Aug 7-11, 2024 ✵ Camp Navarro, CA

Putting Public Data in the Hands of the People... Permanently by Presented by Andrea Mills, Clara Tsao, Hayley Anna, and Jamie Joyce

Presented by Andrea Mills, Clara Tsao, Hayley Anna, and Jamie Joyce

Governments and communities need resilient, secure, and cost-effective ways to store and access public datasets. Hear how Filecoin Foundation and Filecoin Foundation for the Decentralized Web are putting public data in the hands of the people on the DWeb through the Public Data Commons initiative and a collaboration with the Internet Archive to support Democracy's Library.

Hayley Anna
Speaker, Blockchain Law for Social Good Center

Hayley is the Program Assistant for the Blockchain Law for Social Good Center where she supports the first-of-its-kind blockchain law center that considers the challenges and opportunities of a blockchain-based future. Prior to her current role, Hayley led research at the World Economic Forum where she co-authored a report on blockchain for scaling climate action. With a background in international and economic development, Hayley is passionate about the potential for decentralized technologies to create a society where people and the planet can thrive and prosper.

 

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Jamie Joyce
Internet Archive / The Society Library

Jamie is the U.S. Director of the Democracy's Library Department at the Internet Archive, a program focused on collecting government documents, datasets, research, records, and publications from the municipal to federal level in the United States. Jamie is also the Executive Director of The Society Library, a 501(c)3 collective intelligence organization which builds knowledge graphs and decision-making models to make sense of complex sociopolitical issues. Prior to this work, she worked in International Sustainable Development, having served as COO of a UN-Accredited NGO and oversaw diverse projects in 20 countries.

 

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Clara Tsao
Founding Officer, Filecoin Foundation & Filecoin Foundation for the Decentralized Web

Clara Tsao is the founding director of Filecoin Foundation and Filecoin Foundation for the Decentralized Web. She is also co-founder and on the board of the Trust & Safety Professional Association and the Trust & Safety Foundation. Clara previously was the Senior Advisor for Emerging Technology (IoT and Blockchain) at the Department of Homeland Security and a Chief Technology Officer focused on countering foreign influence, election security, and homegrown extremism. She has spent a decade working in the technology industry across global teams at Microsoft, Apple, Sony PlayStation, AT&T, and also as a Google and Mozilla Technology Policy Fellow. Clara is also the Board Chair and President of the White House Presidential Innovation Fellows Foundation and a Senior Advisor at Tech Against Terrorism.

 

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