US: Data Innovation Policy: Enabling Access and Promoting Use
Hosted by Microsoft Corporation and BSA | The Software Alliance
November 14, 2019
20 F Street, NW, Washington, DC
As our devices become smarter and our infrastructure more interconnected, the volume of data being generated by public and private sources on a daily basis is exploding. Open data policies have emerged as a critical driver of innovation in government and across every industry sector. Join BSA and Microsoft for a conversation with experts about the latest developments in open data policy and what is coming next.
10:00 a.m. – Welcome
- Aaron Cooper, Vice President, Global Policy, BSA | The Software Alliance
10:10 a.m. – Data Sharing: What’s at Stake?
- Video Presentation: Seattle Children's Hospital SIDS research with Microsoft
10:15 a.m. – Remarks from Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA), sponsor of the OPEN government Data Act
- Introduction by Erich Andersen, Corporate Vice President and Chief IP Counsel, Microsoft Corporation
10:30 a.m. – Panel 1: Federal Open Data Policy: What’s Next?
- Dr. Mona Siddiqui, Chief Data Officer, Office of the CTO, Department of Health and Human Services
- Charles Duan, Senior Fellow and Director, Technology & Innovation, R Street Institute
- Steefan Verhulst, Co-Founder and Chief Research and Development Officer, NYU GovLab
- Pam Walker, Senior Policy Analyst, Splunk
- Clifton Roberts, Global Director, Cloud & Data Policy, Intel
- Moderator: Christian Troncoso, Director, Policy, BSA | The Software Alliance
11:15 a.m. – Panel 2: Industry Perspective: New Governance Approaches to Data Sharing
- Erich Andersen, Corporate Vice President and Chief IP Counsel, Microsoft Corporation
- Brenda Kostelecky, Director, Cascadia Data Alliance, Fred Hutch
- Chris O’Neill, Associate General Counsel, Intellectual Property, IBM
- Brian Raymond, Director, Global Digital Policy, Siemens
- Moderator: Chris Hopfensperger, Executive Director, Software.org
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