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Sumit Agarwal

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (PA) for Outreach and Social Media, Department of Defense


As staff advisor to the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (ASD(PA)), Mr. Agarwal works on how best to create two-way dialogues with American citizens and the global community utilizing new/social media tools.

OGI is the one and only event that will leave you with a better understanding of how to achieve your agency's mission while enabling open government.

OGI features visionaries, your peers in the government, and leaders from industry on these hot topics:

  • How to master the culture change necessary to create transparency and open government
  • The process of creating social media policies that truly enable open government 
  • Best practices for effective citizen engagement
  • The metrics to help you quantify your progress and success 
  • How Web 2.0 created a complete paradigm shift in crisis response
  • A proven blueprint for using social media to further your agency's mission
  • Innovations and advances in the open government toolkit 

Keynote open to ALL Attendees

Creator of Second Life


Cory Ondrejka
Fellow, Network Culture Project, USC Annenberg
and Co-Creator, Second Life

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