Events

Digital.gov provides free webinars that highlight the innovations, case studies, tools, and resources people in government need most.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

Learn about the USWDS component lifecycle, and how you can suggest a new component.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2024
This month the Design System team will talk about the development and rollout of their new accessibility tests for components.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2024
Next steps in the U.S. Web Design System’s inclusive usability research

USWDS Monthly Call - November 2023

The USWDS team will continue sharing our progress to improve ongoing research, publishing results and addressing recent findings.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2023
Conducting user research with people with disabilities

USWDS Monthly Call - October 2023

This month, we’ll share progress and findings from our recent effort to improve our ongoing research practice.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2023
Join us as we discuss the concept and importance of backlogs and hear real-world examples of successful application in various GSA products and programs.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Web Managers Community of Practice

2023
USWDS mission and vision

USWDS Monthly Call - September 2023

We’ll explore what it means to pursue mission-centered design and decision-making.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2023
Join us for a discussion on how to adapt your career in user experience (UX) to a quickly changing world.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the User Experience Community of Practice

2023
USWDS product roadmap updates

USWDS Monthly Call - August 2023

What’s in the newest iteration of the U.S. Web Design System’s product roadmap.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2023
Join us as we learn about our Inclusion Bot and how it helps to create an inclusive culture in the workplace.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Communicators Community of Practice

2023
Developing and evaluating content for manual accessibility and user experience (UX) tests
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2023
User experience (UX) experts across the federal government will share case studies and best practices during this virtual summit.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the User Experience Community of Practice

2023
Tune in to learn what the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is doing to ensure financial products and services are accessible to all consumers, including those with limited English proficiency.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Multilingual Community of Practice and Communicators Community of Practice

2023
Join us as we observe Global Accessibility Awareness Day and talk about the real-world experience of blind users on the web.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2023
Tune-in to learn more about what your feedback is doing for the U.S. Web Design System.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2023
Making sense: Cognition, perception, and design
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2023
Join us to discuss the plain language and cultural components of effectively translating digital content into multiple languages.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Plain Language Community of Practice and Multilingual Community of Practice

2023
Join us as we take a deep dive into USWDS design tokens. We’ll cover: what they are, how they’re used, and how you can adapt them to your branding needs.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2023
USER EXPERIENCE AND WEB MANAGERS

Increasing public participation in user research

Join GSA’s 10x team as they share their report on creative incentives and tools for increased public participation in user research.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the User Experience Community of Practice and Web Managers Community of Practice

2023
Join the Design System team as we tackle your most commonly-asked questions.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2023
2022
Celebrating OSTP’s biennial report to Congress on Implementation of Federal Prizes and Citizen Science Authority, Fiscal Years 2019 - 2020, and the role of community partnerships in the federal open innovation landscape.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Challenge & Prize Community of Practice

2022
The Multilingual Community of Practice is hosting a panel to share some successful social media strategies that you can use to connect with your Spanish-speaking audience during emergencies.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Multilingual Community of Practice

2021
Join Digital.gov’s Web Managers Community as they host a discussion with panelists from the Lab at OPM, National Institutes of Health, Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, and Presidential Innovation Fellows. The panel will discuss how to align culture and digital strategy to build better digital services.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Web Managers Community of Practice

2021
User Experience

2021 User Experience Summit

A 3-day remote summit covering User Experience (UX) management in the government.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the User Experience Community of Practice

2021
Words make digital experiences human-centered, and require just as much thought as the branding and code. As federal agencies strive to use human-centered design, they need to remember that words and design work together. See how interfaces rely on language, and how your writing can make or break an experience. Learn principles for UX writing that anyone who works on digital products can apply to their own work.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Plain Language Community of Practice

2021
A discussion of lessons learned from implementing the Lab-to-Market (L2M) Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem prize competition with members of the prize planning committee, including the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI)– one of three federally funded research and development centers of the Institute for Defense Analyses (IDA), a non-profit corporation that assists the federal government in addressing national security issues.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Challenge & Prize Community of Practice

2021
Digital Communications

Deep Fakes and Social Media

Deep fakes are an emerging threat that can disrupt agencies’ communication efforts and federal agencies should be prepared. Learn about deep fakes on social media, and how federal agencies can plan to combat a deep fake if they are targeted.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the SocialGov Community of Practice

2021
The Federal Leadership and Professional Development Seminar Series (FLPDSS) is hosting a cross-agency workshop focusing on developmental opportunities for federal employees.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Federal Leadership and Professional Development Community of Practice

2021
Learn what’s next for the U.S. Web Design System and our 2021 Roadmap—what we’re planning to do this year, and why we’re planning to do it.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2021
We’ve all had to learn new modes of presenting and communicating now that we’re teleworking full-time and depend on online broadcast technology. But how can you engage students and teach a class while sitting in front of a laptop camera? Join Wendy Wagner-Smith from the Small Business Administration and find out!
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Plain Language Community of Practice

2021
2020 has been an unprecedented year for challenges and opportunities in social media. SocialGov’s Federal Social Media Week 2020 will bring you some interesting perspectives on how to keep social media moving and successful for 2021.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Social Media Community of Practice

2020
In this webinar, experts from the National Institute of Standards and Technology provide an overview of their key artificial intelligence initiatives including responsible, trustworthy, and explainable AI.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the AI Community of Practice

2020
Join us for discussion from government and private-sector leaders on how to advance plain language in government communications. Hear lessons learned and victories of every size.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Plain Language Community of Practice

2020
This summit brings together the federal community to share success stories and best practices for utilizing federal source code and open source software, and examine the implementation of the Federal Source Code policy.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Code.gov

2020
2020
Participants will have the opportunity to virtually interact with top Federal CIOs, and discuss career development, leadership, and best practices on expanding a professional network.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the CIO Council

2020
10x project teams will demonstrate their work to date and provide brief overviews of each project. We hope that these talks will highlight some of the most interesting work happening in government today and inspire others to submit ideas to 10x.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the 10x

2020
DAP Learning Series

Shifting Your Metrics Mindset

In this session, we’ll discuss the classic suite of “marketing metrics” vs what’s more important to us in government “content-based metrics”.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Digital Analytics Program (DAP)

2020
Participants will have the opportunity to virtually interact with top Federal CIOs, and discuss career development, leadership, and best practices on developing a professional network.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the CIO Council

2020
The importance of surrounding yourself with those with similar technical skills, finding your niche, and designing a professional network. The concept of a professional network might be intimidating, why not start with those with similar interests and skills to create a core network. A core network prioritizes those with similar technical skills to build a strong foundation. You can expect to come away with a) the why of designing a core network, b) ways to identify people with similar skills, and c) steps you can take to design a strategic professional network.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the CIO Council

2020
DAP Learning Series

Become a DAP Certified Analyst

In this session, we’ll tell you about the Digital Analytics Program’s Certified Analyst exam and how you can use it to demonstrate your analytics mastery!
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Digital Analytics Program (DAP)

2020
We will define product management, discuss how it’s used in the government context through a case study, and arm listeners with practices to use and evangelize product thinking.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the 18F Product Chapter

2020
Join SocialGov, the federal government’s social media community of practice, for our virtual Spring Session!
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the SocialGov Community of Practice

2020
For those seeking ways to internally re-skill their workforce for digital transformation, a look at mythology reveals a recurring theme where those answering the call are involved in an iterative cycle of ‘leveling-up’, a theme that may help change-agents set conditions for successful retention and growth of organic digital talent.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the DevOps Community of Practice

2020
New to DAP? No problem. Join us to learn about the reporting interface, common terminology, and basic reports. This 2.5 - 3 hour session is designed for novice users to “get off the ground” with DAP and Google Analytics.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Digital Analytics Program (DAP)

2020
In this webinar, we will answer commonly asked questions about cloud.gov and explain how using cloud.gov enables development teams to deploy applications quickly and securely.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Cloud.gov

2020
Join us as we meet with Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) who is utilizing an agile approach to assist in further updating their topographical information and data.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the DevOps Community of Practice

2020
Watch this special presentation featuring 18f Content Strategist, Ryan Johnson, where he discusses how you can effectively write accessible web content.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the TTS Accessibility and Content Guilds

2020
Join the RPA Community of Practice online to discuss the next steps in accelerating the adoption of robotic process automation in the federal environment.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Robotic Process Automation Community of Practice

2020
An increase in demand for multilingual digital content, shrinking budgets, and rising translation costs have impacted federal agencies trying to offer information and services in languages other than English. Learn how the National Service Language Corps (NLSC) can help.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Multilingual Community of Practice and Digital.gov

2019
Robert J. Huttenlocker, who currently serves as the Assistant Inspector General for Management at the Office of Inspector General of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, will be discussing the importance of being politically savvy and how to master it.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Federal Leadership Seminar

2019
An overview of multiple Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools followed by a deep-dive on how to setup a Gitlab Runner to perform GitOps functions including IaC deployments against multiple AWS environments.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the DevOps CoP

2019
A day of talks and conversations on how to advance plain language in government communications, hosted by the federal Plain Language community of practice.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Plain Language Community of Practice

2019
Designed to build collaborative public-private partnerships and inform federal employees, this day-long event will feature presentations from industry and government leaders, automation platform providers, automation systems integrators and consultancies, emerging technology experts, and more.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the The IRS Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, GSA Office of the Chief Financial Officer, OPM Office Employee Services/Strategic Workforce Planning, and the Federal RPA Community of Practice

2019
Join Dan Williams, U.S. Web Design System (USWDS) product lead, as he walks through the design system and answers your questions. This month we’ll take a look at bootstrapping USWDS, including how to add USWDS to a project and start designing in minutes.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2019
The Library of Congress is the largest library in the world. While often referred to as the research arm of Congress, it is hardly limited to lawmakers. It is open to the public who, in fact, are also helping to make their digital collections more accessible and available to all.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Challenge.gov

2019
Learn how to develop creative content for social media, make your photos stand out, and sharpen your Instagram skills.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the SocialGov Community of Practice

2019
This afternoon event is an opportunity for API practitioners from across federal agencies to come together, share news, and discuss topics of interest. Remote participants will be able to join in via Google Hangout. Anyone with a federal .gov or .mil address is welcome to attend.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the API Community of Practice

2019
A day focused on designing a better customer experience with and within government.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the General Services Administration

2019
Presentations that highligh the potential and impact of crowdsourcing through citizen science and prize competitions in the U.S. government
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Federal Community of Practice for Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science (FedCCS), Challenges and Prizes Federal Community of Practice

2019
Come and learn all about Search.gov! The site search for federal government websites
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Search.gov

2019
Sponsored by the User Experience Community of Practice (UX CoP) and DigitalGov, this event is an opportunity to share experiences and lessons learned in UX and network with other UX practitioners from across the government.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the User Experience Community of Practice

2019
Join federal, state and local governments and the broader community in an exploration of crowdsourcing approaches to address the opioid crisis.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Challenge.gov

2019
Reginald Gant, a human resources specialist for the Office of Learning, Strategy, and Workforce Development at the Social Security Administration, will be discussing what branding is, why it is important, and the 6-step branding process.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

2019
This afternoon event is an opportunity for API practitioners from across federal agencies to come together, share news, and discuss topics of interest.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the APIs Community of Practice

2019
This is an opportunity to discuss what agencies need to know about current issues in emerging technologies for IT modernization and form consensus on inter-agency collaboration and resource development, and shape initiatives that empower teams across government.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the ECTO

2018
Join us for our traditional winter finger-food potluck where we’ll discuss the Clarity 2018 conference and plan out our 2019 meetings.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Plain Language Community of Practice

2018
The U.S. Web Design System team will show you how to get started with USWDS 2.0: how to set up your project colors, fonts, and more.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2018
The Emerging Technology Leadership Series, hosted by the U.S. General Services Administration Emerging Citizen Technology Office, is a six-part livestream pilot to enhance the modern federal workforce with training, education and awareness of emerging technologies including Artificial Intelligence, Robotic Process Automation, Blockchain, Social Technologies and Virtual/Augmented Reality.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Emerging Citizen Technology Office (ECTO)

2018
This afternoon event is an opportunity for API practitioners from across federal agencies to come together, share news, and discuss topics of interest. Remote participants will be able to join in via Google Hangout. Anyone with a federal .gov or .mil address is welcome to attend.
2018
Join the the Plain Language Community of Practice for an hour-long conversation about how best to revise forms and convince your agency that the long-term benefits outweigh the cost.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Plain Language

2018
Join us for a 90-minute demonstration and talk with Steve Krug, where he will share how you can get started making usability fixes, no matter what your full-time job is.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the User Experience Community of Practice

2018
Join us for our monthly conversation with designers and developers across the government.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2018
Crowdsourcing experts from around the federal government come together to discuss trends, success stories and lessons learned in the use of competitions.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Challenge & Prize Community of Practice

2018
Join us for our monthly conversation with designers and developers across the government.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the U.S. Web Design System

2018
Join the Video Production Pros Community for our first meeting, to share inspiration, to discuss the future of the community and how you can get involved.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Video Production Community

2018
This quarterly meeting brings together federal employees from a range of agencies to discuss trends, success stories and lessons learned in the use of crowdsourcing competitions.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the Challenge & Prize Community of Practice

2018
This in-person meeting of the Plain Language Community of Practice will focus on volunteers.

Hosted by Digital.gov and the PLAIN Language

2018
Learn about your legal obligations to limited English proficient individuals (LEP) as a federal, state, or local government agency. We’ll provide an overview of national origin discrimination and offer practical tips for overcoming language barriers and language access program planning.
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Hosted by Digital.gov and the Multilingual Community of Practice

2018