Social Media for the Public Sector Conference

Event Details | Event Overview | Session Details | Speaker Profiles

Event Details

Date: March 21-22, 2012
Venue: Melbourne Park Function Centre, Melbourne and Olympic Parks, Melbourne, Australia

Event Overview

The Social Media for the Public Sector Conference 2012 showcases the latest information, standards and solutions available for more effective connection with the community online. Sessions include presentation of practical experiences and case studies showcasing the successful use of social media by different levels of government for community engagement; and how these implementations have assisted with the development of better public policy.

Infosys Australia and New Zealand is a Silver Sponsor of the conference

Session Details

Session 1

Topic of Discussion: Developing a Strategic Approach to Social Media Use
Date: March 21, 2012
Time: 9:00 EDT
Moderator: Allen Koehn, General Manager - Public Sector, Infosys

Session Description
Allen Koehn moderates the opening session of the conference. The session focuses on how government can develop a strategic approach to social media use. Speakers include representatives from VicRoads, Mosman Council and the Department of Finance and Deregulation.

Session 2

Panel Discussion

Topic of Discussion: Transforming the Daily Dialogue - A Socializing Revolution!
Date: March 22, 2012
Time: 15:00 EDT
Moderator: Tammy Bare, Head of Business Platforms - Cloud, Infosys

Session Description
Tammy Bare moderates this panel session which includes representatives from local, state and federal government departments. Panelists will discuss the use of social media to engage with constituents - the opportunities and challenges - and how social media has been revolutionizing the way government connects with the community.

Speaker Profiles
Allen Koehn

Allen Koehn leads Infosys’ public sector practice in Australia for local, state and commonwealth governments. He ensures delivery to government by leveraging Infosys’ strengths in enterprise applications, application development and maintenance, independent verification services, and social media capabilities.

Allen has 32 years of experience in consulting and providing IT solutions and systems integration services to governments in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, and USA.

Tammy Bare

Tammy Bare is responsible for Infosys’ Cloud based business platforms across the APAC region. She works with clients across industries and levels of government to explore ways in which social media can be integrated into everyday operations - be it driving employee engagement and collaboration within an organization, or as an external public facing service portal.

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