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Re: Virtual Event: "Open for Outcomes: Leveraging Information for Prosperity", 14 Dec 2011

From: Jose M. Alonso <josema@webfoundation.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 10:25:37 -0200
Cc: "open-government@lists.okfn.org WG List" <open-government@lists.okfn.org>, "W3C eGov Interest Group (All)" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, Lynn Reyes <lynn_reyes@us.ibm.com>
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To: "Brand Niemann" <bniemann@cox.net>
Brand, I've no idea just yet. You might want to ask Lynn (copied).
-- Josema


El 17/11/2011, a las 10:21, Brand Niemann escribió:

> Jose,
> 
> Thanks for sending this. I noticed an U.S. Federal Government representative
> tbc and wondered who that was since I have done something recently that
> relates to this based on IBM Center for Business of Government Work at:
> http://gov.aol.com/2011/10/27/four-lessons-learned-using-dashboards-in-gover
> nment/ and
> http://semanticommunity.info/AOL_Government/Use_of_Dashboards_in_Government_
> -_Been_There_and_Done_That 
> 
> Brand
> 
> Dr. Brand Niemann
> Director and Senior Data Scientist
> Semantic Community
> http://semanticommunity.info 
> http://gov.aol.com/bloggers/brand-niemann/ 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jose M. Alonso [mailto:josema@webfoundation.org] 
> Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2011 6:53 AM
> To: open-government@lists.okfn.org WG List; W3C eGov Interest Group (All)
> Subject: Virtual Event: "Open for Outcomes: Leveraging Information for
> Prosperity", 14 Dec 2011
> 
> Hi all and sorry for cross-posting,
> 
> I was invited to participate at a virtual event organized by the IBM
> Institute for Business Value that I think it might be of interest to this
> community. I'm attaching information below. Attendance is free but you have
> to register in advance.
> 
> Cheers,
> Josema.
> 
> ------------------
> "Open for Outcomes: Leveraging Information for Prosperity"
> December 14, 2011 at 10:00 AM EST.
> http://bit.ly/sEOa31
> 
> Speakers:
> * Lynn Reyes, Public Sector Leader, IBM Institute for Business Value
> * José M. Alonso, Open Data Program Manager, Web Foundation
> * Dr. Bitange Ndemo, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and
> Communications, Kenya
> * U.S. Federal Government representative tbc
> * Sietze Dijkstra, Global Government Industry Leader, IBM Global Business
> Services
> 
> 
> Fiscal and economic uncertainty is growing.  Even as governments scramble to
> cut costs, they are seeking new recipes to kick-start new economic growth.
> They may already have one.
> 
> A new report on this issue by the IBM Institute for Business Value says that
> if we think about it differently, “opening up” to leverage information and
> intelligence might just give governments the opportunity to drive outcomes
> like innovation, jobs, new economic growth with citizens, while avoiding
> costs.  But “open” can mean something different to each government around
> the world, and at each level of government.  It’s time to reset the
> perspective and “open” for outcomes.
> 
> Join us on December 14, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. EST, in a webcast where you will
> hear the highlights from one of the authors.  You also will hear from
> innovative leaders as they share the steps they took to "open up", the
> results they achieved and lessons they have learned and what they think
> needs to happen next.  Their experiences will enrich the discussion and, we
> hope, stimulate your own creative actions.
> 
> Top Reasons to Attend:
> * Learn about a historic and global trend of "open" in government.  How it's
> evolved, how government leaders and citizens are reviewing and rethinking
> "open government" and "open data"
> * Hear directly from government leaders and thought leaders who are already
> on their journey on the "open" road
> * Clarify perceptions and misinterpretations around "open government"
> * Network with industry experts, partners and your peers real-time within a
> virtual environment
> 
> -- 
> 
> Jose M. Alonso
> Program Manager, Open Data
> World Wide Web Foundation
> email: josema@webfoundation.org
> twitter: @josemalonso
> skype: josema.alonso
> http://www.webfoundation.org
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
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