OPEN GOVERNMENT INITIATIVE AND
THE PROMISE OF A TRANSPARENT GOVERNMENT
November 9, 2010
5:30p Reception - Faculty Lounge
5:30p - 7:00p
Panel Discussion - Room 280B
About the Event: In 2009 President Obama
called into life the Open Government Initiative. This initiative aims to
provide “an unprecedented level of openness in government” and
to ensure the public trust and establish a system of transparency, public
participation, and collaboration.
This panel discussion will provide an overview of the Open Government
Initiative and address some of the current challenges this ambitious
endeavor faces. In particular, the panelists will address the following
· Ongoing legislative
· The role of the XML
standards supporting the Open Government Initiative
(e.g., Akoma Ntoso, CEN Metalex,
· The role of
standardization bodies (OASIS, OMG, etc.) and how they can help the
government and industry accelerate the
pace towards open government.
Brown, Chairman, Organization for the Advancement of Structured
Cabral, Senior Manager, Justice Information Technology Management,
MTG Management Consultants, L.L.C.,
Schacht, Executive Director, Knowledge As Power (KAP)
Schuman, Director, Advisory Committee on Transparancy, Policy
The Sunlight Foundation
Monica Palmirani, University of Bologna
· Roland Vogl,
Executive Director, Stanford Center for Computers and Law (CodeX)
This event is free and open to the public. Please register by clicking here.
Contact Us: For questions, please
or call (650) 723-5905. For more events sponsored by the Stanford Program
in Law, Science and Technology and CodeX, please visit the events page
on the Stanford Law School website.
This is event is
co-sponsored by the Stanford Center for Computers and Law (CodeX),
OASIS LegalXML and CIRSFID Center, University of Bologna.
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