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Carahsoft Hosts Fourth Annual Citizen Engagement Seminar, June 19, 2014

Corina DuBois, Chief of New Media for the State Department's Consular Affairs, Delivering Keynote Address

RESTON, VA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/14 --

WHAT: Carahsoft is pleased to host the Fourth Annual Citizen Engagement Seminar. Highlighting how federal, and state and local governments are changing the way government engages with citizens, this one-day program explores the best practices and current strategies being used to enhance citizen engagement, streamline the delivery of services, and improve constituents' overall satisfaction.

Agenda highlights include:

  • Interactive sessions featuring government thought leaders about utilizing social media to its full potential and leveraging it for PR initiatives
  • Best practices used to harness technology to improve citizen-based services
  • Tactics to use in response to an engagement slump
  • Insight into navigating audience priorities through an effective social strategy
  • A collaborative social media station
  • Networking breaks to speak with industry experts and peers in the government space


Corina DuBois, chief of new media for the State Department's Consular Affairs, will be giving a keynote address on how she manages and integrates the @TravelGov brand across multiple social media and web platforms. She will discuss how her team uses a customer-centric approach to produce true customer engagement.

Brittany Stevenson, new media associate, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will deliver the lunch keynote highlighting how the FCC uses its new media presence to encourage citizen engagement. Specifically she will discuss goals for future projects, what has worked and lessons learned from her experience tailoring messages for consumers and business practitioners alike.

Catherine Andrews, director of content for GovLoop and author of GovLoop's Citizen Engagement Guide, will present highlights from the guide and provide complimentary copies to each attendee.

View the other speakers who will be presenting at the event here.

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. to 3:20 p.m. ET, Thursday, June 19, 2014

WHERE: Walter E. Washington Convention Center

801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001 Directions

Or join us live online via Adobe Connect.

REGISTER: Sign up now!

SPONSORS: Adobe, GovLoop, Salesforce, Actiance, GovDelivery, Vocus, TomTom, EmergencyVisions, GovEvents, and ReadSpeaker

Carahsoft Technology Corp. is the trusted Government IT solutions provider. As a top-ranked GSA Schedule Contract holder, Carahsoft serves as the master government aggregator for many of its best-of-breed technology vendors, supporting an extensive ecosystem of software manufacturers, value-added resellers, system integrators, and consulting partners committed to helping government agencies select and implement the best solution at the best possible value.

The company's dedicated Solutions Divisions proactively market, sell and deliver Adobe, VMware, Symantec, EMC, F5 Networks, Open Source, HP, SAP, and Innovative and Intelligence products and services, among others. Carahsoft is consistently recognized by its partners as a top revenue producer, and is listed annually among the industry's fastest growing firms by CRN, Inc., Washington Technology, The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal, and SmartCEO. Visit us at

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