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Thank you for attending Data Transparency 2016!

From the whole Data Foundation team, we'd like to thank you for being a part of our fourth annual open data conference, Data Transparency 2016 (DT2016), featuring the first-ever White House Open Data Innovation Summit. Also, we'd like to thank all DT2016 sponsors, including the Title Sponsor, Socrata.

DT2016 was Washington's largest-ever open data event, and the first time the Data Foundation hosted the flagship conference. Over 1,000 open data enthusiasts gathered at the Washington Convention Center to share the State of the Union of Open Data and grow the open data community. 

Missed DT2016? We've got you covered! 

Click here to watch the webcast

DT2016 highlights

  • Key Obama Administration leaders addressed DT2016, including OMB Director Shaun Donovan, United States Chief Technology Officer Megan Smith, GSA Administrator Denise Turner Roth, and Chief Information Officer Tony Scott. They described the progress of the open data movement in the US, including the passage and implementation of the DATA Act and FOIA reform. 
  • Over 50 speakers spoke about transforming government information into open data - representing dozens of federal agencies, state governments, and innovative programs from Estonia, the Netherlands, and Australia.
  • The Treasury Department's DATA Act team, led by Dave Lebryk and Christina Ho, gave DT2016 attendees the first-ever public demonstration of the DATA Act Broker, an open source software that helps federal agencies standardize spending data to comply with the DATA Act of 2014.

DT2016 photo album 

Click here to view the event photo album

DT2016 media coverage

#Data2016 on Twitter

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