Lead with Open Data

Tuesday, March 7 | 4:15 pm - 4:45 pm

Chicago has taken its open data seriously from the start - hiring one of the nation's first CDOs, hosting weekly hack nights, engaging local universities, publishing massive datasets, and encouraging entrepreneurship and art. Now, the city is providing a whole new vision of what's possible with civic data and today's technology. Hear from former CDO Brett Goldstein and leading researcher Charlie Catlett about Chicago's journey with open data, what they've learned, and what they see coming in the next 10 years.


Brett Goldstein

Managing Partner, Ekistic Ventures

Charlie Catlett

Senior Computer Scientist, U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory