Datum Awards

Wednesday, October 30, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Marriott Metro Center, Washington, D.C.


About the Awards

Following the GovDATAx summit, we will host the inaugural Datum Awards. The GovDATAx Datum Awards will recognize government champions whose work on meaningful initiatives is helping to unleash data for the public good. The reception will be an opportunity to network with fellow GovDATAx and Datum Award recipients.

Awards Categories

Chief Data Officer

Federal Chief Evaluation Officer

Member of Congress or senior political appointee

Award Criteria

Accomplishments should have occurred between October 2018 - September 20, 2019.

Nominees must be individuals who are champions for the use of data in evidence-based decision-making, transparency, and accountability.

Ultimately, those awarded a Datum Award will have: 

  1. Made unique contributions to government data policy;

  2. Shown sustained interest in using data for the public good;

  3. Proven to be a model, leader, or champion for the data community, and;

  4. Displayed characteristics that reflect the mission and values of the Data Coalition.

Important Dates

Nominations Open: Monday, August 28, 2019

Nominations Close: Friday, September 20, 2019 (extend until September 26)

Notification of Recipients: Monday, September 30, 2019

Award Ceremony: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Note: Registration to GovDATAx will guarantee you entry to the awards ceremony.