Tech Experts to Host Open Data Forum in Long Beach Dec 17

California Forward and Code for America invite city officials and staff to attend a free event December 17 exploring how open civic data helps local governments be more efficient, effective and responsive. Leaders in the field will share best practices and case studies from around the nation, with a focus on policy, process and implementation. Breakout sessions will cater to both technical and non-technical participants.

Confirmed speakers include Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia, City of LA Chief Data Officer Abhi Nemani, Peter Koht of OpenCounter as well as many others. The event is an extension of the work Ca Fwd and Code for America have done in other regions, including previosu forums held in San Bernardino (pictured above) and San Jose.

Register for the free event here, or direct questiosn to Robb Korinke.

Who/What/When/Where:

Open Data Forum
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
10:00am-2:00pm

Open to City and County Elected officials and relevant staff.

Held at Long Beach City College, cost is free.


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