SOLD OUT: In-person GSMCON2024 tickets are now sold out! Virtual tickets are still available under regular registration until Feb. 29.

SocialGov Unfiltered: Jon-Stephen Stansel joins GSMCON2024 lineup

Nov 29, 2023

The 2024 Government Social Media Conference – the premier event for government professionals – is happening April 16-18, 2024 in Palm Springs, California. In-person tickets are expected to sell out! Attendees can expect 2.5 days filled with actionable sessions, genuine networking opportunities and much more. Get your ticket before Early-Bird Registration ends after November 30, 2023!

What does the future of government social media look like?

Come grab a seat at our GSMCON2024 table for this conversation on the realities of your role, and prepare to leave the opening General Session keynote feeling inspired and truly heard, with some laughs along the way. We’re excited to welcome Jon-Stephen Stansel to the 2024 Government Social Media Conference lineup!

Keynote: SocialGov Unfiltered: Insights on the Growing Influence of Social Media Roles

Join Jon-Stephen as he shares candid insights from his unique journey managing social media across government, education, and worldwide brands. He'll dive into the realities of the role, the challenges that shape a social media manager, and a vision for a more empowered and central role for social media professionals in the future.

If you aren’t one of the many socialgovs who follow Jon-Stephen on his inspiring LinkedIn, he’s an award winning social media professional with over a decade of experience managing, building, and creating content for brand social media accounts. He has run social media accounts for Amazon Prime's Invincible animated series, the University of Central Arkansas, Texas State University, and the Texas Department of Transportation.

As Director of Social Media for Chaotic Good studios, Jon-Stephen worked on social media strategy and content for AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER and Amazon Prime Video’s LORD OF THE RINGS: THE RINGS OF POWER among several other major entertainment franchises.

Jon-Stephen currently works as an independent social media consultant in the entertainment industry working with many television series, films, and publishers.

Over 30 speakers announced

Attendees for GSMCON2024 will hear from over 30 speakers already announced for the event! Speakers represent local, city, state and federal agencies, private industry and more. Four concurrent breakout sessions will happen simultaneously, and we’re offering a variety of different lengths, tracks (including Public Safety, Crisis & Trust) and Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced sessions. Sessions include topics on:

  • AI
  • Analytics
  • Balance & wellness
  • Brand
  • Content strategy
  • Crisis/trust
  • First Amendment auditors
  • Legal
  • Platform pro tips
  • Public safety
  • And so much more!

More keynotes and breakout session speakers will be announced as the event gets closer! View our initial speakers, packed lineup and session descriptions.

Early-Bird registration ends soon

Time is running out to save the most on your GSMCON2024 ticket! Early-Bird Registration ends after 11:59pm PT on Thursday, November 30, 2023.

In-person tickets are expected to sell out, so if you’re planning to join hundreds of your fellow government professionals already registered to meet in Palm Springs, California, register to reserve your spot today.

We’ll see you at GSMCON2024!

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