April 26, 2017, 10 a.m.
Main Plenary (Sala Verde)
In her inauguration speech, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen said, "Before, democracy was a clash between two opposing values, but now democracy must be a conversation, a dialogue, between many different values".
Audrey Tang is Minister for Digital in Ing-wen's cabinet. Since her appointment in August 2016, the government has undergone a colossal transformation into one of the most open and participatory administrations operating in the world today, ranking top in the Open Knowledge Foundation's Open Data Index.
Audrey presents some of those groundbreaking changes in her keynote (delivered virtually — she’s very much in demand). These include:
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