Opening Ceremony

18:00 - 20:00
Canada Hall, Shaw Centre

Welcome to the Open Government Partnership Global Summit 2019! Hear from world-renowned keynote speakers on the state of Open Government and key priorities for the Summit. The Opening will also showcase Canadian culture and global diversity.

Theme: Open track

Livestream: Yes

Open to media: Yes

Organizers: Government of Canada, Open Government Partnership (OGP)

Languages available: English, French, Spanish

Event type: Opening ceremony


Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister of Canada, Canada , Joyce Murray, President of the Treasury Board and Minister for Digital Government, Canada, Sanjay Pradhan, Chief Executive Officer, Open Government Partnership , Nathaniel Heller, Civil Society Co-Chair of OGP Steering Committee & Executive Vice President, Results for Development , Rob Davidson, Civil Society Co-Chair, Canada OGP Multi-Stakeholder Forum, Tracey Lauriault, Assistant Professor of Critical Media and Big Data at the School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University, Canada, Claudette Comanda, Indigenous Leader, Algonquin Community, Tim Berners-Lee, Inventor of the Web & Founder, World Wide Web Foundation , Mark Barrenechea, Chief Executive Officer, OpenText, Patrick Gaspard, President, Open Society Foundations, United States , John Penrose, MP, UK

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