Government Communication Professionals User Group

When:  Jun 19, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 4:30 PM (PT)
The City of San Mateo is graciously hosting this free event, which will connect government leaders as they learn how to harness the power of technology and strategy to improve public engagement. 
We are partnering with JPW Communications (JPW) to offer an interactive session focused on leveraging your strategy with strong digital tools to maximize results.  JPW is a highly-awarded agency dedicated to the public sector, offering decades of real-world government experience. 
During the half-day session, you’ll also get a chance to hear from government professionals including Cherly Golden (Communications Manager, City of Fremont), Sarah Henry (PIO, City of Alameda), Daphine Harris (Management Analyst, City of Ukiah), as they share success stories, tips, and best practices. 
If you would like to join us, please RSVP using this form by June 7. Lunch will be provided, and space is limited.  Please feel free to share this to any colleagues you think could benefit from this session, even if they are not OpenGov customers.


12:00pm -- Lunch, networking and introductions

1:00pm--  Strategy Training with JPW- harness the power of strategy and technology to improve public engagement.

2:00pm -- Storytelling with Data- Daphine Harris, Management Analyst City of Ukiah CA

2:30pm -- Customer Panel- Engaging the public: tell your story and empower leaders to make informed decisions. Featuring: Cheryl Golden, Communications Manager City of Fremont, Sarah Henry, Public Information Officer City of Alameda, Marlena Medford, Award Winning former PIO City of Encinitas

3:00pm- Short Break (check email, go to the bathroom, make a call!)

3:15pm- Put it into practice- we will work through real life government challenges and apply our communications strategy training.

4:15pm- Closing

4:30pm- End


San Mateo Public Library
55 W 3rd Ave
Oak Room
San Mateo, CA 94403


Eric Mattson
(402) 560-5594