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A2K4D Researcher Nancy Salem participates in the XII City Leaders Forum in Buenos Aires, June 7-9, 2017

A2K4D Researcher Nancy Salem presented current work at the Middle East Domain Name System Forum Cairo

Scaling up Distributed Solar in Egypt: Understanding the Business Case

A2K4D Hosts Open Panel Discussion: Data, Innovation and Our Environment – Current Experiences and Imagined Futures’, February 1, 2017

A2K4DxRiseUP: How a college dropout reinvented how we approach education in the Middle East

A2K4DxRiseUP: Unleashing the untapped potential of open data

Open AIR Distinguished Speaker Series Talk on Maker Spaces and Employment Opportunities at RiseUp 2016

Egypt Entrepreneurship Summit 17-19 November 2016 TU Berlin, El Gouna, Red Sea Governorate, Egypt

A2K4D researchers and Ice-cairo collaborate to host a Solar Energy Meetup. November 1st, 2016

Opening of KarmSolar Juhaina Solar Station, October 4, 2016

A2K4D Researcher Nancy Salem presents at the 4th Annual International Open Data Conference in Madrid, October 3-7, 2016

A2K4D researchers, Noor Amr and Nancy Salem, attended the “Climate Communicators Network Meeting,” September 27-30, 2016

A2K4D celebrates the Kick-off for this year’s Common Reading Program: Big Data, September 22, 2016

IDRC "Networked Economies" Partners’ Meeting, September 6-7, 2016

A2K4D researcher, Dalia Rafik, attended and presented at the “Data Visualization Workshop”, August 7, 2016

Book Launch: Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Egypt, edited by Dr. Nagla Rizk and Dr. Hassan Azzazy, AUC Press, 2016.

International Economic Association Executive Committee Meeting in London, UK, June 3, 2016

The Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D) at the School of Business of The American University in Cairo (AUC) hosted its Sixth Annual Workshop, May 31, 2016

A2K4D Director Nagla Rizk receives Annual Alumni Award. May 27, 2016.

CopyrightX Summit at Prato, Italy. May 18-20, 2016

The Access to Knowledge Global Academy has a new Call for proposals: Mobile Technologies and Access to Knowledge

A2K4D researcher, Stefanie Felsberger, attended and presented in 7th Biennial SURVEILLANCE & SOCIETY CONFERENCE : “Power, performance and trust”

Dr. Nagla Rizk and Data Revolution team members participated in a panel discussion on World Bank’s Development Report titled ‘Digital Dividends’, April 11, 2016

A2K4D Data Revolution researchers attend ‘World Bank Digital Dividends’ panel discussion at the National Institute of Planning, April 11, 2016

Dr. Nagla Rizk, founding director of A2K4D and Nagham El Houssamy actively participated in Open AIR’s inaugural case study workshop, April 4-6, 2016

Open AIR Case Study Launch Workshop. April 3-5, 2016.

Publications released: Mobilization for Change: The role of the networked public sphere in advancing civic participation and collective action in the Arab region. March 20, 2016

Seminar “Beyond openness: Investigating the success factors of open approaches

Open A.I.R. Post Doctoral Scholar at A2K4D gave Brown Bag seminar to AUC School of Business Faculty, March 8, 2016

The Sharing economy and the future of work, entrepreneurship and markets David Plouffe , Uber board of directors member in a conversation with Dr. Nagla Rizk. March 7, 2016

A2K4D Organizes Global Open Data Day: Cairo Edition, March 5, 2016

A2K4D Researchers Attended AUC Alumni Event “Going Solar: From the Lab to Big Business,” February 23, 2016

Data-Driven Innovation Week Middle East and North Africa Regional Workshop at Cairo University, February 21-22, 2016

Open A.I.R Network Panel at the Fourth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, on Dec 16, 2015

A2K4D Participates in the Fourth Global Congress on Intellectual Property and the Public Interest, National Law University, Delhi, India, on Dec 15-17, 2015

A2K4D Researchers attend the ‘RiseUp Summit’ on 12-13 December, 2015

A2K4D Hosts Madad’s “A’wzenkom Ma’ana”, Cairo Egypt – December 2, 2015

Big Data for the “Call to Action” conference in the American University in Cairo, December 6, 2015

The Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D) Hosts Madad’s “A’wzenkom Ma’ana” on December 2, 2015

Big data in the Global South Workshop from November 16-17, 2015

The Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D) represented in the Networks of Centers Meeting in Brazil on November 10, 2015

Access to Knowledge for Development Center (A2K4D) Senior Researcher attends the Internet Governance Forum in Brazil from November 10-13, 2015

Copyright X AUC students learn from veteran film expert and counsel at Alexandria Library

A2K4D Researchers attend the GESR Social Innovation Summit with active participation from A2K4D’s Nagham ElHoussamy, October 20–21, 2015

IDRC roundtable discussion titled “Openness in Development”, September 15, 2015

The A2K4D team attend the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) and Microsoft’s Workshop titled “Access to Information: Legislation and Application Tools.” on September 15, 2015

A2K4D Researchers attend ‘Strategy of Sustainability Egypt Vision 2030’ on September 6, 2015

A2K4D researcher attends 'Africa Open Data Conference" in Tanzania, 4-5 September 2015

Book Launch: The Global Censorship and Access to Knowledge: Shifting Modes, Persisting Paradigms, August 2015

A2K4D publishes its fourth book on Global Censorship and Access to Knowledge, August 2015

A2K4D Team and Partners Attend IDRC’s Public Workshop: “Data for Entrepreneurship and Youth Employment in the MENA Region” on June 8, 2015

A2K4D signs a new grant partnership, “Scaling Up African Technology Startups” with the Open African Innovation Research network (Open A.I.R.) starting July, 2015

A2K4D hosted an Open AIR Planning Meeting, June 15-16, 2015

A2K4D hosted its fifth annual workshop - "Digital Technologies and Development: Mobilization, Censorship, Entrepreneurship and Copyright" June 9, 2015

"Access to Knowledge: The Heart of the Development Discourse", AUC School of Continuing Education Community Lecture Series May 25, 2015

A2K4D Researchers present their working paper “Digital Entrepreneurship and Development: Case Studies from Egypt” at the 2015 CYRUS Institute of Knowledge Conference Meeting at Harvard University Campus, April 24-26 2015

A2K4D visits research partners at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, April 27-30 2015

Dr. Rizk signs a new grant agreement with the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), April 1, 2015

A2K4D and Mushtarak held the first Knowledge forum events series, March 29, 2015

A2K4D Researchers participate in ArabNet Beirut Conference, March 18-19, 2015

A2K4D co-hosted an event held by Transport for Cairo celebrating Open Data Day - March 5, 2016

A2K4D visits Tunisian partners

CopyrightX: The Economics of Copyright and Creativity

Vice President of Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) visited A2K4D- December 10, 2014

A2K4D to launch A2K4D blog "knowledgemaze"

A2K4D's Nagla Rizk remembers Ali Shaath, co-founder of the Arab Digital Expression Foundation (ADEF), December 4, 2014

Discussing “Privacy and Online Security” at Mushtarak, November 19, 2014

FOSS National Strategy discussed at Mushtarak - October 28, 2014

Yale Law School’s Information Society Project (ISP) Lunch Speaker Series - September 24, 2014

Nagla Rizk an elected member of the executive committee of the International Economic Association (IEA)
A2K4D director Nagla Rizk was elected member of the Executive Committee of the International Economic Association (IEA)

Government Launches Open Software Strategy Drafted by A2K4D

Harvard's Copyright X Course