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4th International Open Data Conference
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Friday, October 7 • 14:00 - 15:45
Strengthening Data Ecosystems for Greater Development Impact by Closing the Citizen Feedback Loop: Strategies from Around the Globe

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Strengthening Data Ecosystems for Greater Development Impact by Closing the Citizen Feedback Loop: Strategies from Around the Globe

Moderators
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Stephane Boyera

CEO, SB Consulting (SBC4D)
Biography: Stephane is a pioneer in OD in developing countries and have been active in Africa since 2010. He was originally part of the founders of the Web Foundation, and was the foundation lead program manager, designing and driving its Open Data program till 2012. Since then, he manages SBC4D that has been working for all major players in the domain (World Bank, ODI, OKF, etc.) in assessment, research and implementation of OD initiatives in... Read More →
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Agnieszka Rawa

Managing Director, MCC-PEPFAR Partnership Data Collaboratives for Local Impact
Title proposal: Tanzania open data initiative. | | Biography: Agnieszka Rawa is Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC’s) Managing Director leading a strategic $21.8 million partnership, Data Collaboratives for Local Impact, with the State Department's Office of Global Aids Coordinator – and in collaboration with the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data,  to strengthen country-level capacity... Read More →

Speakers
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Juma Lungo

Manager, dLab
Biography: Dr. Juma Lungo is the Manager for the Tanzania Open Data Lab (dLab) also a database systems lecturer at the University of Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania. He is a pioneer in the use of cutting-edge technology to drive social change through the use of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) and more recently he joined the Open Data (OD) Initiatives. Through the dLab, Lungo and the team are establishing a data hub that anchor, incubate and... 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 →

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 →
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Denis Gursky

CEO, SocialBoost
Title proposal: Setting up open data ecosystem in Ukraine. | | Biography: Denis Gursky - founder of Open Data reform in Ukraine and 1991 Open Data Incubator. As leader of SocialBoost – a tech NGO, works on building the data-driven startup ecosystem in Ukraine as well setting up 1991 National Seed Fund. | Gursky leads - a a community of 1000+ hacktivists supported by the government that deliver great products such as... Read More →
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Vitaly Vlasov

President, Open City Foundation
Title proposal: Building local open data ecosystems in ex-USSR countries | | Biography: Founder and President at Open City Foundation (Non-profit and Non-government citizen organization in St.Petersburg) since 2009. His mission is to bring openness and transparency of government data in Russia by involving citizen society, developers, activists and building local community. He is the expert in Open Data, Open government, Data Journalism and... Read More →

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

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