[ckan-discuss] Global Open Data hackathon
phil at openplans.org
Thu Oct 28 21:21:33 BST 2010
It'd also be great to coordinate and promote this with the International Open Government Data Conference Nov. 15-17 in DC
On Oct 28, 2010, at 1:16 PM, Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org> wrote:
> This sounds great David!
> Cc'ing this to the open-government list! ;-)
> Suggest we start listing names / locations! E.g. here:
> You could perhaps lead a session on this at OGDC2010?
> All the best,
> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 10:01 PM, David Eaves <david at eaves.ca> wrote:
>> There is some growing interest to hold a global open data hackathon to help
>> build interest in open data - particularly to support localities where open
>> data is not on the radar for government or politicians.
>> The goal is to do it on December 4th, with the broad goal of trying to
>> enable hackathon's to connect so people can showcase projects and ideas. The
>> World Bank is keen to promote it as they are in the midst of their Apps for
>> Development challenge which dovetails nicely - they may even be able to
>> deploy people in certain regions to come and participate, something that
>> could give a real credibility boost to advocates trying to engage local,
>> regional or national governments.
>> If anyone on this list is interested please drop me a note - david at eaves.ca
>> - right now it looks like we have interest in Vancouver, Ottawa, Sao Paulo
>> and London, with people in some other cities starting to ping me.
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>> ckan-discuss at lists.okfn.org
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