August 6, 2014, 8-10 a.m.; The City Club of Washington at Columbia Square in Washington, D.C.
Guest speaker David McClure, lead analyst for open government data in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, will join us to share NOAA's open data business partnership model – followed by a roundtable discussion.
This off-the-record executive breakfast discussion is complimentary for government attendees. RSVP to Liz Christensen at firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited.
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In this blog from Joyce Hunter, deputy chief information officer for policy and planning, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), learn more about USDA's support of the Open Data Policy and the recently launched Food, Agriculture and Rural virtual community on Data.gov.
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MeriTalk's recent study, "The Big Data Cure," examines the current and future landscapes of Federal healthcare and healthcare research in relation to Big Data. MeriTalk and EMC recently surveyed 150 Federal executives focused on healthcare and healthcare research to find out if Big Data is the cure. Download the report to learn more.