The State of Open Data: Rebooting Open Data Interventions on the Road to 2030

12:00 - 13:20
Room 214, Shaw Centre

This session offers participants a hands-on opportunity to consider next-generation open data interventions with emphasis on open government and the sustainable development goals. In the last decade open data has been used to address many open government and development challenges, yet there is a widely perceived impact gap, and many projects still focus on portals rather than problem solving. Using a design canvas, this session help participants plan politically-aware, strategic open data projects, recasting the idea of OGP open data commitments are problem, rather than portal, specific. The session will share practical learning from the State of Open Data book: a collaborative review by over 60 authors look at 16 sectors, 7 regions, 7 core issues, and 7 stakeholder groups to reflect on what works for open data and how to ensure measurable impact. The book, supported by the Open Data for Development network, will launch during OGP Week.

Theme: Impact

Livestream: Yes

Open to media: Yes

Organizers: The State of Open Data, Open Data for Development Network (OD4D)

Languages available: English, French, Spanish

Event type: Knowledge Cafe


Nnenna Nwakanma, Interim Policy Director: World Wide Web Foundation, Cote D’Ivoire, Teresa Scassa: Canada Research Chair in Information Law and Policy, University of Ottawa, Canada, Marie Lintzer: Senior Governance Officer, Natural Resource Governance Institute, USA, Sandra Elena: Coordinator of the Open Justice Program, Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, Argentina, Jorge Florez: Global Integrity, USA, Jamison Crowell: Open Data Watch, USA

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