27 May 2015

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Only 1 week to GIPO workshop - Interesting topics and great speakers

By: Kasia Jakimowicz

Only 1 week to Co-designing the GIPO platform in Sofia, on 4th June 2015 during EuroDIG 2015 conference: Shaping the internet together

Join webinar remotely viahttp://j.mp/EuroDIG2015Kyoto

This workshop is mainly dedicated to the technology experts working on similar tools & technologies and to Internet Governance communities participating at the EURODIG event. 

After presentations from keynote speakers, participants will be invited to contribute to development of the GIPO platform by taking part in one of the three working sessions´ debates.  Each of the working session will be dedicated to specific challenges of the development of GIPO platform. The purpose of the working sessions is to identify the opportunities for making sense of complex policy-making issues. The discussion during each session will revolve around following questions:

  1. What is the main problem to tackle?
  2. What should the service look like?
  3. How do we get there?
    1. Inspiring examples
    2. Existing solutions
  4. Who is willing to help?


16:30 – 16:40   Introduction to Global Internet Policy ObservatoryMegan Richards and Cristina Monti, DG CONNECT, European Commission

16:40 – 16:50   Presentation of the GIPO project statusLuis Meijueiro, Fundacion CTIC

16:50 – 17:00   Q&A moderated by David Osimo, Open-Evidence

17:00 – 17:15   Synergies between GIPO and other mapping initiativesStefaan Verhulst, the Governance Laboratory @NYU

17:15 – 17:30   Sharing, gathering and interpreting social media data on policy issuesCornelius Puschmann, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen

17:30 – 17:45   Text analytics and semantic metadata extraction in developing software collecting multilingual contentToby Crayston, Text Razor

18:00 – 18:30    Interactive working sessions on specific technological aspects of GIPO platform development:

Session 1          

How to ensure interoperability and coordination through common taxonomies led by Stefaan Verhulst, the Governance Laboratory @NYU

Session 2        

How should the social media data be analyzed and presented for informing policy debates led by Cornelius Puschmann, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen

Session 3         

How to get the most from semantic analysis services led by Toby Crayston, Text Razor

18:30 – 19:00   Wrap up of conclusions from working sessions by Luis Meijueiro, Fundacion CTIC


Workshop will be web-streamed. It can also be followed via #giponet and questions will be monitored and addressed during its course.

To participate in the workshop  - sign up for the EuroDIG 2015 event.

Presentations from the workshop are now available


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