Hear from URISA President, Al Butler; Conference Chair, Al Little; Steve Sharp, President of the New England URISA Chapter; and from Esri, GIS-Pro 2013 Diamond Sponsor – as we begin URISA's 51st Annual Conference. Join us as we enjoy an update from Jessica Davies our esteemed guest from the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute (SSSI) and recognize a number of VIPs in attendance. Let’s celebrate the opening of GIS-Pro 2013!Keynote Address – What's Next in Government Social Media?
Media Director, e.Republic Inc
Kristy Fifelski is an award-winning expert in government digital strategy and social media. Kristy is the New Media Director for e.Republic Inc., the nation's leading publishing, research, event and new media company focused on state, local government and education markets.
She is known as "GovGirl" in the industry as the upbeat host and creator of GovGirl.com, a unique online video show about government innovation. She served on the board of directors of the National Association of Government Webmasters and earned several national awards as the Web Manager for the City of Reno, Nevada.
During her 10 year career in government, Kristy also served as the Public Relations Coordinator for the City of Wheaton, IL and Deputy Clerk for the Town of Cortland, IL. Fifelski holds a Master's Degree in Communication from Northern Illinois University, where she graduated with honors.
Kristy's reputation frequently earns her a place on popular who's who lists, including 100+ Women in Government Technology (GovFresh, 2010), Must-Read State & Local Government IT Blogs (StateTech, 2012), and Top #Gov20 People to Follow on Twitter (Govloop, 2012).
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