Conference Best Practices: The Tech Policy Summit

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The recent Tech Policy Summit at the Silverado Country Club in the Napa Valley was a well organized and engaging event. Business Communication Technology #TPS2012 Tech Policy SummitToo many conferences are painful to attend; lengthy keynote speeches in windowless hotel rooms, rubber chicken and endless PowerPoint conspire to dull the senses. This event was an exception. Here’s a list of the [.].

Mitt Romney Continues Policy of Having No Policies

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Interview: Kathy Stershic, Tech Policy Freelancer

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Kathy recently completed a Master of International Policy and Practice degree at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs in Washington DC, focusing on Information Technology policy. Kathy’s musings on IT policy can be found on her blog.

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Comment Policy for TJ Walker Channel | Public Speaking Training

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Mitt Romney gives Major Foreign Policy Speech

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Proven: Economic Policies Can Reduce Deaths of Despair

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That is, economic policies can reduce deaths of despair.    One of those economic policies would be to raise the minimum wage 10%. What progressive politicos have been advocating, University of California researchers have proved. The research team headed by William H. Dow found that among those 18 through 64 without a college degree, the 10% boost in the minimum wage resulted in a 3.65 decline in the suicide rate.

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Mitt Romney on Obama’s foreign policy “I agree!”

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Famous Speech Friday: Gwen Ifill on politics, policy & leadership

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In " Politics, Policy and the Reality of Leadership " she is funny, serious, frank and inspirational. Back when we used to watch the evening news on television--remember that?--we we spoke loyally of our favorite anchors and our habit of "inviting them into our homes."

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Colin Powell Repeats Endorsement Of Obama, Questions Romney’s Truthfulness On Foreign Policy

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Ben Affleck’s “Argo” Movie would be good foreign policy tutorial for Mitt Romney

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Mitt Romney’s Easy Five-Step Approach to Foreign Policy – TV AD

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New comments and posting policies

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Behind the scenes of this blog and the don't get caught blog on social media and communications, there's been a lot of activity--so I need to share these updates about new policies and frequency of posts: Comments: Comments have always been an important part of all my blogs.

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Twitter - New Policy about Tweets Advocating Self-Harm/Suicide

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Everyone using Twitter is instructed to report tweets violating this policy.

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Kaine-Pence Debate - Policy Wonks Maybe Not Made for Infotainment

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It notes all the reasons why we should invest our 90 minutes with the two policy wonks tonight. Tonight, those of us who do live-stream the debate will analyze if the two understand that even dry policy can be packaged as theatre.

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Gay teen denied Eagle Scout: ‘Change is happening’ over Boy Scouts anti-gay policy NBC

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In foreign policy speech, Romney will encourage military spending, Syria intervention – NBC

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Foreign Policy, D.C. - Editorial Fellow (help-wanted)

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Obama ad cites Romney’s ‘reckless’ foreign policy skills – The Last Word

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Lobbying 2015 - Intersection Of Public Policy, Law

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Seasoned public affairs players always knew that the law is not the end of the conversation on any issue. That was obvious when Congress over-rode the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against Lilly Ledbetter on equal pay for equal work. The result was the landmark Ledbetter Fair Pay Act. 

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Coal: What will be global public policies?

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 Lower cost energy sources have convinced policy makers to not take on the alleged risks associated with nuclear. When it comes to energy, how should we invest?  This isn't only a question of going long on petroleum stocks and short on nuclear ones.

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President Obama Changes Immigration Policy

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Lead-Poisoned Children - Public Policy/Public Relations Had Ruled Out That Possibility

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Since the ban, federal, state, and local public policy initiatives were supposed to protect children in those complexes from that medical hazard.

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Jack Welch: Member of the Trump President's Strategic and Policy Forum

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Former head of GE, Jack Welch is a member of Donald Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum. He had been critical of Trump's policies such as being a hardliner on immigration. That means at age 81, he has a new platform for influence and power.

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Polling about Tech Policy Issues: Reframe/TechCrunch Alternative Approach

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In time for the presidential campaign, Reframe and TechCrunch are partnering to provide a new approach to polling about tech policy issues. Funding comes from the Knight Foundation.

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Honesty Is the Best Policy - Inevitable They Will Flip on You

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American founding father and entrepreneur Ben Franklin was on the money when he observed: Honesty is the best policy.  The most effective deterrent from embarking on a life of crime is the inevitability that others in the loop will flip on us.

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Maria - Woe to Policy Folk Who Dare to Doubt Climate Change

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Environmentalists are now the loudest and most credible voices in the rooms arguing public policy. Maria may or may not affect the United States.

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Brandon Vezmar - What Was Theatre's Policy on Digital Devices & Other Legal Issues

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

For example, what was the policy of movie facility about texting? Was the policy announced? Brandon Vezmar is a national joke, especially on talk radio. H ere is the light-hearted coverage of his legal issue in USA Today.

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Law Firm, Oakland East, CA - Writer/Policy Analyst

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90-Day Payment Terms & Conditions for Freelancers - New AOL Policy, Effective in 30 Days

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The question is: Will more organizations contracting out tasks follow AOL in instituting a 90-day policy for payment?    Today, the New York Post informs us on-demand-economy workers that will be AOL's way of doing things.

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Policy Makers Call Them "The Unbanked" - PayDay Lenders Call Them "Customers"

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I knew to smile big. It would help that I was a five-footer female, I assumed. But, the two women manning the counter at the PayDay Lender shop were in no rush to buzz me in.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 25, 2013: Ed Policy Roundup Hiatus

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 25, 2013 : Ed Policy Roundup Hiatus Good morning folks – just a quick heads-up that after publishing the Keystone State Education Coalition’s Education Policy Roundup 6 days a week since November 2010 we will be taking a brief hiatus beginning this Friday morning.

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Research Assistant/Editor for Policy Papers, Sante Fe, NM (help-wanted)

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How To Use Hoshin Kanri For Business Planning

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It accomplishes this by identifying the best ways to executing strategy deployment and policy deployment on both the micro and macro levels. Alignment Annual Objectives Business Planning Goals Hoshin Kanri Management Planning Policy Management Process SCORE

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THE NEW REPUBLIC: Where policy and business intersect

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  Now, reports Joe Pompeo in CAPITAL , Hughes is establishing a New York office for this essentially policy publication based inside the beltway. This move signals that what the new generation will be deconstructing is where policy and business intersect. 

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GM & Chevy - What Are Their Official Policies about Managing Vendor Relationsihp

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Do the Chevy brand and GM brand have policies about how the vendor relationship - we are partners with their dealership owners and salespeople - is to be managed? Let's cut to the chase. I perceived myself treated poorly by salesman David Bradfield at Greenwood Chevrolet , Austintown, Ohio. The alleged harm done was not associated with a transaction involving the purchase of a Chevy brand vehicle. Rather it was to me as a vendor.

What’s the Real Reason conservatives are Obsessed with Benghazi?

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Free French Fries: Was it a game or store policy to prevent disruption?

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  Or was the manager following company policy to avoid having to call the police?  We customers stood spellbound.    A not-thin somewhat disheveled middle-aged man bellied up to the counter at McDonald's in Manhattan. 

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". the [Internet's] overwhelming liberal bias tips public policy in favor of equality" - Gregory Fernstein, CRUNCH GOV

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Fernstein observes, " the [Internet's] overwhelming liberal bias tips public policy in favor of equality." The battle for gay rights, unlike for equality for African-Americans and women, wound up on the Internet.

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Newt Gingrich Says Neo Conservatism Isn’t Working

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New York Times: ‘Romney Has Nothing Really Coherent Or Substantive To Say…’ Mediaite

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Mitt Romney Launches New “Apology Tour” TV Ad

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 9, 2013: Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report

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link] Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 7, 2013 : Feds want data protected in Trombetta cyber charter fraud case [link] Yinzercation: How to Read the PSSA Report Yinzercation Blog September 8, 2013 The PA Department of Education just distributed the results of last year’s PSSA testing. 5 – House Democratic Policy Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, announced today the committee will hold a hearing about Pennsylvania’s public education and funding cuts from 2 p.m.

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Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 24, 2013: Education advocates demand equitable school funding formula

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Keystone State Education Coalition: Pennsylvania Education Policy Roundup for September 24, 2013 : Education advocates demand equitable PA school funding formula In the struggle to fund Pa. Read Eric Cantor’s ‘major’ education speech Washington Post Answer Sheet Blog By Valerie Strauss , Published: September 23 at 3:23 pm House Majority Leader Eric Cantor delivered what his office called a major policy speech about education reform at Freire Charter School in Philadelphia.

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