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Open Data Day 2013

February 23, the third International Open Data Day will take place. With more than 50 participating cities around the world, Amsterdam cannot stay behind. Therefore, OKFN-NL and Waag organize an ‘unconference’ where everybody is welcome. If you want to share, learn or create something within the field of Open Data, join us! The doors of the Waag building on the Nieuwmarkt will open at 10.00 and we start working at 12.00. Check out the program below.

Open Spending
12.00 to 16.00 hrs at the Schutterskamer
Anders Pedersen from OKFN is going to work with Open Spending, a topic that is being addressed in many countries worldwide. Assess how the Netherlands currently serves as letterbox-tax-route and discover the role that Open Data plays in this.

Open Data Census
12.00 to 16.00 hrs at the Schilderstoren
OKFN keeps track of the global developments regarding Open Data. The Open Data Census makes an inventory of these developments. Joris Pekel of OKFN-NL wants to get the information about Dutch developments up to speed. Everyone is welcome to contribute.

Apps for Europe
12.00 to 14.00 hrs at the Metselaarsgildekamer
In September 2013, expert from around the world gathered in Helsinki to talk about the future of app contests. And on February 9th, the network Apps4EU started: consisting of 19 partners from 10 countries. During the Open Data Day. we will look at the current conclusions from these previous meetings and we will discuss they ways in which apps contests might help Dutch developers and startups.

Starting in the Theatrum Anatomicum at 12.00 hrs
We want to offer you the option to share ideas and expertise during this afternoon. Want to work with datasets, open new data, learn about API’s, work on data visualizations or discuss opportunities for the city and entrepreneurs? You are more than welcome to do so. Waag clears the stage for you.

February 23rd 2013
10.00 - 16.00 hrs

Nieuwmarkt 4
1012 CR Amsterdam




Waag, Nieuwmarkt 4, Amsterdam


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This project has received funding from Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme of the European Commission.