National summit on “Open data” will be held in Moscow on 10-11 December

National summit on “Open data” will be held in Moscow on 10-11 December


The summit will be held in the format of a series of conferences so far registered nearly 400 participants, said the Deputy Director of Analytical center under the government of the Russian Federation Vasily Pushkin.

MOSCOW, Nov 27. National summit on “Open data” will hold in Moscow on December 10-11, there will be organized 10 sessions in various areas, including, with participation of representatives of the world Bank and international experts. This was announced on Friday at a meeting of the Council on open data in government.

“It is planned to hold the summit on December 10-11, 2015. Unfortunately, due to the fact that we are unable to attract sufficient sponsorship funds, we will not be able to hold such a large number of round tables, as planned. The event will consist of a series of conferences, meetings, sessions”, — said the Deputy Director of the Analytical center under the government of the Russian Federation Vasily Pushkin at the Council meeting on open data.

He said that to date almost 400 registered participants, including 26 speakers. The summit will take place in the Congress center of Technopolis “Moscow”.

“We are planning 10 sessions in various areas. Plan to hold separate sessions for CIS countries with the participation of world Bank colleagues have something to share. It is planned to attract several international experts who will also share the experience of implementing initiatives on open data in various countries also will discuss the new concept of the system project of e-government, which recognizes the individual unit work on open data and the value of open data,” said Pushkin.

In addition, according to him, a special set of questions will focus on the use of open data as a fuel for the economy. Also in the framework of the summit it is planned to sum up competition on open data, which is already involved in 90 projects, they currently are being finalized, said the Deputy Director of Analytical center for the government.