- Social Media
- Active Citizenship
- Good Giving
- Corporate Responsibility
- Be Fearless
As Michael mentioned in his blog post earlier this week, we're excited to team up with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Domestic Policy Council for a day-long strategy session on promoting innovation through the use of prizes and challenges.
We're equally excited to bring some of the key experts who will be sharing their insights with Friday's attendees directly to you for a special edition of our CaseSoup interactive Q&A sessions live from the event. These sessions will take place exclusively on our site beginning at 11 ET on Friday morning. The schedule of sessions is listed below, so mark your calendars and don’t miss out on this opportunity to ask your questions of these trailblazers in prizes, challenges and open grantmaking:
- 11:00-11:30: Bonin Bough, Director of Global Social Media at PepsiCo and Max Schorr, GOOD, Inc.
- 12:00-12:30: Peter Diamandis, Chairman and CEO of the X Prize Foundation, and Tom Kalil, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and National Economic Council
- 1:00-1:30: Sonal Shah, Director of the Office of Social Innovation & Civic Participation, and Jonathan Bays, Consultant with McKinsey & Company and Co-Author of the recent report, And the winner is…: Capturing the Promise of Philanthropic Prizes
- 2:00-2:30: Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Officer
- 3:00-3:30: Jim Bennett, former Vice President Netflix, and Rob McEwen, Chairman and CEO of US Gold and Lexam Explorations and Founder of Goldcorp
- 4:00-4:30: Beth Noveck, United States Deputy Chief Technology Officer and Director of the White House Open Government Initiative, and James Shelton, Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement, Department of Education
Before and during the sessions, you can submit questions via Twitter, using the hashtag #opengov, via email at email@example.com or by using the interactive chat window available during the sessions. In addition, videos from the day will be available the week of May 3rd. For more information on the full event, check out our media advisory and the citizen-centered solutions page of our site.
In the meantime, please don't forget to share your comments and questions to be asked during the event itself by commenting on Michael's blog post. We look forward to seeing you online on Friday!