CivicActions at DKAN Open Data Summit 2017

DKAN Open Data Summit 2017

CivicActions is hosting the DKAN Open Data Summit on August 1 in Washington D.C. The event is in conjunction with Drupal GovCon.

Open data leaders will discuss how DKAN can help government agencies share public data to positively impact citizen lives.


  • The future of open data
  • DKAN functionality and public engagement
  • How to procure DKAN
  • DKAN roadmap and upcoming features
  • Case studies on DKAN success in the State of Georgia and the U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services


DKAN Open Data Summit is Tuesday, August 1, from 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET., at the Drupal GovCon Natcher Conference Center (Room F) in Washington, DC.

You must also register for Drupal GovCon (free).

Register for DKAN Open Data Summit (free).

2017-07-26T12:15:12+00:00 Categories: DKAN, Events, Government, Open Data|Tags: , , , , , |

About the Author:

Melinda is a writer and content strategist who joined CivicActions in 2015 to help get all the right words into all the right places. She loves using storytelling to highlight the value of civic tech in the lives of citizens, bringing out the heart and soul behind the digital transformation projects that make the world a better place. She is responsible for content creation, editing, research, publication, organization, and promotion on a variety of web and social media platforms — ensuring that content is user-friendly and relevant.

Melinda brings bright enthusiasm and a passion for humanity to every project. Whether helping a technologist transfer a concept into laymen’s terms or crafting a story about a project achievement, she is happiest when someone exclaims, “That is exactly what I was trying to say!”  

In conjunction with her work at CivicActions, Melinda has provided project management, content strategy, and administration efforts for Agile Government Leadership (AGL), a community of civic professionals promoting the use of agile methods in government. She also helps foster community engagement and provides engaging content for the DKAN open data project.

Prior to joining CivicActions, Melinda was a freelance writer and content strategist for a variety of clients in the civic tech space, including DotGov (providing mobile apps to governments), PageFreezer (providing website and social media archiving to agencies), and Urban Interactive Studio (providing outreach and engagement tools for public processes).

Melinda is currently living in an Airstream motorhome with her partner and three young kids, adventuring around the U.S.A. and seeking out as many trees and oceans as possible. She has a deep appreciation for avocados, her kids’ artwork, Instagram, clever science-y blogs with stick figure illustrations, and craft beer.