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Re: Invitation for Speakers: Upcoming discussions on Open Data

From: Martin J. Murillo <murillo@ieee.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2013 17:26:47 -0400
Message-ID: <CAKHh35h6Sn2kwWF9Qv2e+9=4HrC4R-C4z+7D_kGSGZV_2cswvw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Holm, Jeanne M (1760)" <jeanne.m.holm@jpl.nasa.gov>
Cc: "eGov IG (Public)" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, Tomasz Janowski <tj@iist.unu.edu>
Jeanne, all,

Have been following from afar the happenings of the group and my
congratulations for the activity. Have been deep in the Amazon/Andes in
data connectivity projects but should be available  April 5th for a
presentation on OGD in areas that are relevant to central/regional/local
government economical and institutional transparency (E&IT).  Would like as
well to present some results that compare the 2010/2013 level of data
openness in 8 areas related to E&IT of sixteen Latin American nations. I
would answer the question: have central government of nations in Latin
America opened data in key areas related to E&IT?

If such date is not appropriate, will be happy to do it later when

Best regards,

Martin Murillo

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 4:37 PM, Holm, Jeanne M (1760) <
jeanne.m.holm@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:

>   Hi all--
>  Thanks so much for the great discussions to date on open data!  We have
> covered a lot of ground, but I sense that we might still have a small group
> of individuals who still have excellent information to share.
>  We plan to focus a few more meetings on open government data.  Several
> people have already volunteered, but I wanted to be sure you each have the
> opportunity to suggest a speaker, a topic, or suggest yourself as a speaker
> on this topic.
>  Below are the next few dates and times zones, so if you reply to Tomasz
> and I with the topic and date you are interested or the name or topic of
> the speaker, that would be great.  We are also interested in hearing about
> future topics that should be discussed.
>    - February 8 (Americas)
>    - February 18 (Eurasia)
>    - March 8 (Americas)
>    - March 18 (Eurasia)
>    - April 5 (Americas)
> You can follow the evolving schedule at
> http://www.w3.org/egov/wiki/Main_Page#Upcoming_meetings  You'll notice we
> have two speakers for our next meeting on February 8:  Nikos Lautos on How
> Linked Data is Transforming eGovernment, and Tariq Khokhar on Open Data at
> the World Bank and Developing Countries.
>  We will also be seeking a coordinator that can help focus a group of
> volunteers to write up the key learnings of this series of meetings.  Are
> you that brave individual?!
>  Thanks!
>  --Jeanne
> **********************************************************
> Jeanne Holm
> Evangelist, Data.gov
> U.S. General Services Administration
> Cell: (818) 434-5037
> Twitter/Facebook/LinkedIn: JeanneHolm
> **********************************************************
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