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4th International Open Data Conference
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Friday, October 7 • 09:30 - 10:30
The open algorithms (OPAL) project: unleashing the power of private sector data for public good

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The open algorithms (OPAL) project: unleashing the power of private sector data for public good

Speakers
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Richard Benjamins

Group Director BI & Big Data, Telefónica
Biography: Dr. V.R. (Richard) Benjamins is Group Director BI & Big Data responsible for internal exploitation across Telefonica. Before joining Telefonica, he was director and board member at iSOCO, which he co-founded in 1999. Dr. Benjamins has held positions at the Universities in Madrid, Amsterdam, Sao Paulo, Barcelona and Paris. He is one of the founding members of a European Incubator for Open Data start-ups... Read More →
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Florimond Houssiau

PhD student | Visiting Student, Université catholique de Louvain | MIT
Biography: Florimond Houssiau is a Master student in Applied Mathematics at UCL, in Belgium. His research interests span over the fields of discrete mathematics and computational privacy, and in particular privacy in web search and de-anonymization in large-scale datasets. He's currently doing his master thesis under the guidance of prof. Julien Hendrickx at UCL. He was a visiting student at the MIT Media Lab under the supervision of... Read More →
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Natalie Shoup

Operations & Engagement Manager, Data-Pop Alliance
Data-Pop Alliance is a global coalition on Big Data and Development co-created by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, MIT Media Lab, and the UK Overseas Development Institute, with fourth core member Flowminder Foundation, to promote a people-centered Big Data revolution by improving evidence-based decision-making and empowering people in the age of Big Data through research, training and advocacy. | | As Data-Pop Alliance’s Operations... Read More →

Coordinators
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Emmanuel Letouzé

Director and Co-Founder, Data-Pop Alliance
Title proposal: The Open Algorithms (OPAL) project: unleashing the power of private sector data for public good. | | Biography: Emmanuel Letouzé is the Director and co-Founder of Data-Pop Alliance, a coalition on Big Data and development co-created in 2013 by the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, MIT Media Lab, Overseas Development Institute, joined in 2016 by the Flowminder Foundation as its 4th core member. He is a Visiting... Read More →

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

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