Past Events

Public Forum: Action Items for Implementing the Federal Data Strategy

July 8, 2019, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C.

The Data Coalition and the White House OMB are co-sponsoring a joint public forum on the Federal Data Strategy’s draft 2019-2020 Action Plan on Monday, July 8. The forum will provide an opportunity for the business, academic, and non-profit communities to offer feedback on the 16 draft action items in the Federal Data Strategy. Implementation of the strategy will be undertaken over the next year.

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RegTech Data Summit 2019

April 23, 2019, One Liberty Plaza, New York, NY.

On Tuesday, April 23, the Data Coalition will host its annual RegTech Data Summit in New York City, presented by Donnelley Financial Solutions (DFIN). The Summit will bring together Members of Congress, financial regulators, industry leaders, RegTech experts, academia, and open data advocates as they discuss the latest innovations and what the future will hold for RegTech.

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What’s Next for Open Data in the United States?

February 7, 2019, 1101 K Street NW, Suite 610, Washington, DC, 20005

Join us, the Center for Data Innovation, BSA | The Software Alliance, the Internet Association, SPARC, the Bipartisan Policy Center, and the American Library Association for a panel discussion about the future of open data in the United States, including how to address challenges related to implementing the OPEN Government Data Act and opportunities to leverage open data for economic and social benefits. Live stream here –

Public Forum: Promising Practices for the Federal Government’s Data Strategy

November 8, 2018, 1225 Eye St NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC, 20005

The Data Coalition is proud to partner with the Bipartisan Policy Center and the White House Office of Management and Budget on a joint public forum exploring the Federal Data Strategy on November 8.

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Data Transparency 2018

October 10, 2018, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C.

On October 10, join The Data Foundation and open data leaders from around the globe to explore how data is being standardized, shared and used to create a better future for our society.

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Modernizing Financial Regulatory Reporting: New Opportunities for Data and RegTech

September 12, 2018, 3 Times Square, New York, NY 10036

Join the Data Coalition, Thomson Reuters, and government guests to explore the modernization of U.S. federal financial regulatory reporting!

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Data Demo Day

June 6, 2018, Union Market, 1309 5th St NE, Washington, DC 20002

Our first-ever Data Demo Day showcased cutting-edge data solutions for a public-sector audience on June 6. Data solutions empower managers, citizens, entrepreneurs, Congress, civil society, and watchdogs.

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Data Breakfast: How the DATA Act is Modernizing Management

May 24, 2018, Ballston Center at Marymount University, 2nd Floor Ballston Conference Center, 1000 N. Glebe Rd., Arlington, VA 22201

On May 24th, our Data Breakfast, presented by CGI Federal, will introduce federal financial professionals to the new management tools now available to understand spending through live demonstrations. Join us to understand the DATA Act’s new opportunities for managers–and glimpse what’s coming in the future!

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RegTech Data Summit 2018

March 7, 2018, Capitol Hilton, Washington, D.C.

The inaugural RegTech Data Summit on March 7th, 2018, will connect agency leaders, Congress, regulated industries, and tech companies to define the future this emerging policy area. The RegTech Data Summit, will explore how regulation, technology, and data can be brought together to solve challenges facing government, regulators and industry.

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California Data Demo Day

October 19, 2017, Sacramento, CA

Across California, state agencies and local governments are modernizing the way they manage information. By collecting and sharing information as open data – accessible to all, electronically standardized – governments can be truly transparent to the Californians they serve. But open data doesn’t just deliver transparency; it simplifies internal processes, too. The Data Coalition and Grant Thornton will host our third California Data Demo Day.

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Data Transparency 2017

September 26, 2017, Renaissance Hotel, 999 9th Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Data Transparency 2017 is Washington’s largest open data event, hosted by our sister organization, the Data Foundation. The conference brings together government leaders, transparency advocates, and the technology industry to explore how technology can transform government, compliance, and the private sector. Join us!

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DATA Act Summit 2017

June 29, 2017, The Mayflower, 1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, D.C.

On June 29th, government and industry leaders convened at the Mayflower Hotel for the all-day Summit to take stock of the transformation of government spending information from documents to data.

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DATA Act Demo Day

June 28, 2017, Room: 2203, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

On June 28th, Data Coalition members will gather on Capitol Hill for a DATA Act Demo Day, showing Members of Congress how standardized spending data can deliver transparency, better management, and automated compliance. The DATA Act Demo Day is presented by

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Texas Data Demo Day: Transparency Outside, Efficiency Inside

May 10, 2017, Trinity Hall, 311 E. 5th St, Austin, TX

The Data Coalition and Grant Thornton hosted the Texas Data Demo Day, in partnership with Open Austin. The event was an opportunity to bring together agencies and legislators to explore the benefits of open data. Our panelists shared stories of open data success sourced from different branches and functions of government – but sharing common themes of external transparency and internal efficiency.

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DATA Act Breakfast: Spending Data Unleashed

April 27, 2017, 901 15th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C.

Under the DATA Act, every agency in the U.S. federal government will begin reporting its spending information as standardized data – creating the most valuable open data set in the world. The Data Coalition and Booz Allen Hamilton invite you to a breakfast panel discussion for a front-row seat on the firstfruits of the DATA Act. Join us on Thursday, April 27th, at the Booz Allen Hamilton Innovation Center.

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Financial Data Summit 2017

March 16, 2017, JW Marriott Washington, DC 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20004

The momentum for U.S. financial regulators to adopt transparent, standardized data across their reporting regimes is well underway. Reliance on disconnected documents means investors, industry and the regulators themselves lose out. The Data Coalition is waging a successful advocacy campaign to convince Congress and agencies that it is time to modernize!

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Data Transparency 2016 Featuring the White House Open Data Innovation Summit

September 28, 2016, Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001

Data Transparency 2016 (DT2016) will bring together government leaders, transparency advocates, and the technology industry to transform government information from disconnected documents into open data. DT2016 will feature three tracks: Open Data in Spending, Open Data in Regulation, and the first-ever federal White House Open Data Innovation Summit. Data Transparency 2016 is hosted by our sister organization, the Data Foundation and presented by Socrata.

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DATA Act Summit

May 26, 2016, Washington Hilton, 1919 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC

The third annual DATA Act Summit, hosted by the Data Coalition and the Association of Government Accountants, will bring together supporters of the open data transformation from across government and the private sector. On May 25th, Data Coalition members will gather on Capitol Hill for a DATA Act Demo Day, showing how standardized spending data can deliver transparency, better management, and automated compliance.
On May 26th, government and industry leaders will convene at the Washington Hilton for the main Summit to take stock of the transformation from documents to data.

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Legislative Data Demo Day

May 11, 2016, Room: 340, Cannon House Office Building, Washington, DC

Congress is poised to transform its legislative information from outdated documents into open, searchable data. If the House and Senate adopted a consistent data format for all bills, amendments, passed laws, and legal compilations, then new software could bring better transparency and more efficient lawmaking.

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Data Breakfast: Open Data For Oversight

April 26, 2016, 1776 Crystal City, 2231 Crystal Dr #1000, Arlington, VA 22202

When spending information is expressed as open data, managers and inspectors general can use it to deploy powerful new analytical tools that reveal patterns, suss out fraud, and direct investigations. Even before the DATA Act’s government-wide standards go into mandatory effect in May 2017, inspectors general and other leaders across the government are deploying analytical tools against existing data sets, to resounding effect.

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Securing the Future of Open Government Data in the United States

April 14, 2016, 1101 K ST NW, Suite 610, Washington DC, 20005

Join the Center for Data Innovation and the Data Coalition for a panel discussion about the future of open government data in the United States. Special guests include Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) and Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA).

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Financial Data Summit 2016

March 29, 2016, Washington, DC

The Coalition’s Second Annual Financial Data Summit: Data Standards Mean Business! Bringing together data transparency advocates and leaders in the financial regulation community to discuss the many benefits of moving from documents to data.

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California Data Demo Day 2016

March 1, 2016, Capitol Event Center, Sacramento, CA

The California Data Demo Day, hosted by the Data Coalition in Sacramento, is an opportunity to explore all three benefits of open data: better accountability for citizens, data-driven management for public-sector leaders, automated compliance for regulated entities.

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DATA Act Summit and Data Demo Day 2016

Brings together the key leaders in federal spending data.

Data Transparency Breakfasts

A series of Data Transparency Breakfasts in Washington.

Data Transparency 2015

Annual gathering of the most influential people in open data.

Member Events

Meet decision-makers and network in the data transparency arena.

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