Data-Driven Government: Improving the Citizen Experience [Cancelled]

A session at SXSW Interactive 2011

Sunday 13th March, 2011

9:30am to 10:30am (CST)

Over the past several years, there have been many discussions regarding how interactive technology can drive change in our nation’s politics – but of perhaps greater importance is how technology can improve the daily functioning of our nation’s government.

The discussion should not be a partisan one – this panel will bring together leading innovators from both parties to engage in a post-partisan discussion about how technology can improve the public’s interactions with their government.

This discussion should be about specifics – we can all agree on the broad principles that technology drives change – but we have all heard that conversation before. This panel will focus on the specific progress that has been made, the specific opportunities that exist in the near future, and the specific challenges that need to be addressed.

As citizens increasingly become on-demand consumers in their daily lives, it is clear that government needs to better utilize interactive technology or it will only be more radically disconnected from the public.

This is not a political conference, which is precisely why it should be where this conversation takes place – how can the innovations from the creative, marketing and interactive communities be applied to improving our nation?

Our government needs to modernize. We need to move forward and debate new ideas, focusing on how we can collectively make our government work smarter, faster and better for all citizens.

LEVEL: Intermediate

About the speakers

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Julie Germany

Digital public affairs. Love the intersection between advocacy, politics & tech. Need travel, good books, and absinthe for survival. bio from Twitter

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Aneesh Chopra

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Matt Lira

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  • Jon Lim
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  • Tom Henrich
  • Audrey Vaughn
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Time 9:30am10:30am CST

Date Sun 13th March 2011


Room 9ABC, Austin Convention Center

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