Frequently Asked Questions

Conference Hotel

We do not have a room block for this event, however, hotels in close proximity to the Reagan Building are the Waldorf Astoria, JW Marriott, and Hotel Washington.

Who can I email if I have any questions about this event?

Where can I learn more about Google’s work with government agencies?

You can learn more about how Google works with government organizations on the Google Public Sector blog and the relevant web pages for government, federal government, defense, state & local government, and education.

Is there a hashtag for the event?

  • #GooglePSForum
  • #GoogleforGov

What's the cost to attend the Public Sector Forum?

Scoop News Group is pleased to provide attendance at this event at no cost where appropriate under applicable laws.

Can Public Sector Forum attendees receive continuing professional education (CPE) credits for this event?

Forum attendees are eligible to receive up to 5 continuing professional education (CPE) credits. No advance preparation or prerequisites are required. On behalf of the Google Public Sector Forum, Scoop News Group is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. Boards of Accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

How do I update or cancel my registration?

To update your registration, please reach out to our team at

Will the event be available online?

Yes. If you cannot attend the event in person in Washington, DC you will be able to watch the livestream of the keynote on October 17th, as well as select break out sessions available on-demand after the event date.

Is there a dress code for this event?

We’re recommending business casual attire for our speakers and attendees. Please wear whatever you feel most comfortable in, ncluding comfortable walking shoes. Military members are invited to wear their utility uniforms (OCPs, NWU, MCCUU, flight suits, etc).