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Friday, May 29 • 10:30 - 12:00
Open Data + Right to Information = Right to Data / Données ouvertes + droit à l'information = droit aux données

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This session will review the progress of countries which have introduced open data (proactive disclosure) laws and present a brief training session by/for journalists and Civil Society Organizations on how to use Right to Information laws for gaining access to data.
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Au cours de cette séance, on examinera les progrès des pays qui ont adopté des lois sur des données ouvertes (divulgation proactive) et on présentera une brève séance de formation donnée par des journalistes et à l'intention de journalistes et d'organisations de la société civile sur la façon d'utiliser les lois sur le droit à l'information pour obtenir l'accès aux données.

Moderators
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Savita Bailur

Open Data Research Lead, Web Foundation
Savita Bailur is a researcher with around fifteen years of experience in ICTs and development. Her recent work has focused on technologies for transparency and accountability, freedom of information and open data. She has worked with organisations including Aptivate, mySociety, World Bank, Microsoft Research India, Commonwealth Secretariat, USAID and Panos. Savita holds an MSc and Ph.D. in Information Systems from London School of Economics as... Read More →

Speakers
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Jen Bramley

International Project Manager, mySociety
Jen joined mySociety in 2013 and has since worked on a wide range of projects in countries from Zimbabwe to Malaysia, and topics from FOI to street fault reporting. Her main role is the support and implementation of projects using the FixMyStreet, Alaveteli, and Pombola code bases by interested international partners. This can include anything from advice on marketing and outreach to coordinating technical support from mySociety's developer... Read More →
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Michael Canares

Managing Consultant, Step Up Consulting
Michael Cañares is managing consultant of Step Up Consulting based in the Philippines. He manages five research projects related to open data: the Open LGU Research Project which looks into open data initiatives at the local level in the Philippines; an agency-readiness assessment on open data of Philippine national departments; two synthesis papers – one on Open Data and Intermediaries and another on Open Data at the Sub-national Level; and... Read More →
avatar for Silvana Fumega

Silvana Fumega

Fellow, University of Tasmania
Silvana Fumega is originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She has just been awarded- after the PhD thesis' submission- a Fellowship from the Institute for the Study of Social Change, (UTAS, Australia). For the past 4 years she has been researching on the intersections of Open Government Data and Freedom of Information policies.
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Eko Prasetyo

Open Data Lab Jakarta
Working as Policy Manager at Open Data Lab Jakarta, Eko Prasetyo engages in various initiatives to maximise and seize the benefits of open data. He has a background in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D), with fields of interest include governance, learning and mobile technology. Outside the office, he enjoys cycling, drinking coffee and meeting people.


Friday May 29, 2015 10:30 - 12:00
Room 108

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