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02: Open Data, Open Government, Open Society?

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An essential requirement for a modern and democratic society are institutions that act transparently and can be held accountable by the public. Governments and organisations all over the world have therefore started to open up their data in recent years. These measures have not only improved transparency, they have also unfolded an enormous economic potential. This seminar deals with the topic of open (government) data and its implications: It focuses on the social and technological circumstances and gives insight into data analytics and visualisation; last but not least, it also brings up questions of “data ethics”: Which rules and types of freedom does a future data-driven society need?

European Commission, Cabinet of Vice President Neelie Kroes, Brussels
Co-Founder and Co-Director, Open Knowledge Foundation, Cambridge

Dr. Carl-Christian BUHR

European Commission, Cabinet of Vice President Neelie Kroes, Brussels

Studies & Degrees in Business Administration, Economics, European Studies and Computer Science, Hamburg, Aachen und Hagen Ph.D. IT Systems Auditor, European Court of Auditors, Luxembourg Antitrust and Merger Case Handler, Directorate-General Competition, European Commission, Brussels
1997-2003
2002-2005
2005-2007
2007-2010

Rufus POLLOCK

Co-Founder and Co-Director, Open Knowledge Foundation, Cambridge

B.A. Mathematics, University of Cambridge, Queens' College Certificate in Advanced Study in Mathematics, University of Cambridge, Queens' College (Part III) C++ Software Engineer and Numerical Analyst, Numerix Software Director, Jisys Software Ltd. M.Phil. Economics, University of Cambridge, Queens' College Director, The Foundation for a Free Information Infrastructure (FFII) Ph.D. Economics, University of Cambridge, Queens' College Policy Advisor, Creative Commons Founder and Director, Open Knowledge Foundation Co-Founder and Board Member, Open Rights Group
1998-2001
2001-2002
2002
2002-2004
2003-2004
2004-2007
2004-2007
since 2004
since 2004
2005-2008

Seminar Week

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12.08.2013

15:00 - 15:15 Opening of the European Forum Alpbach 2013 Plenary
15:15 - 15:30 Opening Concert Part I: Premiere of “The Light of Experience” Plenary
15:30 - 16:30 Opening Speeches Plenary
17:00 - 17:30 Opening Concert Part II Plenary
17:30 - 19:00 Presentation of the Seminars Plenary

13.08.-18.08.2013

Seminar 03: Democratic Interventionism or Responsibility to Protect? Seminar
Seminar 07: Between Faith and Atheism – Values and the Variety of Spiritual Experiences Seminar
Seminar 01: New Approaches to Security – Cooperation, Concentration and Integration Seminar
Seminar 08: The Evil in Art Seminar
Seminar 06: Exploring the Universe: Competition or Cooperation? Seminar
Seminar 05: Values in Science Seminar
Seminar 04: Motivation – A Biological and Social Base Seminar
Seminar 02: Open Data, Open Government, Open Society? Seminar
Seminar 11: What Kind of Foreign Policy – Value-Based or Realpolitik? Seminar
Seminar 12: Human Appropriation of Natural Resources  Challenges, Constraints and Ethical Aspects Seminar
Seminar 09: The Role of the European Court of Human Rights in Protecting and Developing an Open Society Seminar
Seminar 10: Power and Cyberspace Seminar
Seminar 16: Experiences in Migration and Integration: A Cultural Approach Seminar
Seminar 14: Roots of European Values Seminar
Seminar 15: Irrational Behaviour of Individuals: Implications for Economic Policy Seminar
Seminar 13: Synthetic Biology: Social and Ethical Implications Seminar

13.08.2013

18:00 - 20:00 International Evening Culture

14.08.-13.08.2013

BarCamp: Transformations Seminar

15.08.2013

16:00 - 17:30 Authors in Conversation: The Revolt Against the West and its Values Culture