[open-development] open-development Digest, Vol 55, Issue 11
sally.deffor at okfn.org
Wed Feb 26 18:45:32 UTC 2014
I personally like the idea of 'development day', stems from my development
background I think :-)
Not too central at the moment, but it would be interesting if there is
space for some discussions around surveillance (not limited to foreign
governments). I think I may have seen some OSF work around that?
On 26 February 2014 18:32, <open-development-request at lists.okfn.org> wrote:
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> 1. Re: OpenDev Proposals for OKFestival 2014 (Claudia Schwegmann)
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> Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2014 19:32:35 +0100
> From: Claudia Schwegmann <claudia.schwegmann at openaid.de>
> To: OKF Development List <open-development at lists.okfn.org>
> Subject: Re: [open-development] OpenDev Proposals for OKFestival 2014
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> Dear all
> This is great. Thanks a lot Pernilla. It is really time for us to get going
> Just to keep you in the loop. I had a discussion today with the German
> development ministry and GIZ (the implementing agency) about the OKFest.
> They want to get involved either by suggesting session or by doing a side
> event. They are worried however, that not enough people would turn up for a
> side event. But if people here are interested to have a "development day"
> without going through the proposal process e.g. on Friday 18th that may be
> possible. This does not mean there cannot be joint sessions with other
> streams during the okfest. I would really love to hear what people think
> about that. I am also trying to do the "Pernilla-trick" in Germany and get
> some funding for travel bursaries. But that is very uncertain so far.
> My second thought is that we may use the opportunity to do IATI TAG stuff.
> For example some the issue of privacy and ethis keeps coming up. At one
> point the Open Society Foundation was very interested in IATI but had huge
> concerns about that. This is also a major issues for NGOs in Germany when
> talking about IATI. Wouldn't it be interesting to try and collect some best
> practices and new ideas on how to deal with that?
> Really looking forward to talk more next week!
> Best wishes
> Claudia Schwegmann
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> 2014-02-26 17:52 GMT+01:00 Sarah.Louise.johns <
> sarah.louise.johns at gmail.com>
> > Great initiative Pernilla, thanks for kickstarting us! If we're looking
> > privacy, might be worth hooking up with the folk over at the responsible
> > data forum who are getting a conversation going around opendev data.
> > this on a crap phone so can't link to them but google it! Think
> > is on this list too.
> > Cheers, Sarah
> > Sent from Samsung Mobile
> > -------- Original message --------
> > From: Pernilla N?sfors
> > Date:26/02/2014 3:58 PM (GMT+00:00)
> > To: Open Development OKFN working group
> > Subject: [open-development] OpenDev Proposals for OKFestival 2014
> > Dear OpenDev friends,
> > Nice to meet many of you recently in Montreal for OD4DC and IATI TAG!
> > time to continue planning for next time to meet - at OKFestival in Berlin
> > this summer! See the Call for proposals below if you haven't seen it
> > already.
> > I think we should schedule a Skype call where we can discuss ideas. I
> > set up a Doodle with suggestions next week and the week after. I
> > picked a time that is not too bad for any time zone... Here it is:
> > http://doodle.com/hazac6w2wkmrtd9i. *Answer before 15 GMT on Friday* so
> > that we can decide what time we choose and send out an invite.
> > Do you think we should have a separate email list or group for planning
> > for OKFest or would people be OK with using this list for that purpose..?
> > Rolf sent out this link before to an etherpad with notes from our meeting
> > about OKFest in Montreal (http://okfnpad.org/p/okfest2014-opendev) and
> > suggested to have that as a workspace. Open source ether pads are of
> > nice, but I became quite fond of Hackpad in Montreal since it is a bit
> > user friendly and easier to create a wiki-like structure... I therefore
> > the liberty to set one up where we can start collecting ideas and
> > for sessions:
> > https://hackpad.com/OpenDev-at-OKFest14-SDobXcJkwPC
> > There you can also add you're names to the People section if you're
> > interested to participate in the planning process. I also created a
> > Proposal Template that you can copy and use when writing proposals:
> > https://hackpad.com/OKFest-Session-Proposal-Template-pJI8M4ZvTNp
> > I saw that it seems like we have some OpenDev allies in the Programme
> > team, e.g. Anahi and Duncan. Perhaps you have some insight in what other
> > sessions and workshops are in the making that we could perhaps tap in to,
> > to spread our "development message" to a wider audience..?
> > This year, there are three bigger streams: Knowledge, Tools and Society,
> > so instead of planning for a whole OpenDev stream like we did for
> > 2012 I am thinking we can take the opportunity to collaborate more with
> > others from other OKFN working groups (http://okfn.org/wg/), e.g. Open
> > Government, Open Spending, or why not Open Hardware in a development
> > context - such as the Global Village Construction Set (
> > http://opensourceecology.org/wiki)?
> > Personally, I'd also like to see a continuation on the theme about Ethics
> > and Risks that you apparently had at OKCon that I unfortunately
> missed... (
> > http://blog.okfn.org/2013/11/05/ethics-and-risk-in-open-development/)
> > Perhaps focus on Privacy now that it is such a big topic overall in this
> > NSA monitored world... We could collaborate with the Personal Data and
> > Privacy group: http://personal-data.okfn.org/
> > That's all my thoughts for now. :)
> > Best wishes,
> > Pernilla N?sfors, World Bank / Open Aid Partnership
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: *newsletter at okfestival.org <newsletter at okfestival.org>* <
> > newsletter at okfestival.org>
> > Date: Thursday, February 20, 2014
> > Subject: Call for Proposals for OKFestival 2014
> > To: pernillan at gmail.com
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> > [image: Open Knowledge Festival 2014]
> > Announcing the Call for Proposals for OKFestival
> > Now that the OKFestival website is live and tickets are on sale<
> > we can share more details about the *narrative streams* that will run
> > through the event. We're also pleased to *open the call for session
> > proposals* at this time.
> > A Theory of Change
> > The programme for the 2014 edition of the festival is fuelled by a
> > of change. *Using this theory as our outline, the event provides an ideal
> > opportunity for the open movement to come together to co-create the
> > that will guide its next steps.
> > *Our Theory: we believe that Knowledge, Tools and Society are the levers
> > of Change*. As such, Knowledge, Tools and Society will be the three
> > streams that form the architecture of the programme.
> > *Knowledge*: Knowledge *informs* change. At OKFestival we're keen to
> > discuss ways of unlocking, expanding and sharing knowledge through open
> > access, open research data, open educational resources, open science,
> > journalism and campaigning, data visualisation and literacy.
> > *Tools*: Tools *enable* change. We'll be discussing facilitating the flow
> > of knowledge through non profit technology, open source software, open
> > hardware, design, architecture and urban planning.
> > *Society*: The group(s) who *effect* change. Topics may include designing
> > institutions, building communities and protecting environments.
> > Additionally, powering economies through open government, transparency,
> > open tech businesses, open development, open education, open culture,
> > sustainability and open economy will feature on the programme. Security
> > privacy-related topics also fit into this stream.
> > The festival will weave together these three streams of open knowledge
> > innovation and impact. Each session will go deep within its realm as well
> > as identifying interdisciplinary features that span different domains or
> > discipline.
> > Submit your proposal
> > Never facilitated a session at an event before? Don't let that stop you!
> > We encourage proposals from folks who don't often attend events and we're
> > ready to support you to run an awesome session. All you need to do is
> > complete the form here<
> > March 16, 2014, 23:59 CET.*
> > We will be hosting *two information hangouts* on Proposing OKFestival
> > Sessions in March. Follow us on Twitter<
> > Facebook<
> > or wait for more updates via these newsletters to learn more about them.
> > Please share this call far and wide!
> > The selection process
> > Once the deadline for proposals has passed, all submissions will be
> > reviewed by the Programme Team. The proposals that we'll select will
> > consider:
> > - Does the proposal advance the overall goal of the event and agenda
> > (see the festival's theory of change)?
> > - Does the proposal give concrete value to participants via its
> > proposed outcome?
> > - Does the proposal offer unique benefit to the agenda?
> > - Is the proposal interactive? Hint: slides and lectures strongly
> > discouraged
> > - Does the proposal value and build on OKFestival's principles of
> > inclusivity and diversity?
> > If you'd like some more guidance, check out our Programme FAQs<
> > You can also find out more about the Programme team<
> > the Programme<
> > on the website.
> > Looking forward to hearing your ideas about how to shape the programme at
> > this year's festival!
> > The OKFestival Team
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