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Reflections on the 10th Anniversary of the DATA Act: Examining the Impact and the Future of Open Data. May 8, 2024. Washington, D.C.

On May 8, the Bloomberg Center for Government Excellence at Johns Hopkins University will gather lawmakers, policy experts, and city stakeholders from across the country in Washington, D.C. to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the federal Digital Accountability & Transparency (DATA) Act of 2014 – the nation’s first open data law.

Join us at the new Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg Center on Pennsylvania Avenue to celebrate the accomplishments of the DATA Act, discuss lessons learned for developing robust data strategies, and explore recommendations for enhancing policy to make public sector data more connected and beneficial, particularly for local governments.

Confirmed Speakers:
  • Senator Mark Warner
  • Ed DeSeve, former Special Advisor to President Barack Obama
  • Kaitlyn Devine, Chief Data Officer, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General
  • Christina Ho, Board Member, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board by the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Amy Edwards Holmes, Executive Director, Bloomberg Center for Government Excellence
  • David Lebryk, Fiscal Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Renata Miskell, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Accounting Policy and Financial Transparency at the U.S. Department of the Treasury
  • Robert Shea, GovNavigators
  • Oliver Wise, Chief Data Officer and Acting Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Cheriene Floyd, Chief Data Officer, City of Miami
  • Matt Sokol, Chief Data Officer, Government of the District of Columbia  
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast & Networking
9:00 - 9:15 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:15 - 9:45 a.m. Legislative Lookback at the DATA Act of 2014
9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Developing the Data Strategy for the First Open Data Law
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Leadership Lessons on the DATA Act
11:15 a.m - 12:15 p.m. Realizing the Potential: Applying AI to Open Data
12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch & Networking

Schedule is subject to change.

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