Management Group and Data Transparency Coalition to Co-Host
Government Data Standards Summit
Needham, MA- 02-11-2014 - The Object Management Group®
(OMG®) and the Data
Transparency Coalition will co-host a Government Data
Standards Summit at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, VA on
Tuesday, March 25, 2014. The summit will provide an
opportunity for U.S. federal policymakers and data
architects who are deploying data standards to connect
directly with standards specialists in the tech industry.
The full-day event will begin with a keynote address on
the potential of data standards in the federal government.
Panel discussions throughout the day will discuss government
data standards already in place, the future potential of
standards in new areas of federal reporting, and the
challenges of developing standards for governmental use.
Panelists will include representatives from the U.S.
Department of Defense, the U.S. Treasury, the National
Archives and Records Administration, and private-sector
"We're pleased to partner with the Object Management
Group to host the Government Data Standards Summit,"
said Hudson Hollister, Executive Director of the Data
Transparency Coalition. "Across many domains of
government activity, standards are critically important for
delivering data that is not only open, but also valuable and
reliable. This will be the first opportunity for standards
professionals in domains as diverse as law enforcement,
financial regulation, and federal spending to learn from one
The registration fee for the event is $150.00 USD for
private sector attendees. To view the full agenda and to
register, visit http://www.omg.org/gov-va-14.
Discounts are available for non-profit representatives.
About the Data Transparency Coalition
The Data Transparency Coalition advocates on behalf of the
private sector and the public interest for the publication
of government information as standardized, machine-readable
data. Members include tech sector leaders such as Teradata
Corporation, WebFilings, and PwC, and smaller start-ups such
as Level One Technologies and BrightScope. For more
Celebrating its 25th anniversary, OMG is an international, open membership, not-for-profit
computer industry standards consortium. OMG Task Forces
develop enterprise integration standards for a wide range of
technologies and an even wider range of industries. OMG's
modeling standards enable powerful visual design, execution
and maintenance of software and other processes. Visit www.omg.org
for more information.
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