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Thursday, July 17 • 14:00 - 15:00
Tracking development in the open

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Over the last few years, an enormous amount of development data has begun to flow. Several different efforts have begun to show open development flows from and to different countries. However, significant challenges remain, including improving the quality of existing data, making the data more accessible and connecting official and grassroots data together.

This session will include lightning talks showing five new platforms showing development data (most of which are open source and use open data), and then focus on discussing how to confront challenges based on experience of designing the existing platforms and using the data. The participants will be varied, including from Afghanistan, Nepal and the U.S.



This session was co-created by the Open Development Open Knowledge Working Group. This session remains editorially independent as it was put together in consultation with the Programme Team following the same guidelines as for other sessions at the festival. 

Facilitators
avatar for Bill Anderson

Bill Anderson

Information Architect, Development Initiatives
I am the Content Lead on our Joined-up Data Standards project and Technical Lead for the International Aid Transparency Initiative.
avatar for Bibhusan Bista

Bibhusan Bista

CEO, YoungInnovations
I am the CEO and co-founder of YoungInnovations, a leading software development firm based in Nepal providing solutions to different parts of the globe. I have my background in technology, research and international development. I have led successful projects around open data, transparency accountability and other development issues. Iam an active member of IATI technical advisory group and Open Data Charter initiatives globally
avatar for Mark Brough

Mark Brough

Aid Information Advisor, Publish What You Fund
avatar for Pernilla Näsfors

Pernilla Näsfors

Digital communications consultant, Openhearted AB
Digital communications consultant working with open data and global partnerships through my own company Openhearted AB. I have worked for the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the World Bank Group, the United Nations, and a number of civil society organisations with open data, social media and web strategies.

Thursday July 17, 2014 14:00 - 15:00
Space P1 Kulturbrauerei

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