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4th International Open Data Conference
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Friday, October 7 • 12:00 - 12:45
Main Session - Open Data and Public Procurement

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The session will to present concrete examples for how open data has been used to make public procurement processes more transparent, accountable, and effective to promote positive changes in government and people’s lives. The session will seek to reveal how open data can help to clean up public procurements, a $2 billion USD a year industry that is at high risk of corruption and mismanagement.

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Zoe Reiter

Senior Project Leader, Transparency International Secretariat
Title proposal: Public procurement is the juiciest corruption pot, open data can show this, but how do we get people to care?Biography: Since 2008, Zoe has worked at Transparency International with partners and Chapters across three regions to ensure strong public accountability.  Currently, she... Read More →

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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... Read More →
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Hera Hussain

Community & Partnerships Manager, OpenCorporates
Title proposal: How open company data can shed a light on corruption and anonymous companies.Biography: Hera catalyzes communities, journalists, and activists, helping them embrace open data and technological innovation in creating positive change around the globe. A leader and... Read More →
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Lindsey Marchessault

Director of Data and Engagement, Open Contracting Partnership
As a member of the Senior Management team of the (OCP), Lindsey is responsible for the stewardship of the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS), managing the OCDS Helpdesk, and several of OCP’s implementation projects. In her work, she advises on policy & legal reform to implement... Read More →
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Gabriella Nagy

Head of Public Funds Program, Transparency International Hungary
Lawyer, graduated in 2002 at the Law Faculty of Eötvös Lóránd University of Sciences, Budapest. Following her studies in Hungary, she obtained a Master in European Studies at the College of Europe. She joined TI Hungary in September 2015, and as the head of public funds programs... Read More →
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Romain Tales

Policy Officer, Etalab. Government of France
Biography: Having worked 3 years with the leading players of the sector of Web tv and of Web analytics, I joined the Etalab team in February, 2011 to contribute to the development of the "data.gouv.fr" platform and be the privileged contact point of the public data producers... Read More →

Ana Zúñiga

Government México City, General Director for Messaging and Technologies

Friday October 7, 2016 12:00 - 12:45 CEST
Main assembly room