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 2015: Shaping 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
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.