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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 is responsible for three international initiatives related to open governance: working with over 30 CSO and government... 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 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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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 pioneer in the Open Data and Open Government community, she currently runs OpenCorporates' community and impact programme. This involves working with... Read More →
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Lindsey Marchessault

Open Contracting Partnership
Biography: Lindsey Marchessault manages the Open Contracting Data Standard Help Desk and several of the Showcase and Learning projects at the Open Contracting Partnership. In her work, she engages with governments and other stakeholders in collaborative learning about open contracting and advises on policy & legal reform to implement open contracting. She also supports the co-creation of tools, methodologies, and feedback loops... 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, she oversees public procurement- and EU funds-related projects. Beforehand, for 10 years, she worked in the public administration, in the Ministry of Justice and... 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. In contact with the administrations, the communities and the producers of data, I coordinate the integration of the data on the data.gouv.fr platform and... Read More →

Ana Zúñiga

Government México City, General Director for Messaging and Technologies

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

Attendees (45)