Updating the Open Definition to meet the challenges of today
OKFN is kicking off the process of rethinking what “open” and “openness” mean beyond licences, for our complex digital infrastructures of today and tomorrow. Join us with your vision to shape a common digital futureRead more
How far are we from an Election Data standard?
Last Friday we had a nice and spontaneous talk about election data that we saw as a great collaboration opportunity.Read more
David Eaves: ‘The open data battle now is to demonstrate value, and that’s hard to do’
The initiator of Open Data Day joined us for the fourth #OKFN100, a series of conversations with 100+ people about about the current challenges and paths of action of the open movement.Read more
Thais Ruiz de Alda: ‘Social media platforms promote gender violence. Full stop.’
The executive director of DigitalFems joined us for the third #OKFN100, a series of conversations with 100+ people about about the current challenges and paths of action of the open movement.Read more
And the winners of the Open Data Day(s) 2023 small grants programme are. . .
In total, we received 71 small grant applications this year from 30 countries and were greatly impressed by the quality of the event proposals.Read more
Zoë Kooyman: ‘Today, the free software message is maybe more important than ever’
The executive director of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) joined us for the second #OKFN100, a series of conversations with 100+ people about about the current challenges and paths of action of the open movement.Read more
How to organise a successful Open Data Day event – a complete guide!
Open Data Day (ODD) is the annual celebration of open data all over the world, where groups from around the world create local events to promote open data or use open data in their communities. 2023 Open Data Day(s) will take place from 4th to 10th March. ODD usually sees thousands of people getting together […]Read more
Ready… Set… Register!
Registration for csv,conf,v7 in Buenos Aires, Argentina is now Open. The anticipation is over! No more guessing and waiting! The community conference for data makers everywhere, returns in person! Csv,conf,v7 will be in the beautiful Buenos Aires, Argentina April 19-20. It will not be a conference without YOU present! This is one of the events […]Read more
Get a small grant for your Open Data Day(s) 2023 event – submit your proposal now!
We at Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN) are excited to announce the launch of the Open Data Day(s) 2023 Small Grants Application to support organisations hosting Open Data events and activities across the world. The application deadline is 26th February 2023 and only registered organisations can apply for the grants to host in-person events. The events […]Read more
Open Data Day(s) 2023 will take place from 4th to 10th March
It’s time to register your event if you have already started planning for it.Read more
Open Knowledge as an essential design principle for a free, sustainable and open future
A word from our leadership as 2023 starts.Read more