With the support of the Open Data 4 Development (OD4D) network, the Open Cities Summit will take place the Monday before IODC18, September 24th, 2018 at Centro Metropolitano de Diseño in Buenos Aires.
Please find information below on the location of the Summit, shuttle busses, and suggested lunch locations.
If you need transportation, busses will be departing at 8am from Hotel 725 (Av. Pres. Roque Sáenz Peña 725) to CMD. Busses will also return to the hotel at the conclusion of the event, returning from CMD to Hotel 725 at 6pm.
Please see the map below for information on nearby lunch options and our social gathering following the summit.
The summit will be structured as an all-day open conference and workshop
speakers, panels, and small group discussions will focus on how open cities are or are not improve the lives of people.
participants in the summit will be working in groups to ideate solutions to overcome challenges identified at the 2016 OCS and in the morning sessions.
there will be open space for discussion on successes and challenges of open cities, followed by a social gathering.
Why we’re gathered and how to get the most out of your Open Cities Summit experience
What our host city can teach us about open and smart cities
How to support, scale, and sustain best practices around the world
Key takeaways from morning discussions & introduction to afternoon workshops that explore major opportunities and challenges
Facilitated, interactive discussions on key issues facing open, smart cities
Reflecting on the changing power dynamics between advocates and the governments they work with, whether they’re building capacity inside gov’t, advocating for governance reform, or providing a platform for citizens’ voices to be heard in local decision-making. How have advocates played a role in making cities more open and how will they help make cities smarter?
Open contracting can change how procurement delivers value for cities. The session will introduce open contracting experiences from different cities and then break into small discussion groups to advance issues, such as increasing internal efficiencies or market opportunities and supporting the use of open contracting data by business and city communities.
The last decade of open data initiatives has been focused on supplying and publishing data, but cities now face the challenge of making open data meaningful and useful to people working to solve problems in their communities. During our session, we will spark a conversation about the growing frontier of demand-driven open data initiatives.
Climate change is a cross cutting issue. This session intends to explore real-world examples of how open data can support cities' climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts, including open data standards and tools, open climate change monitoring and evaluation processes and metrics. This interactive session will also explore how stronger city-to-city networks can help identify, share and scale best practices.
Key takeaways from workshops and how we organize to seize key opportunities and tackle key challenges for our shared agenda
What have we learned and how do we address open questions moving forward
Celebrate open, smart cities and continue the conversation
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First elected mayor of Rosemont - La Petite-Patrie borough in Montreal, Canada, in 2009, and re-elected in 2013 and 2017, Mr. Croteau's leadership stood out particularly for its focus on innovative ecological transition, including urban agriculture, sustainable mobility, urban planning and sustainable management of public services. M. Croteau is also a member of the Executive Committee of the City of Montreal, responsible for smart city, information and innovation technologies.
Milena is defining what it means to design for Artificial Intelligence at IBM. Her work focuses on the direct and indirect effect of AI on human relationships. Currently, she’s working to create and scale ethical AI resources for thousands of designers and developers. She lives and works in Austin, TX.
He holds a Law Degree from the University of São Paulo - USP (1997) and a Master's Degree in State Law from USP (2006). He is currently Professor of Higher Education at Nove de Julho University, invited lecturer of other institutions. He was General Ombudsman of the State of São Paulo and member of the National Council of Internal Control - CONACI. He is studying for a doctorate in Law at University of São Paulo. He has experience in the area of Public Law and Management, with emphasis in Public Law, working mainly in the following subjects: administrative law, constitutional law, general theory of Law and State, control of the administration, internal control, prevention of corruption, transparency, access to information, human rights, educational management. He is currently General Controller of Sao Paulo City.