Next Wednesday 22nd July there will be a virtual meeting for a new Working Group on Open Knowledge in Development:

If you’re interested in open knowledge and international development you’re welcome to come along and join in discussion, which will be about what the new working group should focus on – as well as brainstorming for possible new projects!

Details are as follows:

Current working group members include:

  • John Bywater, Appropriate Software Foundation
  • Karin Christiansen, PublishWhatYouFund
  • Jonathan Gray, Open Knowledge Foundation
  • Vinay Gupta, Hexayurt
  • Becky Hogge, Open Knowledge Foundation
  • Samuel Klein, One Laptop Per Child
  • Andrew Lamb, Engineers Without Borders
  • Edward Murfitt, Royal College of Art
  • Simon Parrish, Aidinfo
  • Rufus Pollock, Open Knowledge Foundation
  • Chris Watkins, Appropedia
  • Pierre Guillaume Wielezynski, World Food Programme

See also the open knowledge in development mailing list (which we launched last month).

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Dr. Jonathan Gray is Lecturer in Critical Infrastructure Studies at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London, where he is currently writing a book on data worlds. He is also Cofounder of the Public Data Lab; and Research Associate at the Digital Methods Initiative (University of Amsterdam) and the médialab (Sciences Po, Paris). More about his work can be found at and he tweets at @jwyg.

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