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April 2009

April 22, 2009

OpenGov mashup* event

BCS, London
22 April 2009

10:00 Opening Remarks - Simon Grice, Founder & Partner of mashup* & Founder & MD of BeLocal

10:10 Welcome Address - Mitch Sava, CEO of polyWonk

10:20 Keynote Address - Alex Butler, Director of Transformational Strategy at COI

10:45 Panel on Challenges and Strategies for Collaboration & Engagement

James Crabtree, Senior Editor at Prospect and advisor to openDemocracy

Paul Evans, social media consultant and author of the Local Democracy blog

Steph Gray, DIUS Head of Engagement

Mark O’Neill, CIO for the Dept. of Culture, Media, and Sport

11:40 DEMOS

11:45 BREAK

12:15 Panel on Challenges and Strategies for Mobilisation & Communication

Ben Hammersley, Assoc. Editor of Wired, and former social media advisor to the FCO

Paul Clarke, Public Services Strategist

Jeremy Gould, Whitehall Webby blogger and OpenGov luminary

Alberto Nardelli, Co-founder of TweetMinister

Dave Briggs, DavePress and Councillors Connected

13:10 DEMOS

13:15 LUNCH

14:15 Group Discussion: Challenges for Engagement

14:30 Panel on Practical Solutions

Tim Davies, Managing Director of Practical Participation

Chris Francis, IBM’s Government Programmes

Sharon Cooper, DirectGov Director of Strategy & Product Design

Chris Thorpe, Developer Advocate for the Guardian Open Platform

Jonathan Akwue, Digital Public

15:30 UK Projects in Open Government

Harry Metcalfe - Job Centre Pro Plus

Emma Mulqueeny - Rewired State

Emer Coleman - Barnet and GLA

Jonathan Akwue - Digital Public

Alpesh Doshi - Fintricity / Home Office


16.:00 Closing remarks

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