FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 27, 2013

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

SACRAMENTO – California Technology Agency Secretary Carlos Ramos will kick-off the Mobile Government 2013 forum tomorrow at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Mobile devices make it possible for California government to work with and for citizens anytime, anywhere and from any device.  The purpose of the mobility event is to bring together California governments, educators and private sector leaders to collaborate as a community on how to best leverage mobile technologies to enhance the delivery of quality and safe services to all Californians.  More information on the event can be found here.

WHAT:            Mobile Government 2013

WHEN:            Thursday, March 28, 2013

                        8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

                        Agenda

WHERE:          Sacramento Convention Center

                        1400 J Street | Sacramento, CA 95814

HASHTAG:       #MobileGov2013

CONTACT:      Christine Lally

                        (916) 319-9223 | Christine.Lally@state.ca.gov

                       @CA_TechAgency

 

AT A GLANCE:

— With 20% of traffic to CA.gov websites coming from mobile devices and 88% of American adults owning mobile phones — mobility is changing the way California does business.  California Mobile Gallery www.ca.gov/mobile

Attendance at Mobile Government 2013 is free to California government employees and education personnel

 Government Solution Center with live demonstrations of 100+ Government and Private sector mobile apps and services

— People’s Choice Awards for best government mobile apps, voted by forum attendees Thursday

— 50+ educational sessions focused on strategies for smart business and integrating the State’s business needs with emerging mobile technologies 

— GIS sessions highlighting the State’s use of mobile mapping technologies to drive efficient services to Californians and drive down cost to governments

— Hands on development labs for mobile-web, iOS, Android and Windows 8