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Open Data Conference

on Wed, 07/18/2012 - 13:40

Conference: Open Data across Europe in Local and National Government - Practical achievements and challenges

Agenda (Draft):

09:15   Registration & refreshments
09:45   Welcome and introduction to the day - Chair - Dr Gesche Schmid, Programme Manager Transparency, Local Government Association
10.00   Keynote – Position in UK / EU - Andrew Stott 
10:20   LOD2 project - Sören Auer
10:35   State of Play - Mike Thacker, Porism Ltd, OUP Partner
10:55   Standards in UK & Progress - Paul Davidson, Local eGovernment Standards Body, UK

11.15   Refreshments

11:30   The use of open data in Ghent and the Ghent App Contest - Bart Rouseau, Head of Communication Strategy of the City of Ghent. 
11:50   Opportunities and risks: the freedom of information and data protection implications of open data - Steve Wood, Head of Policy Delivery, Information Commissioner’s Office, UK
12:10   Open data as an operating model in the public sector - John Sheridan, Head of Legislation Services at The National Archives
12:30   Open data in a GIS-perspective- Bjorgulf Torjussen, Kristiansand, Norway

12:50   Lunch

13:45  Open Knowledge Foundation - co-founder Rufus Pollock
14:00 Examples of making sense of data - Frank Willems - Hanze University, NL
14:15 Practical examples of use of Open Data - Stuart Harrison, Lichfield District Council
14:30 Top 20-datasets-to-go - Paul Suijkerbuijk  - Project leader of the Dutch open data site

14:45 Refreshments

14:45 Marketplace of ideas.  A place to show their projects and discuss ideas !!
15:30 Summary by chair, Dr Gesche Schmid
15:45 Close

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Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 09:00 to 17:00
The Upper Hall, Jesus College, Jesus Lane, Cambridge, CB5 8BL


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PhD Candidate, Faculty of Law, Cambridge

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