The National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW) is pleased to announce an outstanding lineup of keynote speakers for the organization’s 2018 National Conference to be held Sept 12 - 14 at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Conference registration will open on April 2.
“This year we have an inspiring lineup of keynote speakers who are certain to deliver interesting, engaging and highly-informative presentations,” said NAGW President, Leslie Labrecque. “We anticipate these keynote speakers and the their areas of expertise will appeal to a wide audience.”
Erica Raleigh is the Executive Director of Data Driven Detroit, a social enterprise whose mission is to provide accessible, high-quality information and analysis to drive informed decision-making. After a decade of experience working in Detroit’s community development ecosystem, Erica still believes strongly in the power of data to ensure the efficacy of programs that improve quality of life. She has her Masters in Urban Planning from Wayne State University and is a published author in the Journal of Urban Affairs.
Sue B Zimmerman
Sue B Zimmerman is the industry go-to Instagram marketing educator. Her high-energy and passion for teaching social media is evident from the moment she takes the stage through her closing comments. She thrives off interacting with audience members, event attendees, and fellow speakers often making herself available post-presentation to continue to the conversation.
Sue is a popular CreativeLive instructor and has been a featured speaker at the largest social media conference Social Media Marketing World. She has also taken the stage at Social Media Camp, ONTRApalooza, and Social Media Day San Diego, as well as specialty industry events such as GIFTE, UWColorado, and Romance Travel Forum.
Abby Covert is a staff information architect at Etsy. She specializes in delivering a collaborative information architecture process and teaching those that she works with along the way. She speaks and writes under the pseudonym Abby the IA, focusing on sharing information architecture content with those working within the design and technology communities. She is the author of “How to Make Sense of Any Mess” a book about information architecture for everybody. She also holds credit for the invention of World IA Day.