Agenda: Using Open Data policy modeling, citizen empowerment, data journalism
- June 2012, The European Commission's Albert Borschette Conference Center, Brussels


Introduction & welcome, Phil Archer, W3C and & David Osimo, Tech412/Crossover [slides]
Apps 1. chair: Phil Archer
Unraveling the mystery of Open Government Data Apps Nikolaos Loutas, DERI [slides]
Enabling Smart City Services through Open Data Mobile Applications and Common Data Formats Noel Van Herreweghe, Coördinatiecel Vlaams e-government (CORVE) [slides]
Applied Open Linked Data: A Mobile Solution for Galway Volvo Ocean Race Deirdre Lee, DERI [slides]
Discussion with speakers plus Vagner Diniz, W3C Brazil [paper, slides]
Public Engagement. Chair: Alberto Cottica
Supporting open data use through active engagement Tim Davies, Practical Participation [slides Slideshare]
Challenges for open data Usage: Open Derivatives and Licensing Miel Vander Sande, Ghent University - IBBT - Multimedia Lab [slides Slideshare]
Research Challenge on Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis David Osimo, Tech412/Crossover [slides]
Augmenting Open Government Data with Social Media Data Efthimios Tambouris, University of Macedonia [slides Slideshare]
Discussion with speakers plus Anneke Zuiderwijk, TU Delft [paper] & Federico Remiti, ETNA [paper]
Lunch (at own expense — the building includes a good canteen)
Open Data in the media. Chair: David Price of Debategraph
Public Data Visualization and Social Connectivity Oluseun Ongbinde, BudgIT [unable to attend]
Decentralised Open Data Christophe Guéret, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam [slides Slideshare]
How open data is redefining the roles of the journalist, audience and publisher Andrew Leimdorfer & Olivier Thereaux, BBC [slides]
Impediments, challenges and recommendations for using open government data, Anneke Zuiderwijk, TU Delft
Lightining Talks. Chair: Jeanne Holm data.gov/NASA
Financial Crisis and The Promised Land of Open Data Prodromos Tsiavos, Greek Free Open Source Software Society [unable to attend]
Allotment (publics): an open data and data driven journalism perspective Farida Vis, University of Leicester [slides Slideshare]
Yucat, Jens Steensma
Inspiring Data? Andrea Perego, European Commission, Joint Research Centre [slides]
Panel Session: Impact of Open Data on Policy Modeling Chair: Gianluca Misuraca, JRC-IPTS/EC
Andrew Stott, Public Sector Transparency Board, former UK Government Director of Transparency & Digital Engagement (@DirDigEng);
Franco Accordino, Head of the European Commission's Task Force Digital Futures (@francoaccordino);
Jeanne Holm, evangelist at data.gov, Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA/JPL (@JeanneHolm);
Simona De Luca, Ministry of Economic Development, Department for Cohesion, Italy [paper] .
Pool Party, Martin Kaltenböck [slides]
ETNA, Federico Remiti (video)
Something Different to end the day
Artistic responses to sentiment analysis: the ConnectiCity project. Speaker: Luca Barbeni, Piemonte Share [slides].
End of day 1
There is no arranged dinner for this evening but ad hoc arrangements and suggestions will be made on the day.

Informal CKAN demo, Irina Bolychevsky
Introduction to day 2, Phil Archer, W3C. Links: W3C eGov Interest Group (co-chair Jeanne Holm); W3C eGov LinkedIn Group ; Government Linked Data Working Group; Points of Interest WG; Crossover Project; Policy Making 2.0 LinkedIn Group.
Provoking Thoughts. Chair: Richard Swetenham, Head of Unit, INFSO E4
Including all audiences in the government loop: From transparency to empowerment through open government data Speaker: Martin Murillo, Cape Breton University, Canada [slides]
A Realistic Look at Open Data Speaker: Sharon Dawes, Center for Technology in Government at University at Albany/SUNY [slides]
Using open data: is it really empowering? Speaker: Katleen Janssen, ICRI – KU Leuven – IBBT, Open Knowledge Foundation Belgium & Helen Darbyshire, Access-Info. [slides]
Apps 2. Chair: Irina Bolychevsky, Open Knowledge Foundation
Open Culture Data Lotte Baltussen, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision [slides]
Linked Open Data in Use: How (linked open) controlled vocabularies can provide a basis for Linked Open Data driven applications / Pool Party Florian Bauer, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership and Martin Kaltenböck, Semantic Web Company [slides]
The role of communication in building an open data ecosystem Julian Tait, Open Data Manchester & FutureEverything [slides Slideshare]
Discussion with speakers plus Wang Mei-Hsueh, Academia Sinica Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Taiwan [paper]
Make Sense?. Chair: John Erickson, Tetherless World Constellation, RPI
Publicspending.gr: interconnecting and visualizing Greek public expenditure following Linked Open Data directives Speaker: Michalis Vafopoulos, National Technical University of Athens [slides]
Exploring the Networks in Open Public Data Speaker: Uldis Bojārs Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Latvia [slides (SlideShare)]
LOD Russia – Enabling Russian National Knowledge with Scientific Open Data Daniel Hladky, National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Moscow [slides]
Discussion with speakers plus Yannis Charalabidis, University of the Agegean/ENGAGE [paper]
Lunch (at own expense — the building includes a good canteen)
Open Data Business Models. Chair: Vassilios Peristeras, European Commission ISA Programme
Business Models for PSI Re-Use: A Multidimensional Framework Michele Osella, Istituto Superiore Mario Boella [slides]
Building a business by giving away data, Chris Taggart, Open Corporates (invited lightning talk)
Discussion with speakers plus Antonis Ramfos, Intrasoft [paper], Jens Steensma, Yucat [paper]. See also Voglioilruolo: an Italian Success Case about Public Data Reuse Fabio Dellutri, Mitecube.
Lightining Talks. Chair: Jeanne Holm data.gov/NASA
Rethinking Kelly and Etling's Map of the Iranian Blogosphere Gwyneth Sutherlin, University of Bradford [slides]
The Open Data Workflow: Towards an Open Data Middleware Stefan Scheglmann, Institute for Web Science and Technologies (WeST), University of Koblenz-Landau [slides]
A means to embrace and map together data standards David Mitton, Listpoint [slides]
Europ.in Uldis Bojārs
Report from the SEMIC Interoperabilty Conference, Stijn.Goedertier, PwC [Conference Highlights]
Tools. Chair: Luigi Reggi, Ministry of Economic Development, Italy / CROSSOVER
A Dynamic Faceted Browser for Data Cube Statistical Data Nikolaos Loutas, DERI [slides]
Faceted Browser for Geospatial Datasets Boris Villazón-Terrazas, Facultad de Informática. Universidad Politécnica de Madrid [slides]
Research Challenge on Visualization Francesco Mureddu, Tech4i2/Crossover [slides]
Wrap up & next steps, David Osimo Tech412 & Phil Archer, W3C
End of Workshop, head for the Hotel Sofitel Brussels Europe for the Networking Event

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