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Thursday, May 28 • 13:30 - 14:30
Why We Need Global Open Data Standards / Pourquoi il faut des normes internationales sur les données ouvertes

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Exploring the case for creating open data standards, and how these standards can address the concerns and needs of both developed and developing countries.
Étude de cas pour la création de normes de données ouvertes et comment ces normes peuvent répondre aux préoccupations et aux besoins des pays développés et en développements.

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José Alonso

World Wide Web Foundation
José, Program Manager, Open Data, is an Open Data pioneer and advocate with extensive experience in the eGovernment and Web standards fields. He has held various leading roles in Open Data projects and initiatives at the local, regional, national and global levels, such as co-chairing the national Open Data Initiative in Spain. He also and directs research across the Global South such as the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in... Read More →

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Caroline Burle

Institutional and International Relations, W3C Brazil Office / Web Technologies Study Center (Ceweb.br) at NIC.br / CGI.br
Caroline Burle is responsible for the Institutional Relations, W3C Brazil Office and the Web Technologies Study Center (Ceweb.br) at the Brazilian Network Information Center (Brazil) and the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) . She has a Master degree on Open Government from UNESP - San Tiago Dantas (2014). Is specialized in negotiation by Fundação Getúlio Vargas (2009). She has a degree in International Relations from Fundação... Read More →
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Hudson Hollister

Executive Director, Data Transparency Coalition
Hudson Hollister is the founder and executive director of the Data Transparency Coalition, an organization that brings technology companies and open-government nonprofits together to advocate the standardization of U.S. federal data. The Data Transparency Coalition encourages Congress and leaders in the executive branch to support the adoption of consistent government-wide identifiers for crucial data elements and consistent reporting... Read More →
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Chris Taggart

Co-founder and CEO / Cofondateur et chef de la direction, OpenCorporates
Chris Taggart is the Co-founder and CEO of OpenCorporates, the largest open database of companies in the world. OpenCorporates is revolutionising access to and reuse of company data, making it not just freely available on the web, but giving access to the underlying data through its API and with a licence that allows free reuse under a share-alike licence. Since its launch in December 2010, OpenCorporates has grown from 3 million... Read More →

Sarah Telford

Senior Programme Manager (data and analysis project), UN OCHA
Sarah Telford is leading an enterprise data and analysis project at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in New York. The project aims to make humanitarian data easily available and useful for decision-making through the creation of an analytical platform and an open-data service. Sarah has worked with OCHA for seven years. Before her work on data, she was focused on improving humanitarian reporting across... Read More →

Thursday May 28, 2015 13:30 - 14:30
1. Salon Gatineau

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