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13th May 2017

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OpenTech 2017 Preliminary Schedule

Please note that the order of speakers within any session will be decided on the day, and no implication of ordering should be implied here.

Hashtags: #opentech #A1 - for Session 1 in Stream A. Drop #opentech for space if needed. Click on a session to see the details.

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Stream A — Main Room (1st Floor) Stream B — Upper Hall (3rd Floor) Stream C — Seminar Room (3C/D, 3rd Floor)
10:00am Doors Open
10:45am Session 1

#opentech #A1

  • Standards for Private Browsing
  • Getting to fairness in the platform economy

#opentech #B1

  • ORG in 2017

#opentech #C1

  • Local Democracy meets Public Data Mapping
  • Feudal Housing, Leasehold and Open Data
  • Physiological data
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11:40am Session 2

#opentech #A2

  • People Before Pixels?

#opentech #B2

  • Lessons from large stories
  • Records of 23 million children

#opentech #C2

  • Mapping Land Ownership
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12:30 Lunch
1:30 Session 3

#opentech #A3

  • Real headlines of 2016
  • Real headlines of 2022

#opentech #B3

  • DIY ISP
  • MicroPython, micro:bit and a Million Children
  • How people and 'little data' can rethink dumb 'smart cities'.

#opentech #C3

  • 360 Docs: Bringing Domestic Abuse into the light
  • Opening up UK grantmaking
  • CoTech: the UK's digital co-op network and how we helped start it
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2:30 Session 4

#opentech #A4

  • Post-FUBAR; what do we do next?
  • Beyond fake news

#opentech #B4

  • Design thinking - build it faster
  • Periods: a provocation
  • Open Organs - Post-biological Organ Trade

#opentech #C4

  • Hidden Local History
  • Tower Bridge is lifting up
  • Curators vs robots
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3:30 Break
4:00 Session 5

#opentech #A5

  • The state of public-interest digital technology
  • Ada Lovelace in 2017
  • Climate Symphony

#opentech #B5

  • Digital rights and exploits
  • Keeping CAs honest - Mozilla's Root Cert Program
  • Recognising hybrid war and strategic disinfo attacks

#opentech #C5

  • Experience of Elsewhere
  • The importance of being open...
  • Represent.Me?
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5:00 Session 6

#opentech #A6

  • Electrocution for fun and profit
  • What can deep learning reveal about beautiful places?
  • Open Everything? What's next?

#opentech #B6

  • Play by the rule
  • Are we still screwed?

#opentech #C6

  • Iterating Democracy
  • Democracy Club 2017 & 2018
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6:00 Close

The bar will remain open until 10pm or people stop drinking; whichever happens first.

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