Tag: Event

Dealing with Data 2015 – Programme

Date:                     Monday 31 August 2015, 9:30 – 16:30 Location:             Informatics Forum and Appleton Tower, University of Edinburgh Bookings for the Dealing with Data conference are now open.  Bookings can be made via: https://www.events.ed.ac.uk/index.cfm?event=book&scheduleID=15936 Draft Programme 09:30 Refreshments 10:00 Welcome

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Introduction to Web Scraping Workshop in Sydney

Web scraping is a flexible and powerful technique to collect data for your projects. You can use a scraper to quickly grab all kinds of information for analysis and processing. Scrapers are the backbone of our projects such as They

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Local Democracy Maker Day – Friday 11th September 2015

Local Democracy Maker Day Friday 11th September 2015 The Studio, Riverside West, Leeds LS1 4AW     About us We believe in bringing together people who have an interest in local democracy – and who are up for the challenge

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Open Data – moving science forward, or a waste of time and money?

Anyone is free to attend, although prior registration is required. More details about the event can be found by clicking here. Image: Summary: TheUniversity of Cambridge (UK) will host a panel discussion later this year, to debate the validity of

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GeoNext Hackfest launch

Tonight at Open Knowledge Melbourne we helped launch a 2 week open data hackfest leading up to the spatial conference GeoNext. The competition rewards the most innovative use of official competition APIs from Airbus Defence & Space, What 3 Words,

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Registration To Open Data Fest 2015 Vilnius Is Now Open!

Date: August 28-30, 2015 Place: Rupert, Meškeriotojų st.  33, Vilnius REGISTER! MAIN IDEA Ever wonder how YOUR city could be more interesting to live in, more comfortable to travel within, more exciting at night and more lively during the day?

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Discussion: Open Data and people – How do they work together?

The event is being organised by ‘people before pixels’ – a group dedicated to putting people first when designing public sector services. More information about the event, including details of how to register for free, can be found by clicking here.

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Data+Drinks : a meetup to engage the open data community in the South of Nigeria

Data is now available online, but what next? This is the throbbing question on the mind of open data stakeholders, both from the supply and demand side of it. As the the fight for transparency and accountability in government keeps

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How to get involved in World Statistics Day 2015

The RSS is planning a number of activities to commemorate World Statistics Day (WSD) — which is coming up on 20 October 2015 – and is encouraging members to get involved by running their own events. The RSS will be marking

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African Open Data: A Call for People-Driven Information

Editor’s Note: Can open government be imposed from the outside? The first Africa Open Data Conference is scheduled for this September 1-3 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Among its supporters is IBM Chief Information Strategist Steven Adler, whose blogs on open

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