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GovDelivery UK to Host Annual Government Digital Communications Conference in London on 21 November 2013

Monday, November 04, 2013

GovDelivery UK to Host Annual Government Digital Communications Conference in London on 21 November 2013

01:00 EST Monday, November 04, 2013

LONDON, Nov. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Communicators and technologists from across government will convene on 21 November 2013 to exchange best practices in digital communications, new technologies and channel shift. The free event, titled "Reaching More People: Transforming Public Service Delivery with Collaborative Communications," is hosted by GovDelivery, the leading provider of public sector cloud-based communication solutions, and will be held at the National Audit Office in London. The conference brings together over 100 government employees and contractors to learn and discuss concrete steps public sector organisations can take to meet channel shift and drive stakeholder actions to meet mission goals.

Attendees will discuss and learn best practices around leveraging digital communications to meet their organisation's Digital by Default initiatives. Several public sector communications experts will provide insightful communications strategies and tactics to help facilitate collaboration across all levels of government to transform services delivery and have real impact on channel shift goals. To register for this year's event, visit http://ukreachingmorepeople-pr.eventbrite.com. The event can also be followed on Twitter with the hashtag #GovD13.

"Government agencies are transforming the way they use communications to impact mission goals by using technology to increase their reach and better engage key audiences," said Dave Worsell, Director of Government Solutions, GovDelivery. "This event is designed to highlight government success stories and be a platform for public sector employees to discuss ways to effectively leverage all forms of digital media to reach and engage the public in order to capture this transformative opportunity."

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Nick Halliday, Digital Channels Manager, National Audit Office
  • Carl Haggerty, Digital Communications Manager, Devon County Council
  • Rosanna Coppen, Communications Manager, Southampton City Council
  • Neil Williams, Product Manager, GOV.UK, government section
  • Gavin Parkinson, e-Marketing and Online Evaluation Manager, Health Safety Executive
  • Oliver McGuire, SME Education Strategy Manager, HM Revenue & Customs
  • Mike Brook, Senior SME Education Strategy Analyst, HM Revenue & Customs
  • Scott Burns, CEO and co-founder, GovDelivery
  • Dave Worsell, Director of Government Solutions, GovDelivery

Event details:

Date: Thursday, 21 November 2013

Location: National Audit Office, 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W 9SP

Time: 8:30 – 15:15 (registration and breakfast begin at 8:30; drinks and networking to follow event)

Cost: Complimentary for government employees, officials and contractors – breakfast, lunch and networking reception are included.

To register for "Reaching More People: Transforming Public Service Delivery with Collaborative Communications," please visit http://ukreachingmorepeople-pr.eventbrite.com.

For more information on GovDelivery UK solutions, visit www.govdelivery.co.uk.

About GovDelivery

GovDelivery, the leading provider of public sector cloud-based communication solutions, provides a massively scalable communications ecosystem that transforms the way public sector organisations, of all sizes, attract, inform, and engage stakeholders. More than 1,000 government entities, including more than half of major U.S. federal agencies, as well as state, county, and city governments in the U.S., and local authorities and central government agencies in the United Kingdom and Europe, use GovDelivery solutions to optimise their effectiveness, efficiency, and engagement in communications with the public. GovDelivery is an ICG (Nasdaq:ICGE) company. For more information, visit www.govdelivery.co.uk.

CONTACT: Mary Yang
Senior Communications Manager
+1 651-726-7317
Mary.Yang@govdelivery.com

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