Another amazing day of DOKU:TECH starts today, which marks the last day of the DOKU:TECH event as well, having many people attend to listen to speeches, discussions, panels and practical workshops.
Day three of Doku:Tech started with Celik Nimani and his session on how does a country succeed if it fails to educate, while emphasizing the importance of how the country itself should keep the brain inside the country and not let the quality flow away, when focusing only on diplomas and not quality.
Digital Transformation of Public Sector was the next panel with Kushtrim Xhakli, Bernard Nikaj, Agron Demi, William Nesen and Redon Skikuli, where quite a talk was done around the role of digital transformation in different sectors private and public, and how the government of Kosovo is investing more in this direction to make change and deliver for the people.
Teresa Crawford- board member of IPKO Foundation was present on scene talking about “The spark of an idea”, and presenting some of the core experiences behind the establishment of IPKO itself in Kosovo and how things rolled out throughout the years.
Pedro Noel and Michelle Orru`- the guys from GlobaLeaks explained the troubles that they faced in pursuing our ideal of having a more transparent society thanks to whistle blowing. And last but not least, was the talk of Lynn Fine who talked on the topic Code for All: Harnessing the Power of Tech and Communities to Hack the Civic Experience.”I’m coding for America because I believe that interfaces to the Government can be simple, beautiful and easy to use.”
Glen Noble was the last speaker of day three, focusing his talk on how he went from idea to product in Kosovo, with a new company focused on hardware production and employing local talented workforce to fill in market needs in Kosovo and expand gradually throughout the world.
In parallel there were workshops on Brewing Beer from SABAJA brewery, Freeing your Computer by Lulzim Gashi and Jeton Ahmetaj, FLOSSK, Citizen science, environmental monitoring and DIY actions from Bilal Ghalib, and Open Maps from Besfort Guri.