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