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Monday, August 22
 

09:00

Welcome
Team
avatar for Silvia Zuur

Silvia Zuur

Event Director, EXP
After leading the successful first OS//OS in 2015 Silvia is back at the helm in 2016. She loves designing events that meaningfully connect people, inspire collaboration and ask big questions of the world.


Monday August 22, 2016 09:00 - 09:30
Auditorium

09:30

The open world
The power of 'thinking open' enables a fundamentally different operating model for our society, across technology, business and democracy.

Enspiral is one of many orgs that have started some small, humble experiments with 'open business' that point to the potential of something much bigger.

OS//OS is about creating a platform for learning - where the people doing things can share and learn together. In business, this means the open world can outcompete the closed world....


Speakers
avatar for Joshua Vial

Joshua Vial

Enspiral
Joshua is an entrepreneur and programmer with a passion for business, technology and social change. He has been running technology businesses for the last dozen years and launched Enspiral in 2010. In 2013 he co-founded Enspiral Dev Academy and is currently serving as a Catalyst of the Enspiral network while focusing on the launch of Enspiral Labs. Joshua is an active advisor and mentor in the early stage technology and social impact space and is happiest when working with people who relentlessly pursue dreams of a... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 09:30 - 09:45
Auditorium

09:45

How does 'open' make the world better? What does it mean for technology and society?
When technology becomes core infrastructure to our lives, the way its built and who owns it has a huge effect on how it gets used and how it fits into our lives. The powers of community, capital and the need to make profit can massively impact the direction of technology.

Learn from Evan Henshaw-Plath, research affiliate from MIT and part of the organisation who helped bring twitter into the world.

Speakers
avatar for Evan Henshaw-Plath

Evan Henshaw-Plath

Web Developer & Hacker
From 2004-06 Evan Henshaw-Plath was the first employee, lead developer and architect in building Odeo’s Ruby on Rails web application platform. Odeo is best known as the company which created Twitter so Evan is well-placed to tell the story of how – through learning from failures... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 09:45 - 10:15
Auditorium

11:00

Stories from the Future of Democracy
Stories from the Future of Democracy

Audrey will share stories of the dramatic transformations underway to upgrade democracy in Taiwan:


  • how they engaged thousands of citizens in bottom-up policy development to solve the Uber problem;

  • a digital media channel where young people are engaging directly with politicians;

  • and how virtual reality is shaping public policy


Speakers
avatar for Audrey Tang

Audrey Tang

g0v
Audrey Tang, a civic hacker who grew up among Tiananmen exiles, is known for revitalizing the computer languages Perl and Haskell, as well as building the online spreadsheet system EtherCalc in collaboration with Dan Bricklin. In the public sector, Audrey serves on Taiwan national... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 11:00 - 11:20
Auditorium

13:15

OPEN?!?!?!?!
The fork in the road. Lets take the open path. 
What could the future look like if we had built our world and our organisations in a more open way?Imagine:

  • More transparency of information so more people could access the data, insights and strategies they need to make their work better. 



  • More methods and systems to collaborate across sectors, across organisations, across teams.



  • More participation from more people across all our organisations - more involvement in decisions.


What are the potential opportunities and challenges when we think open? How can we use 'open' to make the world more sustainable and beneficial for everyone?

Speakers
avatar for Pia Waugh

Pia Waugh

Pia Waugh is an open government and open data ninja, working within the machine to enable greater transparency, democratic engagement, citizen-centric design and real, pragmatic actual innovation in the public sector and beyond. She believes that tech culture has a huge role to play... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 13:15 - 13:30
Renouf Foyer Open

16:30

Open technology: from Google to the U.S Department of Homeland Security
From Google to the U.S Department of Homeland Security, Eric has worked to bring innovation and open technology systems to some of the world's largest and most complex organisations. Learn from his insights as a technologist being asked to help navigate some of the greatest challenges facing the public sector. From modernising our immigration system to bringing the best and brightest talent into government, Eric and his team are working to make the government work better for people.

Speakers
avatar for Eric Hysen

Eric Hysen

U.S Department of Homeland Security
Eric moved from Google's Civic Innovation programme to be a founding member of the US Digital Services in The White House before taking his current role as the executive direction of Digital Services and the U.S Department of Homeland Security. He will share insights from working... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 16:30 - 17:00
Auditorium

17:00

The constitution: Opening the conversation
We know that democracy is evolving. What can we do to use the tools and processes that we have to make democracy more accessible and more relevant in New Zealand? How might a constitution help to open more doors into democracy for more New Zealanders? 

Speakers
avatar for Geoffrey Palmer

Geoffrey Palmer

Sir Geoffrey Palmer has played a huge role in New Zealand’s public, legal landscape over the past with high impact roles too numerous to name. He is a former Minister for Justice, Minister for Environment, Deputy Prime Minister, Prime Minister, a President of the NZ law commission... Read More →


Monday August 22, 2016 17:00 - 17:15
Auditorium

17:15

Closing
Team
avatar for Silvia Zuur

Silvia Zuur

Event Director, EXP
After leading the successful first OS//OS in 2015 Silvia is back at the helm in 2016. She loves designing events that meaningfully connect people, inspire collaboration and ask big questions of the world.


Monday August 22, 2016 17:15 - 17:30
Auditorium
 
Tuesday, August 23
 

09:00

Welcome
Team
avatar for Silvia Zuur

Silvia Zuur

Event Director, EXP
After leading the successful first OS//OS in 2015 Silvia is back at the helm in 2016. She loves designing events that meaningfully connect people, inspire collaboration and ask big questions of the world.


Tuesday August 23, 2016 09:00 - 09:10
Auditorium

09:10

Innovation - the future is here
Speakers
avatar for Douglas Rushkoff

Douglas Rushkoff

Author of 'Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus'
Named one of the top ten "Most Influential Thinkers in the World" by MIT, Douglas Rushkoff is the author of Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus: How Growth Became the Enemy of Prosperity. He is a technology commentator for CNN, and a prominent advocate for open source solutions to social... Read More →


Tuesday August 23, 2016 09:10 - 09:40
Auditorium

09:40

Action: How we...
Hear from four leading innovators who are dratistically changing the current paradigm and creating a more open world.

ActionStation: How we combine digital tools and people power to create a fairer, more democratic and sustainable Aotearoa 
Laura O'Connell Rapira, Director of Campaigns at ActionStation will be speaking about how the organisation has succeeded in achieving rapid growth to 130,000 active members working together for progressive political change in less than two years. Working with members from across the political spectrum on issues of human rights, economic fairness, transparent democracy and environmental protection, Laura will unpack the organisation's DNA, theory of change, successes and pitfalls. 

Catalysing Catalyst: How we built a global business on open source values and principles
Since 1997 Catalyst has been dedicated to using the world's best open source software to grow and build a sustainable business. Don Christie, Director and Founder of Catalyst, will share how he and others got here, their challenges and opportunities, and where he sees Catalyst and open source businesses going.

Loomio: Open Source Organisational Development
Who you are internally as a company has a big impact on the products and impact you put into the world. What if not just your code were open source, but the organisation behind it, too? Loomio is a tool for collaborative decision-making, enabling people to participate in decisions that affect them. Co-founder Alanna will talk about applying those same ideas to building the company itself, as worker-owned cooperative social enterprise: co-creating policies and processes with all staff, and releasing our handbook for anyone to use, fork, and adapt.

Stats NZ: From Jigglypuff to GDP - How Statistics New Zealand is making New Zealand’s most valuable data more accessible.
Liz MacPherson is passionate about unleashing the power of data to change lives by adding value to New Zealand’s most important data. She will discuss her role as a statutory independent Government Statistician and what Statistics New Zealand is doing to make data more accessible. 

Speakers
avatar for Don Christie

Don Christie

Catalyst
Don is one of the founders of Catalyst and co-chair of NZRise. He has had over 25 years' experience in IT consulting and implementation. Don is a former President of the New Zealand Open Source Society and was on the Council of Internet New Zealand for two years. He manages Catalyst's global development strategy and key accounts and remains... Read More →
avatar for Alanna Krause

Alanna Krause

Loomio
Alanna has a passion for Open Business meets Open Tech meets Open Collaboration. She loves innovating new tools and processes to help people work in radically transparent and participatory ways. Alanna is an anarchist management hacker, internet geek, feminist, and community builder... Read More →
avatar for Liz MacPherson

Liz MacPherson

Statistics NZ
Liz MacPherson is a public servant with 24 years experience, including a decade working at senior leadership level in the public sector. Liz was appointed to the role of Government Statistician and Chief Executive of Statistics NZ in August 2013. Prior to that, she held several senior... Read More →
avatar for Laura O'Connell Rapira

Laura O'Connell Rapira

ActionStation
Laura O'Connell-Rapira is the Director of Campaigns at ActionStation - a community campaigning organisation representing over 140,000 members that combines digital tools and people power to drive a fairer, more just and sustainable Aotearoa. She is the Co-founder of RockEnrol - a... Read More →


Tuesday August 23, 2016 09:40 - 10:10
Auditorium

16:00

The work and vision of an open world
So what's next... What is the work that is required to create an open world? What might be possible in that open world? How do we now need to collaborate on next steps? Hear from Lillian Grace (CEO of Figure.NZ) as she shares her vision for an open world and what is needed to create it. She will both share her work, how we need to work with people both in and outside government, and her vision for an Open New Zealand and the world...

Speakers
avatar for Lillian Grace

Lillian Grace

Figure.NZ
Lillian Grace is CEO and Founder of Figure.NZ, the first organisation globally to designate everyone as a user of data and to build the systems, software, language and trust required to deliver to this standard. Lillian is also on the recently established Data Futures Partnership... Read More →


Tuesday August 23, 2016 16:00 - 16:15
Auditorium

17:00

Closing
Team
avatar for Silvia Zuur

Silvia Zuur

Event Director, EXP
After leading the successful first OS//OS in 2015 Silvia is back at the helm in 2016. She loves designing events that meaningfully connect people, inspire collaboration and ask big questions of the world.


Tuesday August 23, 2016 17:00 - 17:30
Auditorium