U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  • Anne Cissel, Deputy Public Information Officer , Fairfax County Park Authority
  • Timothy Martin, Communications and Media Coordinator , City of Roanoke
  • Martha Dorris, Founder, Dorris Consulting, and former GSA executive and citizen engagement advocate
  • Gregory Godbout, Co-Founder, cBrain North America and former Chief Technology Officer, Environmental Protection Agency
  • Claire Jubb, CFM, Community Development Director , Charlotte County Community Development
  • Archana Vemulapalli, Chief Technology Officer, District of Columbia

8:15 am – 3:00 pm Eastern
Thursday, June 16, 2016

Washington Marriott at Metro Center
775 12th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

To register, clickhere. The agenda and more information about the event is available here. The event is complimentary for all government attendees.


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