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Open Government Data Conference and Data Camp- 23 September 2011

When: 8.30 am – 4.00 pm Friday 23 September 2011. The conference will be followed immediately by the Data Camp, from 4.00 – 6.00 pm

Where: Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Gardens Point Campus, Brisbane ‐ Gibson

Room, Z Block, Level 10

RSVP: online at http://tiny.cc/OGDBrisbane. Numbers are limited.


Conference Chair: Professor Brian Fitzgerald, Professor of Intellectual Property and Innovation, QUT

Law Faculty

8.30 ‐ 8.40am: Welcome: The Honourable Simon Finn, Minister for Government Services, Building

Industry and Information and Communication Technology

8.40 – 9.10am Professor Anne Fitzgerald, Professor of Law Research, QUT Law Faculty ‐ Setting the

Scene: Towards an Australian information strategy

9.10 – 9.40am: Senator Kate Lundy, Parliamentary Secretary for Immigration and Citizenship, and

Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister ‐ Opening Keynote Address: The Path to Open


9.40 – 10.45am: International perspectives on Open Government Data policy and practice

9.40 – 10.10am Andrew Stott (United Kingdom) ‐ The UK Government Experience

10.10 – 10.30am Richard Best (New Zealand Government) – NZ Government policy and practice:


10.30 – 10.45am Questions and Discussion

10.45 ‐ 11.15am – Morning Tea

(Continued overleaf)

11.15am ‐ 1.00pm: Innovation Paradigm

11.15 – 11.45am Dr Terry Cutler (Cutler and Co, Consultants) ‐ Productivity dividends from Open


11.45 am – 12.20pm Claire Driscoll (National Institutes of Health, USA) ‐ National Institutes of

Health: Strategy and Policy on Open Knowledge for Real World benefits

12.20 – 12.45pm Keitha Booth (Programme Leader, NZ Open Government Data and Information

Programme) ‐ Open and Transparent Government..Innovation Opportunities

12.45 – 1.00pm Questions and Discussion

1.00 ‐ 2.00pm ‐ Lunch

2.00 – 3.30pm: Implementation and Case Studies

2.00 – 2.20pm Dr Graham Vickery (formerly OECD) – Policy and Principles (OECD) [Pre‐recorded


2.20 – 2.50pm Neale Hooper (Technology and Licensing Lawyer, currently on secondment to QUT

and Creative Commons Australia) – Implementation of Creative Commons Licences as a Driver of

Open Access Policy and Practice in Australia

2.50 – 3.10pm James Kliemt (Queensland Police Service) ‐ Emergency Response and Social Media

[invited – TO BE CONFIRMED]

3.10 – 3.30pm Dr Mark Elliott (Collabforge) – Collaborating with the Crowd: online case studies for


3.30 ‐ 4.00pm – Afternoon tea


4.00 – 6.00pm

Several case studies will be presented, in flexible format. Further details will follow.

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