Beth Simone Noveck, Founder and Co-Director of The GovLab, will give this year's Lecture. Professor Noveck was previously the first US Deputy Chief Technology Officer and director of the White House Open Government Initiative 2009-11. She focuses her research, teaching and activism on the impact of technology on public institutions and solving public problems.
A graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School, Professor Noveck is a member of the Advisory Board of the Open Contracting Partnership and a Program Committee Member of the 2016 Conferences on International Open Data, Open Data Research, Data Science for Government, and the Data for Good Exchange. Prime Minister David Cameron appointed her senior advisor for Open Government, and she served on the Obama-Biden transition team. She was named one of the “Foreign Policy 100″ by Foreign Policy, one of the “100 Most Creative People in Business” by Fast Company and one of the “Top Women in Technology” by Huffington Post. She has also been honored by both the National Democratic Institute and Public Knowledge for her work in civic technology.
Professor Noveck is the author of Smart Citizens, Smarter State: The Technologies of Expertise and the Future of Governing (Harvard University Press, 2015); Wiki Government: How Technology Can Make Government Better, Democracy Stronger and Citizens More Powerful (Brookings, 2009), and co-editor of The State of Play: Law, Games and Virtual Worlds (NYU Press, 2005). She tweets @bethnoveck and writes on Medium @bethnoveck.
4.30pm Registration & coffee
5.00pm Campaign Annual SAGE Lecture 2016, followed by Q&A.
6.15pm Networking reception
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