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Open Data HackDay: Munich Edition

ePSIplatform news - 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

ePSIplatform news - 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: 398 visits

Open Business UK – ODI calls for inputs

ePSIplatform news - 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: 401 visits

Call for proposals: Open Data for Development Research Grants

ePSIplatform news - 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: 451 visits

Conference on Open Data and advanced management of administrative information

ePSIplatform news - 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: 663 visits

Thessaloniki takes part in Open Access Week 2014

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 16:27
21 Oct 2014Thessaloniki takes part in Open Access Week 2014Later this month, the Amphitheatre of Thessaloniki Central Library will play host a special event taking place as part of the global Open Access Week...more infoThemes: Culture, Education, Government, HealthCountries: GreeceTags: Open Access, Libraries, Greece, Open Knowledge, Open data, okfn greeceVisits: 752 visits

Hackathon Thessaloniki

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 15:22
29 Oct 2014 to 30 Oct 2014Hackathon ThessalonikiProgrammers, designers and developers from across the Greek city of Thessaloniki are invited to take part in an upcoming application development...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Culture, Economics and Finance, Education, Environment and Energy, Government, Health, Legislation, Tourism, TransportCountries: GreeceTags: hackathon, Open data, okfn greece, hackathessVisits: 527 visits

Open Communities event for North Rhine-Westphalia

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 10/10/2014 - 11:13
08 Nov 2014Open Communities event for North Rhine-WestphaliaThe German city of Wuppertal will play host to the 4th edition of OffeneKommunen.NRW (Open Communities North Rhine-Westphalia) – an event focusing...more infoThemes: GovernmentCountries: GermanyTags: north rhine westphalia, Open data, open govermnentVisits: 351 visits

European Medicines Agency to publish clinical reports into decision-making on medicines

ePSIplatform news - Thu, 10/09/2014 - 15:34
09 Oct 2014European Medicines Agency to publish clinical reports into decision-making on medicinesAfter extensive consultations, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has decided it will publish the clinical reports that underpin the decision-making...more infoThemes: Government, Health, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 621 visits

Forcing banks to publish turnover and taxes will help the economy: PwC

ePSIplatform news - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:28
08 Oct 2014Forcing banks to publish turnover and taxes will help the economy: PwCAn independent study by auditors PwC has revealed how publishing banks’ turnover and taxes will help boost the EU economy. ...more infoThemes: Economics and Finance, Government, LegislationCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 471 visits

Open Definition version 2.0 Announced

LAPSI News - Wed, 10/08/2014 - 13:43

This week Open Knowledge and the Open Definition Advisory Council announced the release of version 2.0 of the Open Definition. The Definition sets out the essential principles that define openness in relation to data and content and plays a key role in supporting the growing open data ecosystem.

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EC calls for increased publication of Cultural Heritage Data

ePSIplatform news - Tue, 10/07/2014 - 15:11
07 Oct 2014EC calls for increased publication of Cultural Heritage DataThe European Commission has published two reports urging cultural institutions to publish more cultural heritage data online. ...more infoThemes: Culture, GovernmentCountries: Whole EU/ Non-EUVisits: 537 visits

Open Access Week 2014 - Athens

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 16:38
20 Oct 2014 to 24 Oct 2014Open Access Week 2014 - AthensFor the 4th consecutive year, the Greek National Documentation Center (EKT) will participate in Open Access Week - a global event being held between...more infoThemes: Culture, Education, Government, Science and TechnologyCountries: GreeceTags: Open AccessVisits: 595 visits

Encouraging Open Data usage by commercial developers: Share PSI 2.0 Workshop

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 14:46
03 Dec 2014 to 04 Dec 2014Encouraging Open Data usage by commercial developers: Share PSI 2.0 WorkshopThe thematic network Share PSI 2.0 is organising a workshop in Lisbon this December to address the challenges of the Open Data and its reuse. ...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, LegislationCountries: Portugal, Whole EU/ Non-EUTags: share psiVisits: 532 visits

Last chance to submit suggestions for UK implementation of EU PSI Directive

ePSIplatform news - Mon, 10/06/2014 - 14:25
06 Oct 2014Last chance to submit suggestions for UK implementation of EU PSI DirectiveThere is now only one day left to submit your feedback on the UK Government’s’ plans to implement the amended EU Directive on the re-use of...more infoThemes: Government, LegislationCountries: United KingdomVisits: 591 visits

How do we create an ecosystem for cultural content re-use?

LAPSI News - Sun, 10/05/2014 - 19:02

What are the best licenses that favour this re-use? What exactly is the public domain and how does it favour Cultural Content Exploitation?

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Pisa to host HackToscana

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 16:46
11 Oct 2014Pisa to host HackToscanaA civic hackathon will take place in Pisa this October, to create prototypes in support of OpenToscana, the open data and participatory platform...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, GovernmentCountries: ItalyTags: Open data, hackathonVisits: 549 visits

Paris commits to opening-up real-time Transport Data

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 16:19
03 Oct 2014Paris commits to opening-up real-time Transport DataThe City of Paris and the transport authority that coordinates the different transport companies operating in Île-de-France (Syndicat des...more infoThemes: Government, TransportCountries: FranceTags: paris, Open Transport DataVisits: 686 visits

How does Open Data transform policy making?

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 15:47
09 Oct 2014How does Open Data transform policy making?Sciences Po, a French university that specialises in humanities and social sciences, will host a conference based around the impact that...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, Economics and Finance, GovernmentCountries: FranceTags: Open data, ImpactVisits: 467 visits

Open Data Challenge Series: Heritage & Culture Challenge Definition Day

ePSIplatform news - Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:59
29 Oct 2014Open Data Challenge Series: Heritage & Culture Challenge Definition DayThe Open Data Challenge Series returns this October with a workshop to help shape the next Challenge question - with the focus this time around...more infoThemes: Business and Trade, CultureCountries: United KingdomTags: Open data, nesta, odiuk, cultural heritage sectorVisits: 376 visits
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