Presenters

Aditya Vashista, Microsoft Research, Bangalore, India

http://research.microsoft.com

Building and Deploying Voice Forums for Information Access and Transparency

Anas Qtiesh, Meedan

http://meedan.org

Checkdesk – Developing Citizen Journalism in the Arab Region

Andrew Schrock, PhD Student, USC Annenberg

http://www.andrewrschrock.com

HTML5 as an Open Platform for Mobile Software Devlopment and Distribution

Bill Thies, Microsoft Research, India

http://research.microsoft.com/~thies/

CGnet Swara: A Voice Portal for Citizen News Journalism in Rural India

Camille Crittenden, Berkeley, Data and Democracy Initiative

http://citris-uc.org/people/camille_crittenden

The Rashomon Project: Social Video as a Tool for Transparency

Cristian Berrío-Zapata, Information Science doctorate at UNESP Brazil

http://unesp.academia.edu/CristianBerr%C3%ADoZapata

Transparency and Open Data in the Classroom

David Caragliano, Senior Program Officer, National Democratic Institute 

www.ndi.org

Real Names and Responsible Speech: The Cases of South Korea, China, and Facebook

Helene Landmore, Assistant Professor, Yale

Constitution Making in the Open?  Transparency in the Icelandic Experiment

Issa Luna Pla, Professor, Researcher at Institute of Legal Research, UNAM

http://www.juridicas.unam.mx/invest/directorio/investigador.htm?p=issalp

Information Poverty and the Right To Acess to Public Information. A capabilities related issue

Jonida Cali, eGovLab, Sweden, Stockholm University

http://www.egovlab.eu/

Enhancing transparency in decision-making through eDemocracy in Botswana: The Botswana Speaks Parliamentary Intiative

Katrin Verclas, Innovation Manager, National Democratic Institute 

http://www.ndi.org

Monitoring Ghana’s Election

Lauren Kunis, National Democratic Institute 

www.ndi.org

Small small – Challenges and Lessons Learned in Integrating New Communication Strategies and Technology into West African Legislatures

Lawrence Repeta, Professor, Meiji University

http://www.clearing-house.org

Online Archive of Government Record Related to the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Liliana Bounegru, University of Amsterdam

http://lilianabounegru.org/

Sourcing practicesi n data journalism – Guardian, NYT and Pro Publica

Lindsay Beck, NDI

www.ndi.org

Political Organizing in Closed Societies: Belarusian Parliamentary Elections of 2012

Loreto Corredoira, Professor at Complutense University

http://cyberlaw.ucm.es

Anti-piracy Laws and Guarantees of the Right of Information

Luke Heemsbergen, Uni Melbourne

http://heemsbergen.org/

Political Shifts Away from Secrecy : Towards a Typology of Radical of Transparency

Mina Rady, MIT

http://web.mit.edu/minarady/www/

Anonymity Networks: Platforms for Emerging Cyber International Conflict

Paivi Tiilikka, Professor, University of Helsinki

https://tuhat.halvi.helsinki.fi/portal/fi/persons/paivi-tiilikka.html

Access to Information as a Human Right in the Case-law of the ECtHR

Rajesh Veeraraghavan, Berkeley iSchool

http://people.ischool.berkeley.edu/~rajesh/

Bureaucracy, information and software patches