Workshop Agenda, Accra

Date: 9th August 2018 Time: 9:00


Coffee break / Networking         8:30am – 9:15am

PART 1.  (9:30 – 10:40)                                                                                           

Welcome / Introduction / workshop outline                                                           
Papa Aukhurst, Open Data Evangelist

Panel Opening Statements

The Country Director, African Development Bank                           

Government Statistician, Ghana Statistical Service          

Country Director, USAID                                                 

Country Director, DFID                                                             

Country Director, DANIDA                                           

Structured Presentation / Panel Discussions:    

  1. Omar Seidu, (SDG Coordinator) Ghana Statistical Service (GSS)             
    Topic: Why the need for data in achieving the SDG’s in Ghana
  2. Eric Akumiah, Ministry of Communications, E-transform Data Expert     
    Topic: Open Data and Development
  3. heo van de Sande: Chair IATI Task force                                         
    Toipc: IATI Data and the SDG’s.

Panel Discussions (11:15am -12:00pm)                                            

Theme: Importance of Data to our National Development                  

  1. Moderator: Prof Nii Quaynor
  2. Omar Seidu, SDG Coordinator, Ghana Statistical Service
  3. Eric Akumiah, Ministry of Communications E-transform                  
  4. IATI Data Rep
  5. Mohammed Awal, Center for Democratic Governance (CDD)
  6. Emmanuel K. Bensah Jnr.  ECOWAS Business News, Head of
    Communications and Host Africa in Forcus Show /AIFTV

    Q & A                                                                                                        

PART 2        (12:00:00pm – 1:00pm)                                                             

Practicals (Break out session)

  1. Presentation data cleaning and visualisation.
  2. Break out session: breakouts into solutions discussions groups of 45 minutes. 

PART 3           (1:00pm – 1:30pm)                                                                     

Closing Plenary: Group Leads from the breakout session will be invited to tell their story to the larger augience.

Final Conclusion and wrap-up                                                          

The moderators and the organizers and assigned rapporteurs will cooperate on the “conclusions"

LUNCH / DEPARTURE       2:00pm