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Friday, May 29 • 10:30 - 11:30
What Happens After the Hack: Canada’s Approach to National Hackathons / Ce qui se passe après le hackathon: l'approche du Canada au sujet des appathons à l'échelle nationale

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Learn about Canada’s national hackathon model - the Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE) - from the perspective of both the organizers and the participants, and explore how to support the participants, their work, and their ideas after the event is over.
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Séance permettant de s'nformer sur le modèle d'appathon national du Canada - l'Expérience de données ouvertes canadienne (EDOC) - du point de vue des organisateurs et des participants et de se renseigner sur la façon d'appuyer les participants, leur travail et leurs idées après la fin de l'événement.

Moderators
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Mike Smit

Professor, School of Information Management, Dalhousie University
Mike Smit is a professor in the School of Information Management at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada. His research and teaching explore data management for open and big data, data literacy, theeffect of open information on civic engagement, and the interaction of information... Read More →

Speakers
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Melanie Gorka

Senior Consultant, ThoughtWorks Inc.
Melanie Gorka is currently a Senior Consultant at ThoughtWorks Inc, working as a design lead and product strategist for both Fortune 500 companies and for social change initiatives. Her passion to foster human development, and her creativity in developing effective solutions to... Read More →
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Jigdel Kuyee

Jigdel Kuyee recently worked as a COO for a tech hardware start-up building a sensor glove for applications in both the assistive and the gaming industries. Previously, he was elected to the board of the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre for the 2011-2013 and has also worked at Toronto... Read More →
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Claire Masson

Government of Canada
Claire Masson is the Outreach and Engagement Lead on Open Government for the Government of Canada (GC). Most recently, she has led the GC Open Government consultations, and coordinated the first two Canadian Open Data Experiences (CODE), a national hackathon supported by the GC. Claire... Read More →
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Carlos Saavedra

Imminy, CEO and Co-Founder
Carlos Saavedra is the CEO and Co-Founder of Imminy, a web platform for immigrants to find their pathway to Canada pre-arrival. He is a graduate in Communications and Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University and is a Master’s candidate in User Experience Design and... Read More →
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Kevin Tuer

VP Strategic Initiatives, Communitech
Dr. Kevin Tuer is the Managing Director of the newly founded Open Data Exchange and former Managing Director of the Canadian Digital Media Network. Over the past 15 years, Dr. Tuer has held several engineering and senior management positions in the high tech industry including Senior... Read More →


Friday May 29, 2015 10:30 - 11:30 EDT
Room 210

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