Information Resources Exchange Group


Commission Office
The ACP Building - 8th Floor
190 N. Independence Mall West
Philadelphia, PA 19106
For directions Call (215) 592-1800
Please Use Sixth Street Entrance


1. Call to Order and Introductions



2. NJ Open Data and GIS Applications, Sean McGinnis, IT Specialist, New Jersey Office of GIS

New Jersey Office of GIS is developing a new method to deliver geospatial data content with a shift away from the traditional static file download to a service-based method with greater data offerings. Learn about some of the tools and methods OGIS has been testing and the road map for opening the State’s information to a wider audience.

3. Open Data: Beyond Transparency & Accountability, Tim Wisniewski, Chief Data Officer, City of Philadelphia

Beyond transparency and accountability, open data can benefit civic engagement as well as internal government processes. Find out the new process-driven approach the City of Philadelphia is using to prioritize which data to release, to release it responsibly in consistent, useful formats, and to decrease the amount of work for department staff.

Information Items

4. Member Roundtable

Attendees are encouraged to share recent accomplishments and to discuss any ongoing projects that you or your agency is working on that is related to information gathering and sharing.

5. DVRPC Work Program Update


6. New Business

  1. Recent Event Reports;
    Attendees are encouraged to provide a brief summary of any recent meeting or conference they attended.
  2. Upcoming Events;
    Attendees are encouraged to announce any upcoming meeting or conference.
  3. Next Year's Meeting Dates;
    March 10, June 10, September 9, December 9.

7. Adjournment and Lunch