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Thursday, October 29 • 10:00am - 11:00am
The Global Impacts of Open Data

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This session would seek to share and surface compelling examples of open data’s real-world impacts from around the world, with a particular focus on broadly applicable best practices. In particular, participants will home in on specific examples of open data creating impacts on citizen empowerment and decision making, effective and legitimate governance, economic and development opportunities, and solving societal problems. The session would include representatives of the Omidyar Network and The GovLab sharing major takeaways from the two organizations’ current collaboration on a suite of 18 in-depth case studies on open data’s impacts across the world.

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Daniel Carranza

Co-fundador, DataUY
Co-fundador de DATA Uruguay, organización de la soc. civil que crea herramientas y hace activismo por los Datos y Gobierno Abierto local y regionalmente a través de iniciativas como ABRELATAM. Consultor en herramientas y medios digitales para multilaterales, gobiernos, sociedad... Read More →
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Rafael Garcia

Project coordinator, Transparencia Mexicana
Rafael is Transparencia Mexicana's open data coordinator. Recently, he coordinated the initiative #3de3 (Three out of three) –a joint project between TM and IMCO– which seeks that candidates to public offices, as well as legislators, publish voluntarily their assets, interests... Read More →
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Gabriel Sipos

Director, Transparency International Slovakia
Gabriel Sipos is an executive director of Transparency International Slovakia, the most influential anti-corruption NGO in the country. His organization helped introduce radical transparency reforms in Slovakia, such as mandatory publication of government contracts as well as judicial... Read More →
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Javier Teran

Statistician, The Humanitarian Data Exchange
Statistician at UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and part of the Humanitarian Data Exchange (HDX). HDX is OCHA’s open platform for sharing humanitarian data. HDX’s objective is to make humanitarian data easy to find and easy to use for analysis. Visit... Read More →
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Martin Tisné

Director, Omidyar Network
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Alyssa Wright

VP, Partnerships, Mapzen / OpenStreetMap
Open mapping data and open source approaches to mapping problems. Improving open geo data, geocoding, navigation and cartography are my interests!

Thursday October 29, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am CST
Palacio de Minería
  Open Data, Panel

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