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4th International Open Data Conference
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Friday, October 7 • 11:00 - 12:00
From open data research to policy: influencing global, national and local agenda

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From open data research to policy: influencing global, national and local agenda

Speakers
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Duncan Edwards

Programme Manager for Making All Voices Count’s Research, Evidence and Learning (REL), Institute of Development Studies
Biography: Duncan Edwards is the Programme Manager for Making All Voices Count’s Research, Evidence and Learning (REL) component at the Institute of Development Studies. His work is focused on building an evidence base in the field of citizen engagement and accountable responsive governance. In this programme his interests are in the role of innovation and technology in governance, voice, transparency and accountability work. Duncan has... Read More →
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Michelle McLeod

Lecturer, Mona School of Business and Management, University of West Indies
Biography: Michelle McLeod (PhD) is Lecturer in Tourism Management at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica. Her tourism industry experience spans over twenty-five years. Her present research interests are in the subject areas of tourism, knowledge networks, open data ecosystems, policy networks, destination networks and service productivity. | | Her recent works include a book entitled "Knowledge Networks and Tourism" published by... Read More →
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François Van Schalkwyk

Research lead, Higher Education Research and Advocacy Network in Africa (HERANA)
Biography: Conducts research in the areas of open data, science communication and higher education studies. He has an MEd from the University of the Western Cape, an MPhil in Publishing Studies from the University of Stirling, and a BA(Hons) in English Literature from the University of Cape Town. He is currently reading for his PhD in Science and Technology Studies at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. His research is on the use and... Read More →
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Johanna Walker

Phd Researcher, Web Science Center, University of Southhampton
Biography: Johanna Walker is a PhD researcher at the Web Science Centre for Doctoral | Training at the University of Southampton, focusing on how to stimulate | innovation with open data. She was previously a member of the advisory panel | to the UK Cabinet Office, the Open Data User Group. 

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 11:00 - 12:00
Room E

Attendees (27)