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Podcast: Strategic Tactics, Tools, Technologies for Going Social in the Public Sector

Government Technology magazine and special guests gathered for the first in a special series of webcasts focused exclusively on the use of social media in state and local government.

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The debut of the GovTech Social podcast marks history, with a recap of the inaugural Government Social Media Conference (GSMCON) in Reno, Nev., which convened more than 350 'Govies' -- that is, social media practitioners from state and local government.

This episode includes the big stories from GSMCON, plans for the 2016 conference, and the creation of a companion GSMCON member organization. Guests include Kristy Dalton, founder, GSMCON; Anil Chawla, founder and CEO, AchiveSocial; and Jason Shueh, Civic Tech writer for Government Technology.  

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On the next GovTech Social webcast, Luke Stowe, the Digital Services Coordinator for the city of Evanston, Ill., and a special correspondent for GovTech Social, will be joining the discussion about the latest emerging social media platforms and how they can be balanced with open records, archiving and security requirements. The live webcast is set for Tuesday, June 9 at 2:00 PM Eastern/11:00 AM Pacific.  Register now.

Please send your comments and suggestions to co-hosts Dustin Haisler or Paul Taylor.

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