Sunlight on ‘Technology for Greater Transparency’ Panel


Today the director of Sunlight Labs, Tom Lee, will be speaking at a Sunshine Week event hosted by and the Center for American Progress. Tom will evaluate the current state of transparency and the role of technology in advancing open government. He is joined on the second panel by Jennifer LaFleur, the director of Computer-Assisted Reporting at ProPublica, Sheila Krumholz, the executive director of the Center for Responsive Politics and Todd Park, the chief technology office at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The day will look at the practical applications of transparency initiatives – a mix of policy and technical considerations. The event is full of familiar faces in the transparency world and will be webcast live with an opportunity for all viewers to submit questions (and on CSPAN).

The panel begins at 12:00 EST – Tune in here.