Now that the Penang state government has introduced the Freedom of Information Enactment 2010, what next? Although information officers have been appointed to various state agencies to facilitate the process to obtain information, the workings of this state law is still virtually unknown and untested.
This seminar is a training session for practitioners and members of the public who are interested in the Open Data concept, especially in relation to government. Panelists will discuss methods of implementation, best practices in other countries as well as limitations to Open Data and other related issues.
9.00am – Registration
10.00am – Welcoming remarks & Opening Speech by YB Prof. P Ramasamy, Deputy CM II Penang Institute.
10.05am – Panel Discussion: Moderated by YB Zairil Khir Johari, Executive Director Penang Institute
1) Tricia Yeoh, IDEAS
2) Michael Canares, Open Data Lab Jakarta
3) Khairil Yusof, Projek Sinar
12.00pm – End/ Lunch
All the programmes are opened to the public.