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Thursday, May 18 • 10:10am - 11:10am
Design and Innovation in Government

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Can the best ideas in design and technology be applied to government and elections? You might be surprised to learn that they already are. Join us for a conversation about the meaning of innovation, success stories from all levels of government, what it takes to foster innovation, and ideas for future opportunities. Find out where government is taking inspiration from the business sphere, and where it’s leading the way.

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Sarah Bonk

Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, DisruptDC
Bonk is the chief strategy officer of DisruptDC, a nonpartisan, nonprofit alliance of business leaders with a vision of better government based in DC and SF. Previously, she worked in design, technology, and leadership roles at Apple for 14+ years, where her last role was leading... Read More →


Dana Chisnell

Co-Executive Director, Center for Civic Design
Dana brings deep experience in civic design, starting with research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) into the use of language in instructions on ballots (with Ginny Redish), and work on standards and testing for poll worker documentation for the Voluntary... Read More →
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Sarah Henry

UX Strategist, Accela
Sarah works as a UX Strategist for Accela, a civic and government technology company. Her work there focuses on creating data-driven design methods for digital civic infrastructure and service delivery. A systems thinker, her interaction design career has spanned a wide variety of... Read More →
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Meredith Hitchcock

Meredith is the COO at RideAlong, a government technology startup. RideAlong builds law enforcement software that enables police officers to access tailored information so they can divert people with mental illnesses away from jails and ERs. Prior to co-founding RideAlong, Meredith... Read More →

Thursday May 18, 2017 10:10am - 11:10am PDT
UC Hastings Room A 198 McAllister Street San Francisco CA 94102