Talks, Events, & Press

Note: These are pre-Microsoft committed talks, events, and press, ending Feb. 2010.

Transparency, Public Participation, Collaboration – How to Craft Your Agency’s Open Government Plan Open Government Directive Seminar (Adobe and 1105 Media) (Washington, DC, February 18, 2010) (panel)

Innovation and Corporate Public Diplomacy BIBA: Big Ideas, Big Action (Washington, DC, February 2, 2010) (talk)

Proactively Filling the External Information Space PRSA Social Media Bootcamp (Washington, DC, January 29, 2010) (seminar)

Government 2.0: Past, Present, and Future Young Government Leaders – Bethesda (Bethesda, MD, January 27, 2010) (talk)

Offensive Social Media: Proactively Filling the External Information Space, IDGA 2nd Annual Social Media for Government and Defense Conference (Washington, DC, January 22, 2010) (30 min talk)

Mark Drapeau’s New Job: Corporate Public Diplomacy via Innovative Social Engagement (January 19, 2010) (blog post press release)

Information Technology and the Military The Kojo Nnamdi Show (Washington, DC, January 12, 2010) (1 hour interview)

Social Media, Identity Management and Cybersecurity Conference (Arlington, VA, December 16, 2009) (panel)

Think ‘Social’ When Using Social Media, DoD Live (Washington, DC, December 22, 2009) (interview)

‘Citizen 2.0′ influence coming to your agency by 2012, Federal News Radio (Washington, DC, December 21, 2009) (10 min interview)

Gov 2.0 Hero: Mark Drapeau, GovFresh TV (San Francisco, CA, December 14, 2009) (interview)

Gov 2.0 Online Conference, O’Reilly Media (Washington, DC, December 10, 2009) (program co-chair)

Social Networking For B2G, Government Market Master (Vienna, VA, December 7, 2009) (speaker)

Government as an Open Platform: The Innovative Citizen 2.0, Social Media Club Orange County (Orange, CA, December 3, 2009) (keynote speaker & panelist)

Social Networking For Fun and Profit, Bay Area CIO & IT Executives Meetup Group (Mountain View, CA, December 1, 2009) (featured speaker)

The Right Idea, Episode 36: Government 2.0, The Winston Group (Washington, DC, December 1, 2009) (video podcast guest)

The Right Idea, Episode 35: The Future of Communication, The Winston Group (Washington, DC, November 24, 2009) (video podcast guest)

Gov 2.0 moves beyond ’social media’ – and why it’s more than semantics, Dorobek Insider (Washington, DC, November 19, 2009) (event coverage)

Sweets and Tweets, Tech Bisnow (Washington, DC, November 19, 2009) (event coverage)

Social Networking: The Two Dirtiest Words in Government 2.0, Sweets and Tweets Talk (Washington, DC, November 17, 2009) (featured speaker)

A cheeky look at Gov 2.0: Questions for Mark Drapeau, SmartBlog on Social Media (Washington, DC, November 16, 2009) (interview)

Social Media Risk Mitigation, 1105 Media 10th Annual Security Conference (Washington, DC, November 13, 2009) (panel moderator)

Mark Drapeau: An Interview, Murray Newlands (November 12, 2009) (interview)

The Creative List: New Media, Washington Life (November 9, 2009) (named one of Washington DC’s most creative new media thinkers)

Government 2.0 – The Next Wave of Open Government?, International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management (ICGFM) DC Forum Luncheon (Washington, DC, November 4, 2009) (panel)

From Bees to G-Men, International Consortium on Governmental Financial Management (October 28, 2009) (interview)

Foodies Get Smug, Then Porn, Gawker (Valleywag) (October 27, 2009) (featured tweet)

Greetings from ELC, Tech Bisnow (October 26, 2009) (photo)

Executive Leadership Conference 2009: A New Era of Innovation, ACT/IAC (Williamsburg, VA, October 25-27, 2009) (Technical Innovation Planning Committee, CXO Breakfast Table host)

Policy Issues For 2025: Mark Drapeau Interview, Policy Bloggers Network (October 23, 2009) (interview)

ExecutiveBiz Marketing Executive Happy Hour, ExecutiveBiz at the Tower Club (McLean, VA, October 15, 2009) (30 min talk and Q ‘n’ A)

Mark Drapeau: Six ways to join the goverati, ExecutiveBiz (October 13, 2009) (interview)

Government Aims For Cost, Security Benefits With Cloud Computing, PBS Online Newshour (September 28, 2009) (quotation).

Getting Geeky With It: LIVE From the Gov 2.0 Summit,’s Wilshire and Washington (September 9, 2009) (20 min interview).

Showcasing Innovators For Government, Gov 2.0 Summit (Washington, DC, September 9, 2009) (session moderator).

Gov 2.0 Expo Showcase, O’Reilly Media and TechWeb (Washington, DC, September 8, 2009) (co-chair/host of event).

How To Lobby Your ‘Friends’ and Enemies, National Journal (September 8, 2009) (news article)

Preview: Gov 2.0 Summit, Federal News Radio (September 4, 2009) (10 min interview).

100 Voices in 100 Days, UK in the USA (British Embassy in Washington, DC) (September 1, 2009) (1 min interview).

Social Media Tools and Connecting Them To Mission, Potomac Forum: Government 2.0 Leadership, Collaboration, and Public Engagement Symposium (August 27, 2009) (30 min talk).

Experts: Agencies should monitor crosstalk on social media, Federal Computer Week (August 26, 2009) (news article).

Government IT Solutions Spotlight: Social Media, Federal News Radio (August 18, 2009) (30 min interview).

The TSA’s Tweeting, But Not All Agencies Feel So Social, NPR Weekend Edition (August 15, 2009) (5 min interview).

Are all Web 2.0 tools created equal?, Federal News Radio (August 11, 2009) (10 min interview).

Adults Beat Teens at Twitter, WUSA 9 News (August 6, 2009) (news interview).

When it comes to social media, the military is anything but uniform, Stars and Stripes (August 6, 2009) (news article).

Leveraging Web 2.0 Applications for Increased Efficiency, The 5th Annual National Veteran Small Business Conference and Expo (Las Vegas, NV, July 23, 2009) (panel).

Social Software and National Security, Open Government & Innovations Conference (Washington, DC, July 21, 2009) (panel moderator).

Social Networks and Societal Revolution: What Happened / Is Happening In Iran? World Tech Summit (New York, NY, July 15, 2009) (panel).

Breakfast Brainstorm: How to use and leverage viral media for your business Network of Entrepreneurial Women (Washington, DC, July 15, 2009) (2 hour talk/workshop leader).

Gov 2.0 Meets O’Reilly Media Gov 2.o Radio (July 5, 2009) (podcast interview).

Why Did Sarah Palin Resign? Gawker by Foster Kamer (July 3, 2009) (citation).

What Security Issues are Raised by Government 2.0?, Cybersecurity and Web 2.0 for the DHS Gov 2.0 Best Practices Workshop (Washington, DC, June 22, 2009) (panel).

Geeky Obama Intrigued by Pyramid-Building Aliens, ValleyWag by Ryan Tate (June 4, 2009) (humorous mention).

Bloggers and Tweeters Sound Off on Kunda, Chopra, Federal Computer Week (June 3, 2009) (news story).

How Does Government 2.0 Impact Communications, ACT/IAC Management of Change Conference (Norfolk, VA, June 1, 2009) (panel).

Cybersecurity and Social Networking can Coexist, Says Defense Dept. Study, National Defense Magazine (May 29, 2009) (news article).

Emerging Trends and Technologies Affecting Information Sharing, AFCEA Solutions Series: Inter-agency, Allied, and Coalition Information Sharing (Landsdowne, VA, May 20, 2009) (panel).

Crossing the Divide: Services in an e-World, 32nd Annual Conference of the International Association of Commercial Administrators (IACA) (Denver, CO, May 18, 2009) (panel).

Big Brands, Big Plans, Online Marketing Summit (Washington, DC, May 14, 2009) (keynote panel).

Print vs. Post: A Discussion With Andrew Keen and Peter Shankman, National Press Club (Washington, DC , May 13, 2009) (moderator).

Changing How We Communicate, Army Worldwide Public Affairs Symposium (Crystal City, VA, May 5, 2009) (panel).

The OhMyGov! Interview: Mark Drapeau, Gov 2.0 Impresario, OhMyGov! (April 29, 2009) (interview).

Government 2.0 Breakfast & Schmooze, Bisnow Technology (Washington, DC, April 27, 2009) (panel).

Meet the Innovators: Social Media and Dr. Mark Drapeau, Federal News Radio (April 27, 2009) (10 min interview).

Government 2.0 Camp and Beyond, Federal News Radio (April 27, 2009) (1 hour interview).

New Media: A Graduate Seminar, Interagency Resources Management Conference (IRMCO 2009) (Cambridge, MD, April 20, 2009) (panel).

Social Software and National Security: An Initial Net Assessment, Personal Democracy Forum (April 19, 2009) (news article).

Paper Urges DOD Strategy for Web 2.0, Federal Computer Week (April 15, 2009) (news article).

Researchers say social media essential for national security, NextGov (April 15, 2009) (news article).

Progress in Social Media in Government by Mark Drapeau, National Defense University, Huffington Post (April 12, 2009) (news article).

Social Media and National Defense, NextGov (April 10, 2009) (news article).

Framework for Broad Web 2.0 Thinking, The Common Sense Web (April 10, 2009) (news article).

WTF? Military Web 2.0 Report Actually Makes Sense, Wired (April 10, 2009) (news article).

How to use Web 2.0 tools for writing and more, George Washington University Semester in Washington Journalism Program (April 3, 2009) (20 min talk + Q /A).

Armed With Science Episode #9: Social Software and Security, Pentagon Web Radio (April 1, 2009) (30 min podcast).

Government 2.0 Camp, Inaugural event of Government 2.0 Club (Washington, DC, March 27-28, 2009) (co-organizer).

The Future of Global Engagement, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy Annual Conference (Washington, DC, March 2009) (keynote panelist).

How to Win Followers, Gain Influence on Twitter, National Journal (March 2009) (profile/review).

FOSE 2009 – Government 2.0: Evolution or Revolution, ScienceLogic (March 2009) (event review).

Web 2.0 ‘Rock Stars’ Panel, IAC/ACT Executive Session at FOSE 2009 (Washington, DC, March 2009) (panel).

Citizens are Conversations: Government with the People, Best Practices for Making Government 2.0 Work Now event by BearingPoint/InformationWeek (Washington, DC, March 2009) (30 min keynote talk).

Social Software and Security, Brown Bag lunch talk, National Defense University (Washington, DC, March 2009) (1 hr presentation).

Twitter: People are Conversations, Project on National Security Reform (Arlington, VA, March 2009) (2 hr presentation).

Government chooses Kundraism, Talkin’ Bout a Revolution (March 2009) (quotation).

Web 2.0 and the New Administration, Some Things Change, Some Things Stay the Same: How to Market to a Government in Transition, GovMark Council event at the Newseum (Washington, DC, Feb 2009) (30 min talk).

Twinfluence is in the Eye of the Beholder, Social Times (Feb 2009) (quotation).

Hoekstra denies online messaging compromised Middle East trip, Nextgov (Feb 2009) (quotation).

Feds and YouTube close to reaching a deal to post video, Nextgov (Feb 2009) (quotation).

Twitterville Notebook: Mark Drapeau, Twitterville by Shel Israel (Feb 2009) (interview/profile).

The Twitterati Are Totally Losing It, ValleyWag by Owen Thomas (Feb 2009) (humor).

PR Sarah Evans at The Park on Fourteenth, Nightlife PR by Nakeva (Feb 2009) (event/photos).

Dr. Mark Drapeau’s Article About Twitter, Ask Miss A by Andrea Rogers (Feb 2009) (profile).

Agencies Stuggling To Make Connections Online, National Journal (Feb 2009) (quotation).

Government & Technology, Presidential Inauguration Conference (Washington, DC, Jan 2009) (panel).

The Twitterati Have One of Those Days, ValleyWag by Owen Thomas (Jan 2009) (humor).

Mark Drapeau is the Epitome of Government 2.0, AriWriter by Ari Herzog (Jan 2009) (profile).

Government 2.0 Camp is Happening!, MiXT Media by Maxine Teller (Jan 2009) (event).

Government 2.0, Part II, Socia Media Club DC (Washington, DC, Jan 2009) (panel).

The Obama Administration, Federal News Radio (Jan 2009) (radio interview).

White House Web Site: Window Into Obama’s Soul?, National Public Radio (Jan 2009) (quotation).

Government’s Embrace of Social Networking, Ellen Miller for Sunlight Foundation Blog (Jan 2009) (quotation).

Brands, social clutter, and the sundae, Seth Godin (Dec 2008) (shoutout).

DEBATE: Do Brands Belong on Twitter?, (Dec 2008) (I cause a commotion).

The Geekiest List I’ve Ever Been On, Ask Miss A by Andrea Rogers (Dec 2008) (shoutout).

The Obama Transition, Federal News Radio (Nov 2008) (radio interview).

Dating Diaries: Mark Drapeau, Washingtonian (Oct 2008) (interview/profile).

Day 1 @ The Dept. of Gov’t 2.0, Bitstrips by Guhmshoo (Oct 2008) (humor/cartoon).

Utility of Web 2.0, WIRe/ICES Enterprise 2.0 Conference (Laurel, MD, Sept 2008) (panel).

Hear Mark Drapeau on Government 2.0, The Buzz Bin by Geoff Livingston (Aug 2008) (interview/profile).

K Street Kate’s Happy Hour at Tattoo, K Street Kate by Kate Michael (Dec 2008) (event).

This Weeks Birthday Wishes Go To, Pamela’s Punch by Pamela Sorensen (Sept 2008) (event).

Committee on Improving Processes and Policies for the Acquisition and Test of Information Technologies in the Department of Defense, National Academy of Sciences (Washington, DC, Sept 2008) (testimony).

Innovation: A Scientist’s Perspective, The 44th Annual Golf Tournament for the Los Angeles Council of the American Electronics Associate (AeA) (Calabasas, CA, July 2008) (20 min dinner talk).

Applications of Biological Models and Metaphors in National Security, Insitute for Defense Analyses’ Symposium on Biologically-Inspired Innovation (Alexandria, CA, 2008) (panel).

Ecological Models and Counterinsurgency Operations, International Conference on Information and Knowledge Engineering (Las Vegas, NV, July 2008) (20 min talk).

Life Sciences and National Security, Institute for Defense Analyses’ Science and Technology Policy Institute (Washington, DC, May 2008) (1 hr talk).

How Ecological Models May Aid Counterinsurgency Operations, NECSI International Conference on Complex Systems (Quincy, MA, Oct 2007) (20 min talk).

Bio-inspired Defense Research, The Technical Cooperation Program (TTCP) Symposium on Autonomy (Adelphi, MD, Oct 2007) (30 min talk).

Adaptation and Counterinsurency, Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society (Chicago, IL, Oct 2007) (panel).

Continuing the Fight: Military Operations and Pandemic Influenza, The U.S. Army 807th MEDCOM Medical Workshop (San Antonio, TX, June 2007) (30 min talk).

Continuing the Fight: Military Operations and Pandemic Influenza, US CENTCOM Theatre Security Cooperation Symposium (Tampa, FL, May 2007) (30 min talk).

The Case Against Biodefense, MITRE Corporation Project Looking Glass (PLG) Exercise (McLean, VA, Apr 2007) (45 min talk).

Biological Metaphors and Models for Net-Centric Operations, U.S. Military Academy / Army Research Institute Network Science Workshop (West Point, NY, Apr 2007) (15 min talk).

The ‘New’ Biological Warfare, RAND Corporation (Santa Monica, CA, Apr 2007) (1 hr talk).

Genomics of Drosophila circadian neurons, New York Clocks Club at Rockefeller University (New York, NY, 2006) (20 min talk).

Expression of yellow in the central nervous system and its role in the development of Drosophila male sexual behavior, Cold Spring Harbor Conference on the Neurobiology of Drosophila (Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Oct 2003) (poster).

A gene necessary for normal male courtship, yellow, acts downstream of fruitless in the Drosophila melanogaster larval brain, The 44th Annual Drosophila Research Conference (Chicago, IL, March 2003) (poster).

The role of the yellow gene in Drosophila sexual differentiation, Department of Biology, New York University (New York, NY, 2002) (1 hr talk).

The role of the yellow gene in Drosophila sexual differentiation, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California – Berkeley (Berkeley, CA, 2002) (1 hr talk).

The role of the yellow gene in Drosophila sexual differentiation, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA, 2002) (1 hr talk).

The yellow gene and the genetics of male sexual behavior in Drosophila melanogaster, Seymour Benzer’s lunchroom, Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA, 2002) (2 hr talk).

The yellow gene and the genetics of male sexual behavior in Drosophila melanogaster, Department of Zoology, University of Toronto (Mississagua, Ontario, Canada, 2002) (1 hr talk).

The yellow gene and the genetics of male courtship behavior in Drosophila melanogaster, The Neurosciences Institute (La Jolla, CA, 2002) (1 hr talk).

The genetics of male courtship behavior in Drosophila melanogaster and its sibling species, ‘Lunch Bunch’ at the Department of Biology, University of California – Riverside (Riverside, CA, 2002) (1 hr talk).

Is central nervous system function of ‘behavior genes’ necessary for behavior?, Neurobrunch at the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, University of California – Irvine (Irvine, CA, 2002) (1 hr talk).

The development of behavior: A genetic analysis of sexual behavior in Drosophila melanogaster, The 60th Annual Meeting of the Society for Developmental Biology (Seattle, WA, July 2001) (poster).

Fine-scale genetic dissection of the role of the yellow gene in Drosophila melanogaster mating success, The 38th Annual Meeting of the Animal Behavior Society (Corvallis, OR, July 2001) (20 min talk).

Genetic and sensory dissection of yellow’s role in Drosophila melanogaster male courtship song and mating success, The 42nd Annual Drosophila Research Conference (Washington, DC, March 2001) (poster).

Sex, flies, and videotape: The effects of mutations in the Drosophila melanogaster yellow gene on courtship song singing rate and male mating success, Neurobrunch at the Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, University of California – Irvine (Irvine, CA, 2001) (1 hr talk).

Genetic analysis of the role of yellow in male courtship and mating behavior, The 41st Annual Drosophila Research Conference (Pittsburgh, PA, March 2000) (15 min talk).

Differences in mating behavior and sex ratio in three species of Nasonia
, Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago (Chicago, IL, Feb 1997) (1 hr talk).

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