301 Barton Spring Rd
Austin, Texas 78705

League of Technical Voters is hosting an Ignite style talk on Transparent Government during SXSW.

Ignite style is 20 slides 15 sec per slide.

This will be great overview of some of the amazing projects currently underway in the transparent Government realm. It is also our kick off event for sunshineweek.org

The presentations are being videotaped by @springnet and will be rebroadcast
20 slides 15 second per slide 5 minutes!

Come and get a taste of what is happening in the Transparent Government realm.

The Ignite format is always a fun and educational format that gets people to distill their message http://ignite.oreilly.com/

Rob Pierson - legislative Aid to Rep Honda from California
Sponsor of some of the most significant Transparency legislation seen on a statewide level
Title: "Citizen Engagement with Congress"

Juan Sequeda is a PhD student in the Department of Computer Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin. His research is about Database integration, Semantic Web and Linked Data.
Title: Facilitating interoperability across displaced population databases: technology rebuilding a lost connectivity tissue and helping a population in regaining political life
He is presenting the project that he submitted to the Dell Social Innovation Competition

Adrian Parsons is a senior at UT's school of Design
Title: "Creating a true Web citation for legislation and governance"
He will show how a simple change can change legal documentation and discourse forever.

Andrew Turner from GeoCommons
Title: Mashup: TwitterVoteReport/InaugurationReport and GeoCommons

Clay Johnson from the Sunlight foundation
Title: "5 Amazing Things you can do to open our government in afternoon."

Peter Corbitt from Apps for Democracy.org fame

Bob Blakley, VP and Research Director of the Identity and Privacy Strategies service at Burton Group, a tech industry analyst firm headquartered in Midvale, Utah.
Edwin Wise, Board of Directors League of Technical Voters, mad scientist and Software Engineer at National Instruments
Title: "Making Sense of Difficult Data"

Sean Savage coined the phrase "flash mob" and his writing about social tech has been published in Wired, The Washington Post and The Chicago Tribune. His clients have included Intel, Adaptive Path, Scient and France Telecom. You'll find Sean at www.DisrupSean.com and at PariSoMa (Paris South of Market), the coworking space he cofounded in San Francisco.
Title: "Saving the world thru City hacks"

Added by Silona on February 20, 2009