Participation at the International Open Government Data Conference
Director of the MSB Centre of Excellence, Dr. Maurice Mcnaughton attended the recent International Open Government Data Conference (IOGDC) co-hosted by the Data.gov program and the World Bank on July 10-12, 2012. The conference brought together more than 400 people from 50 countries -- technologists, government officials, civil society organizations and the private sector -- for three days of intense discussions, where more than 100 speakers shared their experiences, stimulated new ideas, and demonstrated the power of putting open data to work.
- Eric Bensel, Program Co-ordinator, PARIS21 (The strengthening of national statistical systems in developing countries)
- Tiago Piexoto: Open Government Specialist, World Bank Institute ICT4Gov Program (Using technology to create and improve citizen participation in goverment)
- Phil Ashlock, Open Government Program Manager, Open Plans (Technology and standards to help national and local governments better listen to citizens)