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Gov 2.0 Radio is pleased to  participate in the CeBIT Gov 2.0 conference in Canberra in October 2012.  As well as chairing a conference panel, the G2R team has curated a selection of interviews relevant to the conference theme and discussion as well as a social stream from the conference.

Live panel recording

 

Gov 2.0 in the Continuing Evolution of Connected Government

In a special live recording of a panel session at CeBIT Gov 2.0 Conference in Australia’s capital city Canberra, facilitator John Wells leads an interactive discussion with a panel featuring:

  • Zachary Tumin, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
  • Deirdre O’Donnell, Information Commissioner, Office of the Information Commissioner NSW
  • Martin Stewart-Weeks, Director, Public Sector Consulting APAC, Cisco

The broad-ranging conversation tackles questions such as:

  • How can a culture of Gov 2.0 impact the relationship of citizens to government? And within government?
  • What are the connections between e-government, social media and open government
  • What are the risks, rewards, and potential of open and connected government?

The discussion also features excerpts from Gov 2.0 Radio  interviews with Chris VeinDavid FerreiroNigel ShadboltDavid Eaves and Barbara Ubaldi.

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Panel image courtesy CeBIT Australia

Selected interviews

Where Government 2.0 meets Society 2.0

In times of austerity and change, social technologies and new forms of collaboration enable governments, industry and citizens to create new opportunities and solve problems. In this special 2-part interview with Zachary Tumin from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Belfer Centre, we look at how all parts of society can collaborate to innovate.

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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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Open government and public value: Beyond the bottom-line

Theresa Pardo is well known for her work leading the Center for Technology in Government (CTG).

This discussion looks at public value and taking a portfolio approach to open government, as articulated through the CTG’s Public Value Assessment Tool.

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The ongoing eGovernment evolution

With the emergence of new trends like open government and open data, there is a perception by many that eGovernment is yesterday’s news, and has largely been completed.

In a candid conversation, Barbara-Chiara Ubaldi, head of the OECD’s eGovernment unit, explains that there is much work still to be done to bring eGovernment into the daily work of the public sector

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Countdown to OGP and NASA’s global Space Apps Challenge

Chris Vein, Deputy US CTO for Government Innovation joins Nicholas Skytland, head of NASA’s Open Government Initiative to discuss how momentum for open government and open data is building internationally within policy leadership and also practical on-the-ground problem-solving events and initiatives.

In particular, Chris shares some insights into how open data and code-a-thon events are a useful ‘sensemaking’ tool for open government, and ways in which this can turn into sustainable innovation inside governments.

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eGovernment in the United Arab Emirates

Salem Al Shair Al Suwaidi, the Director General of Emirates eGovernment talks about the journey of the Emirates to reach their current ranking by UNPAN’s recent eGovernment survey as #1 in the Arab region.

Mr Salem shares his candid insights into the challenges and benefits of eGovernment for federal agencies, city governments, local entrepreneurs and citizens.

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