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Don’t miss the 20th 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 Conference Attendee:

"I appreciated speakers who acknowledged continued value of traditional media
and how to mesh them together."

C. Heck, Public Affairs Officer

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KEY TAKE AWAYS:   Speaking Organizations:
Attend this conference to learn how to capture the power of social media in your organization, along with helpful tools, tips and techniques to get started, including:   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 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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Conference Wiki Available To Attendees

All attendees will be invited to
expand their network and continue
the conversation in the conference
wiki --- you'll have the opportunity
to collaborate and keep in touch with your colleagues after the event using this social media communication tool.


Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, State of Illinois

U.S. Department of Defense

City of Raleigh, North Carolina

NASA Ames Research Center

Genome Alberta, Canada

City of Owasso, Oklahoma

Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce

Microsoft U.S. Public Sector

Aon Consulting

MS&L Group

NIC Inc.

About Face Media Inc.

BranCore Technologies, LLC

Omnitec Solutions, Inc.

U.S. China Business Council

AmeriCorps VISTA Outreach Unit, Corporation for National and Community Service

Campaign Consultation, Inc.


City of Geneva, Illinois


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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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Monday, September 20, 2010:

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