Former Vice President Al Gore to Address Federal Agency Leaders at Excellence in Government

Feb 26, 2013, 08:17 ET from Government Executive Media Group

Visionary on transformation will keynote premier event for high-performance government

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Vice President Al Gore will keynote Excellence in Government, the premier federal management event on May 13th - 14th in Washington, D.C., announced the event's producer Government Executive Media Group.

As Vice President, Gore spearheaded the Clinton Administration's National Partnership for Reinventing Government, a taskforce designed to reform the management of the federal government.  Vice President Gore will return to the Excellence in Government stage to mark the 20th anniversary of the reinventing government movement and share his thoughts on the next generation of government reform.

This May, Excellence in Government will gather over 600 federal agency leaders and key stakeholders to address how to improve the efficiency, performance and accountability of government.  Due to heightened audience interest, Excellence in Government is expanding to a 2-day event that will take place at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.  While registration opens in early March, over 900 people (80% federal managers) have already signed up to receive event updates at

The 2013 event program will feature a mix of high impact keynotes and deep-dive sessions delivering expert insights, innovative solutions, and case studies – all designed specifically to address the key issues identified by federal managers as their most pressing priorities for 2013, including:

  • Operational Efficiency
  • Performance and Data
  • Workforce Management & Resource Planning

Excellence in Government is unique in the federal market for its emphasis on actionable insights and best practices and attracts large audiences comprised mostly of senior federal leaders – over 82% of 2012 attendees were federal employees and 80% of those were at grade level GS-14 or higher.  In addition to being the leading event for program managers, Excellence in Government attracts large contingents of federal managers across functional areas such as agency leadership, IT, operations and financial management.

"We are honored to welcome Vice President Gore back to the Excellence in Government stage," said Tim Clark, Editor-at-Large for Government Executive. "Al Gore began the movement to modernize government and his vision today of a high performance government will inspire federal managers at a critical time."

Visit to sign up for program updates and registration information.

Members of the media interested in covering Excellence in Government and Vice President Al Gore's keynote address must RSVP to and provide full name and contact information. Logistical details and additional information about the conference program are forthcoming.

About Excellence in Government

Produced by Government Executive Media Group, Excellence in Government is the premier event for stakeholders in improving the effectiveness of government. This May, hundreds of federal managers will convene in Washington, D.C. to learn best practices, innovative solutions and leadership lessons for addressing the most pressing issues in key management areas such as program performance and workforce management. For more information, visit For information on marketing opportunities, contact Connie Sayers at 202.266.7647 or

About Government Executive Media Group
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