Online webinars, in person discussions, and conferences

May 23, 2018

May 2018 Ohio Data Demo Day

Morning Schedule

The U.S. Public Research Interest Group (PIRG) is a federation of state Public Interest Research Groups (PIRGs) that annually publishes a report rating all 50 US states on providing online access to government spending data. This report is widely used as the best assessment available on state financial transparency. In 2013, PIRG ranked Ohio 46th in the nation for government financial data transparency. Ohio’s Treasurer Josh Mandel took Ohio’s poor ranking as a challenge and set forth to make a change. To accomplish this, Treasurer Mandel built which for the first time in state history put every dollar spent online in a searchable database.

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March 04, 2018

March 2018 Contra Costa Civic Hackathon

2018 Open Data Day The Contra Costa Civic Hackathon representing the International Open Data Day 2018 was held in the Walnut Creek, CA Victory Workspace on 03 March 2018. “Open Data Day is an annual celebration of open data all over the world. For the seventh time in history, groups from around the world will create local events on the day where they will use open data in their communities. It is an opportunity to show the benefits of open data and encourage the adoption of open data policies in government, business and civil society.”

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January 29, 2018

January 2018, Ohio Townhall

January 2018 Ohio Townhall Transparency is a core principle of modern government. On 29 Jan 2018, Open Data Initiative (ODI) Director Sean Roberts and the Ohio panel of open data leaders to discussed how they’ve made Ohio’s state financial checkbook data more transparent, accessible, and consistent. Watch the video here

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November 30, 2017

December 2017, California Local Elected Officials (CLEO) Bay Area Meeting

December 2017 CPC CLEO - Join Sean Roberts from ODI and CPC at the Bay Area CLEO meeting. Talks include local elected officials for discussions on Financial Management, Government Transparency and Learning the Game. Chuck Reed With Keynote Speaker and Special Guest Steve Greenhut.

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November 19, 2017

November 2017 ODI Webinar

29nov17-webinar - On November 29th, Lincoln hosted a webinar with the Open Data Initiative Project Leader Sean Roberts. All about the Open Data Initiative, why it matters, and how you can get involved. Viewers had the chance to ask questions during Q&A.

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October 18, 2017

October 2017 Data Coalition Demo Day

Data Coalition

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September 26, 2017

September 2017 Data Foundation’s Data Transparency 2017

Data Transparency 2017 - Data Transparency 2017 was the fifth annual flagship open data policy conference. The all-day event, presented by Workiva, took place on September 26, 2017, in Washington, DC.

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September 21, 2017

September 2017, California Local Elected Officials (CLEO) Seal Beach Meeting

September 2017 CPC CLEO - Join Sean Roberts from ODI and CPC at the Orange County CLEO meeting.

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