DAMA - the Data Management Association International elected its first board of directors in 1988. The first chapter was founded in 1980 in Los Angeles. Other early chapters were: San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Minneapolis, New York, and Washington D.C. DAMA has been hosting an annual conference since 1989 when our first symposium was held in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Today, our annual symposium is the premier international event for the data management profession. DAMA International is an all volunteer organization governed by an Executive Board of Directors. Directors are voted in for a 2 year term of office and may stand for re-election.
Energistics is a global non-profit consortium dedicated to the development and adoption of open data exchange standards in the upstream oil and gas industry. We serve operators, oilfield service companies, software vendors and regulatory agencies. With over 25 years of experience in modeling, developing and delivering standardized protocols, Energistics provides a forum to strategize the present and future of an interconnected industry, ensuring data integrity and reliable real-time
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