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Friday, May 29 • 10:30 - 11:30
Open Data, Citizen-Generated Data, and SDGs / Les données ouvertes, les données générées par les usagers, et les ODDs

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This session will explore ways to leverage open data and citizen-generated data to foster the implementation, empowerment and accountability of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from the bottom-up.
Cette session explorera les façons de tirer parti des données ouvertes et des données générées par les usagers pour favoriser l'exécution, l'autonomisation et la reddition de comptes des Objectifs de développement durable (ODD) utilisant une approche ascendante.


Serge Kapto

Policy Specialist, Data for Development, UNDP
Serge Kapto has just been appointed to the position of Policy Specialist on Data for Development in the Post-2015 Team, Strategic Policy Unit, Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, UNDP. For the past couple of years, Serge Kapto has had the dual roles of Governance focal point in the UNDP Team on Post-2015 and Policy Specialist for E-governance and Access to Information in the Democratic Governance Group at UNDP's headquarters in New York... Read More →


Paula Alzualde

Education and Open Data Manager, Wingu
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Chukwudozie Ezigbalike

Chief of the Data Technology, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Dr. Chukwudozie (Dozié) Ezigbalike is the Chief of the Data Technology Section at the Africa Centre for Statistics (ACS) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He also served as the Acting Director of ACS from September 2013 to April 2015, and earlier as Data Management Coordinator of the Centre. Before moving to ACS, he had served ECA in various capacities, namely, Chief of the Geo-Information... Read More →
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Francois Grey

Coordinator, Citizen Cyberscience Centre, University of Geneva
Francois Grey is a physicist by training, with a background in nanotechnology and a passion for citizen science. Since September 2014, he is Invited Professor at the University of Geneva and Manager of the Citizen Cyberscience Centre, a partnership between CERN, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research and the University of Geneva. From 2013-2014 Francois was Head of Citizen Science at NYU’s Center for Urban Science and... Read More →
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Kate Higgins

Manager / Directrice, DataShift, CIVICUS
Kate Higgins leads the DataShift at CIVICUS, the World Alliance for Citizen Participation.  She joined the DataShift in 2015.  Previously, she led the Governance for Equitable Growth program at The North-South Institute in Ottawa, was a Research Fellow at the Overseas Development Institute in London and worked for the Australian Agency for International Development.  She recently led the Post-2015 Data Test in collaboration with... Read More →

Dietmar Offenhuber

Assistant Professor, Northeastern University
Dietmar Offenhuber is Assistant Professor at Northeastern University in the departments of Art + Design and Public Policy. He holds a Ph.D. in Urban Planning from MIT, a MS in Media Arts and Sciences from the MIT Media Lab, and a Dipl. Ing. in Architecture from the Technical University Vienna. Dietmar was Key Researcher at the Austrian Ludwig Boltzmann Institute and the Ars Electronica Futurelab and professor in the Interface Culture program of... Read More →

Friday May 29, 2015 10:30 - 11:30
2. Salon Ottawa

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