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Sessions

We'll have a variety of presentations, clinics and workshops. We present to you the list of confirmed sessions, and we'll keep updating this till the last minute.

Do you want to lead a discussion, offer a skill-share, or present a compelling case study? Get in touch with us!

E-Health


Edward Omete is a Healthcare Reform Advocate, and the Managing Director of Informed Healthcare Kenya.
He will present about e-health and specifically the various opportunities available for software, mApps developers in public private partnerships with the government. He will also take a look at a few mHealth apps and why they failed to deliver to help those interested in developing some create apps and software that is helpful to medical workers.

Joy Kolin is the Africa Deputy Regional Director & Simon Lee an IT Advisor for Danya International
Danya International will present on its Mobile

Open data initiatives Uganda & Kenya


Charles Lwanga-Ntale is the Regional Director (Africa) of Development Initiatives

Benard Sabiti is Program Officer at Governance Development Research and Training (DRT)

Linet Kwamboka works for the ICT Board Kenya

Pitch Your Own Idea

On Wednesday, you can submit your idea for a project, product, service or campaign that uses open data for development.

The jury will select six ideas to be presented on the Open Stage, at the end of Thursday: if your project is selected, you have 5 minutes to pitch your idea, and then answer questions for a few minutes.

The best contributors will win a ticket to the Open Knowledge and Data Festival in Helsinki (Finland) in September to present their idea.