You’re invited! Join SIIA for lunch and exciting presentations on how big data is being employed to protect citizens. The lunch workshop titled “Big Data at Work for Citizens: Applying Data Analytics for Empowerment and Fraud Prevention,” will take place on July 17 from 12-1: 30pm in Room G11 of the Dirksen Senate office building. RSVP HERE
Executive Director Marjory Blumenthal of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) will open the event with discussion of the Administration and PCAST reports on Big Data and Privacy released in May.
Featured Presentations include:
- “Big Data Analytics for Financial Regulation” IBM.
- “Harnessing the Power of Data to Help Small Businesses Access the Funding Sources They Need to Grow” Intuit QuickBooks Financing.
- “Using Identity-Based Filters to Prevent Tax Fraud, Waste and Abuse” LexisNexis Risk Solutions.
- “Using Data to Combat Fraud in Government Programs” SAS.
- “Utilizing Data to Help Recover Missing and Exploited Children” Thomson Reuters.
As data-driven innovation changes consumers’ lives, policymakers around the world are continuing to assess big data to maximize the benefits while calculating potential harm. To help bring light to the real-world impact of data-driven innovation and to inform policymakers, SIIA will host a series of presentations that explore how data is creating economic and social value. In addition, the SIIA workshop will feature an in-depth discussion about key policy considerations when maximizing data-driven innovation.
WHO: The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)
WHAT: Big Data at Work for Citizens: Applying Data Analytics for Empowerment and Fraud Prevention
WHEN: Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 12 pm – 1:30 pm
WHERE: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room G11
To learn more about the event, and to RSPV click here.
David LeDuc is Senior Director, Public Policy at SIIA. He focuses on e-commerce, privacy, cyber security, cloud computing, open standards, e-government and information policy. Follow the SIIA public policy team on Twitter at @SIIAPolicy.