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Friday, May 29 • 13:30 - 15:00
Open Data for Public Participation - Canada’s Digital Diplomacy Experience / Données ouvertes propices à la participation du public - Expérience de diplomatie sur le plan numérique du Canada

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The session will explore Canada’s digital diplomacy experience with open data for public participation. Since 2014, Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development has been using digital diplomacy in support of its efforts to strengthen democracy and build prosperity. This has generated massive amounts of open/social data, consisting of interactions between Canadian diplomatic feeds, citizens and civil society, both overseas and Canada. The multi-disciplinary panel will use data analysis and visualizations and feature a first-hand account from a Canadian Ambassador to kick start, what we hope will be, an engaging conversation about open data for public participation.


Moderators
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Martha McLean

Deputy Director, Digital Communication and Engagement, Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development
With over 18 years of experience in communications, 15 of them working in the digital communications field, Martha is driven by curiosity and possibilities. Martha has always held a deep interest in how communications and communities can be better used by the government to inform, serve, and engage citizens at home and abroad. Martha has been a long time champion of digital diplomacy.  She currently manages and guides the digital... Read More →

Speakers
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Sébastien Beaulieu

Ambassador of Canada to Tunisia
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Aniket Bhushan

Assistant Professor, Norman Patterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University
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Scott Burlington

Data Scientist, 76design
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Pierre Killeen

Vice-President Public Engagement, Thornley Fallis Communications


Friday May 29, 2015 13:30 - 15:00
Room 210

Attendees (15)