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Thursday, May 28 • 13:30 - 15:30
Data + Environment / Données + environnement

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First hand accounts of how open data can inform and influence environmental policy and raise awareness of environmental issues.
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Des explications directes sur la façon dont les données ouvertes peuvent éclairer et influencer la politique sur l'environnement et conscientiser les gens sur les enjeux environnementaux.

Moderators
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Éric Gagné

Director General, Science and Technologies Branch / Directeur général, Direction générale des sciences et de la technologie, Environment Canada / Environnement Canada
Eric began a career in the public service in 2000. Prior to joining Environment Canada (EC) as the Director of Science Policy in 2009, Eric held positions at Industry Canada (2000-2003) and Natural Resources Canada (2003-2009). Eric was appointed the Director General of the Science and Technologies Strategies Directorate of Environment Canada’s Science and Technology (S&T) Branch in 2013. This position is accountable for being the... Read More →

Speakers
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Florian Bauer

Operations & IT Director / Directeur de l’exploitation et des TI, REEEP
Florian is "Operations & IT Director" at REEEP and oversees its day-to-day operations as well as REEEP’s Open Knowledge Programme. This includes the management of the “Climate Knowledge Brokers Group” (a group of more than 150 leading knowledge brokers in the international climate sector) and REEEP’s knowledge tools such as reegle.info (a leading linked open data clean energy information portal) and the Climate Tagger (a tool to... Read More →
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Joshua Chisnerman

Joshua Chisnerman is a programmer, designer, and developer, and is specialized in user interface and open data. He has been involved in Marcos Paz Digital (Argentina's 1st digital city), and since October 2009 has been in charge in the design and development of the Mercedes Digital of the Mercedes program. Joshua represented Argentina in the Internet Government Forum in Kenya, Africa in October 2011, where the municipality of Mercedes won the... Read More →
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Joe Greenwood

Program Director / Directeur des programmes, MaRS Data Catalyst
Joe Greenwood is the program director of MaRS Data Catalyst. He works with stakeholders to identify opportunities to reuse data from different sources to support effective innovation programs and to enable the growth of commercial and social enterprises in target innovation and market sectors in Ontario, Canada. | --- | M. Joe Greenwood est le directeur des programmes à MaRS Data Catalyst. Il travaille avec les... Read More →
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Kim Mallalieu

Senior Lecturer / Chargée de cours senior, The University of the West Indies / Université des Indes occidentales
Kim Mallalieu (BSEE MIT; MS Optics UR; PhD EE UCL) is a Fulbright Fellow and senior lecturer in Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of the West Indies. She leads the Communication Systems Group and Caribbean ICT Research Programme, and has sat on several Cabinet appointed committees, advisory councils and boards, and currently of the Telecommunications Authority of Trinidad and Tobago and Caribbean Open Institute. Kim has played... Read More →
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Diego May

Co-founder and CEO / Cofondateur et chef de la direction, Junar
Diego May is the co-founder and CEO of Junar, an Open Data Platform focused on Governments interested in embracing transparency and data-powered innovation. Diego is passionate about the future of Democracy as Open Government and Open Data trends transform the way in which local governments and agencies interact with constituents. Prior to Junar, Diego worked in the VC industry both in the US and in Latin America and... Read More →
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Andrew Moore

Project Manager / Gestionnaire de projet, Federal Geospatial Platform (FGP) / Plateforme géospatiale fédérale (PGF)
After studying physical geography at Bishops and McGill Universities, Andrew worked with Agriculture Canada and the Geological Survey of Canada in Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) as a GIS specialist and in the development of a geoscience information management infrastructure.  Since then, Andrew has been the Head of Scientific and Technical Publishing Services in the Earth Sciences Sector (ESS) of NRCan, participated in the establishment of... Read More →


Thursday May 28, 2015 13:30 - 15:30
Room 203

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