Centre for Internet & Society

The e-DIRAP Hangout on Open Government was held on Thursday, July 25, 2013. The Hangout brought together nine professionals from Australia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia and the Philippines to discuss open government initiatives in their respective countries, the challenges they face, and open source tools for open government.

Watch the Video below

The following panelists participated in the hangout. Sunil Abraham was one of them:

  • Danny Butt, Research Fellow in Participatory Public Space, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Sunil Abraham, Executive Director, Centre for Internet and Society, India
  • Venkatesh Hariharan, Director, Knowledge Commons, India (previously, Head of Public Policy at Google India)
  • Maryati Abdullah, National Coordinator, Publish What You Pay, Indonesia (also Steering Committee Member of Open Government Partnership)
  • Yanuar Nugroho, Director and Expert Adviser to the Head of the President's Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4), Indonesia -- to be confirmed
  • Tomoaki Watanabe, Executive Research Fellow, Centre for Global Communications, International University of Japan (also Executive Director of Common Sphere - the host of Creative Commons Japan, and Co-founder of Open Knowledge Foundation Japan)
  • Shita Laksmi, Program Manager, Southeast Asia Technology and Transparency Initiative, Hivos Regional Office Southeast Asia
  • Alvin B. Marcelo, Co-chair, Asia eHealth Information Network

  • Moderator: Khairil Yusof, Co-founder, Sinar Project, Malaysia (also e-DIRAP team member)
  • e-DIRAP Hangout Coordinator: Christine Apikul
Filed under: ,