Tuesday, July 3, 2012

International Open Government Data Conference: July 6-12 (Virtual and in Washington DC)

July 10-12, 2012
12:30 GMT/8:30 am ET or convert time
We’re expecting over 400 people from more than 40 countries. We’ve got technologists, government officials, civil society organizations and the private sector coming together for 3 days of over a 100 speakers sharing their experiences, stimulating new ideas, and demonstrating the power of putting open data to work.  
Conference topics include: 
- What do successful open government data initiatives look like worldwide?
- How are countries getting started with open data and what are their challenges?
- What are the tools, technologies and platforms for managing and releasing open data?
- How can you engage citizens, the public and private sectors around open government data?
- What's the future of open government data?
See all topics >
Presenters include:
- Caroline Anstey | Managing Director, World Bank
- Steven Van Roekel | Federal Chief Information Officer, United States
- Todd Park | Chief Technology Officer, United States
- Stela Mocan | Executive Director, e-Government Center, Moldova
- Mario Spinelli | Secretary for Corruption Prevention and Strategic Information, Brazil
- Carlos Viniegra | Chief Information Officer, Mexico
- David Eaves | Open Government Advocate, Canada
- David McClure | Office of Citizen Services and Innovative Technologies, United States
- Nathan Eagle | Chief Executive Officer, Jana
- Dr. Rufus Pollock | Co-Founder, Open Knowledge Foundation
- Alexander B. Howard | Government 2.0 Washington Correspondent, O'Reilly Media
...and many more!
All plenaries, keynotes and sessions will webcast on this page and we’ll have a series of hosts running the liveblog below. If you're in Washington D.C, you can still register to attend the conference. 
Join the liveblog and follow #IOGDC on Twitter.
A live blog and webcast will be available at http://live.worldbank.org/international-open-government-data-conference-2012-liveblog-webcast

July 6-7: Lightning talks on the best uses of open data around the world! All virtual at the following times
July 6 from 7:00-11:00 am (EST): http://www.data.gov/communities/conference/virtual-conference
(World time clock: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=International+Open+Government+Data+Conference%3A+July+6&iso=20120706T07&p1=263&ah=4 )

July 7 from 2:00-6:00 pm (EST): http://www.data.gov/communities/conference/virtual-conference
(World time clock: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=International+Open+Government+Data+Conference%3A+July+7&iso=20120707T14&p1=263&ah=4 )

July 9: Tutorial on Open Data from 1:00-4:30 pm (EST)
(World time clock: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=Open+Data+Tutorial+%28IOGDC%29&iso=20120709T13&p1=263&ah=3&am=30)
A live blog and webcast may be available at http://live.worldbank.org/international-open-government-data-conference-2012-liveblog-webcast

July 10-12: International Open Government Conference held at the World Bank Headquarters at 1818 H Street NW, Washington DC. The full agenda is available here:http://www.data.gov/communities/conference
World time clock: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=International+Open+Government+Data+Conference%3A+July+10-12&iso=20120710T0830&p1=263&ah=9&am=30 (each day)
A live blog and webcast will be available at http://live.worldbank.org/international-open-government-data-conference-2012-liveblog-webcast

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