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Don't miss the 26th updated forum packed with the latest tools, tips and techniques to help you transform the way you
communicate with your employees and citizens!

Rave Review from a Past A.L.I. Social Media for Government
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"The conference really gave me many, many, good ideas and how to accomplish them.
The conference was good for my organization and for me personally."

J. Blair, Public Affairs Specialist

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:   Speaking Organizations:
Attend the 2011 Social Media for Government conference to hear the latest practical advice from other government social media initiatives. You’ll leave with tools, tips and strategies for:   Hear practical advice, firsthand, on how to engage your employees and citizens by using social media from leading government agencies and organizations, including:
  • Developing a social media (blogging, Twitter, podcasting, wikis, social networks, etc.) strategy to drive performance-based communications
  • Building senior management support for your social media programs
  • Integrating social media tools into your traditional internal and external communications practices
  • Creating Web 2.0 policies and guidelines
  • Communicating more effectively and efficiently through the use of social media avenues, such as Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, blogs, Real Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds, video podcasts, and much more
  • Measuring the effectiveness of your social media strategy and demonstrating its value within your organization
  • Strategically using Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn in your organization
  • Monitoring social media for your organization, whether you are participating or not
  • Demonstrating the Return on Investment (ROI) of your social media program
  • Operating social media tools within the boundaries of government restrictions and firewalls
  • Gaining inside knowledge of social media and why it is a crucial addition to your communication arsenal
  • Maximizing awareness of your agency's mission to the public
  • Learning how to easily communicate to the public through external blogs, podcasts and video podcasting
  • Assimilating cutting-edge communication techniques and tools presented by your peers who are already using social media
  • Utilizing social networking tools as sources of information that the public can use and trust
  • Engaging your employees and the public by connecting them to your organization's goals and strategic plan for the future
  • Making the case for open source technologies
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with your colleagues after the
event using this social media communication tool.


National Institute of Standards and Technology

U.S. Army Public Affairs

University at Albany, State University of New York

U.S. Department of Defense

Transportation Security Administration

New York City Housing Authority

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Problem Solutions

Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board

National Cancer Institute

Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Sparkloft Media


Widmeyer Communications

CoalHart Associates, LTD.

The Community Roundtable

State and Federal Communications, Inc.

IBM Center for The Business of Government

Pennsylvania Department of Education


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Several agencies are making dramatic strides in developing approaches and systems that work for them in their communication efforts. The periodic sharing of these experiences and "best practices" is an important element of this government evolution. That is why this forum, presented by the Advanced Learning Institute, is such a valuable opportunity to hear perspectives and share experiences of other professionals engaged in the "journey."
Choose From Four Workshops For Ultimate Value And Learning!

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