As the recent report of the United Nations Secretary-General's Expert Advisory Group on Data Revolution noted, the data landscape for policy makers is rapidly changing. New technologies and new ways of engaging citizens in collecting and analyzing data, if properly harnessed, have the potential of addressing the important data gaps that remain for effective policy making. At the same time, new challenges are emerging when it comes to developing effective trust frameworks for data sharing.
We are therefore excited to announce that Indonesia’s Ministry of National Development Planning (Bappenas) in collaboration with Pulse Lab Jakarta, together with the Knowledge Sector Initiative and UNDP Innovation Facility, is hosting an International Conference on Data Innovation For Policy Makers in Bali on 26-27 November 2014. Read more.