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NITRD FASTER CoP Meetings & Inter-American Development Bank Open Data Portal

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• 6:30 p.m. Welcome and Introduction - New Tutorial and Mentoring on Recent NITRD FASTER CoP Meetings, Data Science and Analytics in Government Meetup, Current and Upcoming Activities, and Big Data, Analytics, and Data Science. Slides ( (See Story ( and Slides ( for September 8th Meetup Not Held)

• 7:10 p.m. Brief Member Introductions

• 7:15 p.m Finding Funding for Research Topics on NSF Website (a simple example of “finding”), 04-AUG-2014, Chuck Rehberg, CTO, Semantic Insights™ a Division of Trigent Software, Inc. Slides (

• 7:45 p.m.​ Annette Hester (,6853.html), Project Coordinator, Energy Innovation Center, Infrastructure and Environment Sector,

Annette Hester has developed the Open Data portal for the Inter-American Development Bank (,8879.html?view=v11). Her portal allows international development users to export numerous categories of data in JSON, RDF, and CSV formats. She is exploring more use cases and opportunities for Linked Data to inform decisions in government and business. Slides

• 8:30 p.m. Open Discussion

• 8:45 p.m. Networking

• 9:00 p.m. Depart