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Excellence in Government (Virtually)


Did you attend the first of our three 2011 Excellence in Government conferences last month? If not, or if you just want to go back and get a refresher on any of the sessions, we're now offering the entire event as an on-demand video broadcast.

The event, called "Technology: Driving Performance," featured the following speakers:

  • Richard Spires,CIO, Homeland Security
  • Stephen Warren, Deputy Assistant Secretary for IT, Veterans Affairs
  • Matthew Perry, CIO, Office of Personnel Management
  • Roger Baker, CIO, Veterans Affairs
  • Mike Howell, Deputy Program Manager, Information Sharing, Office of the Director of National Intelligence

You can also watch keynote addresses from retired Gen. Stanley McChrystal and Joseph S. Nye, distinguished service professor at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

To visit the event, go to http://virtual.ExcelGov.com.

The next Excellence in Government conference, focusing on "Managing in a Cutback Climate," will take place on July 11 in Washington. Click here for more information and to see the agenda.

Tom Shoop is vice president and editor in chief at Government Executive Media Group, where he oversees both print and online editorial operations. He started as associate editor of Government Executive magazine in 1989; launched the company’s flagship website, GovExec.com, in 1996; and was named editor in chief in 2007.

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