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OKCast at OKFestival: Explore, Connect & Inspire

- July 9, 2014 in Keynote, News and Info, OKCast

The OKCast, hosted by Alex Fink, is a weekly blog and podcast exploring the many facets of open knowledge. Through interviews, stories and project spotlights, the podcast seeks to connect and inspire involvement in open knowledge projects around the world. In the lead up to OKFestival, the OKCast will be conducting a series of mini-interviews […]

OKFestival Keynote Spotlight: Beatriz Busaniche

- June 19, 2014 in Keynote, Programme

The Open Knowledge Festival team is thrilled to announce that Beatriz Busaniche will be joining us as a keynote speaker in Berlin this year. Beatriz Busaniche is a free software and culture expert and advocate, a board member of the Vía Libre Foundation in Argentina, a professor at the University of Buenos Aires, a core […]

OKFestival Keynote Spotlight: Patrick Alley

- June 18, 2014 in Keynote, Programme

This year, we have the great honour of welcoming Patrick Alley, co-founder and director of Global Witness, to the Open Knowledge Festival stage. Patrick Alley took part in the organisation’s first investigations into the Thai-Khmer Rouge timber trade in 1995 and  has since participated in over fifty field investigations in South East Asia, Africa and […]

OKFestival Keynote Spotlight: Neelie Kroes

- June 17, 2014 in Keynote, Programme

We are pleased to announce that Neelie Kroes, the Vice President of the European Commission and a staunch supporter of open data, open government and open access, will join us in Berlin this year as a keynote speaker. Neelie Kroes is responsible for the Digital Agenda for Europe, one of seven flagship initiatives of Europe […]