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Slovakia to host Datakon Conference 2014

Wed, 09/17/2014 - 16:55
25 Sep 2014Slovakia to host Datakon Conference 2014The annual Datakon conference returns this September, with Open data, Big data and Linked Data being the main topics on the agenda. ...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: Czech Republic, SlovakiaTags: Conference, slovak, Czech, #opendataVisits: 203 visits

Workshop on Open Data in Culture and Tourism at ‘Octobre Numérique’ days

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 09:04
16 Oct 2014Workshop on Open Data in Culture and Tourism at ‘Octobre Numérique’ daysCultural professionals from library services, museums, archives and art centres will be among the participants at this free workshop exploring the...more infoThemes: Culture, TourismCountries: FranceTags: Open dataVisits: 189 visits

OpenDataMonitor project publishes report on best practice visualisation, dashboard and key figures

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:34
15 Sep 2014OpenDataMonitor project publishes report on best practice visualisation, dashboard and key figuresThe OpenDataMonitor project has published a report that compiles and presents various emerging initiatives that attempt to benchmark...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, Monitoring, data visualizationVisits: 225 visits

Workshop on Data Visualization for Non-Programmers

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:11
23 Sep 2014Workshop on Data Visualization for Non-ProgrammersParticipants at this upcoming data journalism session organised by Medialab Prado will be looking into how to 'create your own stories...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: SpainVisits: 79 visits

Ordnance Survey and UK Land Registry launches GeoVation Housing Challenge

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:57
15 Sep 2014Ordnance Survey and UK Land Registry launches GeoVation Housing ChallengeHow can we enable people in Britain to live in better places? That’s the question being thrown down as part of the latest GeoVation Challenge. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Environment and Energy, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, Land RegistryVisits: 161 visits

The ODI's Open Data Awards - Nominations now open

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:44
15 Sep 2014The ODI's Open Data Awards - Nominations now openThe Open Data Institute (ODI) are now welcoming nominations to help shape the winners of the Open Data Awards, taking place as part of the Open Data...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Employment, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Housing and Infrastructure, Legislation, Safety and Social Welfare, Science and Technology, Tourism, TransportCountries: United Kingdom, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, odiuk, awardVisits: 379 visits

An International Comparison of Open Data Policies and Practice

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 10:22
15 Sep 2014An International Comparison of Open Data Policies and PracticeThe University of Southampton’s Tim Davies has published a paper that draws on cross-country comparisons at a number of levels - exploring...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: Denmark, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, Open Data Barometer, policyVisits: 347 visits

Ordnance Survey to release new map and open data relating to green space in England and Wales

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:31
12 Sep 2014Ordnance Survey to release new map and open data relating to green space in England and WalesOrdnance Survey has announced plans to release data that will allow for a new map of every publicly accessible green space in England and Wales to be...more infoThemes: Environment and EnergyCountries: United KingdomTags: Ordnance Survey, Open data, green spaceVisits: 152 visits

Updated report on the information-based sector in Spain

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 11:01
12 Sep 2014Updated report on the information-based sector in SpainAn updated report has been published which aims to draw attention and raise awareness of PSI re-use possibilities and their potential value in Spain....more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: SpainTags: ASEDIE, PSI re-use, Multisectoral Information, Market Research, reportVisits: 226 visits

Exploitation of Cultural Content - Open Data Strategies, Milan

Fri, 09/12/2014 - 09:02
10 Oct 2014Exploitation of Cultural Content - Open Data Strategies, MilanHow do we create an ecosystem for cultural content re-use? What are the best licenses that favour this re-use? What exactly is the public domain and...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, CultureCountries: ItalyVisits: 1374 visits

Finnish projects benefitting from Datademo micro funding

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 13:18
11 Sep 2014Finnish projects benefitting from Datademo micro fundingLaunched in February 2014, the Datademo funding instrument was created to promote democracy through the development of innovative services, apps...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and FinanceCountries: FinlandTags: Datademo, hri, fundingVisits: 167 visits

HOMER conference: The future of Open Data in the Digital Agenda for Europe

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:53
07 Oct 2014HOMER conference: The future of Open Data in the Digital Agenda for EuropeThe HOMER project will host a side event to the Open Days 2014 official programme, giving participants the opportunity to exchange thoughts on Open...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, Housing and Infrastructure, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Digital Agenda, open days 2014, Open data, homer projectVisits: 146 visits

Open Data Hackathon using car insurance claim-data

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:18
26 Sep 2014 to 28 Sep 2014Open Data Hackathon using car insurance claim-dataThe pan-Nordic car and non-life insurance company ‘if’ is opening up their insurance claim-data to use as part of an upcoming hackathon. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Safety and Social Welfare, TransportCountries: FinlandTags: motor vehicle, hackathon, insurance dataVisits: 315 visits

DBpedia 2014 released with enlarged Ontology

Thu, 09/11/2014 - 12:01
11 Sep 2014DBpedia 2014 released with enlarged OntologyProf. Dr. Christian Bizer has announced the release of the new DBpedia - 2014 version. ...more infoThemes: Culture, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Linked data, Open data, LOD, rdf, wikipediaVisits: 184 visits

Ready to GLOW – introducing Global Legislative Openness Week

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 15:40
15 Sep 2014 to 25 Sep 2014Ready to GLOW – introducing Global Legislative Openness WeekMonday 15 September will mark the start of Global Legislative Openness Week (GLOW) - an initiative that celebrates open, participatory legislative...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: open legislative data, OGP, glow, BudgetVisits: 263 visits

Hack4Pisa

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 12:21
02 Oct 2014 to 03 Oct 2014Hack4PisaHack4Pisa is a two-day event focused on how the creative use of cultural content can generate economic and social value - promoting new creative...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Education, TourismCountries: ItalyTags: open culture data, hackathonVisits: 233 visits

OpenData Camp Bourgogne

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 14:10
24 Sep 2014OpenData Camp BourgogneAn open, participatory workshop will take place in Macon this September, to generate ideas and solutions to common problems faced by users and public...more infoThemes: Culture, Economics and Finance, Government, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: FranceTags: Open data, workshopVisits: 296 visits

Discover the Future Internet Open Data Expansion (FINODEX) project

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 12:04
05 Sep 2014Discover the Future Internet Open Data Expansion (FINODEX) projectThe Future Internet Open Data Expansion project (FINODEX) supports SMEs and Web Entrepreneurs to develop innovative ICT-based products and services...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Environment and Energy, Health, Science and Technology, TransportCountries: Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Spain, Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 211 visits

Course: Data visualisation for journalists, designers and marketers

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 11:37
19 Oct 2014Course: Data visualisation for journalists, designers and marketersThe Guardian will host a new edition of this paid one-day course to show journalists, marketing and communications professionals, and...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomTags: travel, travel writing, masterclasses, short courseVisits: 311 visits