OKCon 2011: Programme

We are delighted to announce the programme for OKCon 2011. Please note that there might be some last minute changes. Please also visit the great line up of excellent Speakers. See the layout of the venue place here. Jump directly to Pre OKCon Days June, 27th, June, 28th and June, 29th

* June, 30th OKCon Day I
* July, 1st OKCon Day II

Workshop I Workshop II
10:00 – 18:00 Open Spending Hackday
chaired by Friedrich Lindenberg
ScraperWiki scraping Day
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chaired by Julian Todd

Workshop I Workshop II Workshop III
10:00 – 18:00 Open Spending Hackday
chaired by Friedrich Lindenberg
ScraperWiki scraping Day
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chaired by Julian Todd
CKAN Development Workshop
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chaired by James Gardner, David Read
Workshop I Workshop II Workshop III
10:00 – 18:00 Open Spending Workshop
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chaired by Friedrich Lindenberg
Open Science and Social Science Workshop
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chaired by Francois Grey and Rufus Pollock
10:00 – 18:00 openSE internal meeting

15:00 – 18:00 Open Data & Privacy Workshop
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chaired by Jan Schallaböck, Javier Ruiz and Daniel Dietrich

Track I Track II Workshop I Workshop II Workshop III
10:00 Welcome!
by Rufus Pollock
10:30 Keynote: From Openness to Abundance
by Glyn Moody
11:00 Free/Libre Software and Open Data
by Richard Stallman
Open Science Panel
by Francois Grey and Rufus Pollock
12:00 Panel: Open Hardware & Open Standards
by Alison Powell, Dannie Jost, Massimo Menichinelli and Jürgen Neumann
EU Digital Agenda and Open Data
by Carl-Christian Buhr
Q&A with Richard Stallman Q&A Open Science panel
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Keynote: The Power, Promise and Perils of Open Government Data
by Nigel Shadbolt
Panel: Data journalism: what next?
with contributions from Simon Rogers, Stefan Candea, Caelainn Barr, Federica Cocco, Liliana Bounegru, Paul Bradshaw and Mirko Lorenz followed by a panel discussion moderated by Michelle Thorne
Wikipedia & Research: The innovative character of Wikipedia research
by Mayo Fuster Morell, Daniel Mietchen, Mathias Schindler and Benjamin Mako Hill
An International Private Standard for Open Source Hardware
with Alison Powell, Dannie Jost, Massimo Menichinelli and Jürgen Neumann
The Why and How of Open Education: Concepts and Practices
by United Nations University, UNU-MERIT (NL) and UNU-ViE (GE)
14:30 Defending Open Data
by Tom Lee
Open Research: Already here or still a distant pipedream?
by Cameron Neylon
15:00 Implementing an Open Data programme within government
by Andrew Stott
Collaborative platforms for streamlining workflows in Open Science
by Konrad U. Förstner
15:30 Global open data: a threat or saviour for democracy?
by Chris Taggart
Open Data in the newsroom: How should a workflow for data-journalist look like?
Mirko Lorenz
toolserver.org – Direct Access to Wikipedia’s Database
by Daniel Kinzler
16:00 Open
Data – Louder Voices?

by Michael Gurstein
You programmer, me journalist: How can we work together?
by Georgi Kobilarov & Mirko Lorenz
Scholarly Publishing Reform: What Needs to Change?
by Björn Brembs
16:30 Open Data at the World Bank: What we learned in a year and what’s next
by Tariq Khokhar
Structural changes of the information economy – Google Books as a Blueprint?
by Jeanette Hofmann
Citing versioned sources
by Daniel Mietchen
17:00 Coffe
17:30 Lightning Talks Open Cities – Open Innovation in the Public Sector
by Esteve Almirall
by Stefan Dirnstorfer
Open Linguistics Workshop
chaired Sebastian Hellmann
18:00 No Open Society without Open Knowledge, no Open Knowledge without Open Infrastructures
by Michel Bauwens
Winners of the Open Data Challenge
introduced by Jonathan Gray
Freedoms to Sharing
by Jeremie Zimmermann
18:30 Open Data in the Netherlands
by Paul Suijkerbuijk
ChokePoint Project – towards a distributed Internet infrastructure
by James Burke & Chris Pinchen
19:00 Openness as Strategy: Leading Open Knowledge Communities
by Phillipp Mueller
Consuming Linked Open Data  from the Web
by Chris Bizer
Beyond Access: legal defence of the right to reuse information
by Helen Darbishire
The Free Technology Academy and Shared QA in Free Educational Materials
by Frans Mofers, Wouter Tebbens, Hanneke Potters and Lex Bijlsma
19:30 Free Culture Forum and new models for a sustainable creativity
by Jaron Rowan
The Open Government Data Stakeholder Survey
with Michael Martin, Martin Kaltenböck
Alaveteli: international freedom of information software
by Seb Bacon
Building a Common Master Curriculum on Free Technologies
by Wouter Tebbens and David Jacovkis
20:00 Get together!
Track I Track II Workshop I Workshop II Workshop III
10:00 Keynote: Supercomputing for everyone (and by everyone!)
by Bruce Allen
Open Data Licensing
by Jordan S. Hatcher
The emergence of a free culture movement
by Mayo Fuster Morell
Open source hardware and Milkymist
by Sebastien Bourdeauducq
metaStudio: an studio to design close-to-life construction contexts for learning
by Nagarjuna G.
10:30 We are the Creators!
by Till Kreutzer
ScraperWiki: We eat Data
by Julian Todd
Free Culture Metadata
by Øystein Jakobsen
Open Source Ecology – the hardware foundation for modern civilization
by Nikolay Georgiev
11:00 Google Public Data: Enhancing Data Discovery and Exploration
by Benjamin Yolken
Open publishing model in Free Lectures and Free textbooks projects
by Kamil Śliwowski
Beyond DiY: Open Hardware and Renewable Energy
by Javier Ruiz
11:30 Europeana and open cultural heritage data
by Georgia Angelaki
Making Open Data Really Worldwide
by Jose Manuel Alonso
Knowledge for All: Building a Collaborative, International, and Open Citation Database
by Amanda Stevens
Developing open & distributed tools for Fablab project documentation
by Anu Määttä
12:00 Open Education: Totally pointless or a mean to modernize traditional formal education?
by Andreas Meiszner
OpenSpending: mapping the money
by Friedrich Lindenberg
Open Images: Towards an Audiovisual Commons
by Maarten Brinkerink
Repairable machines: lessons learned developing open hardware
by Lieven Standaert
Civic Commons: Sharing Technology for the Public Good
by Philip Ashlock
12:30 Hacking Education (P2PU, a case study)
by Philipp Schmidt
How to study lobbying with crowdsourced OpenData?
by Benjamin Ooghe-Tabanou
Workflow Classification and Open-Sourcing Methods: Towards a New Publication Model
by Richard Littauer
Defining (and synerging) free and open infrastructure for open online collaboration
by Mayo Fuster Morell, Rufus Pollock and Michel Bauwens
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Keynote: Open data as business model
by John Sheridan
Open Econometrics – Towards an open standard in empirical research
by Guo Xu
Open Government Data in Latin America
by Fumega Silvana and Scrollini Fabrizio
P2PU: Open Community Learning on the Web, Create a course, a school, or a whole university in 90 minutes
by Rebecca Kahn and others from P2PU
C/Overt operations with CCTV sniffing and collaborative open source video editing
by Adnan Hadzi
14:30 IpeaData: 13yrs of Open Government Data in Brazil
by Lucas F Mation
GNOWSYS: A Free Semantic Knowledge Studio
by Nagarjuna G.
Open Data starts absolutely buttom up….
by Katalin Gallyas
15:00 Universal Access to All Knowledge
by Brewster Kahle
Towards Embedding Open Methods in Chemistry
by Anna Croft
On the road to open data in Poland – where are we now?
by Alek Tarkowski
15:30 Data All the Way Down
by Jeni Tennison
by Joe Corneli and Charles Danoff
Open Data in France: an updated state of the art
by Benjamin Ooghe-Tabanou
Open Bibliographic Data Workshop
by Peter Murray-Rust, Mark McGillivray & Adrian Pohl
16:00 BuzzData: a social data hub
by Pete Forde
Introducing Oracc.org: the Open Richly Annotated Cuneiform Corpus
by Eleanor Robson
Who is who in spending the Hungarian public funds?
by Sandor Lederer
16:30 What does Open Data mean for enterprises?
by Andreas Blumauer
Open Palaeontology – Putting fossil data on the web for all to see and use
by Ross Mounce
Mapping aid to Uganda’s budget in real time
by Mark Brough
Open Data and Family History
by Nick Barratt
17:00 Coffe
17:30 Lightning talks What kind of a commons is free software?
by Miguel S. Vieira
When Free Software Isn’t Better
by Benjamin Mako Hill
Motivations for socio-collaborative learning practices
by Kasia Kozinska
From Geography to physics: How does geography help students learn motion?
by Amit Dhakulkar & Nagarjuna G.
18:00 Taking the pulse of global Initiatives using technology to promote transparency and accountability
by Renata Avila
Open Access: Closed Discourse or Open Knowledge?
by Ulrich Herb
Understanding Commons and Peer Production
by Stefan Meretz
Reinvention for sustainability
by Niels Spong
18:30 Communia, the international association on the digital public domain
by Melanie Dulong de Rosnay
Open Shakespeare: A New Way of Reading
by James Harriman-Smith
The Emergence of Benefit-driven Production
by Christian Siefkes
Open Access… but Professionally
by Jacek Ciesielski
Open Science, Open Data, Open Minds: Using smartphones games to study recreational drug use
by Caspar Addyman
19:00 Freeing Copyright for Art and Profit
by Nina Paley
Open Bank Project
by Simon Redfern
Double Loop Learning in Work based Settings II
by Olaf Resch
Testing new toy economies/political structures in MMOGs
by Nadja Kutz
20:00 – 23:00 Get together & Party