From: "Steven Clift" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mar 13, 2014 2:22 PM
Subject: [DW] Call for Speakers - National Association of Government Web Professionals - Due March 18
Interested in speaking at NAGW 2014?
September 9-12, St Paul, MN
NAGW is seeking presenters who are willing to share knowledge and
ideas and present on new technologies and trends.
The deadline for submitting proposals is Tuesday, March 18, 2014.
The focus of the NAGW National Conference is to bring together local
government webmasters who share similar goals and issues. The
conference is open to any web professional looking to enhance their
skills. We welcome speakers from both the public and private sector.
How long are presentations?
Pre-conference (hands-on) workshops, held on September 9, will be four
(4) hours long with both morning and afternoon slots available.
Regular conference and Friday Focus sessions are 75 minutes which
includes a 15-minute question-and-answer period.
What topics are you looking for in 2014?
Based on attendee evaluations and other industry data, we have decided
to focus on a few core topics. While your proposed session can fall
outside these core topics for 2014, priority will be given to those
that fall within the following topic areas:
Creating compelling content
Multi-channel content repurposing
Document and form management
Video and photo content
Modernizing the web
Sass, Compass and responsive grid systems
Git, version control and deployment, command line
Key programming concepts, such as OOP and MVC
Usability and user interface design
Getting involved with open source
Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress
Tools and technology
Maps and GIS
Upgrading to the newest version of Sharepoint
Personal development: Our changing roles as web professionals in government
Working with cross-functional teams
Care and feeding of content contributors and editors
This year's Friday Focus will be content strategy. Friday's schedule
is a single track of sessions, so we are particularly interesting in
compelling presentations on various aspects of content strategy that
will appeal to the wide variety of attendees at our conference.
What do you get in return?
The majority of our speakers register to attend our conference, and we
provide a discount on the registration cost as compensation for
Selected regular session and Friday Focus speakers will receive up to
a 50% discount on general conference registration fees.*
Selected pre-conference workshop speakers will receive up to a 100%
discount on general conference registration fees.*
All speakers will receive a NAGW speaker shirt.
Join government web professionals from around the nation and
participate in the only national conference for government web
professionals by government web professionals.
Steven Clift - http://stevenclift.com
Executive Director - http://E-Democracy.org
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