2015 Data Innovation Day

Let's Talk Data

Data Innovation Day 2015 will be an online-only virtual conference of data scientists, technologists, civic leaders, and other experts exploring how data-driven innovation is helping to grow the economy and create a better world. On January 22, 2015 (12:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST), participants from around the world will share their thoughts about how data is creating new economic and social opportunities and the challenges ahead for maximizing these benefits. A live stream of the conversation will be available to all registered participants.

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About Data Innovation Day

On January 22, 2015, join the Center for Data Innovation in celebrating the third annual Data Innovation Day. The purpose of Data Innovation Day is to raise awareness about the benefits and opportunities that have come from the data revolution. Participants around the world will participate in an online video discussion about the economic and social opportunities made possible by data-driven innovation.

Agenda and Speakers

Data for Public Good: Healthcare, Education, Public Safety, and the Environment
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Stefan Heeke (Executive Director, SumAll.org), Alan Inouye (Director of the Office for IT Policy, American Library Association), Max Richman (Chapter Leader, DataKind DC and Chief Data Scientist, GeoPoll), Jesse St. Charles (Director of Data Science, Knewton), Andrew Zaleski (Freelance Journalist)

Open Data, Civic Hacking, and Data-Driven Government
12:50 PM – 1:40 PM
Speakers: Michael Flowers (Urban Science Fellow, Center for Urban Science + Progress), Cameron Kerry (Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Brookings), Seamus Kraft (Executive Director, OpenGov Foundation), Maksim Pecherskiy (Chief Data Officer, City of San Diego)

Wearables, Sensors, and the Internet of Things
1:40 PM – 2:30 PM
Speakers: Philip DesAutels (Senior Director of IoT, The Linux Foundation), Mohamad Foustok (CTO, BlueMaestro), Aurelia Moser (Map Scientist, CartoDB), William Jeffries (Founding Officer, Heat Seek NYC), Ori Shaashua (Co-Founder, Neura), Pablo Vittori (VP of Technology, Globant)

Innovations in Analytics, Visualization, and Big Data Technologies
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Speakers: Sridhar Iyengar (Distinguished Engineer, IBM Research), Angel Pizarro (Technical Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services), Mark Silverman (CEO, Treeminer), Chris Surdak (Author, Data Crush), David Sears (DATAvangelist, Tableau), Michael Wilde (Chief of Awesome, Splunk)

Startups, Entrepreneurship, and New Business Models in the Data Economy
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
Speakers: Joel Gurin (Senior Advisor, GovLab at NYU), Hudson Hollister (Executive Director, Data Transparency Coalition), Brian Norris (CIO, Perscio), Rachel Nyswander Thomas (Executive Director, Data-Driven Marketing Institute), John Zoshak (Policy Manager, FiscalNote)

Data Innovation Day Partners

Become A Partner

There is no cost to become a Data Innovation Day partner. Partners will be highlighted on our website and featured in our promotional material. Partners will be invited to participate in the Data Innovation Day online discussion. To become a partner, contact info@datainnovation.org.

Center for Data Innovation