open data

UK France Data Summit 2017

Join us at the first UK France Data Summit on 23rd Feb 2017 at the British Library in London to discover how the leading practitioners from government and industry are using data and how they plan to tackle future challenges.

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Date: 23 February 2017
Location: British Library Knowledge Centre, UK

Open Data Awards 2015: Last Call for Entries

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The second annual Open Data Awards are almost upon us but there's still time to noiminate your open data heroes (or yourself) at least until the deadiine this coming 09:00 BST Monday, 8 June.

The impact of open data across government and business is dramatic, new research from the Open Data Institute shows just how large the impact can be. Now in their second year, the Open Data Awards celebrate innovation and excellence in open data across the world.

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Open Data Institute - Training Discovery Data

Learn, meet your peers and contribute at the Open Data Institute's Training Discovery Day. Experience interactive training with our open data experts. We have an abundance of 90 minute sessions for you to pick and choose from. Whether you are new to open data, want to increase your knowledge or refine some practical skills.

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Date: 3 November 2014
Location: Arup, UK

Open Data Institute Annual Summit 2014

Bringing together the world’s experts, innovators, businesses, and governments The ODI Summit is where innovators convene to explore the emergence of the next web: the Web of Data. Speakers include Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Maggie Philbin, Dr Hermann Hauser, Martha Lane-Fox plus Thomson Reuters, Arup, Telefonica and more.

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Date: 4 November 2014
Location: BFI Southbank, UK

Food Open Data Challenge Early Meetup

Come to our meetup to find out more about the Food Open Data Challenge! Are you thinking of participating or just curious to find out more? This initial meetup is an opportunity for you to learn more, hear insights from our user research and potentially to develop your product idea and find inspiration from new team mates and contacts.

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Date: 3 September 2014
Location: The Bakery, UK

Services in the City (Open Data) Design Jam

Services in the City (Open Data) Design Jam is a fully funded design jam and explore the potential of open data to enhance our city, by creating new services or helping improve existing services.

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Date: 3 June 2014
Location: The Work Foundation, UK

thefuturestory - Today 2014

thefuturestory - Today 2014 will explore how the information we hold today can provide solutions for our future – on a personal and a business level. Including a panel discussion with experts from IBM Interactive and as well as practical discussions this event will help us to understand how we can turn data into impactful knowlege.

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Date: 7 May 2014
Location: RADA Studios, UK

Summit for Everyone: the ODI Gala Dinner (October 29th)

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Fancy a three-course meal, drinks, entertainment, a walk around the stunning Museum of London and the chance to bump shoulders with 200 of the biggest names in Open Data (including Sir Tim Berners-Lee)?  

To celebrate the closing of their first annual summit, the Open Data Institute will host a Gala Dinner in the Museum of London's spectacular Sackler Hall (Tuesday October 29th).

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The ODI & Tim Berners-Lee Invite You to the 1st Annual Summit & Gala (Oct 29)

ThODI are hosting the first Annual Summit and Gala Dinner, Tues Oct 29 at the magnificent Museum of London. With the help of scintillating stories and spectacular speakers the summit will be a true celebration of the impact of Big Data on government, business and society.
Attendees will be able to explore the world of Open Data with the guidance of Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web and founder of the ODI. The summit will be co-hosted by co-founder and chair Sir Nigel Shadbolt and CEO Gavin Starks.
The day will take attendees on a fast paced ride of dynamic discussions, data visualisations and activities which will lead into the Gala Dinner. Drinks, 3 courses nestled in the heart of the Museum of London with guests having the opportunity to have a private wander through the incredible exhibitions.
Who’s coming? Organisations and individuals passionate about open data. They’re from startups, government, business and academia. They’re technologists, business people, strategists, policy makers. They’re creating new opportunity by opening up data and looking for new ways to engage in open data sharing.
Register your ticket now for an early-bird rate, as well as extra discounts for combined Summit & Gala Dinner tickets. ODI members receive complimentary tickets to both events.
Find out more how to become a member.
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The ODI are hosting the first Annual Summit and Gala Dinner, Tues Oct 29 at the magnificent Museum of London. With the help of scintillating stories and spectacular speakers the summit will be a true celebration of the impact of Open Data on government, business and society.

This intensive day of open data exploring will lead attendees into the world of Open Data.

Don't miss out on the pre-Summit Training on the 28th, discounted tickets available now.

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OpenAir Summer Announced, Rooftop Networking Session To Close Digital Mission to DC

OpenAir Summer, a night of networking, engaging conversations, cocktails and a rooftop sunset, what more could you want from an evening?

The event, taking place at 6pm on Thursday14th July, fits nicely with the end of the Digital Mission to Washington and is being organised by Tech and Innovation advisor Justin Herman and Director of FutureGov Dominic Campbell

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mashup: Being-Open '11

A half-day event to explore new cost-effective ways of approaching product development, service delivery using open platforms, open data and open development.

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Date: 16 February 2011
Location: BCS, UK

media140 futures: dataconomy Event

media140 data economy is the first in a series of unique events we are hosting in London across different subject. It is a participartory experience with speakers providing 20 minute presentations with discussion and debate at the end of the event.

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Date: 21 October 2010
Location: HUB, Kings Cross, UK

Open Plaques Open Day

Our first Open Day is a FREE one day event dedicated to improving the Open Plaques website so it's better equipped to take contributions from the public (photographs, plaques listings, biographical data, etc), and the data better enabled to be re-used by others. We're volunteer and community driven, so join us to take Open Plaques forward!

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Date: 25 September 2010
Location: Centre For Creative Collaboration, UK

Like: like me, love my data

This special mashup* event will be less structured than most mashup* events with more emphasis on discussion and debate.

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Date: 24 May 2010
Location: British Computer Society, UK