Conference Schedule

    Tuesday, September 17 (Preconference)
    7:00am - 8:00am
    BREAKFAST (only for AM session paid attendees)
    Room: Arches
    8:00am - 12:00pm
    Plain Writing for Better Government Communications
    by Phil Walls
    Room: Sundance & Solitude
    Accessibility 101
    by John Northup
    Room: Snowbird & Powder Mtn
    HTML5 and CSS - A Hands-On Primer
    by Paulette Neal-Allen
    Room: Brighton
    CGDSP Certification
    Room: Wasatch
    10:00am - 10:15am
    BREAK
    12:00pm - 1:00pm
    LUNCH - only for PM session paid attendees
    Room: Arches
    1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Eureka: Built on Drupal
    by Gregg Turnbull & Allen Masters
    Room: Sundance & Solitude
    Creating Accessibility Policy and Culture
    by Cyndi Rowland
    Room: Snowbird & Powder Mtn
    Building an Open Data Portal with Initiatives powered by ArcGIS Hub
    by Andrew Turner & Nick O’Day
    Room: Brighton
    CGDSP Certification
    Room: Wasatch
    3:00pm - 3:15am
    BREAK
    7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Welcome Reception
    Room: Lodge Lobby
    Wednesday, September 18
    8:00am - 9:00am
    BREAKFAST
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    8:45am - 8:50am
    Showcase Sponsor
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    8:50am - 9:00am
    NAGW Opening Remarks
    by Leslie Labrecque
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    9:00am - 10:30am
    Opening Keynote
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    10:30am - 10:45am
    Passing period - Talk to sponsors
    10:45am - 11:45am
    Make Like a Tree: Leaving Day-To-Day Operations to A.I.
    by Muthu Sampath
    Room: Sundance & Solitude
    Building Trust & Understanding through Open Data
    by Nick O'Day
    Room: Snowbird & Powder Mtn
    Building a Citywide Web Accessibility Strategy
    by Karen Pellegrin
    Room: Deer Valley
    11:45am - 1:00pm
    LUNCH
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Finding a Needle in a Haystack - with Cludo
    by Gregg Turnbull
    Room: Sundance & Solitude
    Accessibility for Huge Agency Websites via WCAG-EM
    by Peter Shikli
    Room: Snowbird & Powder Mtn
    Where users click: let data inform your decisions towards navigation nirvana
    by Susanne Wiggins & Namita Acharya
    Room: Deer Valley
    2:00pm - 2:15pm
    Passing period
    2:15pm - 3:15pm
    Tackling Gargantuan Accessibility Challenges: VA Case Study
    by Blake Scates
    Room: Sundance & Solitude
    Visualized, Interactive Data that Doesn't Break the Bank
    by Diana Cleland
    Room: Snowbird & Powder Mtn
    3:15pm - 3:45pm
    SPONSOR BREAK (snacks/beverages)
    3:45pm - 4:45pm
    Video Tips For The Non-Videographer
    by Jen Snyder
    Room: Sundance & Solitude
    Creating a Civic Chatbot
    by Tom Webster
    Room: Snowbird & Powder Mtn
    Being a mentor in a time-crunched industry
    by Paulette Neal-Allen
    Room: Brighton
    UX lessons from testing government websites
    by Chuck Johnston
    Room: Deer Valley
    6:30pm
    N3 (NAGW Nighttime Networking)
    Thursday, September 19
    8:00am - 9:00am
    BREAKFAST
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    8:45am - 8:50am
    Showcase Sponsor
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    8:50am - 9:00am
    NAGW Opening Remarks
    by Leslie Labrecque
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    9:00am - 10:30am
    Keynote
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    10:30am - 10:45am
    Passing period - Talk to sponsors
    10:45am - 11:45am
    Logiforms (A full featured replacement for complex PDFs)
    by Allen Masters
    Room: Sundance & Solitude
    Less is More! Content Audits for Cluttered Sites
    by Laura Scott
    Room: Deer Valley
    11:45am - 1:00pm
    LUNCH (Vendor Drawings / Passport Drawing)
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    1:00pm - 2:00pm
    How to share a story about your community using a podcast
    by Matthew Vanderhorst
    Room: Sundance & Solitude
    Using WAVE to Evaluate the Accessibility of your Website
    by Jonathan Whiting
    Room: Snowbird & Powder Mtn
    Live Chat for City (or Any) Government
    by James Buratti
    Room: Deer Valley
    2:00pm - 2:15pm
    Passing Period - Talk to sponsors
    2:15pm - 3:15pm
    Behind the wheel: Get the data you need to drive decisions
    by Olivia Davis
    Room: Sundance & Solitude
    To Site Search And Beyond
    by Joe Izenman
    Room: Snowbird & Powder Mtn
    Writing That Puts the Reader First
    by Jo Marsciano
    Room: Brighton
    10 Website and Document Accessibility Errors You Can Fix Now
    by Jacob Riff & Paul Rayius (Common Look)
    Room: Deer Valley
    3:15pm - 3:45pm
    SPONSOR BREAK (snacks/beverages)
    4:00pm - 5:00pm
    MEMBER MEETING (Giveaways)
    Room: Deer Valley
    6:30pm
    PINNACLE AWARDS BANQUET
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    Friday, September 20
    8:00am - 9:00am
    BREAKFAST
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    8:50am - 9:00am
    NAGW Opening Remarks
    by Leslie Labrecque
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    9:00am - 10:30am
    Closing Keynote
    Room: Bryce & Canyons
    10:30am - 11:00am
    Closing comments and giveaways (Conference evaluation drawing)
    Room: Bryce & Canyons