The Population Council announces a one-day conference on Open Data and Data Journalism to be held in Accra, Ghana, 22 November 2011.
This event, supported in part by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and presented in collaboration with the World Bank Institute, the African Media Initiative, and Highway Africa, will include practical, introductory sessions on open data and data journalism, with an emphasis on trends in Africa and around the globe.
The program will feature a mix of keynote speakers, short talks, and facilitated roundtable discussion among participants.
The conference will include speakers from the International Center for Journalists, the World Bank, Google, the University of Ghana, Network Computer Systems, and the African Internet Service Providers Association, as well as a webinar session featuring participants from open data initiatives in Kenya and Moldova.
International Institute for ICT Journalism