TechCamp Kosovo

Combating Corruption in the Balkans

Participants from

Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Kosovo; Macedonia; Serbia

Description

TechCamp Kosovo will empower civil society and the government to combat corruption in the Balkans through use of innovative technology. Civil society leaders, journalists and government officials will work together on using technology to promote freedom of information, make public data easier to access, connect people with political leaders, hold government accountable with improved transparency, and combat corruption through investigative reporting techniques.

Agenda

December 8, 2017 | TechCamp Day 1

8:00 - 9:00 - Registration, networking, coffee/tea

9:00 - 9:15 - Welcome Remarks & Keynote:
Introductions from Emcee Keka Kreshnik Berisha
Colleen Hyland, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Pristina
Arianit Dobroshi, Executive Board President, FLOSSK

9:15 - 9:20 - TechCamp Overview & Logistics: IIP Team, Emcee Keka Kreshnik Berisha

9:20 - 9:55 - Challenge Group Discussions

Team NumberChallengesTrainer/Facilitator
1Combating Corruption Aliaume Leroy,
Valon Nushi,
Jeton Siqeca
2Data Storytelling Behar Xhara,
Anna Kuliberda,
Marianne Bouchart,
3Civic ParticipationEvan Summers,
Jetmir Bakija,
Darko Brkan,
Liridona Osmanaj
4Transparency Georges Lebreche,
Mergim Cahani,
Hakan Shehu,
Celik Nimani

9:55 - 10:00 - Speed-Geeking Explained: IIP Team, Emcee Keka Kreshnik Berisha

10:00 - 11:00 - Speed-Geeking Sessions

TechCamp Kosovo - Speed Geeking Sessions

Team NumberTopicTrainer
1Data Visualization Behar Xharra, Keshif
2Strategic Communications Donjeta Sahatciu, Rrota
3FixMyCommunity ToolsJetmir Bakija & Evan Summers, National Democratic Institute
4Tech Tools for Civic Participation Darko Brkan, Zasto Ne
5Search Engine Optimization Mergim Cahani, Gjirafa
6Online to Offline Networks Jeton Siqeca and Valon Nushi, UNICEF Innovation Labs
7Data Collection and AnalysisMarianne Bouchart, HEI-DA
8Working with Open DataGeorges Labreche, OpenDataKosovo
9eGovernance tools Liridona Osmanaj, UNDP
10Open Source Tools for Investigative Reporting Aliaume Leroy, Bellingcat
11Data Advocacy for Project Management Anna Kuliberda, TechSoup
12Thinking like a StartupÇelik Nimani, Frakton

11:00 - 11:15 - Coffee & Tea Break

11:15 - 11:20 - Explanation of Interactive Training Sessions: IIP Team, Emcee Keka Kreshnik Berisha

11:20 - 12:55 - 1st Interactive Training Session

TechCamp Kosovo - Interactive Breakout Sessions

Team NumberTopicTrainer
1Data Visualization Behar Xharra, Keshif
2Strategic Communications Donjeta Sahatciu, Rrota
3FixMyCommunity ToolsJetmir Bakija & Evan Summers, National Democratic Institute
4Tech Tools for Civic Participation Darko Brkan, Zasto Ne
5Think like a Startup: SEO and Other ToolsÇelik Nimani, Frakton & Hakan Shehu, Gjirafa
6Online to Offline Networks Jeton Siqeca and Valon Nushi, UNICEF Innovation Labs
7Open Data Tools Georges Labreche, OpenDataKosovo
8Data Advocacy for Project Management Anna Kuliberda, TechSoup
9Data Collection and AnalysisMarianne Bouchart, HEI-DA
10e-Governance Tools Liridona Osmanaj, UNDP
11Open Source Tools and Techniques for Investigative ReportingAliaume Leroy, Bellingcat

12:55 - 14:10 - Lunch

14:10 - 15:40 - 2nd Interactive Training Session

TechCamp Kosovo - Interactive Breakout Sessions

Team NumberTopicTrainer
1Data Visualization Behar Xharra, Keshif
2Strategic Communications Donjeta Sahatciu, Rrota
3FixMyCommunity ToolsJetmir Bakija & Evan Summers, National Democratic Institute
4Tech Tools for Civic Participation Darko Brkan, Zasto Ne
5Think like a Startup: SEO and Other ToolsÇelik Nimani, Frakton & Hakan Shehu, Gjirafa
6Online to Offline Networks Jeton Siqeca and Valon Nushi, UNICEF Innovation Labs
7Open Data Tools Georges Labreche, OpenDataKosovo
8Data Advocacy for Project Management Anna Kuliberda, TechSoup
9Data Collection and AnalysisMarianne Bouchart, HEI-DA
10e-Governance Tools Liridona Osmanaj, UNDP
11Open Source Tools and Techniques for Investigative ReportingAliaume Leroy, Bellingcat

15:40 - 15:55 - Coffee & Tea Break

15:55 - 16:10 - Explanation, How to define your challenge: IIP Team, Emcee Keka Kreshnik Berisha

16:10 - 16:45 - How Might We… Forming Challenge Statements

16:45 - 17:00 - End of Day Announcements: IIP Team, Emcee Keka Kreshnik Berisha

20:00 - Tiffany - Networking Dinner: Location TBD

December 9, 2017 | TechCamp Day 2

8:30 - 9:00 - Networking Over Tea & Coffee

9:00 - 9:15 - Morning Announcements:IIP Team, Emcee Keka Kreshnik Berisha

9:15- 9:35 - Presentation of Challenge Statements

9:35 - 12:00 - Small Group Work on Identifying Project Solutions

12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch

13:00 - 13:15 - Afternoon Announcements:
Emcee Keka Kreshnik Berisha

13:15 - 13:30 - Pitch Training: Mergim Cahani, CEO, Gjirafa

13:30 - 15:00 - Developing Project Solutions and Preparing Presentations

15:00 - 16:30 - Solution Pitch Competition. Panel of Judges:
Mergim Cahani, Founder & CEO, Gjirafa, Inc
Arianit Dobroshi, Executive Board President, FLOSSK
Blerim Kelmendi, Director of the Department for Combating Corruption Anti-Corruption Agency
Besa Kalaja, Journalist, NGO Çohu
Erin Mains, Assistant Public Affairs Officer Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy Pristina

16:30 - 16:45 - TechCamp Survey

16:45 - 17:00 - TechCamp Closing Remarks
Introductions from Emcee Keka Kreshnik Berisha
Altin Ukshini, Executive Board Member, FLOSSK
Greg Delawie, Ambassador of the United States to The Republic of Kosovo

17:00 - 17:10 - Certificates & Group Photo!

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