[OKFN-IN] OKFN visit to India

Lucy Chambers lucy.chambers at okfn.org
Thu Jun 21 15:11:44 UTC 2012

Dear Professor Rao,

Unfortunately, I think that we will only be able to visit Bangalore, Mumbai
and Delhi, but we will be finalising our travel schedule within the next
few days and will let you know if we can make it out there!


On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 5:30 PM, Prof. N. Laxman Rao.
<naglaxman at yahoo.com>wrote:

> hi Dr  Lucy
> nice to know tht ur visiting India. if u r planning to visit Hyderabad, I
> can arrange some program MAKING USE OF UR PRESENCE
> best wishes
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> --- On *Wed, 20/6/12, Lucy Chambers <lucy.chambers at okfn.org>* wrote:
> From: Lucy Chambers <lucy.chambers at okfn.org>
> Subject: [OKFN-IN] OKFN visit to India
> To: okfn-in at lists.okfn.org
> Cc: "Laura Newman" <laura.newman at okfn.org>
> Date: Wednesday, 20 June, 2012, 17:19
> Hi there,
> My first post to the list, allow me to introduce myself, I'm Lucy
> Chambers - one of the community coordinators at OKFN, working
> alongside Kat Braybrooke, who set up this list :)
> My colleague Laura and I will be visiting 3 cities in India next
> month, Bangalore (last week in July), Mumbai (first week in August)
> and Delhi (second week in August) and would love to meet up with any
> data-enthusiasts in those cities while we are there!
> We are also thinking about possibly trying to organise some small
> get-togethers while we are out there e.g. a 'Data-Days' or hackday
> with some local data to bring people together who are interested in
> these types of projects. I work on a project called OpenSpending.org
> and am particularly keen to get a group together who are interested in
> government money, taxes, subsidies etc. Laura works on a new
> initiative called the 'School of Data' - http://schoolofdata.org/ so
> is interested in meeting people to find out what they would be most
> interested in learning data-skills-wise.
> Meetups could be formal or very informal so please let us know if this
> would be of interest by responding to this email:) We're also looking
> for suggestions for places where these meetups could be held.
> We are planning on attending the Fifth Elephant event in Bangalore
> July 27th-28th, so will be happy to meet up with people there, but
> maybe it makes sense to have something additional?
> Btw - regarding Fifth Elephant both of us have submitted talks on our
> topics:
> OpenSpending - http://bit.ly/M3wXo2
> School of Data - http://bit.ly/M3x9DC
> We'd love to hear from you as to what you would be most interested in
> hearing about as part of those talks - as we're happy to focus in more
> closely on topics people find most interesting. I'm also hunting some
> good local spending / subsidies data to work with in the session. If
> anyone has any ideas, please do send me links!
> Looking forward to hearing from you,
> All the best,
> Lucy
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> Open Knowledge Foundation
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Lucy Chambers
Community Coordinator,
OpenSpending <http://openspending.org/> & Data
Open Knowledge Foundation <http://okfn.org/>
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