Minimizing Disclosure Risk in HHS Open Data Initiatives. Appendix A: Minutes



Addressing the Mosaic Effect: Best Practices in Protecting Confidentiality in Open Data Initiatives

Friday, June 27, 2014
Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 705A
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

9:30-9:45 Welcome and Overview of the Day

John Czajka (Mathematica) and Joan Turek (ASPE)

9:45-10:15 Session 1: Purpose of the Meeting: The Mosaic Effect and Open Data

Jim Scanlon (ASPE)

10:15-10:45 Session 2: Current Policies and Practices for Disclosure Avoidance with Federal Survey and Administrative Data

Jacob Bournazian (Energy Information Administration)

John Czajka (Mathematica)

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-12:30 Session 3: What Are the Re-identification Threats in Releasing Federal Data to the Public?

Moderator: Steve Cohen (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality)

Daniel Barth-Jones (Columbia University)

Khaled El Emam (University of Ottawa and Privacy Analytics)

Denise Love (National Association of Health Data Organizations)

Brad Malin (Vanderbilt University)

Latanya Sweeney (Federal Trade Commission and Harvard University)

12:30-1:30 Lunch in the Cafeteria

1:30-3:00 Session 4: Good Practices for Protecting Public Use Data

Moderator: Connie Citro (Committee on National Statistics)

Mark Asiala (U.S. Census Bureau)

Barry Johnson (Statistics of Income, Internal Revenue Service)

Allison Oelschlaeger (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services)

Eve Powell-Griner (National Center for Health Statistics)

Fritz Scheuren (NORC at the University of Chicago)

3:00-3:15 Break

3:15-4:00 Wrap-up

John Czajka (Mathematica)

Jim Scanlon (ASPE)

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