There is only one week left to get early bird tickets for OKCon, so please hurry if you want to make use of this offer! Early bird applications will close on June 1st.

OKCon 2011 in Berlin will include keynotes, panel discussions and workshops on topics ranging from open data’s role in democracy and culture, data-driven journalism, free software (and open hardware!), licensing, open data in research and education and more!

Berlin is a convenient international meeting point for people from all over the world to meet and discuss how we can move the open data movement on. We hope you will join us there for what promises to be a lively and interesting meeting of minds!

You can register for your place at OKCon here

The programme is now in the final stages of verification. You can see a preview of programme here. By way of clarification – we can also confirm that all talks will be in English!

For a full list of speakers please see the speaker’s page.

For details on where you can stay during the conference, please see our FAQ. Travel bursaries may also be available to support your trip. For more information and details of how to apply, please see the travel bursaries blog post.

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Formerly, Lucy worked for Open Knowledge leading School of Data, co-editing the Data Journalism Handbook and coordinating the OpenSpending community.