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Thursday, May 28 • 11:00 - 12:15
The Emerging Impact of Open Data / Le nouvel impact des données ouvertes

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Exploring the emerging impact of open data and its potential transformative influence in the global south.
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Explorer le nouvel impact des données ouvertes et leur influence potentielle de transformation dans les pays du Sud.

Moderators
avatar for Naser Faruqui

Naser Faruqui

Director, Technology and Innovation | Directeur, Technologie et innovation, International Development Research Centre / Centre de recherches pour le développement international
Naser Faruqui is IDRC’s Director of Technology and Innovation. He leads a global team that helps developing countries use science, technology, and innovation for sustainable and equitable development. His areas of expertise include science and innovation systems in developing countries;  science diplomacy;  innovation, trade, and growth, open models of development, international knowledge networks,  and open access to... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Savita Bailur

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 →
avatar for Zacharia Chilliswa

Zacharia Chilliswa

Programmes Manager, Jesuit Hakimani Centre
Zacharia Chiliswa is the Programmes Manager at Jesuit Hakimani Centre (Nairobi), responsible for coordinating and supporting the implementation of JHC programmes and projects. His areas of interest are open governance, communication for development, and public policy.
avatar for Becky Hogge

Becky Hogge

Becky Hogge is an independent writer and researcher. She is currently investigating the impact of open data as part of a research effort funded by Omidyar Network. In 2010 she wrote an influential report (http://www.transparency-initiative.org/reports/open-data-study-new-technologies) on the genesis of open data policies in the United Kingdom and United States.
avatar for Fabrizio Scrollini

Fabrizio Scrollini

Research Coordinator, ILDA
ILDA


Thursday May 28, 2015 11:00 - 12:15
2. Salon Ottawa

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