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eDemocracy in Botswana – connecting citizens and leaders

Botswana, like many African countries, has a strong history of traditional tribal leadership and administration. Kheira Belkacem from the eGovlab at the University of Stockholm is leading the Botswana Speaks project to enable citizens, traditional leaders and local kgotla assemblies in four constituencies of Botswana to use digital tools to share their views and policy concerns with their elected representatives.

Nigel Shadbolt

Launching the Open Data Institute: bottom-up, middle-out, top-down

Nigel Shadbolt discusses the realities of harnessing the potential of open data for governments, businesses and citizens. With Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Professor Shadbolt is the joint head of the newly formed Open Data Institute in London which he summarises as “… building the supply side; building capability and empowerment; developing a demand side”.

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Social media, record-keeping and open government

David Ferriero is the 10th Archivist of the United States and Head of the National Archives and Record Administration, including the Presidential Libraries. We explore the linkages between open government and record-keeping public data as well as how social media is challenging the notions of what defines a ‘record’.

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Data.gov: Communities, voices and value

The US Data.Gov platform now features more than 470,000 datasets from 172 agencies, as well as thematic communities representing such diverse interests as health and education through to developers and consumers.

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“And / Also” – a hybrid approach to new media at USDA

Amanda Eamich from the US Department of Agriculture shares some insights into her approach to infusing new media into the agency’s communications mix.

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A Plan for Openness: NASA’s Open Government Plan v2.0

NASA’s Nicholas Skytland and Alicia Llewellyn preview the NASA Open Government Plan 2.0 which highlights the progress that NASA has made in the Open Government arena, and plots a course for the future.

John Ohab

The Modern Military

Before there was Gov 2.0 Radio, there was Armed with Science, the Department of Defense’s BlogTalkRadio podcast highlighting the role of science and technology in the U.S. military. Join us for a discussion…

Price Floyd

The Pentagon and Public Engagement

Price Floyd is the newly appointed Special Advisor for International Communication at the Department of Defense. He’s an active twitterer, a keynote speaker on social media and strategic communications at the Gov 2.0…

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