Agenda Overview

Go directly to Dec 5 or Dec 6. Download the agenda (PDF).

(Please also have a look at our Community Workshop (in German) on Dec 7)



Plenary Plenary moderator Henning Köhler, Head of
Corporate Communications,
Fraunhofer FOKUS
10:00 Opening Prof. Dr. Ina Schieferdecker
Open Data @ Fraunhofer FOKUS
10:15 Welcome Note Dr. Malte Beyer-Katzenberger
10:30 Keynote: “Open Statecraft: Openness
as a Means (not an End)”
Philipp Müller
CSC, Germany
11:30 Coffee Break

Parallel Track: Open Data in Society I

12:00 One Year Open Data Portal Berlin – Status  and Outlook Dr. Wolfgang Both
Senate of Berlin, Germany
12:20 Right to Freedom of Information on Enterprises Jan Schallaböck
Collaboratory, Germany
12:40 Open Data in Local Journalism – an Excel File? Michael Hörz
Open Data Network,

Parallel Track: Open Data in Industry

12:00 Open Data – Transparency of the Distribution
System Operator in Berlin
Christian Jacob
Vattenfall, Germany
12:20 The Open Data Movement vs. Business Models –
is this a Contradiction?
Dr. Peter A. Hecker
GEOkomm e.V., Germany
12:40 Open Geospatial Data Albert Remke
52north, Germany
13:00 Lunch


14:00 Keynote: “Linked Open Data @ W3C-Vocabularies,
Working Groups, Usage Scenarios”
Prof. Felix Sasaki
W3C, Germany

Parallel Track: Open Data and Beyond I

15:15 Tracking Data Provenance of the Published (Linked)
Open Data
Tomáš Knap
Charles University, Prague,
Czech Republic
15:35 German environmental information in the
LOD hemisphere
Małgorzata Mochól
]init[ AG, Germany

Parallel Track: Open Data in Society II

15:15 Towards Trustworthiness: Establishing Transparency
with Open Information Flows
Dr. Edzard Höfig
Freie Universität Berlin,
15:35 Open Data and Big Data Maria Magdalena Theisen
Microsoft, Germany

Demonstrations (permanent display, day 1)

15:15 Preview of the German Open Government Platform Florian Marienfeld
Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
15:15 PADGETS (Policy Gadgets Mashing Underlying Group
Knowledge in Web 2.0 Media) – eParticipation Platform
Robert Kleinfeld
Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
15:15 ENGAGE – Linked Open Data for Science and Citizens Thomas Scheel
Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
15:15 Open Government Majid Salehi Ghamsari
Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
16:00 Coffee Break

Parallel Track: Open Data and Beyond II

16:30 Dynamic Open Data Platform to Drive
Innovation in Cities
Prof. Miquel Oliver
Universitat Pompeu Fabra,
16:50 OGD in Austria & DACH Region Peter Parycek
Donau-Universität Krems,
17:10 Open Government in Germany – Status,
Strategy and Actions
Ja­n-Ole Beyer
Federal Ministry of the Interior, Germany

Parallel Track: Data Methods and Tools

16:30 Building Sustainable Open Data Platforms Evanela Lapi
Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
16:50 Open Budgets and Spendings Daniel Dietrich
OKF, Germany
17:10 Big Data for Smarter Cities Oliver Adamczak
IBM, Germany
17:30 End of Day 1
19:00 Social Event




10:00 Keynote: “Open Data, Building the Ecosystem” Rufus Pollock
OKF, United Kingdom
11:00 Reinventing Cities – Open Innovation
in the Public Sector
Prof. Esteve Almirall
ESADE Business School, Spain
11:30 Coffee Break

Parallel Track: Open Data and Mobility

12:00 Open Transport Data – Pioneers, Apps and How To Julia Kloiber
OKF, Germany
12:20 The VBB approach – open data and cooperation
with third parties
Alexander Pilz
VBB, Germany
12:40 The potential of Open Data for Considering
User Aspects in Mobility Research
Alexandra Millonig
Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria

Parallel Track: Open Government

12:00 Open Data and the Open Government Partnership
in Slovakia
Peter Hanecak, Slovakia
12:20 Apps for Amsterdam and Code for Europe:
Orchestrating Collaboration with Coders and Citizens
Ivonne Jansen-Dings
WAAG Society, The Netherlands
12:40 Open Government is more than Open Data Lena-Sophie Müller
Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany

Tutorial 1: German Open Government

12:00 Providing Data for the Open Data Platform for Germany Florian Marienfeld
Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
13:00 Lunch

Parallel Track: Open Data Worldwide I

14:00 The potential of Open Data for
improving urban sustainability
Wart Mandersloot
TNO, The Netherlands
14:25 The Open Data project in Aarhus Birgitte Kjærgaard
The City of Aarhus, Denmark

Parallel Track: Open Data Worldwide II

14:00 Open Data and Social Media Prof. Dr. Christian P. Hoffmann
Universitiy of St. Gallen,
14:25 Outcome of the Kenya Open Data Consultative Forum –
Kenya’s Strategy to Make Government Data
available to Communities
Simon M. Onywere
KDSA, Kenya

Tutorial 2: Open Data Platform Operation

14:00 A Practical View on the Open Data Platform of
Fraunhofer FOKUS: Deployment, Operation
and Further Developmentf
Nikolay Tcholtchev
Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany


15:00 Keynote: “Finding the value in Open Data” Prof. Nigel Shadboldt
University of Southampton,
Chairman and Co-Founder
Open Data Institute, UK
16:00 Coffee Break


16:30 (In)Visible Cities Susa Pop
Public Art Lab, Germany
16:50 Open Panel: “Open Data in and by the Private Sector”
Panelists: Nigel Shadboldt, Rufus Pollock,
Esteve Almirall, Simon Onywere
Lena-Sophie Müller (Moderator)
Fraunhofer FOKUS, Germany
17:50 Closing Remarks Prof. Dr. Ina Schieferdecker
Open Data @ Fraunhofer FOKUS,
18:00 End of Day 2

The OKF kindly invites ODD 2012 attendants to join the “Open Knowledge Meetup and Office Warming” starting 19:30h.