WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Commerce Department's new Data Advisory Council (CDAC) will hold its first meeting next Thursday, April 23rd and Friday April 24th at Google headquarters in Washington, D.C. The 19- member council of leading technologists and data leaders was created to provide the Department with advice and recommendations to revolutionize Commerce data, enabling the public and private sectors to gain new insights, innovate and create jobs.
The event will be hosted by Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Dr. Mark Doms, the Department's new Chief Data Officer Ian Kalin and the Department's Deputy Chief Data Officer Lynn Overmann. Commerce Department Secretary Penny Pritzker is also expected to participate in the first day's activities. This event will be broadcast live on YouTube, see below**:
Title: Inaugural Meeting of the Commerce Data Advisory Council (CDAC)
This meeting is open to the public. First come, first served**
Date and Time: Thursday, April 23, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Friday, April 24, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: Google, 25 Massachusetts Avenue, NS, Suite 800, Washington, D.C.
Event description: The CDAC members represent the best and brightest private and public sector thought leaders on data management and dissemination in the United States. See the CDAC webpage for information on the membership and meeting agenda: http://www.esa.doc.gov/content/commerce-data-advisory-council-cdac
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SOURCE U.S. Department of Commerce