Program 2022

First day


  1 : 9:00 - 9:30

  Registration


  Facilitator: 


Speakers:

  2 : 9:30 - 10:00

  Conference opening


  Facilitator: 


Speakers:

Wisam jaafer
(Point Iraq founder - Iraq)
Dr. Ammar Modhar
(Director of the National Data Center - Iraq)
Mustafa Dawood
(the Station for Entrepreneurship - Iraq)
Elham Al-Jaadri
(Conference Organizer - Iraq)
Alaa Adel
(Conference Organizer - Iraq)

  3 : 10:30 - 11:30

  Opening Session of the Conference: Challenges of Transparency and Openness for Governments in the Arab Region: Regional Initiatives and Programs that Promote Good Governance Practices.


  Presentation: 

Presentation about the National Data Center and Ur portal



  Presentation: 

What is big data? What does it mean to our lives that the world generates more than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data per day?



  Facilitator:  Asma Cherifi  (Founding CEO of TACID Network )


Speakers:

Mustafa Mezaal
(Senior Data Science Manager - GM Global Innovation Center - USA)
Alessandro Bellantoni
(Head of Open Government Unit - OECD - Italy)
Shreya Basu
(Deputy Director and Regional Lead, Asia and the Pacific - Singapore)
Mustafa Sabah
(Director of Technology Solutions and Data Management - National Data Center - Iraq)

  4 : 11:30 - 12:45

  Transparency and data disclosure: How to make government contracts smart and data-driven


  Presentation: 

Data is the new oil in the age of technology - if the world's next wealth is data, how do we benefit from it?



  Facilitator:  Asma Cherifi  (Founding CEO of TACID Network )


Speakers:

Dr. Azhaar Hussein Saleh
(Undersecretary of Planning Ministry for Administrative Affairs - Iraq)
Mohamed Essa
(Code for Iraq Founder - Iraq)
Marwan Tarazi
(Regional Director - Data for Development - Palestine)
Gavin Hayman
(Executive Director - OCP - France)

  5 : 12:45 - 1:00

  Show a video about the martyrs of the press in Iraq and take a group photo of the participants in the conference


  Facilitator: 


Speakers:

Emad alshara’a
(E-media Specialized - Iraq)

  7 : 2:00 - 3:15

  Credibility and professionalism in media content: How do we assess the credibility of the media and news agencies in light of the absence of neutral media and the spread of yellow journalism.


  Presentation: 

Using machine learning to detect human rights violations and hate speech in media content



  Facilitator:  Ahmed Alhashim  (Journalist )


Speakers:

Haytham Mones
(Akhbar Meter founder - Egypt)
Dr. Walid Al-Hayouni
(founder of "Journalists Against Fake News and Hate Speech association'' - Tunisia)
Edrias jawad
(Al-sharq News - Iraq)
Hussein Zamel
(Media Regulation Director at the Media and Communications Authority - Iraq)

  8 : 3:15 - 3:45

  Presenting success stories about use the new media and technology in Iraq


  Facilitator: 


Speakers:

Ali Sattar
(Qanonjy Application - Iraq)
Ahmed Dawood
(IoT Kids - Iraq)
Dr. Mustafa Khaled
(Coding for kids - Iraq)

  9 : 3:45 - 5:00

  Open source journalism: an alternative media that restores confidence in journalistic work and makes information shared by citizens by Internet one of the information sources


  Facilitator:  Emad alshara’a  (E-media Specialized )


Speakers:

Shahata alsayad
(Founder of the Open Source Directory of Arab Journalists - Egypt)
Dlovan berwary
(Investigative journalist and director of relations at ''Nerij'' Foundation - Iraq)
Karim Al-Sayed
(Journalist at Al-Iraqia TV - Iraq)

The Second Day


  2 : 9:30 – 10:15

  Adapting to Climate Change: Climate Change Risks to Iraq’s National Security and Actions Required


  Presentation: 

Global warming and its impact on climate change



  Facilitator:  Saadya flaieh  (Head of Together to protact Human and the Environment )


Speakers:

Susan Sami
(Former National Coordinator of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change - Iraq)
Dr. Ramadan Hamza Mohammad
(Expert at water strategies and policies - Iraq)
Dheaa Ismail
(Environment and Climate Change Department Director - Iraq)

  3 : 10:15 – 11:30

  If it's a political comedy, why is it "black": Why do we reflect our anger at the political situation with comedy, and is it really a purposeful comedy?


  Facilitator:  Hassan Shgidel  (Artist and program producer )


Speakers:

Ahmed waheed
(Political comedy artist - Iraq)

  4 : 11:30 - 12:00

  Presenting success stories about use the new media and technology in Iraq


  Facilitator: 


Speakers:

Abdul Rahman Walid
(environmental map - Iraq)
Othman Saad
(towards a green desert - Iraq)
Adnan Munawer
("Change Our Institutions" Initiative - Iraq)
Murtadha Al-Tamimi
(Clean Iraq Campaign - Iraq)

  5 : 12:00 – 1:00

  Using interactive maps to monitor violations: a new technology to enhance community monitoring tools and citizens' contribution to information.


  Facilitator:  Elham Al-Jaadri  (Conference Organizer )


Speakers:

Mohammed Abdullah
(INSM network - Iraq)

  7 : 2:00 – 3:15

  Enhancing the competitiveness of the private sector: How to make loans and financial opportunities available to projects that enhance the competitiveness of the private sector


  Facilitator:  Maher Mohamed Nasser  (Transparency advisor at the Center for International Private Enterprise )


Speakers:

Ali Al-Bawi
(CEO of "Doinc" - Iraq)
Raheil Aziz
(SPARK organization - Iraq)
Anmar Ayad Abdul-Jabbar
(Director of International Organizations - Baghdad Chamber of Commerce. - Iraq)

The Third Day


  1 : 10:00

  Meeting of the Network of Environmental Experts and Researchers: July 24, 2022


  Facilitator:  Saadya flaieh  (Head of Together to protact Human and the Environment )


Speakers:

  2 : 10:00

  Data Audit and Counter Misinformation Training Workshop 24-26 July 2022


  Facilitator: 


Speakers:

Shahata alsayad
(Founder of the Open Source Directory of Arab Journalists - Egypt)
Dr. Walid Al-Hayouni
(founder of "Journalists Against Fake News and Hate Speech association'' - Tunisia)

The Fourth Day


  1 : 10:00

  The Regional Meeting on Openness and Transparency Programs 25th July 2022


  Facilitator: 


Speakers:

Wisam jaafer
(Point Iraq founder - Iraq)
Asma Cherifi
(Founding CEO of TACID Network - Tunisia)
Alessandro Bozzini
(policy analyst - OECD - Italy)
Dr. Ammar Modhar
(Director of the National Data Center - Iraq)
Shreya Basu
(Deputy Director and Regional Lead, Asia and the Pacific - Singapore)
Mohammed Jawad
(The Financial Consultant to Parliament - Iraq)
Gavin Hayman
(Executive Director - OCP - France)