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Workshop: Improving Data Access and Research Transparency in Switzerland

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 14:11
07 Nov 2014Workshop: Improving Data Access and Research Transparency in SwitzerlandThe Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences and FORS will host a one-day event to address the value and challenges...more infoThemes: Science and TechnologyCountries: SwitzerlandTags: Data Access, wissenschaften, open research dataVisits: 233 visits

Data divers data dating

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:30
19 Nov 2014Data divers data datingData analysts, infographers and data science specialists will come together in Birmingham this November, to discover and explore open data...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Science and TechnologyCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, data, knowledge, voluntary sector, third sectorVisits: 166 visits

Mobility & Transport: Open Data six-to-eight

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:56
12 Nov 2014Mobility & Transport: Open Data six-to-eightThe topic of Open Data in Mobility & Transport will be the theme of this 2 hour event, hosted by the Angers Loire Métropole Open Data project. ...more infoThemes: TransportCountries: FranceTags: Open data, gtfsVisits: 252 visits

An update on the state of Open Data in Italy: over 12,000 datasets published

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 11:15
24 Oct 2014An update on the state of Open Data in Italy: over 12,000 datasets publishedIn Italy there are currently over 12,000 datasets available in open formats (published between March 2012 and October 2014). ...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: ItalyTags: Open data, measurementVisits: 290 visits

‘Grand Paris Seine Ouest’ announces first Open Data release

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:41
23 Oct 2014‘Grand Paris Seine Ouest’ announces first Open Data releaseThe French Urban Community of Grand Paris Seine Ouest has promised to publish their first datasets in the coming days, having announced the...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: FranceTags: Open dataVisits: 240 visits

Glocalnews Festival: Data journalism in Varese, Italy

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:37
13 Nov 2014 to 16 Nov 2014Glocalnews Festival: Data journalism in Varese, ItalyDigital journalism will be the focus of the upcoming Glocalnews festival, taking place in Varese, Italy in mid-November. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, EducationCountries: ItalyTags: data journalism, Open data, festivalsVisits: 194 visits

Interview with the Secretary of State for Administrative Reform and Simplification

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 14:03
23 Oct 2014Interview with the Secretary of State for Administrative Reform and SimplificationThierry Mandon, Secretary of State for Administrative Reform and Simplification, has given his thoughts on topical issues around Open...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: FranceTags: Open data, foia, PSI DirectiveVisits: 508 visits

Survey launched to measure the impact of Open Culture Data

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 14:34
22 Oct 2014Survey launched to measure the impact of Open Culture DataDutch project Open Cultuur Data are inviting cultural and heritage institutions to participate in a survey to discover which of them share open...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, CultureCountries: NetherlandsTags: open culture data, Impact, measurementVisits: 351 visits

LinkedUp Project announces Vici Competition winners

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:40
22 Oct 2014LinkedUp Project announces Vici Competition winnersThe winners of the Linked Vici Competition, the third and final competition on open and linked data for educational purposes, have been announced. ...more infoThemes: EducationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Semantic Web, Linked dataVisits: 177 visits

Improving Transparency of Natural Resources Revenues

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:47
22 Oct 2014Improving Transparency of Natural Resources RevenuesThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) are working together to improve the...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Environment and Energy, GovernmentCountries: Norway, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: extractive industries, imf, eitiVisits: 397 visits

Presentations from 19th meeting of the PSI group now available

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 14:54
21 Oct 2014Presentations from 19th meeting of the PSI group now availableThe European Commission premises in Luxembourg recently played host to the 19th meeting of the PSI group - a body set up by the EC back in 2002 to...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open data, big data, PSI DirectiveVisits: 455 visits

Open Data Fears and Fantasies in Eindhoven

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:02
29 Oct 2014Open Data Fears and Fantasies in EindhovenDigital Inclusion, privacy, security, Linked Open Data and Big Data will be amongst the topics to be debated at this mini Open Data...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: NetherlandsTags: Open dataVisits: 406 visits

The Open Access Button: a new app that helps users get free access to Research

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:53
21 Oct 2014The Open Access Button: a new app that helps users get free access to ResearchResearchers, patients and students looking for scientific and scholarly research can now access such information via the Open Access Button’s suite...more infoThemes: Education, Science and TechnologyCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: Open AccessVisits: 204 visits

New Open Data App aiming to cut cycling accidents

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 08:35
21 Oct 2014New Open Data App aiming to cut cycling accidentsCollideoscope is a new UK-based application that plans to use open data and crowdsourcing to find out why cycle accidents occur, and ultimately,...more infoThemes: Safety and Social Welfare, TransportCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, bicycleVisits: 240 visits

Open Data HackDay: Munich Edition

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:33
25 Oct 2014 to 26 Oct 2014Open Data HackDay: Munich EditionData visualization, data journalism & data-driven mobile/web apps – that will be the focus of Hubert Burda Media's Open Data HackDay,...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: GermanyTags: data journalism, hackathon, data visualizationVisits: 41 visits

Putting Linked Library Data to Work: DM2E project seminar

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:50
18 Nov 2014Putting Linked Library Data to Work: DM2E project seminarThe DM2E project (Digitised Manuscripts to Europeana) will host a half-day seminar in Vienna this November, to showcase the work of the...more infoThemes: Culture, Science and TechnologyCountries: AustriaTags: Linked data, glam, library, Open data, Europeana, dm2e, open humanitiesVisits: 198 visits

Open Business UK – ODI calls for inputs

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:12
20 Oct 2014Open Business UK – ODI calls for inputsHow does your company use open data? The Open Data Institute (ODI) is calling for UK businesses to undertake a survey as part of an exercise to...more infoThemes: Business and TradeCountries: United KingdomVisits: 269 visits

Call for proposals: Open Data for Development Research Grants

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 12:02
20 Oct 2014Call for proposals: Open Data for Development Research GrantsThe Open Government Partnership (OGP) is calling for proposals for the 2014 Open Data for Development Research Grants. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, Safety and Social WelfareCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: OGP, grantVisits: 299 visits

Conference on Open Data and advanced management of administrative information

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:16
22 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014Conference on Open Data and advanced management of administrative informationThe Spanish city of Murcia will play host to a conference this October exploring Open Data and advanced management of administrative information. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Government, LegislationCountries: SpainTags: Open data, legalVisits: 418 visits