Register now for the Government Social Media Conference, happening March 29-31, 2022 in Dallas, Texas!

Meet over 25 speakers at GSMCON2021

Feb 17, 2021

Over 25 speakers are ready to e-meet you at the 2021 virtual Government Social Media Conference happening this March 23-25! At the only major social media conference in the United States for government agencies, these industry leaders & experts are leading impactful sessions geared towards all levels of government social media professionals. Meet these GSMCON2021 speakers:

Keynotes & General Session Panels
More exciting keynotes, panelists & general session speakers will be announced soon!

Kristy Dalton, Founder, Government Social Media
Joey Zumaya, Government Section Manager, LinkedIn
Matt Turner, Public Affairs-Social Media Specialist, National Park Service
Jonathan Tolbert, Digital Director, City of Columbus
Jordan Gilgenbach, Digital Communications Coordinator, City of Minneapolis
Katie Grant, Digital Communications Section Chief, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Breakout & Demo Sessions
View session descriptions & the GSMCON schedule on our site. Haven’t registered yet? Save your seat now before ticket prices increase on March 1.

Building Trust Through Social Media
Yael Bar tur, YBT Consulting

Creating a Social Media Policy that Protects, Educates and Empowers
Kaitlin Keeler, Oakland County, Michigan

Data Secrets from a Math Hater
Janis Burl, Transportation Security Administration (TSA)

Demo: Adobe Rush vs Premiere for Social Media Videos
Jessica Bautista & Elizabeth Rohe, City of Gilbert, AZ

Demo: An Immersive Experience with 360 Video
Taylor Main, South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Demo: Creating Video & GIF Animations
Brian Turner, Maricopa County Clerk of the Superior Court

Demo: Podcasting for Beginners: Tell Your Agency's Story
Katie Grant, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Embracing Cultural Diversity: A Better Way than Auto Translation
Abraham Morales, City of Aurora, CO

Find Your Voice Using Clubhouse
Roshanda Pratt, The REP Network

Gaining Advocates & Losing Negativity Through Social Customer Care
Alicia Trost, Bay Area Rapid Transit

How to Create a Public Safety Social Media Team
Shawna Washington, City of Columbia Police Department

How to Fight Disinformation on Social Media
Helena Liikanen-Renger & Satu Järveläinen, Embassy of Finland, Washington DC

How to Transform In-Person Events to Virtual & Still Keep Everyone Happy
Amy Elmore, Forward Pinellas

Reddit: What It Is and How Governments Can Use It
Rachel Freeman & James Williams, City of Austin, TX

What the Tweet? How to Get Back to Crushing Your Goals
Jennifer Davies, City of Las Vegas, Nevada

Get the most out of your GSMCON experience by signing up for these add-on, pre-conference workshops — two-hour deep dives with some of your most requested topics. Register when you get your GSMCON ticket, or reach out to us if you’re already a GSMCON2021 attendee.

Intro to Government Social Media
Jennifer Davies, City of Las Vegas, Nevada & Warren Kagarise, King County, WA

Smartphone Video Lab
Kerry Shearer, Kerry Shearer Enterprises LLC

Legal & First Amendment Issues for SocialGov
Mark Weaver, Communications Counsel

All Access Only Sessions
Upgrade to an All Access Ticket to participate in fully interactive, more in-depth, thought leadership-style sessions, only available to All Access ticket holders. These sessions will be announced very soon!

Be a part of GSMCON
GSMCON is the best place to get connected, build your support network of peers and log off knowing how to use the latest tools & tech, best socialgov practices and how to best protect your agency while genuinely connecting with the communities you serve. Regular registration ends on Feb. 28! Here’s how to be a part of GSMCON.

Best communicate with the public you serve by becoming a part of the free Government Social Media network — only available to full/part-time employees of government or educational institutions. 

We support the largest network of government social media professionals in the U.S. by guiding government agencies through complex social media issues. Government Social Media helps you successfully communicate with the public you serve, protect your agency and keep public trust while finding your support community.


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