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Data Innovation Day 2015

January 22, 2015

Agenda and Speakers

Data for Public Good: Healthcare, Education, Public Safety, and the Environment
12:00 PM - 12:40 PM

Stefan Heeke (Executive Director,, Alan Inouye (Director of the Office for IT Policy, American Library Association), Brian Norris (CIO, Perscio), Max Richman (Chapter Leader, DataKind DC and Chief Data Scientist, GeoPoll), Jesse St. Charles (Managing Data Scientist, Knewton)

Open Data, Civic Hacking, and Data-Driven Government
12:50 PM – 1:40 PM

Speakers: Cameron Kerry (Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Brookings), Michael Flowers (Urban Science Fellow, Center for Urban Science + Progress),  Seamus Kraft (Executive Director and Co-founder of The OpenGov Foundation), additional speakers TBA

Wearables, Sensors, and the Internet of Things
1:40 PM – 2:30 PM

Speakers: Aurelia Moser (Map Scientist, CartoDB), William Jeffries (Founding Officer, Heat Seek NYC), additional speakers TBA

Innovations in Analytics, Visualization, and Big Data Technologies
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM

Speakers: Mark Silverman (CEO, Treeminer), Gerard Valerio (DATAvangelist, Tableau), Chris Surdak (Author, Data Crush)

Startups, Entrepreneurship, and New Business Models in the Data Economy
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Speakers: Joel Gurin (Senior Advisor, GovLab at NYU), Hudson Hollister (Executive Director, Data Transparency Coalition), Rachel Nyswander Thomas (Executive Director, Data-Driven Marketing Institute), John Zoshak (Policy Manager, FiscalNote)

Thursday, January 22 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM  

Virtual Event 

You must register online to be an attendee.

Category: Talks