Bianca Wylie

Senior Fellow

Centre for International Governance Innovation

Bianca Wylie is a CIGI senior fellow. Her main areas of interest are procurement and public sector technology. Beyond her role at CIGI, Bianca leads work on public sector technology policy for Canada at Dgen Network and is the co-founder of Tech Reset Canada. Her work at CIGI focuses on examining Canadian data and technology policy decisions and their alignment with democratically informed policy and consumer protection.

Bianca has a dual professional background in technology and public engagement, having worked at both Thomson Reuters and Swerhun Facilitation. She is a strong advocate for open government. Bianca founded the Open Data Institute Toronto (2014), and co-founded Civic Tech Toronto (2016). In 2017, Bianca took part in a City Hall Task Force organized by the University of Toronto School of Public Policy and Governance and she sat on the Ontario International Open Data Charter Advisory Board. Bianca is a guest lecturer, a tech columnist and a speaker on open government and public sector technology policy. Bianca currently sits on the Toronto Public Library’s Innovation Council. She holds a bachelor of arts in political science from York University.

Sessions

Open data and digital rights (1/2)

07/11/2018 13.30 - 15.00

PolicyBreakout3Workshop

What makes FWD50 so interesting is that it is an attempt to break through a flawed binary discourse around the interrelationship between technology and society – in this discourse technology is either demonized or a panacea. This conference looks for “a way forward that shapes technology to benefit us, building the kind of society we want atop it.” This cannot happen without a set of mature...

Open data and digital rights (2/2)

07/11/2018 15.30 - 17.00

PolicyBreakout3Workshop

What makes FWD50 so interesting is that it is an attempt to break through a flawed binary discourse around the interrelationship between technology and society – in this discourse technology is either demonized or a panacea. This conference looks for “a way forward that shapes technology to benefit us, building the kind of society we want atop it.” This cannot happen without a set of mature...