Centre for Internet & Society

IDRC held a panel discussion on 'The Potential of Open Development for Canada and Abroad' on May 5, 2010 in Ottawa.

The panel discussion was hosted by Jesse Brown of TVO and the panelists examined the possibilities of more 'open' future and looked at ways to manage the potential risks while harnessing the opportunities for social benefits. The panelists included:

  • Sunil Abraham (Centre for Internet and Society, India)
  • Michael Geist (University of Ottawa)
  • Anita Gurumurthy (IT for Change, India)
  • Ron Deibert (Citizen Lab, University of Toronto)
  • Yochai Benkler (Berkman Center, Harvard University)


Click here for a video of the panel discussion


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