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4th International Open Data Conference
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Thursday, October 6 • 12:00 - 13:15
Data + Humanitarian issues

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Data + Humanitarian issues

Moderators
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Jeanne Holm

Deputy Chief Information Officer, City of Los Angeles
Title proposal:  | A global marketplace for city data Building Open Data Communities in Africa Biography: As a leader in open data, education, community-building, and civic innovation, Jeanne Holm empowers people to discover new knowledge and collaborate to improve life on Earth and beyond. From astronauts in orbit to rural villagers in Uganda, billions of people use her systems to find the data, information, and knowledge... Read More →

Speakers
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Concha Catalan

BTVdatalab coordinator, BTVdatalab - Barcelona Televisió
Title proposal: Spanish Civil War: a proposal to open data about all victims of war and repression. | | Biography: Concha Catalan graduated in English (UB) and in Journalism (UPF) in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. She has coordinated the datajournalism project BTV Datalab and is co-founder of opengov.cat where she campaigns for transparency, open data and open government. She enjoys digging up information and also works as an English teacher... Read More →
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Moses Sitati

Manager, Data Lab Nairobi, The Humanitarian Data Exchange
Title proposal: Lessons from the humanitarian data exchange in East Africa. | | Biography: Moses is the manager for the Humanitarian Data Exchange Data Lab in Nairobi. The HDX Data Lab focuses on baseline data collection, provision of various data services to humanitarian community partners, open data community and capacity building activities, and innovation research collaborations that would enhance efficiency in humanitarian action. He... Read More →
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Siem Vaessen

CEO, Zimmerman & Zimmerman
Title proposal: Open data for development and humanitarian action. | | Biography: Mr. Vaessen has been working with open data and collection management since 1993. He started his career at the photo agency ABC Press based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He continued working as a photo journalist covering the conflict in Pakistani Kashmir and the UN referendum in Dili, East Timor in 1999. | | Currently he serves as CEO at Zimmerman &... Read More →


Thursday October 6, 2016 12:00 - 13:15
Room B

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