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4th International Open Data Conference
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Friday, October 7 • 14:00 - 15:45
Building a thriving open data ecosystem for economic growth and innovation

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Building sustainable capacities for data driven businesses. How can the private sector can help achieve greater economic and social development through open data/open data ecosystem: building a thriving open data industry

Moderators
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Cheol Ho OH

Professor, Soongsil University

Speakers
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Heather Broomfield

Senior Adviser, DIFI (Agency for Public Management & eGovernment)
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Marina Gonzalez

Civil society
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Bart HANSSENS

Information & Communication Technology Federal Public Service, Fedict
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Augusto Herrmann

Ministry of Planning, Development and Management, Open Data- Department of Digital Government
Biography: Augusto Herrmann Batista is an open data expert with over 6 years of experience in developing and implementing open data policies, strategies and plans in the Brazilian Federal Government. He holds a Master's Degree in Knowledge Management and Information Technology from the Catholic University of Brasilia, having done a dissertation on the themes of natural language processing and machine learning. He also holds a bachelor's... Read More →
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Alejandro Maza

CEO, Open Intelligence
Biography: Alejandro Maza is founder and CEO of OPI, a startup that develops technological tools of data production and analysis for decision-making. OPI tools help public and private organizations cope with the variety and volume of public data so as to implement them in their decision-making processes. OPI works with many Mexican governments and some of the most important companies in order to generate open data and apply them in everyday... Read More →
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Carey Anne Nadeau

CEO, Open Data Nation
Biography:  Carey Anne Nadeau is the Founder and CEO of Open Data Nation ( opendatanation.com), a women-owned B-Corp based in Washington DC, providing consultation and smart city solutions that help public-sector decision-makers to transform their data into perationally-useful information and become more effective and efficient at delivering public services. Previously Nadeau worked as a data scientist and analyst with the Urban... Read More →
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Jun-Hyung SHIM

Deputy Director, Public Data Policy Division
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Mike Steere

Managing Director, Thundermaps
Biography: Mike Steere is a New Zealander who has ended up on the complete opposite side of the planet - in Sweden. There he founded ThunderMaps Sweden and led the company's application to the European Commission Horizon 2020 innovation programme. The €1m project application - in the mobile eGovernment category - brought Mike's concept for a combined, real-time, location-based city communication channel together with ThunderMaps... Read More →
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Rochelle Stewart-Allen

Senior Advisor, Open Government Information & Data Programme
Biography: With a passion for transparency, accountability and justice, Rochelle Stewart-Allen has long been a firm believer in open government and open education. Rochelle's focus is on driving active engagement between government, business and civil society. Describing herself as an Intrapreneur, Rochelle works to wrangle change from inside existing systems. As an Arts graduate, Rochelle spent her former years teaching tertiary art. She... Read More →
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Jed Sundwall

Open Data Global Lead, Amazon Web Services
Biography: Jed Sundwall leads the global open data practice at Amazon Web Services, which helps explore ways that the AWS cloud can make data easier to discover, access, and use. The AWS open data practice has democratized access to petabytes of data, including satellite imagery, genomic data, and data used for natural language processing. Throughout his career, he has used the Internet to improve the quality of governance around the world... Read More →
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Barbara Ubaldi

Senior project manager, OECD
Biography: Barbara Ubaldi is a senior project manager at the OECD leading the work on Digital Government and Open Data within the Division for Public Sector Reform of the Public Governance and Territorial Development Directorate. Barbara manages thematic reviews on digital government and open data, and co-ordinates the work on the use of new technologies, social media and Open Data in governments (OGD) to enhance public sector's openness... Read More →
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Stefaan Verhulst

Co-Founder and Chief Research, GovLab
Title proposal: TBC | | Biography: Stefaan G. Verhulst (@sverhulst; @thegovlab)  is Co-Founder and Chief Research of the Governance Laboratory @New York University (www.thegovlab.org), an action research center dedicated to improving governance and people’s lives through advances in technology.  He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Culture and Communications at NYU, Senior Research Fellow for the... Read More →

Coordinators
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Ania Calderón

General Director of Open Data, Office of the President of Mexico
Biography: Ania Calderon is the General Director of Open Data at the Coordination of National Digital Strategy in the Office in the Mexican Government, where she leads the Open Data, Data for Development, Digital Inclusion and Innovation for Resilience initiatives. She holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Columbia University with a specialization on Urban Policy and International Media Advocacy and Information and... Read More →
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YS Lee

Executive Principal, National Information Society Agency (NIA)
Title proposal: Open data ecosystem: building a thriving open data industry

Friday October 7, 2016 14:00 - 15:45
Room C

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