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Step Up Research Team to present Open LGU in the Good Governance Summit

Mr. Joseph De Guia, Research Associate of Step Up Consulting Services met with the representatives of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) and De La Salle University (DLSU) – Open Data Research Team last 24 October 2013 at the DLSU-Center for ICT for Development (CITe4D).

The meeting was called by DBM Open Data Task Force to discuss the participation of Step Up and DLSU in the Good Governance Summit on 25-27 November 2013 to be held at Philippine International Convention Centre (PICC), Pasay City.

DBM Open Data Task Force was led by Ms. Ivygail Ong and Mr. Gabriel Baleos organizers of the Open Data PH of the said Summit. Ms Ong and Mr.  Baleos presented the summit programme and the break out session for Open Data PH track. According to Ms. Ong they invited an estimated one thousand participants, guests, and attendees from the national and local government agencies, academe, civil society organizations and special interest groups.

It was agreed that Step Up and DLSU will present their initial research results in the breakout session of the Open Data Track program.

Open LGU Research Project of Step Up Consulting Services team led by Mr. Michael Canares, Team Leader, with its research associates Ms. Jare Arawiran, Ms. Marjo  Narca, and Mr. Joseph De Guia.