AODC '17 Schedule

Monday, 17 July 2017

“Open Data Community Day (Various Sites Around the City)”

Africa Open Data Leadership Network(Invitation Only) Targeted side event at government leaders from across the Continent at Ridge Hotel

Site visits: 9:00-17:00

Visits to innovation hubs to learn about their work and hear from farmers, teachers, police, and nurses on the issues in their lives and discuss how open data can be useful

Click here to view Map of Site Visits

Activity Venue
Community Mapping – Workshop Kofi Annan ICT Center

AITI-KACE (Advance Information Technology Institute- Kofi Annan Centre of Excelence)
Accra 233
+23330 267 9542

Wikidata Hack-A-Thon Kofi Annan ICT Center

AITI-KACE (Advance Information Technology Institute- Kofi Annan Centre of Excelence)
Accra 233
030 267 9542

Site Visit: Agriculture iSpace Ghana

2 Emmause Ln, Accra

Site Visit: Health Impact Hub Accra

F 393/4, Otswe Street, Accra

Site Visit: Entrepreneurship & Women in Technology Meltwater Entrepreneurial School Of Technology (MEST)

20 Aluguntugui St, Accra
+23330 274 2921

Site Visit: Training Women & Girls Mobile Web Ghana

Agbogba – Ashongman Rd, Agbogba
+233302 505824

Site Visit: Data Journalism New Media Hub Africa

No.1 Ostwe Close, Ako Adjei, Osu, Accra-Ghana, Accra
+23330 292 2621

Reception: Join us for a rooftop cool drink & chops. Bosphorus Restaurant

Corner of 5th circular & Ndabaningi Sithole

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

“Open Data Showcase and Training”

  • What is Open Data?
  • Technical Trainings:
    • Building an African Open Data Gender Agenda
    • Cracking Data Open: Lessons from Investigative Journalists
    • The Data Revolution in Africa: The Case for More Diversity, Inclusion, and Collaboration
    • Is It theRight Information to Follow the Money?
    • Using the 2017 Resource Governance Index for Reform in Sub-Saharan Africa
    • Africa Open Data Research: Bridging Gaps, Strengthening Ties
    • Spotlight on Open Data
    • Embracing Data Journalism in Newsrooms
    • Climate Change and Environment: Examples of Using Open Climate and Weather Data
    • Open Contracting in the Extractive Industries
    • Make Ghana’s Open Data Portal the Greatest in the World
    • Open Data Initiatives and Governance
    • Data Collection for CSOs in Low-Income Areas
    • Government and the Water Sector: How to Work Towards Open Data?
    • GCNET on Energy and Open Data
  • Organization Tools:
    • GODAN AgPack Workshop

     Organization Meetings

  • AODN
  • ODI
  • Ghana Ministries


  • Accra International Conference Centre (AICC)
  • Hotels
  • Hubs
  • Government Offices

Wednesday 19th July 2017

“Open Data Showcase & Training”

  • Follow-the Money Day
  • Unconference
  • Lightning talks
  • Community meetings


  • Accra International Conference Centre (AICC)

Thursday 20th July 2017

“Open Data Policy and Politics”

  • Presentation by H.E. Nana Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana
  • Open Data Policies & Priorities in governments across the continent
  • Current Status of SDG Data Roadmaps
  • Public forum


  • Accra International Conference Centre (AICC)

Friday 21st July 2017

“Public Private Partnerships and the Way Forward

  • Theme breakouts (SDGs, Gender, Health, Agriculture, Nutrition, Education, Energy, Extractives, Climate and Environment, Sub-National…)
  • Announcements and commitments
  • Hackathon Presentations


  • Accra International Conference Centre (AICC)