Open Government Partnership
Global Summit 2019
May 29-31, Ottawa, Canada

Check out the Summit Agenda.

Speakers include

At the OGP Summit, experts from around the world join our official program as speakers. Check out a selection of the speakers you’ll see in Ottawa below. Make sure to check back, as this list will be updated.

Blanca Ovelar

Senator of Paraguay and President of the ParlAmericas Open Parliament Network

Delia Ferreira

Chair, Transparency International

Doug Rutzen

Chief Executive Officer, International Center for Not-for-Profit Law

Halla Tómasdóttir

Chief Executive Officer, The B Team

Joyce Murray

President of the Treasury Board and Minister of Digital Government

Karina Gould

Minister of Democratic Institutions, Government of Canada

Lucan Way

Professor, University of Toronto

Mary Robinson

Former United Nations Commissioner for Human Rights and former President of Ireland

Nathaniel Heller

Executive Vice President, Integrated Strategies, Results for Development

Navdeep Bains

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Government of Canada

Robin Hodess

Director for Advocacy, Policy and Research, The B Team

Sanjay Pradhan

Chief Executive Officer, Open Government Partnership


Enable citizens, civil society and business to participate in government decision-making. This leads to more trust in government and better outcomes.


Empower under-represented citizens regardless of gender, race, or sexual orientation, to engage actively with governments. This allows for more equitable governments.


Help citizens understand how open government affects their day-to-day lives. This makes government accountable for results that make a difference.

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