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Friday, September 28 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Open Data in Asia

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This Session will highlight cross-border development, benefits and barriers of open data in Asia, including cross-ministerial, cross-border or even cross-disciplinary syndication among central/local governments or international collaboration.

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Michael Cañares

Senior Research Manager of Digital Citizenship, World Wide Web Foundation - Open Data Lab Jakarta
Miko is the Senior Research Manager for Digital Citizenship at the Web Foundation. 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... Read More →
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Pyrou Chung

Senior Adviser, Ewmi Open Development Initiative
I am the Senior Advisor at the Open Development Initiative (ODI) a project of the East West Management Institute (EWMI) and manage their natural resource, land and data initiatives in Southeast Asia. I have expertise in ecology and sustainable development and my work is focused in... Read More →
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Dongpo Deng

Researcher, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan
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Louisa Dennison

Strategic Partnership Manager, Development Initiatives
I work for Development Initiatives on topics related to (open) data and the data revolution. As part of this, I co-manage the "Data for Development in Nepal" Program (implemented by The Asia Foundation in partnership with Development Initiatives with support from UK Aid) which aims... Read More →


Professor, University of Tsukuba
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Michelle Manza

Freedom of Information Engagement Lead, Philippine Presidential Communications Operations Office
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Aye Kyithar Swe

Myanmar Senior Officer, Natural Resource Governance Institute
All in the context of a developing country with poor data, vested interests and loads of misperceptions: Use of open data for advocacy and policy-making in extractives // Beneficial ownership disclosure // Data management and transparency in government institutions

Min-Hsuan Wu

Deputy CEO, Open Culture Foundation
Ttcat is an activist/campaigner of a number of social movements in Taiwan start from 2004, including the anti-nuclear, environmental, LGBT, Human Rights movement and green politic. He has expertise in creative planning, as well as communication and design programming. He has provided... Read More →
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Khairil Yusof

Co-Founder & Coordinator, Sinar Project
Programme Consultant and investigative journalist working on applying innovative methods of open data and standards, for transparency and anti-corruption.Talk to me about open data standards and tools for tracking and investigating politically exposed persons and legislative open... Read More →

Friday September 28, 2018 9:00am - 10:30am GMT-03
Chamber Hall