OpenGov Hub Launch Event in January 2013


When? 4.00-6.00pm on January 10th, 2013

Where? 1889 F Street NW, 2nd Floor, Washington DC, 20006

The OpenGov Hub warmly welcomes the Washington DC community to its premises to celebrate the coming together of organizations working in the open government space under the same roof. The launch will include remarks from open government champions, lightning talks from OpenGov Hub tenant organizations, and opportunities to meet and connect with friends and colleagues over food and drink.

Speakers include:

  • Samantha Power, Special Assistant to the President (and Senior Director) for Multilateral Affairs and Human rights
  • Ian Solomon, U.S. Executive Director, World Bank Group
  • Caroline Anstey, Managing Director, World Bank
  • Jean-Louis Sarbib, CEO, Development Gateway
  • Sean McDonald, CEO for Social Enterprise, FrontlineSMS
  • Jim Baird, Senior Media Associate, Rethink Media
  • Erica Hagen, Director, GroundTruth Initiative
  • Caetie Ofiesh, Product Manager, Akvo
  • John Crowley, Board Secretary, Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
  • Linda Frey, Executive Director, Open Government Partnership
  • Rob Baker, Senior Program Developer, Ushahidi
  • Shireen Zaman, Executive Director, Institute for Social Policy & Understanding
  • Blair Glencorse, Executive Director, Accountability Lab
  • Ben Powell, CEO and founder, Agora Partnerships
  • Melissa Nussbaum, Development Lead, World Wide Web Foundation
  • Nathaniel Heller, Executive Director, Global Integrity

Reception to follow.

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