[OKCon-Programme] proposal presentation / tutorial

Daniel Dietrich daniel.dietrich at okfn.org
Thu May 19 11:31:40 BST 2011

Dear Thomas,

Thanks for contacting us. Could you please send a more detailed abstract on your proposed talk to the OKCon Programme Committee List at

	okcon-programme at lists.okfn.org

So we can include your talk into the review process. Thanks a lot.

All the best

Daniel Dietrich

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On 18.05.2011, at 11:58, Thomas Kirkham wrote:

> Hi,
>    I would like to present a tutorial / demo at the event. Sorry about the late nature of this proposal.
>    The focus of the work is on open data use to help students in the UK to choose a University course. We have worked with several data sources to present an aggregated views on specific course and geographical area data. For example a student who wants to study nursing in Nottingham we can present details of the city crime rate, employment statistics, employment for Uk in nursing over time, places where the course is on offer, job profiles etc. We visualise this using numerous open formats including google graphs and maps.
>    I can discuss the current opportunities in the UK for getting access to public data in this domain and problems at integrating it.
>   I am happy to send more info if requires, write a paper or even provide a video of the demo by the end of the week :-)
> Best Regards,
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