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Ann Kempster

Connecting the communicators with CommsCamp

CommsCamp 2013 brought together practitioners from across UK Government to Birmingham for an unconference about all things communication in the public sector. Ann Kempster from the UK Government Communications Network, and one of the co-organisers of the event, shares some of the key themes and insights from the event.


Bringing content to people, not people to websites

Content comes first when it comes to delivering sustainable digital public services at Devon County Council. Carl Haggerty, Digital Communications Manager for the Council shares his insights on the importance of a digital content strategy, where his approach to designing services, not websites or platforms, is transforming the way the organisation interacts with its citizens.


When ROI = Return-On-Influence: Social communication for local government in Monmouthshire

From deploying Yammer for policy and program support, to creative use of YouTube for recruitment, and through to using QR codes to create the world’s first Wikipedia town, the UK’s Monmouthshire County Council is a leading example of how local government can move beyond social tech to social communication for internal and external engagement.

Open Austin

Julio Gonzalez Altamirano + Matt Esquibel: Opening Austin

We’re joined by Julio Gonzalez Altamirano from Open Austin and Matt Esquibel from the City of Austin to talk about open government, open data, and civic application development in the city. A lot…


Participatory redistricting

Hear from Michael P McDonald and Micah Altman of the Public Mapping Project, which is an organization that is using open source software to enable people to create their own redistricting maps and…

Manor QR code

Big Ideas for Local America

Join a fast-paced conversation about innovation in local government and emergency management with Govfresh founder Luke Fretwell, Manor, TX, CIO Dustin Haisler and Bob Greenberg of G&H International Services. We discuss the upcoming…


Leveraging Your Community

San Francisco startup UserVoice allows governments, politicians, nonprofits and businesses small and large to harness the ideas and feedback of their employees, communities and citizens online. Gov 2.0 Radio talks with CEO Richard…

Morris County

Social Media, Local Gov and NAGW

Join a conversation about social media and local government with Morris County, NJ, Web Manager Carol Spencer, treasurer of the National Association of Government Webmasters. A veteran of IBM, Spencer calls social media…


SFPUC: Making a Social Media Splash

Join a conversation with Amy Sinclair, who has helped turn the  San Francisco Public Utilities Commission into a social media powerhouse, with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, blogging, video contests and more. How you can…

Gov 2.0 – Being the Media

Join a discussion on local government PR with Colin Matthews, CEO of readMedia, and Jennie Jones, superintendent of the Staunton, VA, Recreation and Parks Department. How you can use this episode Listen to…

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