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Accelarate 2020 Goes Virtual, Welcomes All Govtech Leaders, Influencers And Media To Attend

Annual conference invites govtech leaders, elected officials, and visionaries to virtual platform to share insights and best practices on new ways to innovate, deliver better services, and adapt to a rapidly shifting public service landscape


San Ramon, Calif. – July 17, 2020 – Accela, the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for government—announced its annual conference and training event, Accelarate, will be 100 percent virtual. The event, which will take place from October 5-9, will center on themes of transformation, trust, and technology in reimagining government and how Accela customers are leveraging cloud technology to tackle the unprecedented challenges of the current pandemic and beyond. For the first time ever, Accela is opening the doors of the conference to extend beyond customers and partners. The event will feature two open-to-all days (Oct. 6 and 7) of general keynotes, breakout sessions, networking, and access to the Partner Pavilion and Accela Experience Center (AEC), and three days (Oct. 5, 8, 9) of online training for customers and partners.

Organizers are also now accepting presentation proposals from Accela customers and partners. The deadline for submissions has been extended to Friday, July 24, 2020. The presentation tracks for this year’s event are:

  • Citizen-Centric Services and Engagement
  • Better Insights and Outcomes from Data and Analytics
  • Using the Accela Civic Platform for COVID-19 Resiliency
  • Accela Tips, Tricks and Best Practices

Accelarate 2020 will welcome any state and local government IT professional, CIO, department head, program administrator and others in critical government agency roles interested in learning how to move citizen services online, break department siloes, or leverage Accela’s dedicated COVID-19 solutions, which can be rapidly implemented to help ensure business continuity, maintain revenue streams, and manage the process of reopening communities safely. The latest information on Accelarate 2020 can be found here.

What: Accelarate 2020: Call for Presentations

When: Through July 24, 2020

Who: Accela customers and partners

Where: Submit your presentation proposal online HERE


About Accela

Accela provides market-leading cloud solutions that empower the most innovative state and local governments around the world to build thriving communities, grow businesses and protect citizens. More than 275 million citizens globally benefit from Accela’s solutions, which are powered by Microsoft Azure, for permitting, licensing, code enforcement and service request management. Accela’s fast-to-implement Civic Applications, built on its robust and extensible Civic Platform, help agencies address specific needs today, while ensuring they are prepared for any emerging or complex challenges in the future. The company was recently recognized as a 2020 Microsoft US Partner Award winner for its innovative SaaS solutions to help governments respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Accela is headquartered in San Ramon, California, with additional offices around the world. For more information, visit For more information, visit

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