Iota at the Open Knowledge Foundation, London
@Nwspk House, 133 Bethnal Green Rd. London E2 7DG, United Kingdom
13 April 2016 / 7.00 pm
How can we create an open information age?
Come find out about openness in every area of our digital world - from genes to geodata, sonnets to statistics.
At this event we will have short talks from:
Rufus Pollock, Founder of Open Knowledge International - giving a short introduction and welcome
Paul Maltby Director of Data in the Cabinet Office on recent developments in open data in government
Francis Irving of ScraperWiki on “Sharing humanitarian data at the United Nations”
Daniele Orner, Iota on their latest experiment: 9 objects, a project taking you on a journey to collect the unique digital artefacts and memories that define who you are
Jo Barratt of Open Knowledge on Frictionless Data
Ben Huss-Smickler of SOHUS on capturing data with drones.
We welcome talks and discussion across the full spectrum of open knowledge including open data, open hardware, open education, open science, open geodata, open infrastructure and open government.
If you have something you would like to talk about please get in touch
7pm: Arrivals7:15pm-8:15pm: Talks8:30pm: Discussion, drinks and food.
More about the event: here
Twitter: #OKLondon, `3OpenKnowledge @OKFN
Newspeak’s house ration club takes place on Wednesday so food may be available after the event (for a small donation!)