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Workforce Modernization Workshop Part 1: Attract and Retain the Best Talent to Better Serve Our Citizens

November 18, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

In Person

In this workshop, we will answer the question of how to cultivate a workforce that is empowered to be as nimble and sophisticated as the products it procures.

An Introduction to the A/B Testing Community of Practice

November 19, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

Zoom

We know there are many ways to use A/B testing to inform decision making at your agency – this is a quick introduction on the many ways CFPB has used it to improve UX across their website.

Jez Humble: Building and Scaling High Performing Technology Organizations

November 19, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Zoom

This talk presents the findings from the latest State of DevOps report, including how to measure the performance of software teams, what capabilities organizations should invest in to drive higher performance, and how software leaders can apply these findings in their own organizations.

SocialGov Talk: Reaching Small Businesses in the Digital Environment

November 19, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Zoom

In this webinar, the social media experts from the U.S. Small Business Administration will discuss how they find and communicate with small businesses on their social media platforms.

DAP Learning Series: Site Analysis, Live!

November 20, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Zoom

Join us for a live demonstration of a real site analysis - from defining website mission, goals, and KPIs, to pulling reporting to better understand site performance.

U.S. Web Design System: November Monthly Call

November 21, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET

Zoom

Join Dan Williams, U.S. Web Design System (USWDS) product lead, in our monthly call as he walks through the design system and answers your questions.

NIST Director Rob Dimeo: Learning to Communicate Complex Data

November 22, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

In Person

In this talk, NIST Director Rob Dimeo will explore how sketchnoting can be used to communicate complex data in simple ways - to both internal and external audiences.

Intro to Kanban, Part II

November 14, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET

Part two of an introduction to Kanban and how to use it to model any flow-based process.

Intro to Kanban, Part I

November 13, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Part one of an introduction to Kanban and how to use it to model any flow-based process.

Ginny Redish: How to Collaborate on Strategies

November 13, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET

How does content strategy mesh with business, user experience (UX), and a marketing strategy?

Basics of Scrum, Part II

November 12, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Scrum is the most widely used Agile software development methodology. This second session will go into more detail about what is happening during each of the Scrum ceremonies.

The National Language Service Corps Can Fulfill Your Translation Needs

November 12, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

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.

Basics of Scrum, Part I

November 08, 2019 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM ET

Scrum is the most widely used Agile software development methodology. This session will cover the basics of Scrum at a very high level.

Happy 3rd Birthday, Code.Gov! What We’ve Learned Three Years In

November 07, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

As Code.gov begins our third trip around the sun, we want to take a look at where we’ve been, where we’re going in the world of open source, and the implementation of the federal source code.

Foundations of Agile, Part II

November 05, 2019 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM ET

Part two of exploring the fundamentals of the Agile methodology will look at the external view of producing customer value and the difficulty of adopting Agile methods.

Foundations of Agile, Part I

November 04, 2019 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM ET

This is the first of two sessions that will explore the fundamentals of the Agile methodology.

Political Savvy - Why It’s Important and How to Master It

November 01, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM ET

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.

Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series Episode 6: The FedRAMP Ideation

October 30, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Betsy Steele, of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) team, shares how a crowdsourcing initiative invited the larger cybersecurity community to help inform the next iteration of government’s cloud security authorization program.

DAP Learning Series: A Deep Dive Into Behavior Reports

October 23, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

We’ll do a deep dive into behavior reporting to help DAP users understand how to use it and what are the pitfalls.

October DevOps COP Meeting

October 22, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

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.

U.S. Web Design System: October Monthly Call

October 17, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET

Join Dan Williams, U.S. Web Design System (USWDS) product lead, in our monthly call as he walks through the design system and answers your questions.

SocialGov Fall Meeting - Podcasting!

October 17, 2019 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Join the minds behind four top federal podcasts to learn how to create, produce, and promote professional podcasts that engage with audiences.

Study Design: Developing a Citizen Science Project that Delivers Results

October 16, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Prior to developing a community-based data collection program, it is essential to think through the scientific process and the steps necessary to create a program where the data collected match your monitoring objectives and data use goals.

Using Neural Machine Translation for Multilingual Communication

October 15, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

With the sharp improvement in machine translation quality, the variety of government use cases for this technology has evolved.

SocialGov Talks: Leveraging Pop Culture With Paul Lester of the DOE

September 26, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Learn from a social media expert at Department of Energy how to use pop culture references as a jumping off point to talk about your agency’s work.

DAP Learning Series: A Deep Dive Into Acquisition Reports

September 25, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

In this webinar, we’ll review the acquisition reporting section in-depth, and discuss usefulness of reports and where there may be gaps in data.

DevOps Community Monthly Meeting: DevOps for the Decennial Census

September 24, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

In this month’s Community meeting, we will hear from a Census team that is brand new to DevOps—failing fast and often, but learning lessons as they undergo a cultural transformation.

U.S. Web Design System: September Monthly Call

September 19, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET

This month, we’ll take a look at the development process for a USWDS component and demonstrate how we start with a problem and work to a solution that could be shared across other websites.

How to Navigate the Complex World of Federal Digital Policy

September 18, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Tori Garten will explore the multi-tiered challenge of understanding and governing federal digital policy in a complex and ever-changing digital world.

Plain Language Summit 2019

September 05, 2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM ET

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

Federal Robotic Process Automation Industry Day

September 03, 2019 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM ET

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.

A Deep Dive Into the Guide to the Paperwork Reduction Act

August 28, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

We will hear from the teams behind the PRA Guide and explore why and how it was built, the methods they used, and what the team is doing to ensure a sustainable path for the future.

DevOps Community of Practice Monthly Meeting

August 27, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

In this talk, we will review how Recreation.gov is built and operated to achieve its uptime goal for millions of yearly transactions.

SocialGov Talks: Tips for LinkedIn Content Strategy, with Matt Ross

August 21, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Matt Ross, of LinkedIn’s Marketing Solutions Government & Advocacy team, will share tips and best practices on how to improve your agency’s use of content to maximize engagement with your core audience.

DAP Learning Series: A Deep Dive Into Audience Reports

August 21, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Build upon your audience report knowledge and learn how to leverage these reports to better understand your audience.

U.S. Web Design System: Aug Monthly Call

August 15, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET

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.

Plain Language In-person Training: Writing Principles and Techniques

August 14, 2019 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

This in-person training for an update on plain writing principles and the Plain Writing Act of 2010 took place at GSA.

Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series, Episode 5: By the People

August 13, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

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.

Machine Learning: How Bureau of Labor Statistics Did It

July 25, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

The Bureau of Labor Statistics has been on a journey to improve their data reporting, using and iterating on machine learning, from algorithms to deep neural networks with lessons for everyone on this path.

DAP Learning Series: Misunderstood Metrics

July 24, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

What are some examples of misunderstood metrics, and how and when should you use them? We’ll talk about these metrics and their potential misinterpretations and pitfalls.

DevOps Community of Practice Monthly Meeting

July 23, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

Overview of the HUD Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC) IT team, program, structure, and their shift to DevOps.

American Tech Series, Part Two: Advancing User-centric Design in Government

July 23, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM ET

In part two of this multi-part YouTube Live series, learn how User-centered design is a practice honed by the American tech industry

U.S. Web Design System: How to Migrate Your Site to USWDS 2

July 18, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET

In our July meeting, the USWDS team and special guests walk through migrating sites to USWDS 2 and take any questions you might have.

An Introduction to 10x and How to Get Your Idea Funded

July 17, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Learn how you can work with the new investment fund for technology products in the government.

Sharpen Your Social Skills for Summer

July 11, 2019 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM ET

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

Federal Plain Language Report Card Planning

July 10, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Come and help us plan for this year's federal report card review.

Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series, Episode 4: Open Opportunities

July 09, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

The Open Opportunities program is a “win-win” for federal employees looking to refresh their skills and U.S. agencies seeking talent, energy, and enthusiasm from across a diverse cross-section of the federal workforce.

Data Storytelling With the Presidential Innovation Fellows

July 09, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET

A two-hour workshop with Presidential Innovation Fellows to learn how to give your data its best story possible.

Government API Community of Practice - Quarterly Check-In

June 26, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET

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.

DAP Learning Series: Agency Analytics Governance

June 26, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

We’ll talk to members of various agencies to find out how analytics programs and tools are governed at that agency.

American Tech Series, Part One: Why Leave the Private Sector?

June 25, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM ET

In part one of this multi-part YouTube Live series, learn how civic technologists work to better our government.

U.S. Web Design System: June Monthly Call

June 20, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Join the U.S. Web Design System team as we walk through the system’s design tokens and take any questions you might have!

GSA Customer Experience Hackathon 2019

June 19, 2019 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM ET

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

U.S. Government Open Innovation Summit

June 14, 2019 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM ET

Presentations that highligh the potential and impact of crowdsourcing through citizen science and prize competitions in the U.S. government

How to Develop an Agency Brand Voice That Connects With Customers Online

June 12, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Come join the Plain Language community on the 12th of June and learn how to develop an agency brand voice!

Introduction to Search.gov

June 12, 2019 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Come and learn all about Search.gov! The site search for federal government websites

Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series, Episode 3: The Opportunity Project

June 11, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

The Opportunity Project engages government, communities, and the technology industry to create digital tools that address our greatest challenges as a nation. Learn how this initiative is making government data more accessible through cross-sector collaboration.

Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) – How to Assess, Achieve, and Demonstrate ECQs

June 10, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET

Come learn all about Executive Core Qualifications. Cheryl Abram, Lead Evaluation for OPM’s Federal Executive Institute (FEI), will be discussing how to assess, achieve, and demonstrate ECQs.

Mobile Community of Practice Spring Meeting

May 28, 2019 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM ET

Join us to learn about the latest developments in the mobile citizen experience. and discuss recent developments and highlight opportunities

U.S. Web Design System: May Monthly Call

May 23, 2019 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM ET

Join the U.S. Web Design System team as we talk through the recent update to 2.0

DAP Learning Series: Using the analytics.usa.gov API

May 23, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Learn how Analytics.usa.gov, the public window into how the public interacts with federal government websites, uses an API and allows you to query data in machine-readable formats.

2019 Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS) Info Session

May 21, 2019 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM ET

An overview of how your agency can participate in this year’s VSFS program.

Government UX Summit 2019

May 15, 2019 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

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.

Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series, Episode 2: Challenge.gov

May 14, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Need help solving a problem? Join Challenge.gov to learn how federal agencies can use prize competitions to reach innovators in novel ways.

Innovative Approaches to the Opioid Crisis

April 30, 2019 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET

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

Indexing with Search.gov

April 25, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Come take a walk through the Search.gov indexing process from start to finish.

DAP Learning Series: Using the Advanced Analysis Tool

April 24, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

We’ll demo the Advanced Analysis tool and show how you can use it to better understand your data and create drag-and-drop reports!

Crowdsourcing for Access & Engagement at the Library of Congress

April 23, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Learn how the Library is utilizing user-centered design to invite the public to explore, transcribe, and tag historical materials through a new open source platform.

An Introduction to the U.S. Data Federation

April 17, 2019 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET

Find out how the U.S. Data Federation’s work can help you. The team will give an introduction to the problems the U.S. Data Federation seeks to address, describe its approach, and share its vision for the future of the initiative.

An Introduction to the DHA Usability Lab

April 16, 2019 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Join us for an overview of the DHA Usability Lab, and the resources they provide to improve customer experience.

Principles of Speaking Plainly

April 10, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This seminar adapts principles of plain language to the context of speaking, covering not only wording but also structure and integration with visual aids.

Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series, Episode 1: Citizen Science

April 09, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This is the first installment of GSA’s Federal Crowdsourcing Webinar Series, where we look at how to use crowdsourcing to reach beyond your walls and source talent and enthusiasm.

Caroline Jarrett on How to Design a Better Form

April 09, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

We have a lot of forms in government, and many of them would benefit from better design. In this talk, Caroline Jarrett will explore a curriculum she’s working on about how to design forms.

Federal Leadership & Professional Development Seminar Series: Professional Branding

April 01, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

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.

Government API Community of Practice - Quarterly Check-In

March 27, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET

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

DAP Learning Series: Understanding When to Use Sessions vs. Unique Pageviews

March 20, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

In this webinar, Freddie Blicher, an analyst for the Digital Analytics Program, will discuss how to think about sessions and unique pageviews in reporting and content analysis.

Managing Your Plain Language Career

March 13, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

We'll discuss how to document and publicize your formal and informal plain language work — teaching, training, reviewing, or copyediting.

Dalia El-Shimy on Mixed Methods Design Research

February 27, 2019 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM ET

How should designers collect data and how can they use that data to inform their work? Dalia El-Shimy, UX Research Lead at Shopify's Montreal Office, will share how her team uses mixed methods research in support of its design decisions.

Analyzing Web Metrics for Federal Privacy Professionals

February 19, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

For this event, DAP has partnered with the fine folks who run the Federal Privacy Council's Tech Tuesday Series to teach us how to measure, analyze, and improve experiences for users visiting privacy pages on your agency websites.

Emerging Technology Leadership Series: Laura Manley, Harvard Technology and Public Purpose Project

December 18, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

In this next installment of the Emerging Technology Leadership Series we will discuss with Laura Manley, director of Harvard TAPP, what agencies should know about better understanding and managing potential risks from promising emerging technologies.

Emerging Technology for Government Services Meeting

December 17, 2018 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM ET

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.

December PLAIN Meeting and Holiday Gathering

December 12, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET

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

FedRAMP's Resources for 3PAOs

November 15, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Come and learn more about the recent updates to fedramp.gov and the resources available to help you through the FedRAMP authorization process.

Responding to the Federal Plain Language Report Card

November 14, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

We will discuss the Federal Plain Language Report Card and how to address the issues the report card brings up.

FedRAMP Updates 3PAO Requirements

November 14, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Live FedRAMP webinar to discuss changes to R311 - Specific Requirements: FedRAMP

DAP Learning Series: Basics of A/B Testing Part 2

November 07, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

We’ve teamed up with our friends at CFPB to bring you a two-part series on A/B Testing.

FedRAMP's Resources for Agencies

November 06, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Learn about recent website updates and resources available to help you through the FedRAMP authorization process.

DAP Learning Series: Basics of A/B Testing Part 1

November 01, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

We’ve teamed up with our friends at CFPB to bring you a two-part series on A/B Testing.

FedRAMP's Resources for CSPs

October 30, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Come and learn more about the recent updates to fedramp.gov and the resources available to help you through the FedRAMP authorization process.

Government API Community of Practice - Quarterly Check-In

October 24, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET

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.

DAP Learning Series: Creating Goals and Conversions

October 17, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This online event will cover the Goals feature in Google Analytics.

GSA Future Services Now: Emerging Tech for Government Services

October 12, 2018 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM ET

A half-day symposium on emerging technologies with leading agencies, industry, and civic collaborators.

A Conversation with Evan Papp of Power Africa

September 27, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET

Evan Papp will talk about a video and story he produced while traveling internationally in Africa.

DAP Learning Series: Writing Custom JavaScript for Tag Managers

September 20, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This online event will focus on how to track specific events and write JavaScript to maximize the tag manager experience

Getting Started with USWDS 2.0

August 24, 2018 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET

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.

DAP Learning Series: An Introduction to the Basics

August 15, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

This online class will provide an introductory training on how to use Digital Analytics Program (DAP) google analytics data.

Performance Goals for Government Services / August 2018 Inter-agency Emerging Citizen Technology Meeting

August 06, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

How agencies can align their emerging technology for government services programs with Cross-Agency Priority Goals (CAP Goals) on Performance.gov and other strategic priorities.

Emerging Technology Leadership Series: AI for Government Services with Mina Hanna

July 30, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Mina Hanna is the chair of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) Artificial Intelligence and Autonomous Systems Policy Committee. He will share what federal managers need to know to understand this increasingly complex and expanding field.

Civic Service Design Tools + Tactics

July 26, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Join us for this hour long webinar to receive an introduction on the Civic Service Design Tools + Tactics, a set of practical ways to gather insights from the people who depend on your services in their own environments.

FedRAMP Boundary Guidance: Response to Industry Comment

July 25, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

During this 45 minute webinar, we will focus on responding to industry feedback from the May 2018 guidance that FedRAMP released to inform Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and agencies on the “rules of thumb” to consider when developing the FedRAMP authorization boundary for their cloud service offering(s).

Plain Language Summit 2018

July 20, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM ET

The federal Plain Language community is holding their first all-day summit in Washington D.C., and you’re invited!

DAP Learning Series: Analytics and Accessibility

July 18, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This online event will cover how to check if behaviors change when people are using keystrokes to click, which might give insight into how users with disabilities interact with your site

FedRAMP Boundary Guidance: Response to Industry Comment

July 17, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

During this 45 minute webinar, we will focus on responding to industry feedback from the May 2018 guidance that FedRAMP released to inform Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) and agencies on the “rules of thumb” to consider when developing the FedRAMP authorization boundary for their cloud service offering(s).

Emerging Technology Leadership Series: Brian Behlendorf and Blockchain

July 16, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

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.

An Inside Look at How the FBI Develops Engaging Video

July 12, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Do you want to learn how to create a successful video strategy from beginning to end?

Government API Community of Practice - Quarterly Check-In

July 11, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM ET

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.

PLAIN Language: Forms-a-palooza

July 11, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

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.

What You Need to Know: Required Prize Reporting to Congress

July 10, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Federal employees who have been involved in running a prize competition for their agencies at any point during fiscal years 2017 and 2018 should attend this information session on prize reporting.

A First Look at USWDS 2.0

July 06, 2018 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET

This month, the USWDS team will share what's coming up in version 2.0 which is set to launch later this summer.

Usability Testing with Steve Krug

June 14, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET

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.

Funding the Future: Technology Modernization Fund Proposal Workshop

June 08, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

DAP Learning Series: Using the Search Console

June 07, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This online class will dive deeper into the benefits of integrating Google Search Console with your independently managed Google Analytics account

Free & Open Source Software in Government with Code.mil

June 05, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Join the Code.mil team for a discussion on open source in government and a look at the important work they have been doing on Code.mil to enable greater adoption of open source at the DoD.

U.S. Web Design System Monthly Call

June 01, 2018 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET

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

How Design Systems Help Us Work Together — with Brad Frost

May 31, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Join Brad Frost as he talks about design systems and the role they play in creating a successful, collaborative structure for modern organizations.

How Search Engines Index Your Websites

May 29, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Join Search.gov as they walk you through the fundamentals of how search engines monitor your content and pull relevant data from your pages.

Get to Know the Virtual Student Federal Service

May 24, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Learn how U.S. college students working remotely can be virtual interns for you and your federal government teams through the Virtual Student Federal Service.

DAP Learning Series: Advanced Concepts

May 23, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

This half-day online class will expand upon the basics of Google Analytics.

An Overview of the Technology Modernization Fund (TMF)

May 22, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

The Technology Modernization Fund (TMF) Program Management Office and the GSA Emerging Citizen Technology Office (ECTO) are hosting a conversation to help agencies develop proposals for technology modernization projects.

Federal Challenge & Prize Community of Practice Quarterly Meeting

May 15, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Crowdsourcing experts from around the federal government come together to discuss trends, success stories and lessons learned in the use of competitions.

An Introduction to Search.gov

May 03, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

Learn about the essential features of Search.gov and tour its Admin Center.

U.S. Web Design System Monthly Call

April 27, 2018 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET

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

U.S. Government API Community of Practice - Quarterly Check-In

April 25, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM ET

This afternoon event is an opportunity for API practitioners from across federal agencies to come together, share news, and discuss topics of interest. Anyone with a federal .gov or .mil address is welcome to attend.

DAP Learning Series: Creating Your Own Campaign URL builder

April 18, 2018 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

This online event will cover how to create a campaign URL in Google Analtyics and how to effectively implement it.

A Deep Dive Into Top Tasks with Gerry McGovern

April 11, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

This talk will focus on how using the top tasks approach will help you deliver what your customers want to make it easier and faster for people to do things they need to do with government.

U.S. Federal Emerging Technology Public Meeting — Spring 2018

April 11, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

The U.S. Federal Emerging Technology monthly meeting for government employees to share knowledge, forge consensus, and build shared resources and programs.

Creating Videos in Languages Other Than English

April 05, 2018 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Join the Multilingual and Video Production Pros Communities of Practice for a talk about a video the CFPB created, for a Spanish speaking audience.

Marketing-as-a-Service: An Introduction to USAGov's Partnership Toolkit

April 03, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

The USAGov team will talk about their new Partnership Toolkit and focus on how government agencies can partner with USAGov to market various programs and services.

DAP Learning Series: A Deep Dive into Analytics Events

March 22, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This online event will focus on events in Google Analytics

Conversations on Public Impact: How data trusts can preserve and protect your digital initiatives

March 21, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

The Ethics Working Group in GSA's Technology Transformation Service hosts a presentation about data trusts; a legal structure designed to manage data, code, and other digital assets.

Video Production Pros Roundtable

March 15, 2018 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM ET

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.

Infographics: Plain Language Considerations

March 14, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

The March meeting of the Plain Language Community of Practice will focus what makes an infographic easy to understand

New Release of FedRAMP Continuous Monitoring Documents

March 13, 2018 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

The FedRAMP team will walk through the Continuous Monitoring documents that were released January 31, 2018.

Federal Challenge & Prize Community of Practice Quarterly Meeting

February 27, 2018 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

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.

DAP Learning Series: An Introduction to the Basics

February 15, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

This online class will provide an introductory training on how to use Digital Analytics Program (DAP) google analytics data.

Plain Language Community Meeting

February 14, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET

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

U.S. Digital Registry Open Office Hours

February 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM ET

Virtual open office hours to answer your questions about the U.S. Digital Registry.

Customer Relationship Management - Government Sector Best Practices, Pitfalls and Tips

February 13, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Join the CX Community for their first meeting of 2018 where CRM in government will be discussed.

U.S. Web Design Standards Monthly Users Call

January 26, 2018 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET

In our next monthly users call, the U.S. Web Design Standards core team will share what they’re working on in 2018.

How to Better Serve Your LEP Audience by Meeting the Federal Requirements

January 18, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

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.

January PLAIN Monthly Meeting

January 10, 2018 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

Monthly meeting of the Plain Language Community of Practice.

U.S. Digital Registry Open Office Hours

January 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM ET

Virtual open office hours to answer your questions about the U.S. Digital Registry

Responding to a Disaster: How USAGov Helped Shape the Digital Response in Puerto Rico

January 09, 2018 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM ET

This interactive talk with a USAGov team member will highlight the digital response in Puerto Rico during and after Hurricane Maria.

Inter-agency Federal Emerging Citizen Technologies Forum

December 13, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM ET

First monthly inter-agency form for the Emerging Citizen Technology program.

Workshop: Making Government Websites with GitHub, Federalist & U.S. Web Design Standards

December 12, 2017 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Come learn how to create a simple, compliant government website, using Federalist, GitHub and the U.S. Web Design Standards.

FedRAMP Tailored: Overview of the Finalized New Baseline

November 15, 2017 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

This online event will cover the overview of the FedRAMP Tailored Baseline for Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) with Low-Impact Software-as-a-Service (LI-SaaS) Systems.

Connect with your Spanish-language audience on Social Media

October 24, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

This event will provide concrete tips and examples of how to reach more Spanish speakers needing and looking for government information through social media

DAP Learning Series – Visualizing Analytics Data Part 2

October 12, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

In this online event, we'll discuss how to use tools that are designed to import data and visualize it without report exports.

An Around the World Recap PLAIN Monthly Meeting

October 11, 2017 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET

In this online event, PLAIN co-chairs will provide a recap of international plain language initiatives discussed at the 2017 Plain Language Association International conference in Graz, Austria.

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