June 29, 2009 Open Data Standards Hearing
UPDATE 1: The hearing transcript is available here.
The New York City Council Committee on Technology in Government held an important hearing on open data standards for all city agencies at 1:00pm June 29th at 250 Broadway in the 14th Floor Hearing Room. This bill, Introduction 991-2009, is an effort to increase government transparency and access to public data.
This hearing was tweeted and video archived.
CONTEXT OF INT. 991-2009
DETAILS OF THE HEARING
Video from the hearing
Introduction and Sami Naim, Assistant Counselor to the Mayor
Andrew Hoppin, Benjamin Kallos, Ian Jacobs
Morgan Reed, James Vasile and Phil Ashlock
Chris Keeley, Rachael Fauss/Denora Getachew, Joshua Breitbart
Tom Lowenhaupt, Silona Bonewald, Frank Hebbert
Andrew Brust, Jay Sulzberger, Kayza Kleinman
TESTIMONIES (by panel)
Sami Naim, Assistant Counselor to the Mayor
Benjamin Kallos, Open Government Foundation
Morgan Reed, The Association for Competitive Technology (ACT)
James Vasile, Software Freedom Law Center
Chris Keeley, Common Cause
Joshua Brietbart, People’s Production House
Tom Lowenhaupt, Connecting .nyc
Andrew Burnst, twentysix New York
For the Public Record:
CUNY Graduate Center