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October 28, 2016

Commerce Research Library, U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC, 20230
The Economic and Statistics Administration (ESA) is giving notice of the fourth meeting of the Commerce Data Advisory Council (CDAC). The CDAC will discuss economic data as well as other Council matters. The CDAC will meet in a plenary session on May 5th and 6th, 2016. Last-minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments. Members of the public are invited to observe the Committee proceedings and make comment during the public Comment session. Please see the Federal Register Notice for entry requirements and more information about the public comments.

Presentations - October 28, 2016

Search String Analysis

Jeff Chen, DOC

Democraticizing Data & Expanding Data Accessibility

Laura McGorman, ESA

Open Source Tools For Economic Data

Sally Thompson, BEA and Jeff Chen, DOC

Expertise-based Patent Matching

Karlheinz Skowronek, USPTO

Upcoming Data Work For PTO

Tom Beach, USPTO

Upcoming Data Work for NOAA

Ed Kearns, NOAA

Commerce Data Academy

Natassja Linzau, DOC

EDA Grants Viewer

Steven Devine, EDA

Council Recommendations Report


May 5-6, 2016

Google - New York
76 9th Avenue
New York, NY, 10011
The Economic and Statistics Administration (ESA) is giving notice of the fourth meeting of the Commerce Data Advisory Council (CDAC). The CDAC will discuss economic data as well as other Council matters. The CDAC will meet in a plenary session on May 5th and 6th, 2016. Last-minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments. Members of the public are invited to observe the Committee proceedings and make comment during the public Comment session. Please see the Federal Register Notice for entry requirements and more information about the public comments.

Presentations - May 6, 2016

U.S. Patent and Trade Office CDAC Presentation

Tom Beach, USPTO

The Big Data Alliance

Robert Hanisch, NIST

Commerce Data Usability Project

Pri Oberoi, CDS


January 14, 2016

On Thursday, January 14, 2016, three Commerce Data Advisory Council (CDAC) Working Groups (WG): Data Governance, Data Usability, and New Exporter will hold a separate meetings, through virtual means, to discuss perspective WG matters. The purpose of each session is to discuss the scope and definition of the working group, and to outline potential deliverables over the next 6 months.

October 29-30, 2015

National Oceanic and Administration's
David Skaggs Research Center
325 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80305
The Economic and Statistics Administration (ESA) is giving notice of the Fall 2015 meeting of the Commerce Data Advisory Council (CDAC). The CDAC will discuss environmental data, workforce capabilities to improve data operations, data protection, and other Council matters. The CDAC will meet in a plenary session on October 29-30, 2015. Last-minute changes to the schedule are possible, which could prevent giving advance public notice of schedule adjustments. Members of the public are invited to observe the Committee proceedings and make comment during the public Comment session. Please see the Federal Register Notice for entry requirements and more information about the public comments.

Presentations - NOAA

Getting Data To Our Customers

Tom Karl, NOAA

NOAA Big Data Proejct

Brian Eiler, NOAA

Lessons for CDAC from NOAA Data Policies

Bill Gail, Global Weather Corporation

Presentations - CDAC Members and Cybersecurity

Converting Data in Action

Katy Borner, Indiana University

Discovery and Use of Commerce Data from Small Businesses

Karin Remington, Arjuna Solutions

Commerce Update and Response to CDAC Recommendations

Ian Kalin, DCO

NIST Cybersecurity Reference Materials

Matthew Schnoll, NIST


July 30, 2015

Intel Corporation, Robert Noyce Building
2200 Mission College Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
The second meeting of the Commerce Data Advisory Council. Members of the public were invited on a first come, first served basis (depending on the availability of meeting room space) to listen to the Committee proceedings and to make comments.

Meeting Agenda

Presentations - Income, Patent, and Trademark Data

Income Data

Enrique Lamas, Trudi Renwick, US Census Bureau

Commerce Income Data Project

Lisa Wolfisch, US Census Bureau

Income Site MockUp

Lisa Wolfisch, US Census Bureau

Open Data RoadMap

Thomas Beach, USPTO

Presentations - Workforce and Skills, Public Partnerships & Feedback

18F: Government Digital Commercial Corps

Hillary Hartley, 18F, GSA

Filling Hard to Acquire Talent

John Thompson, Director, US Census Bureau

Commercial Data Service Launch

Ian Kalin, DOC

Digital Economy

Department of Commerce


April 23-24, 2015

Google Washington, DC
25 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001
The inaugural meeting of the Commerce Data Advisory Council was held on Thursday, April 23 and Friday, April 24, 2015 at Google Washington, DC, 25 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20001. Members of the public were invited on a first come, first served basis (depending on the availability of meeting room space) to listen to the Committee proceedings and to make comments.

Presentations - April 23, 2015

U.S. Census Bureau

Jeannie Shiffer, US Census Bureau

CThe NOAA Big Data Project

Brian Eiler, NOAA

Celebrating 225 Years of Open Data

Ajay Kundaria, Patent & Trademark Office

Decrypting Data: myUSCIS

Michelle Williams, National Technical & Information Services Bureau

A Legacy of Data & A Future of Opportunity

Lucas Hitt, Bureau of Economic Analysis

International Trade Administration Trade Developer Portal

Kim Becht & Stuart Ridgway, ITA

Presentations - April 24, 2015

Open Data 2.0: Overview of the Commerce Department's Data Plan

Ian Kalin, DOC and Lynn Overmann, DOC

Zillow's Use of Public Data

Stan Humphries, Zillow

Lessons for CDAC from Environmental Data

William Gail, Global Weather Corporation

DATA: Government's Most Valuable Renewable Resource

Kevin Merritt, Socrata

Open Data in the G8

Daniel Castro, Center for Data Innovation


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