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Wednesday, October 28 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Supporting the Use of Tech for the Next Stage of Open Government Models

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This panel will discuss supporting the use of technology for the next stage of open government models. Panelists will highlight the two specific programs Nesta has been taking forward in this space - one on supporting organizations to use open data for social good and one developing the next cadre of digital democracy applications (D-Cent). A discussion of lessons from the Open Data Challenge Series (ODCS) will be followed by a discussion on lessons from the D-Cent programme.


Paul Maltby

As Director of Data, Paul leads teams in the Government Digital Service in the Cabinet Office responsible for making better use of data, data infrastructure and data policy and governance, supporting a cross-Government Data Programme. Paul was formerly Director of Open Data and... Read More →

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Robert Bjarnason

President, Citizens Foundation Iceland
I'm a successful entrepreneur that introduced the web to Iceland in 1993 and in 1995 to Denmark with my ISP companies there. Shortly after the financial crisis hit Iceland in 2008 I co-founded the non-profit Citizens Foundation with the aim of giving citizens more influence in policy... Read More →

Zanda Kalnina

Madame Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica (Dr. sc. Admin) was born on 30 June 1978. After having obtained her first academic degree in social work, in 2004 she obtained her Master’s degree at the Faculty of Economics and Management of the University of Latvia, where in 2013 she also obtained... Read More →
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Ed Parkes

Senior Programme Manager - Open Data, Nesta
I work at Nesta and I'm Senior Programme Manager for the Open Data Challenge Series which is run in partnership with the Open Data Institute. Please come and talk to me if you're interested in supporting organisations to use open data to create products and services, particularly... Read More →

Steve Preston

Steve Preston is the Founder and Director of MIME Consulting, which combines smart use of data with innovative technology to improve decision making in the education sector. MIME's open data products include Skills Route, a unique tool which helps students make choices that allow... Read More →

Pauline Véron

Deputy Mayor of Paris for local democracy, citizenship participation, associative life, youth and employment   Since 2014, Pauline VÉRON, 41, is Deputy Mayor of Paris for local democracy, citizenship participation, associative life, youth and employment. She is lawyer by training... Read More →

Wednesday October 28, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm CST
Palacio de Minería
  Civic Tech, Panel

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