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2018 Data Innovation Day

March 22 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm

National Technical Information Service (NTIS) 2018 Data Innovation Day – Addressing National Priorities through Data Insights

From The NTIS Team:
Please join the Commerce Department’s NTIS for 2018 Data Innovation Day!
Participate in a lively discussion of how agencies are tackling national priorities, deriving data insights, and accelerating mission outcomes! See how federal agencies are leveraging NTIS’s joint venture authority to improve operational effectiveness and enhance citizen services. Hear how federal agencies are using evidence-based tools from data collection through analysis and application. Discover a compelling data innovation model that empowers agencies to accelerate their data-driven priorities, while transforming data from being a mere commodity to becoming a fully-realized strategic data asset.

We hope that you’re able to join the conversation involving data science innovation across the federal government!


The NTIS Team

Who should attend: Federal agency officials responsible for implementing data strategies, including Chief Data Officers and Chief Information Officers, as well as policymakers with an interest in using data as a strategic asset to enable operational excellence in government.

Please note: Registration requires a federal government or military email address. This invitation is open only to federal government employees. A government ID with a picture is required to enter the building. For questions, please contact ntisevents@ntis.gov.

March 22, 2018

08:30am – Registration

09:00am – Welcome

Greg Capella
Deputy Director of National Technical Information Service
09:10am – Opening Keynote

The Honorable Dr. Walter G. Copan
Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology and NIST Director
09:25am – NTIS Innovative Data Services

Avi Bender
Director of the National Technical Information Service
09:40am – Panel Discussion – How Federal Agencies Can Leverage Data as a Strategic Asset

Dr. Caryl Brzymialkiewicz, HHS OIG, Chief Data Officer
Dr. Henry “Skip” Francis, FDA, Deputy Director, Office of Surveillance and Epidemiology,
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Marcel Jemio, OPM Data Management and Federal Solutions, Acting Chief and Chief
Data Architect
Michelle Earley, OPM Program Manager, USAJobs
10:25am – Lightning Talks – Joint Venture Partners Ongoing Data Collaborations involving HHS, FDA, OPM Projects

11:00am – Closing Keynote

Eliana Zavala
Office of Federal Procurement Policy
Office of Management and Budget
11:15am – Demonstrations & Networking

01:00pm – Adjourn


March 22
8:30 am - 1:00 pm


U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20230 United States
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