Check out how an alliance in Mexico is expanding the use of open data for socio-environmental conflict transformation
#ODD2023 Stories @ Somalia 🇸🇴
Check out the university partnership of Open Knowledge Somalia in Mogadishu to promote the use and accessibility of open data.
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 […]
csv,conf returns for version 5 in May
Save the date for csv,conf,v5! The fifth version of csv,conf will be held at the University of California, Washington Center in Washington DC, USA, on May 13 and 14, 2020. If you are passionate about data and its application to society, this is the conference for you. Submissions for session proposals for 25-minute talk […]
A recap of the 2019 eLife Innovation Sprint
Over 36 hours, Jo Barratt and Lilly Winfree from Open Knowledge Foundation’s Frictionless Data team joined 60 people from around the world to develop innovative solutions to open science obstacles at the 2019 eLife Innovation Sprint. This quick, collaborative event in Cambridge, UK, on September 4th and 5th brought together designers, scientists, coders, project managers, […]
Women in data can help tackle gender inequality
Encouraging more women and girls to learn data skills can help tackle gender inequality and build a more diverse society, a conference will hear today. Speaking at the annual ‘Doing Data Right’ conference in Edinburgh, Open Knowledge Foundation chief executive Catherine Stihler will call on governments to do more to engage young women in data […]
Warming up to csv,conf.v4
On May 8 and 9 2019, the fourth version of csv,conf is set to take place at Eliot Center in Portland, Oregon, United States. csv,conf is a community conference bringing together diverse groups to discuss data topics, and features stories about data sharing and data analysis from science, journalism, government, and open source. Over two days, […]
Open Summer of Code is growing beyond the Belgian borders!
Authors: Dries van Ransbeeck, David Chaves and Astrid Sercu To some of you, Open Summer of Code – also known as osoc – is a name that rings a bell, to others this is a new concept. So, for the latter group: osoc is an originally Belgian summer programme organised by Open Knowledge Belgium which has been […]
Join Open Data from Around the World session at the Paris OGP summit
Open Government Data from around the world session is back at the OGP summit, this time with a twist! Come and join as active participants and share open data updates from your country on Thursday, December 8th on 12 pm! What is Open Government Data from around the world session? In this one hour session, […]
What’s next for the open data community in Latin America: How to take Abrelatam 2016 discussion forward
Work that strives to make a lasting social impact is a lot like a marathon. You need to learn how to go through long distances in spite of the exhaustion and how to manage your energy; you need to know when to go faster or slower, etc. But in order to get to the finish […]
Registration to the Open Exchange for Social Change – IODC unconference is now open!
We are excited to announce that registration is open for ‘The Open Exchange for Social Change’. This event has been referred to in the past as ‘The Unconference’ during the flurry of pre-event IOCD Madrid announcements made over the past few weeks. The response has already been amazing on social media, and we have received […]
Making data social, now in the Open Data Handbook
The most important thing for the Network team at Open Knowledge International is the community we build around data. The tools we build to achieve this are crucial as well since they allow people to make even more and better plans and projects. To continue doing this, we are restructuring a bunch of technological tools […]