Open Knowledge London June Meet up - tax justice and open information

location Newspeak House | 7 PM-9 PM Thursday 09 June 2016 (GMT)

How can we create an open information age?

Come find out about openness in every area of our digital world - from genes to geodata, sonnets to statistics.

This event will have a focus on open data and tax justice.

At this event we will have short talks from:

  • Rufus Pollock, Founder of Open Knowledge International - giving a short introduction and welcome
  • Simon Bowers from The Guardian who worked on the Panama Papers
  • Lovisa Moller from Action Aid talking about the network of binding treaties that the UK has with developing countries.
  • Natasha Adams - Tax campaigns manager from Action Aid will talk about some Tax treaty case studies.
  • David Mihalyi - Economic Analyst at the Natural Resource Governance Institute will highlight the work they have done around monitoring the extractive sector with open data

Matthew Buck from Drawnalism will be making some real time drawings of the topics covered.

We welcome talks and discussion across the full spectrum of open knowledge including open data, open hardware, open education, open science, open geodata, open infrastructure and open government.

If you have something you would like to talk about please get in touch


7pm: Arrivals
7:15pm-8:15pm: Talks live-streaming / recorded here<br> 8:30pm: Discussion, drinks and food.


  • Simon Bowers

    Guardian business journalist. Current interests: corporate governance, climate change, Iceland, Luxembourg, offshore havens, online gambling, tax, litigation

  • David Mihalyi

    Macro, natural resources, development,forecasting, open data. Economist @NRGInstitute Views are my own




Newspeak House

133 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 7DG, United Kingdom

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