Data Days Cleveland 2017 HIMSS Innovation Center ALT - Friday March 3, 2017
Cleveland’s first annual celebration of civic technology, data & the doers working to improve our region, Data Days Cle was presented by the The Cleveland Civic Tech + Open Data Collaborative (The Collaborative) at the HIMSS Innovation Center, 4th floor of the Global Center for Health Innovation.
The morning of Friday, March 3rd, also known as “ALT” features a keynote address and forum with Aneesh Chopra, President of NavHealth, author of Innovative State and the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States of America appointed under President Barack Obama.
Aimed at civic activists, as well as institutional and government leaders, “ALT” was an exploration of the use of open federal, state, and local government data and civic engagement. The forum featured a local perspective alongside Aneesh representing how communities properly enable handshakes among stakeholders and handoffs to civic innovators to better serve communities.
Cleveland Councilman Brian Cummins thanked the supporters and then introduced Lev Gonick, CEO of Digital C.
Lev Gonick introducing Aneesh Chopra
Lev then introduced the keynote speaker Aneesh Chopra who served as the first Chief Technology Officer of the United States.