Posts Tagged ‘Open Data Manchester’

Open Data Manchester

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
Open Data Manchester

Open Data Manchester

Title: Open Data Manchester
Location: MadLab
Description: Open Data in Manchester
Date: 29-10-2013
Start Time: 18:30
End Time: 21:00

Open Data Manchester

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013
Open Data Manchester

Open Data Manchester

Title: Open Data Manchester
Location: MadLab
Description: Open Data in Manchester
Date: 26-11-2013
Start Time: 18:30
End Time: 21:00

Open Data Manchester

Saturday, May 25th, 2013
Open Data Manchester

Open Data Manchester

Title: Open Data Machester
Location: MadLab
Description: Open Data in Manchester
Date: 30-07-2013
Start Time: 18:30
End Time: 21:00

This month’s meeting has been cancelled. The next meeting will be in August 2013.

Open Data Manchester

Monday, May 20th, 2013
Open Data Manchester

Open Data Manchester

Title: Open Data Manchester
Location: MadLab
Description: Open Data in Manchester
Date: 25-06-2013
Start Time: 18:30
End Time: 20:30

Open Data Manchester

Monday, January 14th, 2013
Open Data Manchester

Open Data Manchester

Title: Open Data Manchester
Location: MadLab
Description: Open Data in Manchester
Date: 26-03-2013
Start Time: 18:30
End Time: 20:30

 

 

 

 

 

 

The next Open Data Manchester is a special event tying in with FutureEverything taking place from the 19th – 24th March.

An Open Data Future is an open debate that aims to look under the hood of the open data movement.

Over the past few years open government data has evolved from a niche concern to one that has been embraced by national government, European Commission and other states and organisations around the globe.

It has been advocated that Open Government Data will expose the inner workings of state institutions and thus enable an environment for greater understanding, accountability and efficiency.

The release of open government data has also been seen as an opportunity to add value to national economies through the creation of new services, new intelligence and a more networked economy through the free flow of data.

But ultimately what are the drivers behind this movement, who are the winners and losers and what should a society based upon open practices look like?

Panelists
Jo Bates – Academic at University of Sheffield
http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/is/staff/bates
Tim Davies – Researcher and Activist http://www.timdavies.org.uk/about/
Javier Ruiz – Campaigner for the Open Rights Group
http://www.openrightsgroup.org/people/staff
Tom Slee – Canadian writer and commentator, author http://www.tomslee.net/

Chaired by Yuwei Lin.

This event is free but likely to reach capacity so registering here http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/event/5663497674 is essential