Open Data Camp 5: the pitches

A very warm (and windy) welcome from Belfast, where we’re just getting underway with Open Data Camp 5. The pitches are about to begin…

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Pauline Roche is talking us through the process. There are a lot of unconference first-timers here. But, now they’re briefed, let the pitching begin

 

  • Open Data Horror stories – to allow policy development – and risk assessment.

  • Are you the missing (open data) link? What’s your role – who depends on you, and whom do you depend on?
  • Volunteering as a data scientist for charity – what’s the supply chain of data?
  • Open registers – and connecting them to GPs
  • Every Politician – why WikiData is the future of it.
  • Open data impact: measurement, demand drives, supporting bodies and standardisation.
  • What is the least effort to make our open data services better?
  • Dogfooding for revenue. Data is not just something we stick out, but something we use.
  • Open data for newbies
  • What does the Government Digital Service need to do to engage better?
  • Using open data for creating neighbourhood plans
  • The Government should be testing the value of open data by releasing some sets – would it work?
  • What does the very best open statistic look like?

  • Identifiers for organisations and people.
  • Public wifi data – what could people do with it?
  • What data set are you working on that isn’t getting enough coverage in the press?
  • Open data for fun and education

  • How can a data geek help you?
  • Different approaches to validation.
  • People who collect open data – crowdsourcing. (Open Streetmap, Open Plaques, Open Benches)
  • Open Data Maturity Framework – learn more or contribute
  • Efficiency gains in Government through open data.
  • What could you use LPWAN for? (Low power, wide area network – connecting Internet of Things devices to the cloud)
  • How do people want their local authority data delivered – and what data do you want?
  • Using open data to bring divided communities together.
  • Open data platform fight camp!

And… we’re done.