As co-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), France hosted the OGP Summit from December 7 to 9, 2016. Leading up to this event, OpenDataSoft held an Open Gov Gathering on December 6 to highlight existing Open Government Data initiatives that saw a powerful impact.
Watch the video of the event and learn about:
Bruno Trigo, Portuguese Ministry of Health
Bruno talked about the launch of the Portuguese Ministry of Health's Open Data portal and how this project helped the Government tackle the challenge of health data transparency.
Angeles defined the role of OpenDataSoft within the Open Data ecosystem and detailed the importance of providing APIs and standard data formats to citizens to spur Open Innovation.
Emmanuel and Yann explained why it's crucial to focus on data reuse (and how they're doing it) when leading an Open Government Data initiative to bring real value to citizens in order to foster research and innovation
Nicolas insisted on the four main points that must drive an Open Government program: transparency, standards sharing, communication and engagement. He also presented other successful Open Government and Civic tech initiatives in France and in the U.S.