Soon, nearly 1 billion people on the planet will own a smartphone (or two). This immediate access to the Internet and the network effect of online social connections has already shown seismic changes in how people discover and share information. The Arab Spring riots are just one example, and only the tip of the iceberg. When the "here and now" is passe, and "five minutes ago" is too late, policymakers around the world must rethink strategies so that they can lead the conversation, not just react. Join representatives from Politico, Atlantic Media Company, U.S. Department of Labor, USAID, and the House of Representatives to discuss how mobile communications trends are changing the way they govern and reach constituents.