The following post is from Daniel Dietrich, Board Member of OKF Deutschland and main organiser of OKCon 2011 in Berlin.
Although the list of keynote speakers and presentations is not yet set in stone, it is shaping up very nicely so far! Here is a bit of a sneak preview of just a few of the speakers that are currently confirmed…
- Andreas Blumauer (Semantic Web Company)
- Andreas Meiszner (United Nations University)
- Chris Bizer (Free University Berlin)
- Chris Taggart (Openly Local)
- Glyn Moody (Technology Writer)
- Jaron Rowan (FCForum)
- Michel Bauwens (P2P Foundation)
- Nina Paley (Artist & Filmmaker)
- Richard Stallman (Free Software Foundation)
- Till Kreuzer (iRights)
- Tom Lee (Sunlight Foundation)
Please note that submission is still open until May 1st. You can either submit a presentation or workshop proposal or submit a (5-10 page) paper to the Academic Track. Details can be found on the Call for Participation page.
In addition to all of the presentations there will also be plenty of hands on workshops, code sprints, and other activities!
You can register at: http://okcon2011.eventbrite.com/.
Hope to see you all on 30th June & 1st July, 2011 in Berlin!
Daniel Dietrich is a digital rights and freedom of speech enthusiast. He focuses on research and policy around open data, open government and transparency and is author of several studies on those topics. He is the Chairman of the German Chapter of the Open Knowledge Foundation and works for the OKF since 2009 as an open data evangelist.
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