Join us Tuesday, Feb. 10th for a meeting on Principle #6: Use Open Standards/Data/Source/Innovation

Dear Colleagues,

Futures Group and the National Democratic Institute for International
Affairs are pleased to be hosting the sixth Principle for Digital
Development “Use Open Standards, Open Data, Open Source, and Open

This will be the sixth presentation in a series of nine events hosted by
members of the Principles Working Group. This event will take place at
Futures Group’s new open office on Feb 10th, 2015, from 8:30 AM – 12:00
PM and include a light breakfast. There will also be an option for remote
participation using Go2Meeting.


  • Participants will leave with a better understanding of what Open
    Standards, Open Data, Open Source, and Open Innovation are.

  • Participants will learn how the larger community is defining and
    currently incorporating Principle #6 into projects.

  • Participants engage in discussion around the challenges, barriers,
    limitations, and opportunities around Principle #6.

  • Participants will create actionable items that can be applied after the

What participants can expect:

  • An interactive session with short presentations and a breakout
    discussion. Come prepared to learn and share your experiences on these

All participants must RSVP via Eventbrite:

We hope you will join us!