AGENDA

7:45 - Registration & Refreshments

8:30 - Program Begins

Who is the Africa Open Data Community?

  • All Participants

9:00-9:15 By the People for the People - Why Open Data for Africa

  • Nnenna Nwankama - Africa Regional Coordinator, The Web Foundation

9:15 - 9:45 - Using Open Data to Support Sustainable Development

  • Dr. Albina Chuwa - Director General of National Bureau of Statistics, Tanzania 
  • Yassi Hadjibashi - Chief Data Officer of Barclays, Africa
  • Jean-Paul Van Belle - Director of IT & National Development, University of Cape Town

9:45 - 10:15 - Open Data for Climate Change: SDG #13

  • Komalin Chetty - Senior Manager of Data Governance, Telkom SA
  • Rob Worthington - CEO, Kwantu
  • Dr. Emmanuel Lansana - Geological Data & Information Manager, Sierra Leone National Mining Association

10:15 - 10:45 am: Refreshments & Transition to Breakout Tables

10:45 am - 11:30 am: Open Data for SDGs - Roadmaps Breakout

  • Yassi Hadjibashi - Chief Data Officer, Barclays, Africa & Rob Worthington - CEO, Kwantu
  • Dr. Emmanuel Lansana - Geological Data & Information Manager, Sierra Leone National Mining Association & Charles Young  - National Resource Governance Institute
  • Jean-Paul Van Bell & Paul Mungai - Department of Information Systems, University of Cape Town
  • Malick Tapsoba - Project Lead for Open Elections, Government of Burkina Faso & Kateryna Onyiliogwu - Community Manager, Open Data Institute

11:30 - 12:50 pm: Lunch break

12:50 pm: Transition Back to Program

1:00 - 1:15 Reaching SDGs Before 2030

  • Megan Smith - Chief Technology Officer of the United States

1:15 - 1:30 Outcomes from Tables

  •   Kat Townsend - Senior Open Data Advisor, Data Collaboratives

1:30 - 2:00 pm: Telling Better Stories - SDG 16 Transparent Institutions

  • Adi Eyal - Founder, Code for South Africa
  • Winnie Kamau -  Association of Freelance Journalists & Co-Founder of Badili.org
  • Malick Tapsoba - Project lead, Open Elections, Burkina Faso

2:00 - 2:45 pm: Data Cooking Show

  • Winnie Kamau - Africa Journalist Association & Co-Founder of Badili.org
  • Paul Mungai - University of Cape Town
  • Sarah Evans and Daniela Lepiz - Data Journalism Academy - Code for South Africa
  • Charles King - South African Freelancers' Association SAFREA
  • Andrew Charman - Livelihoods South Africa

2:45 - 3:15 pm: Refreshment break

3:15 - 3:30 Newsflash Highlights

3:30 pm: Announcements

  • Rob Worthington: Partnership with Care and WorldVision on People-to-People data
  • Lenina Rassool: South Africa Hack4Water
  • Kat Townsend: GODAN Summit and SDG Global Partnership

4:00 pm: Photo & Close