The increasing acceptance of social media and Web 2.0 technology has the potential to revolutionize the way you communicate, both within your department, and with external parties. But with this new technology come new risks and new questions − not the least of which are security, buy-in, and integration with your existing programs.
Attend Canada’s first-ever conference on Government Web 2.0 and Social Media and get the answers you need from seasoned experts, both inside and outside government. They’ll provide you with the practical information you need to make informed decisions, and to ensure your social media initiatives get the results you’re looking for.
Learn the latest technology and communication strategies and how they can positively impact your department:
- Understand how different types of social media can facilitate departmental communication
- Get proven techniques for developing a strategic plan to incorporate new technology
- Learn how you can achieve cultural acceptance and senior management support to use social media to its full potential
- Examine methods for measuring the efficiency of your web applications as a tool for communicating with citizens and stakeholders
- Hear from Bell Canada on developing procedures and governance policies for social media applications to ensure privacy protection
- Explore methods of protecting networks to conserve system integrity and security
- Learn how to shift towards an open source platform for social media integration
- Get practical insight on how to efficiently design and use Web 2.0 applications
- Designing and implementing wikis to enable employee sharing and enhance department functionality
- Understand the benefits of using blogs for public engagement and feedback
Date: June 17 – 19, 2008 (Conference: June 17 – 18, 2008 ~ Workshop: June 19, 2008)
Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Register before May 16, 2008 and save up to $250! Quote priority code 829-ONE when you register.
Register Now at http://www.infonex.ca/829/register.shtml