Wednesday, May 20, 2020, 10:00 AM - 2:15 PM
As modern society evolves to accommodate new state and federal legal requirements for data sharing, access, and privacy protections, a renewed focus on how to responsibly and ethically manage data has emerged. Despite increased calls for recognizing data as a strategic asset across government, there are considerable challenges for achieving this reality.
During the first virtual symposium hosted by the Data Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank focused on data management and use, participants learned and engaged in dialogue about developing approaches for implementing new legal requirements and satisfying expectations across the American public for applying data governance models to meaningfully use data for producing insights that benefit society.
2020 Virtual Symposium: Session 1 (morning) from Data Foundation on Vimeo.
2020 Virtual Symposium: Session 2 (afternoon) from Data Foundation on Vimeo.
Note: Speakers will be added as they are confirmed.
Former Chair, Commission Evidence-Based Policymaking
Director, Division of Data Development and Information Products, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
President and Founder, Center for Open Data Enterprise
President, Data Foundation
Assistant Director, Center for Evaluation Methods and Issues, Government Accountability Office
Chief Medical Advisor, Bipartisan Policy Center
Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University and Data Foundation Board Member
Institute Fellow, Urban Institute
Former Director, National Center for Health Statistics
Chief Data Officer, Conference of State Bank Supervisors - former Chief Data Officer, General Services Administration
Director of Research, Data Foundation
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Welcome Remarks & Keynote Address
Nick Hart, Ph.D., President, Data Foundation
Kathy Newcomer, Ph.D., Professor of Public Policy and Public Administration, George Washington University and Data Foundation Board Member
Keynote: Katharine Abraham, former Chair, Commission Evidence-Based Policymaking
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Panel: Value of Data: Cases from Public Health that Demonstrate Why High-Quality, Accessible Data Matter
This panel offers meaningful examples of why the engagement on sharing and using data matters for society – setting the stage for why this work is relevant and worth the investment of time and intellectual capital.
Joel Gurin, President and Founder, Center for Open Data Enterprise
Anand Parekh, MD, Chief Medical Advisor, Bipartisan Policy Center
Charles Rothwell, Former Director, National Center for Health Statistics
Moderator: Rashida Dorsey, Ph.D., M.P.H., Director, Division of Data Development and Information Products, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
11:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m.
12:30 - 1:00 p.m.
Kris Rowley, Chief Data Officer, Conference of State Bank Supervisors - former Chief Data Officer, General Services Administration
1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Panel: Next Steps for Building the Evidence Act’s Intended Culture – What we Know from Research
This panel highlights research that relates to successful implementation of the core aspects of the Evidence Act, particularly related to culture and resources.
Terell Lasane, Ph.D., Assistant Director, Center for Evaluation Methods and Issues, Government Accountability Office
Demetra Nightingale, Ph.D., Institute Fellow, Urban Institute
Moderator: Joe Willey, Ph.D., Director of Research, Data Foundation
2:00 - 2:15 p.m.
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