Data Transparency Coalition

A member of our Non-profit Stakeholder community since December, 2012.

The Data Transparency Coalition is the only trade association that advocates data reform for the U.S. government. The Coalition brings together companies, nonprofit organizations, and individuals to support policies that require federal agencies to publish their data online, using standardized, machine-readable, nonproprietary identifiers and markup languages.

Data Coalition News (June 16, 2016)

The latest: SEC Announces Voluntary Inline XBRL Filings Third Annual DATA Act Summit: A Critical Tipping Point Reached, but Big Challenges Remain to be Solved in 2017 Watch the Morning Sessions from DATA Act Summit Read Former OMB Director Shelley Metzenbaum’s Keynote Speech from DATA Act Summit

DATA Act Hackathon

Thursday, April 27 - Friday, April 28, 2017
Workshop || Booz Allen Hamilton Innovation Center hosted by Data Coalition
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With the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act), federal agencies and citizens alike now have access to federal spending data that can answer that question. But access to the data is just the first step toward gaining insight, assessing performance, and making decisions. In order to not only understand where the money […more]

DATA Act Summit

8 AM EDT Thursday, May 26, 2016
Conference || Washington Hilton hosted by Data Coalition
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The third annual DATA Act Summit will bring together supporters of the open data transformation from across government and the private sector.

Data Transparency 2015

8 AM - 6 PM EDT Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Conference || JW Marriott Washington, DC hosted by Data Coalition
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Current Change, Future Vision Join federal leaders working to transform government information from disconnected documents into open data Data Transparency 2015, Washington’s largest-ever open data policy conference.

DATA Act Summit 2015

8:00 AM EDT Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Conference || Washington Convention Center hosted by Data Coalition
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The full implementation of the DATA Act will open the full life cycle of federal spending to public scrutiny; enable Big Data analytics to inform management; solve longstanding reporting challenges for grantees and contractors; and provide new business opportunities for technology companies. These goals can only be realized through close collaboration between all of these […more]

Financial Regulation Summit: Data Transparency Transformation

8 AM - 6 PM EDT Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Data Transparency Coalition Conference || Union Market hosted by Data Coalition
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This is the first gathering of data transparency advocates and financial regulation leaders discussing the many benefits of moving from documents to data.


Opportunities for cost-cutting, reduction in time delays and streamlining of manual or outdated processes are more significant in reporting domains beyond SEC and FDIC reporting. Federal, state and local government agencies collect and report vast amounts of data, tracking expenditures on programs and monitoring their success. Data collected is reported back to the American public, […more]

Data Transparency 2014

8:00 AM EDT Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Conference || JW Marriott Washington, DC hosted by Data Coalition
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Join leaders from government, business, and society as they explore the open data transformation – from DATA Act implementation to financial regulatory reform to legislative actions, and much more.