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Technology Empowering U.S. Diplomacy and Development

8:00 AM - Doors Open

 

8:50 - 9:00 AM - Introduction

Suzanne Hall - MC

Senior Advisor for Innovation, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

 

9:00 - 9:15 AM - Welcome

Dr Kerri-Ann Jones

Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs

 

9:15 - 10:15 AM - Keynote Address - 'Policy and Technology'

Edward Tufte

 

10:15 - 10:30 AM - Coffee Break

 

10:30 - 11:25 AM - Panel on 'Development Challenge: Open Data to Making Sense of Data'

Jean-Louis Sarbib, Development Gateway

Aleem Wajli,  World Bank Institute

Stuart Gill, Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery

Charles Kenny, Center for Global Development

 

11:25 AM - 12:20 PM - Panel on 'Latest Trends on Data Visualization'

 Adam Bly, Seed Media Group

Jonathan Cousins, Cousins & Sears Creative Technologists

David Bolinsky, XVIVO

David McConville, Elumenati

 

12:30 - 1:30 PM - Lunch

 

--- Afternoon Breakouts ---

1:30 - 3:00 PM

Session A

1.  Supporting Disaster Response and Coordination - Panelists Bios & Photos 

 

2.  Visualizations for Aid Transparency and Management - Panelists Bios & Photos

 

3.  Best Practices for Visualization Interoperability - Panelist Bios & Photos

 

4.  State Department and USAID Data Visualization Projects - Panelist Bios & Photos

 

3:00 - 3:30 PM - Coffee Break

 

3:30 - 5:00 PM

Session B

1.  Using Climate and Health Data to Monitor Food Insecure Areas - Panelist Bios & Photos

 

2.  Mobile Technology and New Media:  Trends and Opportunities - Panelist Bios & Photos

 

3.  Turning Information into Insight - Panelist Bios & Photos

 

4.  New Ways to Visualize Development Data - Panelist Bios & Photos

 

Day 2

The second day of the event is an unconference, meaning attending participants will be devising the sessions and agenda they desire with themselves as presenters.  The day is much more fluid but very constructive just the same.

 

8:00 AM - Doors Open

 

9:00 AM - Introduction and Order of the Day

Wayne Moses Burke, Open Forum Foundation

 

9:15 AM - 12:00 PM - Morning Sessions

 

12:00 - 1:00 PM - Lunch

 

1:00 - 4:00 PM - Afternoon Sessions

 

 

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