IEEE CTCN Monthly Meeting, Wednesday, March 23, 2016: "City of Austin Research and Development Projects Using Open Data, Big and Not so Big"

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IEEE CTCN Monthly Meeting, Wednesday, March 23, 2015: "City of Austin Research and Development Projects Using Open Data, Big and Not so Big"

Biography: Dr. Ted Lehr is the IT Data Architect with the City of Austin and part-time lecturer in computer science at Texas State University.  He has over 20 years of experience in companies large and small as an engineer, researcher, executive and manager.  He is currently focused on assisting the City’s open data efforts as well as facilitating citizens, businesses and universities in the Austin area to add  value to that data.  He teaches software engineering at Texas State University.

Abstract: The City of Austin is committed to open data in support of open government.  To that end it has published several data sets on its open data portal.  It has several initiatives with universities, industry and community members to use that data to address community challenges while enabling business development and community participation in improving city services, transportation, safety, the environment and workforce equity.  This talk will be  a review of some of the initiatives. 

$5.00 minimum cost for the restaurant.  Supper is optional at extra cost.  Reservations are not required.  All interested parties are invited to attend.



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  • 2121 West Parmer Lane at Lamplight Village Ave.
  • Austin, Texas
  • United States 78727
  • Building: PoK-e-Jo's Smokehouse
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  • Bill Martino, Chairman IEEE Central Texas Consultants Network

  • Starts 22 February 2016 03:50 PM
  • Ends 23 March 2016 06:00 PM
  • All times are US/Central
  • No Admission Charge
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  Speakers

Ted Lehr, Ph.D. of IEEE Central Texas Section

Topic:

City of Austin Research and Development Projects Using Open Data, Big and Not so Big

The City of Austin is committed to open data in support of open government.  To that end it has published several data sets on its open data portal.  It has several initiatives with universities, industry and community members to use that data to address community challenges while enabling business development and community participation in improving city services, transportation, safety, the environment and workforce equity.  This talk will be  a review of some of the initiatives.

Biography:

Dr. Lehr is the IT Data Architect with the City of Austin and part-time lecturer in computer science at Texas State University.  He has over 20 years of experience in companies large and small as an engineer, researcher, executive and manager.  He is currently focused on assisting the City’s open data efforts as well as facilitating citizens, businesses and universities in the Austin area to add  value to that data.  He teaches software engineering at Texas State University.

Email:

Address:Texas, United States

Ted Lehr, Ph.D. of IEEE Central Texas Section

Topic:

City of Austin Research and Development Projects Using Open Data, Big and Not so Big

Biography:

Email:

Address:Texas, United States





Agenda

6:00 to 6:30pm -- Networking

6:30 to 8:30pm -- Business and Program



The Consultants Network meets monthly. Except when meeting jointly with other groups, the Consultants Network meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month. Meetings usually begin with informal networking from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m., followed by presentations from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. by experts in technology, marketing, sales, advertising, financial or legal needs of small businesses and special needs of consultants.