August 26, 2009

Gov 2.0 Summit Releases Event Speaker List: Julius Genachowski, Vivek Kundra, Aneesh Chopra, David Miliband, John Podesta, and Casey Coleman Among Those Taking the Stage

San Francisco , CA, August 26, 2009 — O'Reilly Media, Inc. and TechWeb, co-producers of the annual Web 2.0 Summit and Web 2.0 Expo events, today announce the list of speakers for the first Gov 2.0 Summit. Program Chair Tim O'Reilly and Co-Chair Richard P. O'Neill, Founder and President of The Highlands Group, bring together a select group to explore how technology can enable transparency, participation, collaboration, and efficiency at all levels of government. Gov 2.0 Summit will take place September 9-10, 2009 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington DC. Requests for an invitation can be made at www.gov2summit.com.

The list of speakers includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Gov 2.0 Summit will be limited in size, and focused on strategy and networking. The format will be a two-day executive-level conference featuring talk-show style interviews with senior officials and executives, ground-breaking case studies and networking events. Additional information on Gov 2.0 Summit content, registration information, and promotional opportunities available at www.gov2summit.com.

Sponsors of the Gov 2.0 Summit include Diamond Sponsors Booz Allen Hamilton, Microsoft; Platinum Sponsors ESRI, Google, HP, Intel, Palantir Technologies; Gold Sponsors EffectiveUI, ForeSee Results, SharedBook; Silver Sponsors Adobe Systems, Inc., Aquilent, JackBe, Sapient, IdeaScale Survey Analytics, Touchstone, and Supporting Sponsor Craig Newmark of cnewmark.com.

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