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Thursday, September 27
 

11:00am GMT-03

Open Data + Transportation
This Impact Session will be made up of 3-4 moderated “Ignite“ presentations (8- 10 minutes max) showcasing concrete examples of open data in action within the Transportation thematic sector.

Moderators
avatar for Julian Rojas

Julian Rojas

PhD Researcher, University of Ghent - imec
Julian is a Semantic Web and Open Data researcher working on data publishing mechanisms that maximize adoption and interoperability in the public transportation sector.

Speakers
avatar for Emiliano Actis Dato

Emiliano Actis Dato

Analytics Architect, IBM
Analytics Architect at IBM Argentina, focused on understanding client needs and designing/building technical solutions that involve analytics capabilities. Specialised in Data Governance solutions. @emiactisdato
avatar for Mary Loitsker

Mary Loitsker

Manager of Community and Government Relations, Public Knowledge Workshop
Mary works at the Public Knowledge Workshop (Hasadna in Hebrew) - an Israeli NGO that advocates for open government and civic engagement. Hasadna serves as an accelerator for open-data open-source initiatives developed by volunteers in a variety of fields, such as public transport... Read More →
avatar for Camilo Urbano

Camilo Urbano

Head of Urban Planning and Data Research, despacio.org
MSc. Regional and Urban Planning of the London School of Economics - LSE. Political Scientist and Philosopher of Los Andes University, Colombia. With ten years of experience in designing and assessing public policies of urban planning, development, sustainable transport and infrastructure... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm GMT-03
Room 2 Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 600, C1156ACS CABA

12:00pm GMT-03

Open Data + Urban Development
This Impact Session will be made up of 3-4 moderated “Ignite“ presentations (8- 10 minutes max) showcasing concrete examples of open data in action within the Urban Development thematic sector.

Moderators
avatar for Jean-Noe Landry

Jean-Noe Landry

Executive Director, Open North
Jean-Noé Landry is a social entrepreneur and Executive Director of OpenNorth. As an civic open government activists, he convenes data stakeholders, promotes data standardization, and connects governments to their data constituents. As a co-founder of Montreal Ouvert (whose mission... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Federico Bayle

Federico Bayle

Co-founder, Dymaxion Labs
I'm co-founder of Dymaxion Labs. My background is in economics and data science. Currently I'm working on machine learning applications on satellite and drone imagery, to scaling large field surveys in an automated way.
avatar for Abdoul Malick Tapsoba

Abdoul Malick Tapsoba

Manager, Burkina Open Data Initiative
Malick is an Open Data Specialist. He culminates 7-years of leadership experience at ANPTIC (www.anptic.gov.bf) where He works currently as Manager of the Burkina Open Data Initiative (BODI). He successfully engaged Government’s bodies and Civil Society Organizations in Open Data... Read More →
avatar for Mónica Villegas

Mónica Villegas

Project manager, Corona Foundation
Anthropologist from the Los Andes University with master's degrees in Development Policies at the Institute of Economic and Social Development Studies of the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sobornne and in Geography, Territorial Planning and Urbanism of the Institute of Latin America... Read More →
avatar for Margarita Yepez

Margarita Yepez

Co-Fundadora, Datalat
(@margaritayepezv) Co-fundadora de Datalat, empredimiento ecuatoriano que promueve el uso efectivo de los datos abiertos y la tecnología para promover soluciones innovadoras a problemas locales. (MSc) Negocios Internacionales, trabaja con proyectos de industrias creativas y tecnología... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm GMT-03
Room 2 Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 600, C1156ACS CABA

2:00pm GMT-03

Open Data + Extractives
This Impact Session will be made up of 3-4 moderated “Ignite“ presentations (8- 10 minutes max) showcasing concrete examples of open data in action within the Extractives sector.

Moderators
avatar for Anders Pedersen

Anders Pedersen

Senior Open Data Officer, Natural Resource Governance Institute

Speakers
avatar for Anatolii Bondarenko

Anatolii Bondarenko

Data journalism, editor, Texty
I’m a co-founder (in 2010) of Texty.org.ua - independent media outlet based in Kyiv. Till 2015 I was an author of most interactive visualizations published on the site. Since 2015 I’m a head of Texty’s data journalism team. Besides this I 've authored a popular course about... Read More →
avatar for Santiago J. Dondo

Santiago J. Dondo

Regional Director, Latin America and the Caribbean, Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
Santiago J. Dondo is an expert in law and public policy related to the extractive industries. He is the Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean at the EITI. In December 2015 he was appointed as Undersecretary of Mining Policy by the Argentine National Government. Previously... Read More →
avatar for Zira Quaghe John

Zira Quaghe John

Nigeria Officer, Natural Resource Governance Institute
Zira leads country research and drives dissemination and uptake of open data projects. Before joining NRGI, Zira worked as a consultant on several donor-funded mining, oil and gas, and power programs in Nigeria, Afghanistan and UkraineZira specializes in developing and strengthening... Read More →
avatar for Aye Kyithar Swe

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


Thursday September 27, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm GMT-03
Room 2 Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 600, C1156ACS CABA

3:00pm GMT-03

Open Data + Inclusion
This Impact Session will be made up of 3-4 moderated “Ignite“ presentations (8- 10 minutes max) showcasing concrete examples of open data in action within the Inclusion thematic sector.

Moderators
avatar for Lindsey Marchessault

Lindsey Marchessault

Director, 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 →

Speakers
avatar for Deirdre Appel

Deirdre Appel

Program Manager, Open Data Watch
As Program Manager of Open Data Watch – an international, non-profit working to bring change to organizations that produce and manage official statistical data – Deirdre is responsible for the planning and coordination of all work program activities and communication. She works... Read More →
avatar for Mercedes D'Alessandro

Mercedes D'Alessandro

Co-Founder, Economia Femini(s)ta
Mercedes D’Alessandro was born in Argentina, has a PhD in Economics (University of Buenos Aires, or UBA) and has lived in New York since 2013. She taught at UBA for more than 15 years. Her fields of specialization are Marxist Economics, Latin American economic theories, and the... Read More →
avatar for Julio Lopez

Julio Lopez

Co-founder, Datalat / School of Data
Julio López Peña is an Ecuadorian economist with more than 8 years of experience on projects and grants management, research and capacity building initiatives on public policy, sustainable development and information systems in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). He has worked... Read More →
avatar for Samhir Vasdev

Samhir Vasdev

Digital Development Adviser, IREX
Samhir Vasdev is the Technical Adviser for Digital Development at IREX, a global development and education organization. There, Samhir drives the organization’s efforts to foster better use of data to inform decisions, learning, and action within IREX and its programs. For example... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm GMT-03
Room 2 Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 600, C1156ACS CABA

4:00pm GMT-03

Open Data + Indigenous
This Impact Session will be made up of 3-4 moderated “Ignite“ presentations (8- 10 minutes max) showcasing concrete examples of open data in action within the Indigenous thematic sector.

Moderators
avatar for Stephanie Carroll Rainie

Stephanie Carroll Rainie

University of Arizona
Stephanie Carroll Rainie (Ahtna Athabascan), DrPH, MPH is Assistant Professor in  Public Health Policy and Management at College of Public Health. She works in the Community, Environment and Policy Department, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health (MEZCOPH); Assistant Research... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Ji-Ping Lin

Ji-Ping Lin

Taipei, Academia Sinica
I received B.Sc. in Geography from National Taiwan University (Taiwan) in 1988, M.Sc. in Statistics from National Central University (Taiwan) in 1990, and Ph.D. in geography in 1998 from McMaster University (Canada). He is associate research fellow of Research Center for Humanities... Read More →
avatar for Daniel Villatoro

Daniel Villatoro

Coordinador de formación en Escuela de Datos y la iniciativa latinoamericana de reportajes sobre las comunidades LGBTIQ, SocialTic / IWMF
Trabaja como formador en el equipo de SocialTIC y coordina el programa de Escuela de Datos para Latinoamérica. Es el lead trainer de la Iniciativa Latinoamericana de Periodismo sobre las comunidades LGBTIQ de la International Women's Media Foundation. Trabaja en periodismo de investigación... Read More →


Thursday September 27, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm GMT-03
Room 2 Av. Don Pedro de Mendoza 600, C1156ACS CABA