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As representatives from governments, academia, civil society and international organisations gather in Paris for the Open Government Partnership Summit which begins on 7 December, this official side event on the 6th hopes to get the ball rolling with a day of insightful talks.

Held in the beautiful Hôtel de Talleyrand this event, organised by IBM, Digital Globe, UNDP, Nzinga Effect, GEO - Proud members of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data - will bring together experts and practitioners working with the web, data and innovation as a means to drive economic growth, social inclusion, citizen engagement, open and transparent government.

Agenda:

10.00: Welcome, Steven Adler, IBM and GPSDD

10.35: Panel 1: Open data and sustainable development in Latin America

  • Philipp Schoenrock, CEPEI, Bogota, Colombia

  • Kela Leon, Peruvian Press Council

  • Caroline Gibu, CAD Ciudadanos al Día

  • Moderator: Paola Pollmeier, City of Medellin

11.30: Coffee break

11.45: Panel 2: Harnessing the data revolution for climate action

  • Barbara Ryan, GEO

  • Rhiannan Price, Digital Globe

  • Lawrence Sperling, US State Department

  • Moderator: Steven Adler, IBM

12.45: Lunch

14.00: Panel 3: Empowering women to lead with data and in the open data space

  • Julie Owono, Internet sans Frontiers

  • Kat Borlongan, Five by Five

  • Heather Leson, IFRC

  • Moderator: Eliza Anyangwe, Nzinga Effect

15.00: Closing keynote, ‘Ruta N’ - The Medellin case study: a sustainable development lab for cities. Paola Pollmeier, programme manager of Ruta N, Medellin, Colombia

15:20: Closing discussion: Against the backdrop of a world in political, economic and environmental crisis, where next for transparency and civic participation? Facilitated by Claire Melamed, Executive Director of GPSDD

This is an open discussion to more deeply engage all the participants in the day. It is an opportunity to share the opportunities and challenges of your work with the GPSDD.

15.50: Summary and close, Claire Melamed


About the venue:

Located in the heart of Paris, Hôtel de Talleyrand is a spectacular example of a late 18th century Parisian townhouse, or hôtel particulier. The building and interiors, both superior examples of architecture of the French Enlightenment, were designed between 1767 and 1769 for Louis Phélypeaux, Comte de Saint-Florentin. The townhouse to this day is used for receiving guests at diplomatic meetings, receptions, conferences, and cultural events. Visit this link to find out more https://www.wmf.org/project/h%C3%B4tel-de-talleyrand


**Note**

UNDP will be sharing the venue for a closed meeting.


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