9:25am–9:30am Wednesday, 07/21/2010
The framework for our country is our laws and our principles. But
increasingly, as a nation, we can't express these principles or uphold
our laws without the right software in place to support them. A new
generation of civic heroes is needed to heed the call to service, and
the Open Source community should lead the way.
10:40am–11:20am Wednesday, 07/21/2010
It is not enough anymore for legislatures to release their data on a "website". Bills must be made available in a form that is easily indexed, searched, shared, blogged, discussed and tweeted. Bills must be well-formed, multi-format AND permalinked. Bills must becomes as blogs are - dynamic components of an online ecosystem.
1:40pm–2:20pm Wednesday, 07/21/2010
In this session members of the Emerging Technologies group for the City and County of San Francisco will discuss open government and open source initiatives enacted in 2009/2010.
10:40am–11:20am Thursday, 07/22/2010
The Open Source Digital Voting Foundation is a three-year old non-profit foundation supporting a full time effort called the TrustTheVote Project. Learn about this imperative effort to create publicly owned, accurate, transparent, trustworthy, and secure voting systems using open source methods and a growing stakeholder community of elections officials and domain experts nationwide.