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Open Government Data Forum

25 Apr 2024
Past Events
When Thursday, April 25, 2024
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location Virtual & In-Person
Open Gov Hub, 1100 13th St NW STE 800
Washington, DC 20005 - United States (map)


This was a hybrid discussion with members of the U.S. federal government and civil society involved in advancing open data principles, hosted by the U.S. General Services Administration’s (GSA) Open Government Secretariat, the Federal Chief Data Officers (CDO) Council, the Data Foundation, and the Open Gov Hub. This gathering included a panel discussion on open data, and open public comment from federal agencies, civil society, and the general public. The goal of this meeting was to provide attendees with the opportunity to learn and share feedback and ideas on the U.S.’s open data efforts.


(Subject to change)

2:00 p.m.: Opening Remarks and Panel Discussion

2:55 p.m.: Group 1 (In-person speakers) Facilitated by Natalie Evans Harris

  • Lydia Cooley, Unaffiliated
  • Mike Endale, BLEN, Inc.
  • Taylor J. Swift, POPVOX Foundation
  • Alexander Howard,
  • Justin Magruder, SAIC
  • Sarah Schacht, Smarter Civic
  • David Schneider, The Federal Transit Administration
  • Daniel Schuman, American Governance Institute

3:25 p.m.: Group 2 (Virtual speakers) Facilitated by Natalie Evans Harris

  • Dr. Saoud Al Shoaili, Ministry of Transport, Communications and IT
  • Stephen Buckley, International Association for Public Participation (U.S.)
  • Sansara Cannon, CIGIE-PRAC
  • Tambra Dunams, CDC
  • Alina B. Guerra, The Education Project
  • Marc Joffe, XBRL US
  • Brendan Mapes, Public Policy Lab
  • Shelley Metzenbaum, The BETTER Project
  • Joel Natividad, datHere
  • Kate Nicholson, BetaNYC - NYC Open Data Ambassadors and NYC Open Data Week; Zachary Feder, Mayor’s Office of Data Analytics, NYC
  • Willice Onyango, The Youth Cafe
  • Chris Stoner, Amazon Web Services
  • Ryan Wold, GSA

4:05 p.m.: Review Survey Responses

4:10 p.m.: Closing Remarks

4:15 p.m.: Forum Ends



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