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4th International Open Data Conference
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Friday, October 7 • 09:30 - 10:30
Empowering infomediaries: Translating Open Contracting Data into actionable information

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Empowering infomediaries: Translating Open Contracting Data into actionable information

Moderators
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Jonathan Huseman

advocacy officer, Hivos
Title proposal: Making open contracting data actionable: what do users really need? | | Biography: Born in a small Dutch village in the north of the country. Studied history and journalism. Started working as a journalist for Dutch dailies. Then jumped to international affairs at the Dutch ngo ICCO, where he worked as Lobby & Advocacy officer, Press Officer and Editor. Joined Hivos in 2015 as advocacy officer for the open... Read More →

Speakers
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David Banisar

Senior Legal Counsel, ARTICLE 19
Biography: David Banisar is Senior Legal Counsel at ARTICLE 19 and leads the organisation’s work on transparency and information rights, including the right to information, environmental protection and sustainable development. He has worked in the field of information policy for over 20 years and has authored numerous books, studies and articles on freedom of information, freedom of expression, media policy, whistleblowing, communications... Read More →
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Baldwin Chiyamwaka

Project Manager for Open Society, Hivos
Biography: Baldwin is Hivos Project Manager for Open Society in the Malawi Office and also serves as Commissioner for Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC). He is an experienced development practitioner, communication specialist and researcher. He has a number of publications to his credit particularly on Malawi Elections.  Previously, Baldwin served as UNICEF’s Technical Advisor for Civil Society Engagement and Social... Read More →
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Daniel Dietrich

Manager Open Contracting Program, Hivos
Daniel Dietrich is senior consultant, researcher, activist and curator at the intersection of media, technology and society. He is interested in empowering people through open knowledge and the use technology for social good. He is honoree member of the Advisory board of Open Knowledge International and co-founder and member of the executive board of its German Chapter. He is co-founder and member of the steering committee of the global civic... Read More →
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Karolis Granickas

Independent Consultant and Policy Expert, Open Contracting Partnership, Open Government Partnership, Open Data Institute and others
Biography: Karolis Granickas is an Independent Consultant and Policy Expert on open government, interested in change brought by data & technology.  He is currently working with Open Contracting Partnership, Open Government Partnership, Open Data Institute and others on information & people engagement efforts. Previously Karolis worked with Transparency International and was ePSI Platform correspondent since 2011. Karolis has... Read More →
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Julia Hoffmann

Programme Development Manager, Hivos
Biography: Currently, Julia leads Hivos’ global Transparency & Accountability work as Programme Development Manager, with special interest in developments in technology, (open) data and the role of infomediaries.  She holds Master degrees in International Communication (M.Sc.) and International Public Law (LL.M.). Her PhD research focused on EU integration on access to information and freedom of expression. She previously held... Read More →
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Shita Laksmi

Program Development Manager for Transparency/ Accountability and Freedom of Expressions, Hivos Regional Southeast Asia
Biography: Program Development Manager for Transparency/ Accountability and Freedom of Expressions at Hivos Regional Southeast Asia | | Shita has 15 years hands on experience in thematic issues such as, transparency and accountability, open data, technologies, freedom of expressions, Internet Governance and media development. She successfully managed a regional program on technology and transparency from 2013 – 2015 (Southeast Asia... Read More →
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Paula Martins

Activist and researcher, ARTICLE 19
Biography: Paula Martins is an activist and researcher on access to information and freedom of expression. Working in the protection and promotion of human rights for more than 15 years, she is the Director of the South America office of international NGO ARTICLE 19 since its setting up in Brazil in 2007. Paula is a lawyer who has worked for many years with NGOs in Brazil on issues such as housing rights, indigenous land rights and disability... Read More →
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Sandra Musoga

Human rights lawyer
Biography: Sandra Musoga is a human rights lawyer and holds an LLB in Law from the University of Nairobi. She has worked variously in the human rights field and has previously worked on women and children’s rights issues in Kenya. She has extensive experience in coordinating, planning and implementing projects within human rights and development contexts and is currently a Senior Programs Officer – Access to Information at... Read More →
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Gilbert Sendugwa

Coordinator and Head of Secretariat, Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC)
Biography: Gilbert is the Coordinator and Head of Secretariat of Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC). Since 2010, he has championed citizens access to information, open contracting and open government across Africa.  He holds a Masters degree in Management studies, a postgraduate diploma in project planning and management and a bachelors degree in Socialwork and Social Administration.   Gilbert previously worked with... Read More →

Coordinators
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Michael Canares

Regional Research Manager for Asia, World Wide Web Foundation's Open Data Lab Jakarta
Miko is Web Foundation’s Regional Research Manager for Asia. He has more than ten years of research and development work experience at a progressive pace – from community-based project management to regional development with most of his work rooted mainly in Southeast Asia. Miko is a graduate of law and accountancy at Holy Name University and holds a masters in business education from the University of San Jose Recoletos and an M.Sc... Read More →

Friday October 7, 2016 09:30 - 10:30
Room B

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