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Co-designing the GIPO platform - 1st live workshop on Global Internet Policy Observatory

Gipo Event

Event date from: 04 Jun 2015
Event type
Location Sofia, Bulgaria, EuroDig 2015 conference
EuroDig 2015, Kempinski Hotel Marinela
Organised by Open Evidence for GIPO

Interactive 2.5 hour expert session

How to get there

First interactive workshop on Global Internet Policy Observatory under the title: Co-designing the GIPO platform will take place in Sofia, on 4th June 2015 during EuroDIG 2015Shaping the internet together conference.

The Co-designing the GIPO platform workshop is an invitation for open discussion and collaboration on the technological developments of the platform during three working sessions on specific issues related to the development of the platform.  It is a part of Global Internet Policy Observatory series of webinars and workshops aimed at engaging all those interested in Internet Governance in an active discussion on the development of the GIPO platform.

Purpose of the workshop:

- Introducing and illustrating the objectives of GIPO,

- Understanding the needs of community and engage them in active collaboration,

- Identifying new solutions together

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.  


Profile of participants:      

Internet Governance and technology-enabled policy making community

Number of participants:  40

Keynote speakers: profiles



16:30 – 16:40   Introduction to Global Internet Policy Observatory, 

                         Megan Richards, DG CONNECT, European Commission

16:40 – 16:50   Presentation of the GIPO project status

                         Luis 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 initiatives

                         Stefaan Verhulst, the Governance Laboratory @NYU

17:15 – 17:30   Sharing, gathering and interpreting social media data on policy issues

                         Cornelius Puschmann, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen

17:30 – 17:45   Text analytics and semantic metadata extraction in developing software collecting multilingual content

                          Toby 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


To participate in the workshop  sign up for the EuroDIG 2015 event as well as express your interest in the workshop here.

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



This workshop is  part of Global Internet Policy Observatory engagement activities  -  one of series of 7 webinars and 2 workshops organized in order to update and engage the community on the development of the platform.






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