Government Leadership in the Data Age

May 12, 2015 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Newseum Knight Conference Center - 8th floor
555 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

7:30 – 8:00am – Registration, Breakfast, and Networking
8:00 -10:00am – Interactive Panel Discussion with Audience Participation

The declining cost of data collection, storage, and processing coupled with ever-growing sources of digital data are spurring incremental increases in the amount of information available to government, law enforcement, intelligence, health agencies and other agencies.  Big data is transforming the way we govern and live, and the Administration is taking steps to minimize potential risks such as loss of privacy, discrimination, and threats to consumer rights.

The White House has charged government agencies to leverage data to enable transparency, provide security, and foster innovation for the benefit of the American people.

This briefing will look at steps agencies are taking to push the frontiers of data science and assume a leadership role in the Data Age.


We’ll explore

  • Agency initiatives that are harnessing data to maximize the impact of citizen services.
  • Methods to insure that proper transparency and oversight are in place for data practices.
  • Policy initiatives to maintain data privacy for the American people.
  • The impact of the Internet of Things on the Big Data revolution.
  • Sources of digital data and their use in driving innovation.

Complimentary Registration

Please register using the form above, or call (202) 237-0300.

Participants can earn 2 CPE credits in Business Management and Organization.

To receive CPE credit you must arrive on time and sign in on the CPE sheet (located at the registration desk). Certificates will be e-mailed to registrants. In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 50 minutes equals 1 CPE.

Additional Information

Prerequisites: Previous experience or education in federal IT procurement.

Advance Preparation: Basic experience in federal IT and cyber recommended.

Program Level: Intermediate

Delivery Method: Group Live Training

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