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4th International Open Data Conference
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Thursday, October 6 • 18:00 - 19:00
Regional Talk - North America

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Session will provide an update on open data activities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, and an opportunity to discuss how to improve collaboration regionally to increase the impacts of open data. What has been happening in the region since IODC 2015? What kind of advances have taken place in the context of the roadmap that came out of IODC 2015 or more generally? What are the challenges or expectations looking forward? What examples do we see of cross-border collaboration on big open data issues, and how can regional collaboration be improved or expanded?

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Enrique Zapata

Director of Public Innovation, Office of the President
Biography: Director of Public Innovation of the Coordination of National Digital Strategy in the Office of the President of Mexico, where he is one of the main responsible of the development and implementation of the Mexican Open Data Policy. Enrique holds a Master of Public Policy... Read More →

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Ashley Casovan

Lead, Canada’s Open Government Portal
Biography: Ashley Casovan is the lead for Canada's Open Government Portal. In this position, she is responsible for working with departments and agencies all across the GC to disseminate data and information. Prior to working for the GC, she lead the Open Data and Open Government... Read More →
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Joel Gurin

‎President and Founder, Center for Open Data Enterprise
Biography: Joel Gurin is President and Founder of the Center for Open Data Enterprise (www.OpenDataEnterprise.org), a Washington-based nonprofit that works to maximize the value of open data as a public resource. He also serves as a senior open data consultant to the World Bank... Read More →

Kristen Honey

White House

Beth Noveck

Professor, New York University's Tandon School of Engineering


Stephen Walker

Information Management and Open Government, Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada, Executive Director

Thursday October 6, 2016 18:00 - 19:00 CEST
Room E