We’ll be presenting at Open Tech 2008 which takes place next Saturday (5th July). Specifically there’ll be a talk (by Rufus Pollock) on “Opening Data”, and I’ll be speaking about CKAN. This is a great event with lots of open knowledge stuff going on so do come along. Details are as follows:
- When: Saturday 5th July 2008 10:30am-7:30pm
- Where: University of London Union, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HY
- Registration: Â£5 entrance fee, advance booking on registration page recommended
- Blurb: “Open Tech 2008 is an informal, low cost one-day conference on technology, society and low-carbon living, featuring Open Source ways of working and technologies that anyone can have a go at.”
- Schedule: http://www.ukuug.org/events/opentech2008/schedule/
Open Tech is organised by UKUUG (the UK’s Open Systems User Groups) and should be an interesting opportunity to hear about some open knowledge and software projects – including AMEE, Open Street Map, mySociety, OpenID, and more.
Dr. Jonathan Gray is Lecturer in Critical Infrastructure Studies at the Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London, where he is currently writing a book on data worlds. He is also Cofounder of the Public Data Lab; and Research Associate at the Digital Methods Initiative (University of Amsterdam) and the médialab (Sciences Po, Paris). More about his work can be found at jonathangray.org and he tweets at @jwyg.