First Key Note Speaker - Frank Kresin, Research Director at Waag Society, Institute for Arts, Science and Technology in Amsterdam, inspired us with his story about smart tools, smart cities and smart citizens. He underlined the role of the one of the smart citizens groups - civic hackers - people who can make cities better places to live. They share knowledge freely cause it is the key to innovation.
Cosmin Pojoranu presents the fact checking approach and the plugin for browser.
Eric Barrett presents Georgian ngo - JumpStart.
Damir Dautovic tells about Conflict of interest project.
Sandor Lederer informs about Red Flags project.
Natia Meladze speaks about open local budgets in Georgia.
The next part was practical workshops divided into 2 sessions. Participants could choose two from eight workshops: Fact Checking, Open data and Local Budgets, Privacy & Security of Activists, Data Advocacy, Open Public Procurement, Open Declarations of Assets, Surveillance, Investigative Journalism with CEE and Georgian perspective.