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Sessions

Music Data and The Blockchain: A Perfect Marriage?

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Room: 
Classroom 2

Who owns the rights to this song? This question has always been complicated to answer properly, and in today's digital music economy, answering that question systematically is more imperative than ever to ensure the right creators and copyright owners get paid accurately and quickly. This talk will provide a brief overview of how a blockchain anchored solution and leveraging machine learning techniques can modernize how rights management data can be managed properly, and why this is critical for the growth and sustainability of the creator-driven businesses in media. 

Hudson Valley Regional Data Center - An Information Intermediary to help people find and use information to improve the communities they call home

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Room: 
Classroom 2
Building: 
OU Boces

This talk will be an overview of HV's open data initiative (ODI) and efforts towards the formation of a regional data center to serve the mid-Hudson Valley's 7 counties, 15 cities, 235 municipalities and 1.3 million residents. We'll cover the role of the HV Regional Data Center as an information intermediary, the players associated with HV's open data ecosystem, and the innovation opportunities available for app/dev, analysts and publishing professionals, government officials & NGO leaders, academic researchers, and entrepreneurs. 

Promoting Open Data: A Case Study

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 5:00pm to 5:30pm
Room: 
Classroom 2
Building: 
OU Boces

What does promoting Open Data look like in practice. We'll examine a large research organization was having trouble getting its researchers to comply with their open data policy. An in-depth process involving focus groups, one-on-one interviews, a technology audit, and review of policies and procedures identified factors that were discouraging compliance with the open data policy. This review led to recommendations for policy and procedure changes that will encourage researchers to follow the policy in the future.

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