Agenda - Draft

[June 14, 2016]
Data Literacy Bootcamp (d|Bootcamp) in Sierra Leone
Hands-On Training
TIME SESSION TOPIC LEAD TRAINER/S
08h30 – 09h00 REGISTRATION
09h00 – 09h15 WELCOME & INTRODUCTION
Sensi Innovation Labs (Morris Marah / Sensi Labs)
09h15 – 09h30 KEYNOTE
World Bank Group (Parminder Brar / World Bank)
09h30 – 10h30 Getting Comfortable With Data: Part 1
Interviewing a Dataset (Activity)
Spreadsheets Basics
All Trainers
10h30 -11h30 Hands-on Session:
Humanitarian Mapping using Open Street Maps  (Nick Allen & Rupert Allan / Médecins Sans Frontières)
11h45 – 12h00 BREAK
12h00 – 13h00 Data Deep Dive: Part 1
A review and live demonstrations of of World Bank data portals with datasets on Sierra Leone, ranging from budget and developmental infrastructure data, to economic and demographic data.  (Daniel Nogueira-Budny / World Bank)
13h00 – 14h00 LUNCH
14h00 – 14h30 Building Tools That Citizens Really Use
PROJECT SHOWCASE
Dodgy Doctors + Medicine Price Comparison Apps + Living Wage
(Serah Rono / Code For Africa)
 14h30 – 15h30  Data Deep Dive: Part 2
 Data from Other Data Portals  (Temi Adeoye / Code For Nigeria)
15h30 – 16h00 Hackdash
 HackDash is a tool, built by Hacks/Hackers Buenos Aires, that helps data journalism teams coordinate their projects. (Serah Rono / Code for Africa)
 Participants add their ideas on https://hackdash.org/dashboards/freetown
16h00 – 16h15 BREAK
16h15 – 17h30 TEAM WORK: Team Formation
Participants form multi-disciplinary teams that include journalists, designers, coders, data experts, and thematic experts, to jointly build projects using the data and skills they will be introduced to over the rest of the week. (Serah Rono / Code for Africa)
17h30 – Close VENUE AVAILABLE FOR PARTICIPANTS
[June 15, 2016]
Data Literacy Bootcamp (DBootcamp) in Sierra Leone
Hands-On Training
TIME SESSION TOPIC SESSION LEADER/S
08h30 -09h00 REGISTRATION
09h00 – 09h15 Welcome and House Rules (Moris Marrah / Sensi Labs)
09h15 – 10h15 SHOWCASE:
Sensi Hub’s work with Tech and Data around the Ebola Crisis in Sierra Leone  (Moris Marrah / Sensi Labs)
10h15 – 11h15 Finding Data on The Web
Data from Other Data Portals, Advanced Google Search. (Andrew Kamau / Code for Africa & Temi Adeoye / Code for Nigeria)
11h15 – 11h30 BREAK
11h30 – 13h00 Web and PDF Scraping
importIO, ScraperWiki, Tabula  (Andrew Kamau  & Serah Rono / Code for Africa)
13h00 – 14h00 WORKING LUNCH
14h00 – 14h15 Building Tools That Citizens Really Use
PROJECT SHOWCASE:
#DodgyDoctors + WMMD + Journalists’ salaries + Journalists on Twitter
(Serah Rono / Code for Africa)
14h15 – 16h00 Hands on Session: Cleaning and Refining Data
The power of spreadsheets (Serah Njambi / Code for Africa )
16h00 – 16h15 BREAK
16h15 – 17h45 PITCH SESSION: Idea Showcase
Teams present their project ideas to the house, using four slides in 5min, to solicit feedback & suggestions from participants and facilitators. (Serah Rono / Code for Africa)
17h45 – 18h00 TEAM WORK: Refining Project Ideas
Teams refine project ideas and update their project profiles on HackDash
18h00 – Close VENUE AVAILABLE FOR PARTICIPANTS
[June 16, 2016]
Data Literacy Bootcamp (DBootcamp) in Sierra Leone
Hack Day
TIME SESSION TOPIC SESSION LEADER/S
08h30 -09h00 REGISTRATION
09h00 – 09h15 Welcome and House Rules (Moris Marrah / Sensi Labs)
09h15 – 10h45 Hands on Session: Cleaning and Refining Data (Advanced)
Open Refine (Temi Adeoye / Code For Nigeria)
10h45 – 11h15 There’s More to Maps
A demonstration of WaziMap and other projects from around the world that make great use of maps as reporting and informative tools (Serah Njambi Rono / Code For Africa)
11h15 – 11h30 BREAK
11h30 – 12h45 Hands-on Session: Mapping your Data
Google Maps, Map Box and CartoDB (Andrew Kamau / Code for Africa)
12h45 – 13h45 WORKING LUNCH
13h45 – 14h30  SHOWCASE: Automated Worker Registration and Payroll Database for Ebola Response Workers (Salton Massally / IDT Labs)
14h0 – 16h00 TEAM WORK: Packaging Your Project
Teams pull together their data and digital resources, with their narratives and design elements, to create a coherent product that users can engage with.  (Serah Rono / Code for Africa)
16h00 – 16h15 BREAK
16h15 – 17h45 PITCH SESSION: Prototype Showcase
Teams showcase their prototype wireframes, outlining data sources, problem they are looking to solve and competing solutions in the market (Serah Rono / Code for Africa)
17h45 – 18h00 Hackdash Updates
18h00 – Close VENUE AVAILABLE FOR PARTICIPANTS
[June 17, 2016]
Data Literacy Bootcamp (DBootcamp) in Sierra Leone
Hack and Presentation Day
TIME SESSION TOPIC SESSION LEADER/S
08h30 -09h00 REGISTRATION
09h00 – 09h15 WELCOME (Serah Rono / Code For Africa)
09h15 – 10h15 Hands on Session: Visualizing Data
Data Wrapper, Infogram, Tableau (Usman Khaliq / IDT Labs)
10h15 – 11h15 Panel Discussion
Challenges and Opportunities of Open Data in Sierra Leone (Yeama Thompson / Right to Access Information Commission)
11h15 – 11h30 BREAK
11h30 – 12h45 TEAM WORK: Targeting for Audience
Teams refine their audience strategies, to ensure that they are building projects for real people, who have real needs, and who will have the resources / access necessary to use the resulting tools / services / information.  (Serah Rono / Code for Africa)
12h45 – 13h00 Building Tools That Citizens Really Use
PROJECT SHOWCASE
(Serah Rono / Code For Africa)
GotToVote + GreenAlert
13h00 – 14h00 WORKING LUNCH
 14h00 – 14h30  SHOWCASE:
 IDT Labs Digital Literacy and Training programs and opportunities for
people in Sierra Leone
 (Usman Khaliq / IDT Labs)
14h30 – 16h00 TEAM WORK: Packaging Your Project
Teams pull together their data and digital resources, with their narratives and design elements, to create a coherent product that users can engage with.
16h00 – 16h15 BREAK
16h15 – 17h45 PITCH SESSION: Final Presentations
Teams showcase their prototypes, competing for seed funding & tech support (via group vote) to build the projects into public apps / services. (Serah Rono / Code for Africa)
17h45 – 18h00 Closing Remarks
18h00 – Close VENUE AVAILABLE FOR PARTICIPANTS

Our Mission

To boost analytical, evidence-based public discussion
by giving citizens, journalists and civil society
access to the data, digital tools, and computational skills
necessary for transforming our societies into digital democracies.