Data Dig: Civil Society & Open Data expedition

When:
27th April 2018 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm Europe/London Timezone
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Where:
iCentrum Innovation Birmingham
Holt St
Birmingham B7 4BP
UK
Cost:
Free

OPEN DATA DAY 2018 EVENT POSTPONED FROM MAR 2ND DUE TO SNOW

This is the annual celebration of Open Data Day in the West Midlands.

This year’s event is organised by RnR Organisation and Data Unlocked on behalf of West Midlands Open Data Forum and in partnership with Innovation Engine

This year we’re talking about Civil Society and Open Data, including learning about open mapping for voluntary and community organisations

Purpose: To encourage and enable local civil society organisations to increase their data literacy in various ways

We want to share and explore how we can find and utilise open data to maximise the impact of participation in voluntary associations and communities

Timetable (subject to change)

09.30 Registration and coffee

10.00 Intros and welcome to the day

10.30 Lightning talks

11.30 Break

11.45 Small group work (based on lightning talks)

12.30 Check in

12.45 Lunch including ODI Lunchtime lecture

13.30 Lightning talk

13.45 Small group work continues

14.45 Check in/Break

15.00 Small group work continues

15.45 Report back

16.00 Close

Lightning talks to include Data sources, open mapping, mapping tools, data sharing, democratic commons, governance & representation (TBC)

UPDATE: We are also going to talk about the West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) perspective on open data, published on the WMODF website for Open Data Day 2018