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4th International Open Data Conference
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Friday, October 7 • 08:30 - 09:30
Main Session - Regional Talk - Europe

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The European coordination effort is proving key in offering guidelines and facilitating data accessibility, mixing a soft and hard approach for open data policy implementation across all countries. Specific European initiatives will be presented to showcase approaches increasing data accessibility, including two full-fledged data portals: one for the data of the institutions of the EU and the other one harvesting the data from all the European countries; a best case of national open data portal will also be presented.

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Dinand Tinholt

Vice President, Capgemini Consulting
Biography: Dinand is Vice President with Capgemini Consulting and its global leader for the European Union. He has a primary focus on the public sector and his dominant areas of expertise concern the Digital Single Market, Digital Transformation, eGovernment policy and public service... Read More →

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Wendy Carrara

Director and EU policy advisor, Capgemini Consulting
Biography:  Wendy is a Director and an EU policy advisor within Capgemini Consulting. She works in the Digital Transformation & Innovation practice of Capgemini Consulting where she is a core member of Capgemini’s global EU account. Wendy is managing the development of the European... Read More →
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Norbert Hohn

Head of Open Data Portal sector, Open Data Portal
Biography: Norbert Hohn holds a degree in Business Management and Economics. He worked in the domain of trans-European intraregional cooperation, capacity building and the implementation of the European Higher Education Area before joining the European Commission in 2006. In the Commission... Read More →
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Daniele Rizzi

Policy Officer, European Commission
Title proposal: Open data in Europe.Biography: Daniele Rizzi has a degree in civil engineering from the Politecnico di Milano University.  He spent most of his professional life working on the development of information and communication systems and tools, in particular in the... Read More →
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Francisco Javier García Vieira

Director of Digital Public Services, Ministry of Industry, Energía and Tourism. Spain
Biography: Francisco Javier García Vieira studied Telecommunications Engineering at the Technical University of Madrid (UPM), and the Program for Leadership Development at IESE Business School, University of Navarra. During his professional career in the private sector, he worked... Read More →

Friday October 7, 2016 08:30 - 09:30 CEST
Main assembly room