Conference Agenda

International Open Government Data Conference

Sponsored by the United States General Services Administration (U.S. Government)

Hosted by the United States Department of Commerce

November 15-17, 2010 ~ Washington, D.C.

Conference Agenda

All available presentations are in Portable Document Format.

Day 1: November 15, 2010
  Registration
9:00 — 10:15 A.M.

Welcome

  • Jay Reich, Deputy Chief of Staff, U.S. Department of Commerce (Event Host)
  • Sanjeev "Sonny" Bhagowalia, Deputy Associate Administrator, U.S. General Services Administration (Program Executive and Event Sponsor)

Keynote

  • Vivek Kundra, U.S. Chief Information Officer, United States
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Director, World Wide Web Consortium; Data.gov.uk, United Kingdom
10:15 — 10:35 A.M. Break
10:35 — 10:45 A.M.

Introduction to the Virtual Community

  • Jeanne Holm, Evangelist, Data.gov
10:45 — 11:45 A.M.

Plenary Session: A World of Data—International Examples of Sharing Open Government Data

  • Keitha Booth, Program Leader, Open Government Information and Data Programme, New Zealand
  • Cristiano Ferri Soares de Faria, Chief of Legislative Intelligence Program, Brazil
  • Trevor Smallwood, Assistant Secretary, Cyber Security, Australia
  • Jeanne Holm, Evangelist, Data.gov (Moderator)

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11:45 — 1:15 P.M. Lunch
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1:15 — 2:30 P.M.

B1 Finding the Balance: Protecting Security and Safeguarding Privacy in the Age of Open Government

  • Timothy H. Edgar, Deputy for Civil Liberties, U.S. Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)
  • Hyon J. Kim, Liaison for Security and Privacy Review, U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
  • Ramona Rantala, Statistician, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Trevor Smallwood, Assistant Secretary, Cyber Security, Australia
  • Margo Schwab, Ph.D., Science Policy Analyst, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) (Moderator)

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Y1 Data Sharing to Solve Mission Problems—Are We Doing Enough?

  • Steve Young, Associate Director, Office of Information Access and Analysis, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Robert Schaefer, Ph.D., Deputy Project Scientist, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab
  • Alan Vander Mallie, Federal Program Manager, Data.gov, OCSIT, U.S. GSA (Moderator)

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2:30 — 2:50 P.M. Break
2:50 — 4:15 P.M.

B2 The Semantic Web—What is it? Is it Ready for Prime-Time? And How Can I Use It?

  • James A. Hendler, Ph.D., Tetherless World Senior Constellation Professor, Department of Computer Science and Cognitive Science Department, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Director, World Wide Web Consortium; Data.gov.uk, U.K.
  • George Thomas, Enterprise Architect, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Marion Royal, Program Director, Data.gov; Agency Expert, OCSIT, U.S. GSA (Moderator)

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Y2 Putting Data to Work—Creating Value-Added Functionality and Applications Through Mashups

  • Dominic James DiFranzo, Graduate Student, Computer Science, RPI
  • Ryan McKeel, Digital Assets Applications Engineer, U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • George Komatsoulis, U.S. National Institutes of Health
  • Susan Turnbull, Senior Program Advisor, OCSIT, U.S. GSA (Moderator)

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4:15 — 5:00 P.M.

Keynote

  • Beth Simone Noveck, Ph.D., U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Director, White House Open Government Initiative
 
Day 2: November 16, 2010
8:45 — 9:30 A.M.

Keynote

  • Aneesh Chopra, U.S. Chief Technology Officer

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9:30 — 10:00 A.M.

Plenary Session: Harnessing Data to Inspire and Inform

  • Dan Melton, Ph.D., MPA, Technical Director, Code for America
  • Derek Willis, Newsroom Developer, The New York Times

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10:00 — 10:20 A.M. Break
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10:20 — 11:45 A.M.

B3 Building a Blueprint for Collaboration—A Healthy Approach to Open Data

  • Kshemendra Paul, Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment, U.S. ODNI
  • Todd Park, Chief Technology Officer, U.S. HHS
  • Keith Thurston, Assistant Associate Administrator for Electronic Government, OCSIT, U.S. GSA (Moderator)

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Y3 On the Road Again—Data Available Anytime, Anywhere Through Mobile Apps

  • Joshua D. Sulkin, FlyOnTime.us, Research Assistant, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Gwynne Kostin, Director, Mobile, OCSIT, U.S. GSA
  • James A. Hendler, Ph.D., Tetherless World Senior Constellation Professor, Department of Computer Science and Cognitive Science Department, RPI (Moderator)
11:45 — 1:00 P.M. Lunch
1:00 — 1:15 P.M.

Harvard Business School Case Study - Data.gov

  • Karim Lakhani, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Harvard Business School

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1:15 — 2:25 P.M.

B4 What is Value Proposition of Open Government Data? How Do We Measure Success?

  • Alex Howard, Government 2.0 Correspondent, O'Reilly Media
  • Sharon Dawes, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Center for Technology in Government, University at Albany, U.S.
  • Jonas Rabinovitch, Senior Inter-Regional Adviser on Knowledge Management for Development, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs
  • James Rolfes, Ph.D. Chief, Division of Enterprise Architecture and IT Strategic Planning and Chief Enterprise Architect, U.S. DOI (Moderator)

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Y4 Technologies for Transparency—Dynamic Open Data Publishing with Open APIs

  • Kendall Clark, Cofounder and Managing Principal, Clark & Parsia LLC
  • Dan Melton, Ph.D., MPA, Technical Director, Code for America
  • Derek Willis, Newsroom Developer, The New York Times
  • Andy Schain, Lunar Mapping and Modeling Project, U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Agency
  • George Thomas, Enterprise Architect, U.S. HHS (Moderator)

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2:25 — 2:45 P.M. Break
2:45 — 4:00 P.M.

B5 Enabling Geospatial Killer Apps—Interfaces, Visualizations and APIs—Imaging the World

  • Jim Barrett, Data.gov Geospatial Architect
  • Pat Cummens, Government Strategist, Esri
  • Rob Dollison, National Geospatial Program, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. DOI
  • Jerry Johnston, Ph.D., Geospatial Information Officer, U.S. EPA (Moderator)

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Y5 Who Owns What? Licensing of Government Data

  • Richard Best, Solicitor, Government Technology Services, Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand
  • Anne Fitzgerald, J.S.D., Professor in Law Research, QUT Law School, Australia
  • Keitha Booth, Program Leader, Open Government Information and Data Programme, New Zealand (Moderator)

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Additional Presentation

4:00 — 4:10 P.M.

Virtual Community Check-In

  • Jeanne Holm, Evangelist, Data.gov
4:10 — 5:00 P.M.

Plenary Session: Governance 2.0—Enabling Participation for Development

  • Tomasz Janowski, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, United Nations University

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5:00 — 7:00 P.M.

Reception, Aria Pizzeria & Bar, Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center (cash bar)

 
Day 3: November 17, 2010
9:00 — 10:00 A.M.

Keynote

  • Samantha Power, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs, U.S. National Security Council
10:00 — 10:20 A.M. Break
10:20 — 11:45 A.M.

Plenary Session: How To Create A Vibrant Open Data Community

  • David Harrity, CISA, Branch Chief, Network Services, U.S. Department of Education
  • Ken Rogers, Director of Enterprise Architecture and Planning, U.S. Department of State
  • Neil Fantom, Manager, Development Data Group, The World Bank
  • Ellen S. Miller, Co-founder and Executive Director, Sunlight Foundation
  • Keith Thurston, Assistant Associate Administrator for Electronic Government, OCSIT, U.S. GSA (Moderator)

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11:45 — 1:15 P.M. Lunch
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1:15 — 2:30 P.M.

B6 Open Government Sites—Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going

  • Andrew Hoppin, Chief Information Officer, New York State Senate
  • Cristiano Ferri Soares de Faria, Chief of Legislative Intelligence Program, Brazil
  • Marion Royal, Program Director, Data.gov; Agency Expert, OCSIT, U.S. GSA
  • Jeanne Holm, Evangelist, Data.gov (Moderator)

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Y6 Working Together In Communities of Practice with Metadata Standards

  • Sandra Cannon, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
  • Daniel W. Gillman, Information Scientist, Bureau of Labor Statistics
  • Paul Bugg, Economist, U.S. Office of Management and Budget (Moderator)

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2:30 — 2:50 P.M. Break
2:50 — 3:00 P.M.

Virtual Community Update

  • Jeanne Holm, Evangelist, Data.gov

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3:00 — 4:45 P.M.

Plenary Session: International Open Government Data Leaders—Top 10 Issues and Lessons Learned

  • Richard Best, Solicitor, Government Technology Services, Department of Internal Affairs, New Zealand
  • Sanjeev "Sonny" Bhagowalia, Deputy Associate Administrator, OCSIT and Senior Program Executive, Data.gov, U.S. GSA
  • Stephen Walker, Senior Director, Information Management Division, Senior Director's Office, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Canada
  • Trevor Smallwood, Assistant Secretary, Cyber Security, Australia
  • David L. McClure, Ph.D., Associate Administrator, OCSIT, U.S. GSA (Moderator)

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Additional Presentation

4:45 — 5:00 P.M.

Closing Keynote

  • David L. McClure, Ph.D., Associate Administrator, OCSIT, U.S. GSA
5:00 P.M. Adjourn

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