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Developing The Caribbean (DevCA) is a regional technology for development conference and code sprint. The main goals of DevCa are to highlight both the current and potential impact of open data and software innovation on addressing social challenges globally and particularly in the Caribbean.

What is Open Data?

Conference Schedule

Trinidad and Tobago

Day 1: Thursday 5 February 2015

8:30 – 9:00

Code Sprint Registration

Mrs. Amanda Suraj

SESSION I: Open Data Tools and Repositories

8:30 – 8:45

Welcome Address

Dr. Margaret Bernard, UWI

8:45 – 9:15

Open Geospatial Data in Trinidad and Tobago

Dr. Rene Jordon, UWI

9:15 – 9:35

Marine Data and Tools

Hamish Asmath, IMA

9:35– 10:00

data.tt and maps.tt

Dr. Patrick Hosein, UWI

10:00 – 10:20

DevCA 2015 Code Sprint Briefing

Mr. Kyle DeFreitas, UWI

B R E A K

SESSION II: Ideation

11:00 – 11:05

2015 Sample Application Spaces

Dr. Kim Mallalieu, UWI

11:05 – 11:15

Security and Justice

Gerard Best, Guardian Media Limited

11:15 – 11:25

Marine and Metrological Services

Adam Jehu, Meteorological Office

11:25 – 11:35

Telecommunications

Annie Baldeo/ Kirk Sookram, TATT

11:35 – 11:50

Agriculture & Open House

Mr. Kyle DeFreitas, UWI

24-Hour Code Sprint starts

L U N C H

Day 2: Friday 6 February 2015

Panel: Open Data and the Single Caribbean ICT Space
Moderator: Gerard Best, Guardian Media Limited

8:00 – 8:05

Open Data and the Single Caribbean ICT Space

Moderator’s Introduction

8:05 – 8:20

Open Data: Global Trends and Regional Opportunities

Arturo Muente Kunigami, Senior ICT Policy Specialist, World Bank

8:20 – 8:30

Caribbean Open Data Scoping

Kim Mallalieu, Caribbean Open Institute

8:30 – 8:40

Government Policy Implications and Opportunities for Open Data

Atiba Phillips, INFOCOMM Technologies (ICT) Ltd.

8:40 – 8:50

Local Insights from Open Data for Development

Nigel A. R. Henry, Solution by Simulation Ltd.

8:50 – 9:05

Trinidad and Tobago Open Data Strategy

Vashti Maharaj, Head, Legal Services, Ministry of Science and Technology

9:05 – 9:30

Moderated Discussion

Moderator

Code Sprint
in Progress

9:30 – 12:00

Caribbean Telecommunication Union’s 25th Anniversary ICT Week Plenary continues

12:00

24-Hour Code Sprint ends

1:00 - 3:00

Code Sprint Presentations/ Demonstrations

3:00 – 4:00

Judging

4:00 – 4:15

Awards Ceremony

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