Advisory panel looks for 'moonshot' in Commerce data
April 24, 2015
The inaugural meeting of the Commerce Data Advisory Council discussed how the Commerce Department can take their troves of data to the next level for the American public.
David Stegon was a staff reporter for FedScoop and StateScoop from 2011-2014.
The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to its National Geospatial Advisory Committee.
"Geospatial information and technology are essential and growing components of our economy, and play a vital role in helping us manage our resources and achieve critical national goals,” said Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Water and Science Anne Castle.
“The National Geospatial Advisory Committee provides a valuable service in supplying critical advice on important geospatial issues and in working together with the FGDC to pursue the common goal of advancing the use and effectiveness of geospatial information."
Nominations for appointment to the NGAC should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by July 19, 2012. Nominations may come from employers, associations, professional organizations, or other geospatial organizations and should include:
Additional information can be found at fgdc.gov/ngac.