Thursday, 30 January 2014

Open Data Clinic

TIME

SESSION TOPIC

LEAD TRAINER/S

13h30 – 14h00 WELCOME & INTRODUCTION Craig Hammer (World Bank Institute) Justin Arenstein (The Africa Media Initiative) Lyudmila Bujoreanu  (The World Bank)
Intro to the program, a brief walk-though of intensive two days, and introductions to all experts and participants.FORMAT: PPT Presentation
14h00 – 14h45 GETTING STARTED: WHAT IS OPEN DATA? Oluseun Onigbinde (Code for Nigeria & Knight International Journalism Fellow)
Brief demo & discussion of what open data is, how data is structured, collected and managed throughout it’s ‘life’FORMAT: PPT Presentation, w/ Q&As
14h45 – 15h30  WHAT CAN OPEN DATA DO? Declan Okpalaeke (Knight International Journalism Fellow & Lead, African Health Journalists Assoc.)
Brief, catalytic examples of how Open Data has been used across sectors and contexts to improve lives, and enable stronger data-driven decision-making.FORMAT: PPT Presentation, w/ Q&As
15h30 – 17h00 BREAKOUT BRAINSTORMING  All Experts to Join Groups
Participants break into groups to explore and voice their priorities and preferences for opening particular kinds of data, including in priority sectors (health, education, and agriculture).  Groups will also brainstorm to identify topics or problems that the right data could help to solve.  All Open Data experts will join groups to facilitate brainstorming.FORMAT: Hands-On group work, with Open Data expert facilitation and support.
17h00 – 17h15 WRAP UP & PLANNING FOR DAY 2 Craig Hammer(World Bank Institute)
Concluding remarks for Day #1; expectations management for Day 2

END of DAY 1

 

Friday, 31 January 2014

Open Data Clinic

TIME

SESSION TOPIC

LEAD TRAINER/S

08h30 – 09h00

Welcome Tea

 

 

09h00 – 09h45 DEMO: OPEN DATA TOOLS & SERVICES Justin Arenstein(The Africa Media Initiative)
Leaders of Code for Africa describe demo demand-driven tools, services, platforms, and more, which have been built from ‘opened’ data from across the Africa region.FORMAT: Demo of tools & online walk through of data sources, w/ Q&As
09h45 – 10h45 LIGHTNING TALKS: OPEN DATA EXPERTS Jeff Kaplan(The World Bank) Sandra Moscoso(The World Bank)   Alla Morrison (The World Bank)   Matthew McNaughton (The World Bank)
Open Data experts give brief ‘Lightning Talks’ on the role of Open Data in key sectors in Nigeria, toward enabling entrepreneurs to fill social and economic market gaps, attract foreign investment, improve job growth, facilitate more responsive service delivery, and  more.FORMAT: PPT Slides, w/ Q&As
10h45 – 13h00 BREAKOUT BRAINSTORMING (PART 2) All Experts to Join Groups
Participants break into different groups (along sectoral lines) to continue sharing experiences, and exploring / voicing their priorities and preferences for opening particular kinds of data, and brainstorming to identify topics or problems that the right data could help to solve.  Participants will brainstorm project ideas using data to help solve problems, and develop a ‘pitch’ to share with the full group in the afternoon.FORMAT: Hands-On group work, with Open Data expert facilitation and support.
13h00 – 14h00

*WORKING LUNCH – DESIGNING PROJECT PITCHES*

14h00 – 15h30 PITCH DEVELOPMENT All Experts to Join Groups
Groups will refine their project ideas into a 3-minute pitch, to be presented to the full group in the afternoon.  Groups will also refine their recommendations for Nigeria’s Federal Open Data Initiative.(Note – participants now sitting in their interest groups)FORMAT: Hands-On learning with available data sources, w/ Q&As
15h30 – 16h30 PROJECT PITCHES Craig Hammer(World Bank Institute)
Each group nominates a speaker to present a 4-minute project pitch, including identifying what they would need to move forward with the project idea.
16h30 – 17h00 WRAP UP & NEXT STEPS Craig Hammer(World Bank Institute) Justin Arenstein(The Africa Media Initiative)
   Concluding remarks for Day #2; expectations management on next steps and opportunities for continuing collaboration and support.

 

END OF DAY 2

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