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Ranking participants

Here you can find the  rankings of the approved participants Mejor iniciativa pública de Open data con implicación de la ciudadanía. 1.-Concurso datos abiertos Junta de Castilla y León 2.- Portal de datos abiertos del Ayuntamiento Madrid Mejor negocio basado en conocimiento abierto. 1.- Open Food Facts 2.- Wikisigns Mejor iniciativa de impulso de la […]

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Winners of the OKFN award to open knowledge, open data and transparency

Best public open data initiative with  involvement of citizens/society Winner: Concurso datos abiertos Junta de Castilla y León (SP) Finalist: Portal de datos abiertos del Ayuntamiento Madrid (SP) Best business based on open knowledge. Winner: Open Food Facts (FR) Finalist: Wikisigns (SP) Best initiative to boost transparency through the Open Data Winner: Aragón open data […]

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Eduardo Béjar OKFN Ecuador

Eduardo Béjar ambassador of OKFN Ecuador has joined the jury of the award

Eduardo Béjar @edobejar, ambassador of OKFN Ecuador , is a computer systems engineer that has been involved with projects related to technology for social change and civic engagement for the last 12+ years. He is also the Executive Director of Fundapi, an ecuadorian nonprofit organization working with capacity building for representatives from nonprofit organizations, activists, […]

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Iris Palma OKFN El Salvador

Iris Palma ambassador of OKF El Salvador has joined the jury of the award

Iris Palma @irispalma11 ambassador of OKF El Salvador is a Salvadorian Economist and Master in Public Policies for the Social Development, Alumni Fellow of the Legislative Fellowship Program of the US Department of State. Currently she is Executive Director of the Chamber of ICT in El Salvador. In addition, she is a teacher of Economics […]

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Pieter Colpaert

Pieter Colpaert from OKF Belgium has joined the jury of the award

Pieter Colpaert @pietercolpaert from OKF Belgium is a researcher at MultiMedia Lab – Ghent university – iMinds. He holds a master degree in engineering from College Ghent since 2012. Before starting his research position at MultiMedia Lab, he was running a digital signage start-up called FlatTurtle which focuses on data visualisation and started The DataTank, […]

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María Jesús Fernández Ruiz del portal de datos del Ayuntamiento de Zaragoza

María Jesús Fernández Ruiz has confirmed her presence at the awards ceremony

Maria Jesus Fernandez is Director of the Unit Management Electronic Office of the City of Zaragoza (Spain) Head of the Office of Management Electronic Office of the City of Zaragoza (www.zaragoza.es) since 1994. Since 2010 driving and managing platforms: DatosAbiertos.zaragoza.es and GobiernoAbierto.zaragoza.es. He has served in various research projects related withthe Citizen Participation, eGovernment. Spatial […]

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Maricarmen Sequera, OKF Paraguay

Maricarmen Sequera ambassador of OKF Paraguay has joined the jury of the award

Maricarmen Sequera @marsebu is a lawyer specialized in intellectual property, copyright and related rights, biotechnology, and copyleft. Founder of TEDIC Association (Technology,Education, Development, Research and Communications), is currently President of TEDIC. Leader of the Creative Commons Paraguay Initiative, Democracy 2.0, and TESA 2.0 Digital Citizen Programme, and Founder of Hacks Hackers Asunción. A free Software […]

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Vicky Bolaños

Vicky Bolaños has confirmed her presence at the awards ceremony

VickyBol is co-founder of the project What do deputies @que_hacen an initiative of monitoring the work of Congress and its members in order to inform and empower citizens in decision-making processes. Qué hacen got in 2014 the okfnaward in the category non public initiative to Promote Transparency through Open Data. Vicky Bolaños has done Masters […]

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Yamila García OKFN Argentina

Yamila García ambassador of OKFN Argentina has joined the jury of the award

Yas Garcia @yasgarcia is a communicator. Promotes free access to information, the formation of communities, working on projects open data and open source in Latin America. It also works for ten years in media and is passionate about new technologies and digital research strategies for innovation in media and journalism practice data. Graduated in managing […]

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Charalampos Bratsas OKFN Grecia

Charalampos Bratsas president of OKF Greece joins the jury

Dr. Charalampos (Harry) Bratsas @bratsas head of open knowledge greece, has joined the jury of the OKFN Award. Dr. Charalampos Bratsas has extensive experience in Semantic Web with a focus on Biomedical Ontologies and Linked Open Data. During his PhD studies, he worked on Knowledge Management and Semantic Representation of Medical Computational Problems. He has […]

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