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Jeff Ball (he/him)

Director of Open Government and Data Governance, RCMP

Jeff Ball is the Director of Open Government and Data Governance at​ ​the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. He is leading the development​ ​and advancement of transparency in the interest of trust and​ ​accountability in​ ​policing. Jeff is also responsible for the development​ ​and implementation of a trusted data governance framework to ensure​ ​the responsible and ethical creation, collection, storage, use and​ ​release of high quality data in the RCMP.

Jeff has over 20 years of experience in the federal public service,​ ​leading numerous data and information related services and​ ​advocating for the evolution of information services and increased​ ​transparency for public good.

Sessions

Using open data to address systemic racism in Canada

November 3, 2022  6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
This case study will explore the varying strategies that the federal and provincial governments in Canada are employing to address systemic gaps and lack of transparency in collection, usage, and display of race-based data with the goal of addressing systematized and institutionalized racism and discrimination while protecting the privacy of individuals and communities. See more.