ICGFM Promotes Knowledge Transfer Among Public Financial Management Experts

Working globally with governments, organizations, and individuals, the International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management is dedicated to improving financial management by providing opportunities for professional development and information exchange.

Friday, October 16, 2009

Mark Drapeau, Government 2.0 Thought Leader joins ICGFM DC Panel

Dr. Mark Drapeau, adjunct faculty member in the School of Media and Public Affairs at The George Washington University has agreed to join the Government 2.0 panel discussion at the November 4 DC Forum. Dr. Drapeau is well known as a visionary in the use of social networking in Government.
Mark Drapeau has a unique perspective on the use of social networking from his scientific expertise on social interaction and life sciences combined with government service.

The Government 2.0 panel disccusion is expected to focus on how governments and governmental financial management may transform through the use of social media tools. The DC Forum will discuss internal organizational transformation and the effects of citizen collaboration. The discussion will provide a global perspective on social networking.

Mark Drapeau’s writing has appeared in publications ranging from popular blogs like PBS MediaShift, TechPresident and Mashable, to prestigious peer-reviewed scientific journals like Nature, Genetics, and Genome Research, influential military publications such as Defense and Technology Papers and Defense Horizons, and internationally-read newspapers such as the Washington Times and the New York Times. He is currently a regular columnist for O’Reilly Radar (social software and society), Federal Computer Week (emerging technology and government) and Examiner.com and True/Slant (social technology and politics).

The November DC Forum will to chaired by Doug Hadden, the ICGFM Vice President of Communications. You can register at this link.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
1779 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

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