NAPA Forum on Place-Based Public Management
The rapid advance of geospatial technology and its embeddedness in everyday life (e.g., GPS in every cell phone) are fueling major changes in thinking, behavior, and interaction in business, government, and private life. To kick off our Initiative on Place-Based Public Management, the National Academy of Public Administration will host a forum on May 20, 2011, to explore the potential that place-based policies and geospatial capabilities hold for improving public management.
The centerpiece of this forum will be a Panel of federal and private-sector leaders that will (1) discuss lessons learned in developing and implementing place-based approaches to public management; and (2) identify the key challenges and opportunities in realizing the full potential of these approaches. Speakers on this Panel will include:
- Xavier Briggs, the primary author of the 2009 White House memo on Place-Based Policy and OMB Associate Director for General Government Services
- Raphael Bostic, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, Department of Housing and Urban Development
- Keith Barber, the lead for implementing DoD priorities for “whole of government” geospatial capabilities, National Geospatial-Intelligence Administration
- Michael Byrne, GIO, Federal Communications Commission, and lead for implementing the National Broadband Map
- Jerry Johnston, GIO, Environmental Protection Agency, and geospatial lead for Data.gov
- Mark Reichardt, President and CIO, Open Geospatial Consortium, a leading standards organization enabling place-based strategies
The full forum agenda is available here.
For more information on the Academy’s Place-Based Public Management Initiative, click here.
Date: Friday, May 20, 2011 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: National Academy of Public Administration, 900 7th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC
RSVP: As space is limited, please RSVP to Chloe Yang at yyang [at] napawash [dot] org or by phone at 202 204-3662. In your RSVP, please indicate your organization and title.
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Dr. Lea Shanley is the founder and former co-Chair of the Federal Community of Practice on Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science, a vibrant community of 200 federal employees from more than 35 agencies. She is also a co-founding member of the Citizen Science Association. Dr. Shanley recently served as a Presidential Innovation Fellow at NASA, where she helped to foster a culture of open innovation. Prior to this, she founded and directed the Commons Lab at the Wilson Center, served in the US Senate as a Congressional Science Fellow, and worked with local and tribal communities to develop GIS-based decision support systems for city planning, natural resource management, coastal management, and disaster response through the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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