Rounding Square Pegs: Creating Successful Open Data Programs

So, you’ve been tasked to “make open data happen.” Now what? Do you need to make open data work like other jurisdictions? Can you just do what they did? You don’t need to. You can be successful on your own terms. Open Data is still relatively new, and many jurisdictions are pioneering new approaches. New York State, San Mateo County and Montgomery County have all been there and worked hard to succeed in a variety of ways. They’re joining us onstage to share candid tips and tricks and start a collaborative conversation for rolling out open data in government.

Speaker: Victoria Lewis, dataMontgomery Project Manager, Mongtomery County, MD

Speaker: John Ridener, Open Data Community Liaison, San Mateo County, CA

Speaker: Barbara Cohn, Chief Data Officer, State of New York