Upcoming Conference

    Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel
    150 West 500 South
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
    (801) 401-2000


    Preconference: Sept 17, 2019
    Conference: Sept 18-20, 2019

    Conference Costs

    Early Bird (April 1 – July 12):

    • Member – $650
    • Non-member – $825

    Regular (July 13 – August 16):

    • Member – $750
    • Non-member – $925

    Late (after August 16):

    • Member – $850
    • Non-member – $1,125


    Member – $100/Session; $150 for 2
    Non-member – $150/Session

    Hotel Room Rate

    $125 per night, plus tax

    Ground Transportation

    Shuttle on request, complimentary
    Taxi $20 one way

    Pinnacle Award Entries

    Members - $150/entry
    Non Members - $250/entry

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    National Conference Executive Summary

    Who Should Attend?

    The NAGW National Conference focuses on the professional development of government web professionals from all levels of government. Our diverse topics cater to both technical and non-technical audiences including webmasters, programmers, PIOs, designers, managers and CIOs.

    Outstanding Value

    The conference fee includes:

    • Three keynote presentations
    • 28 session topic choices
    • Networking with peers and presenters
    • Select post-conference session videos
    • Majority of meals:
      • Opening Reception Tues evening
      • Breakfast Wed / Thurs / Fri
      • Lunch Wed / Thurs
      • Snacks Wed / Thurs
      • Pinnacle Awards Dinner / Thurs
    • NAGW Nightime Networking (n3)
    • Direct contact with sponsors and their products

    The pre-conference fee includes:

    • Choice of 1 or 2 four hour workshops
      • Breakfast included with 1 session
      • Lunch included with 2 sessions

    Relevant Topics

    Topics cover a wide range of interests and technologies providing information in all areas of the government web profession including:

    • Content Strategy
    • Innovative Tools & Technology
    • Open Data & Open Government
    • Plain Language
    • Security
    • Social Media
    • User Experience & Accessibility

    In-Depth Workshops

    The NAGW National Conference features half-day workshops on a variety of topics, providing in-depth, hands-on training.

    Notable Keynote Speakers

    Distinguished past keynote speakers have included Tim O’Reilly, Peter Kageyama, Kristina Halvorson and Eric Meyer.

    Certified Government Digital Services Professional (CGDSP)

    CGDSP logoNAGW has partnered with the Public Technology Institute (PTI) and the Rutgers University Center for Government Services to offer a nine-month certificate program: the Certified Government Digital Services Professional (CGDSP). This program is about leadership in the field of digital services delivery. The first certification class occurs on the preconference day.
    For more information: nagw.org/certification

    Conference History

    2019 will be the 17th NAGW Annual Conference, including the two original conferences held by a Kansas City group called the Metro Area Government Webmasters (MAGWeb). Learn more about the Conference History.