The International Open Data Conference kicks off this week in Ottawa. With an agenda that revolves around the themes on inclusion, innovation, policy, and standards, the event will bring together a global cast of open data experts, government and industry officials, and civil society champions.
Among the highlights on Thursday, DJ Patil, the Chief Data Scientist for the United States Office of Science and Technology Policy, will deliver the opening keynote. The line up of sessions includes open data and the importance of global collaboration, how the Open Government Partnership is building global open data principles, and the unique challenges of indigenous data.
The second day will include a deep dive into open cities, data for sustainable development, and discussions on how we can share best open data practices within La Francophonie.
For the complete agenda, please see here.
Registration may be full, but you can via Webcast from the International Open Data Conference website or on Twitter via the #IODC15 hashtag.