Tag: International Open Data Conference (IODC)

A case for Data Science + Open Data

Carey Anne Nadeau is the Founder & CEO of Open Data Nation (opendatanation.com) and created FIVAR (fivar.org). Before founding Open Data Nation, Nadeau worked for the past decade doing quantitative research and analysis using open data at the Brookings Institution

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10 takeaways from the 2016 International Open Data Conference

This post originally appeared on Omidyar’s SunlightFoundation blog. Yeama Thompson, commissioner at the Right to Access Information Commission, speaks at IODC 2016. It’s been much more than a century in internet time since the founder of the World Wide Web

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Launch of the updated Open Data Impact Map

At the 3rd International Open Data Conference in Ottawa, Canada in 2015 the beta version of the Open Data Data Impact Map was launched to provide governments, international organizations, and researchers with a more comprehensive understanding of the demand for

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What Works Cities: Using open data to improve outcomes for people and communities

Originally from Indiana, Eric has spent his career working and partnering with organizations around the world to improve public sector performance. Before coming to GovEx, Eric worked on public education initiatives as a Fulbright Grantee in South Korea and at

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Enabling the Data Revolution: IODC 2015 Conference Report

The International Open Data Conference in Ottawa in May this year brought together over 200 speakers and close to 1000 in-person attendees to explore the open data landscape. I had the great privilege of working with the conference team to

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A Call for Action, Not Opening

The weeks following the International Open Data Conference 2015 in Ottawa have been different than I expected. While IODC was full of discussions about high-level concepts, including the benefits of transparency and data use, I walked away with more than

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Presentation of research project findings at IODC 2015

Francois van Schalkwyk presentated the findings from the synthesis research on open data intermediaries in developing countries at the Open Data Research Symposium 2015, a side event of the 3rd International Open Data Conference, in Ottawa on 27 May 2015.

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From Ottawa to the world: opening our thoughts, processes, standards and data

Now that the Web Foundation team is back from the 3rd Annual International Open Data Conference in Ottawa (and recovered from our participation in eight side events and 11 conference sessions), we’ve compared notes and are ready to share some

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#IODC15, Day 1

I was favourably surprised by the #IODC15 first day. With so many “open data dignitaries” in the house, I worried that I would have missed the authenticity of the unconference’s grassroot community, but I was happily proven wrong. It is

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At the #IODC15 unconference

Great to see so many old and new faces at the International Open Data “unconference” yesterday, and such diverse ones, too! Many noted that it was likely the first time they found themselves in the same room with such number

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