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Thursday, May 28 • 09:30 - 10:30
Open Data Around The World / Les données ouvertes autours du monde

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Open Data leaders will speak to past achievements and future challenges of open data and the importance of international collaboration.
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Les Chefs d'données ouvertes feront état des réalisations antérieures et des défis à relever au sujet des données ouvertes et de l'importance de la collaboration internationale.

Moderators
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Alex Howard

The Huffington Post
In May 2015, Alexander B. Howard became the first senior editor for technology and society at The Huffington Post. He is a former research fellow at the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University and the Ash Center for Democratic Innovation in Governance at the Harvard Kennedy School. In 2013, Howard founded e-PluribusUnum.org, a blog focused on open government and civic technology. Previously, he was the Washington Correspondent... Read More →

Speakers
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Beth Noveck

Director / directrice, GovLab
Beth Simone Noveck directs The Governance Lab (www.thegovlab.org) and its MacArthur Research Network on Opening Governance.  Funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Google.org, the GovLab strives to improve people’s lives by changing how we govern. The Jacob K. Javits Visiting Professor at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service... Read More →
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Sam Pitroda

Engineer, Inventor, Entrepreneur
Mr. Sam Pitroda is an internationally respected telecom inventor, entrepreneur, development thinker, and policy maker who has spent 49 years in information and communications technology (ICT) and related global and national developments. Credited with having laid the foundation for India’s telecommunications and technology revolution of the 1980s, Mr. Pitroda has been a leading campaigner to help bridge the global digital divide... Read More →
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Dr. Nii Quaynor

Chairman, NITA
Dr. Nii Quaynor pioneered Internet development and expansion throughout Africa for nearly two decades, establishing some of Africa's first Internet connections and helping set up key organizations, including the African Network Operators Group. He also was the founding chairman of AfriNIC, the African Internet numbers registry. He earned a PhD in Computer Science in 1977, from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and helped establish... Read More →
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Martin Tisné

Director of Policy, Omidyar Network Ltd., OGP Steering Committee
As director of policy at Omidyar Network, Martin brings extensive experience advocating for change in government and donor policies and driving sector-level change in the field of government transparency and accountability. Martin joined Omidyar Network in early 2012. Based in London, Martin leads policy, advocacy strategy, and related investments for the global Governance & Citizen Engagement initiative. Martin began his career in... Read More →


Thursday May 28, 2015 09:30 - 10:30
1. Salon Gatineau

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