Open data: The new oil fueling civic tech


Civic hackers and start-ups alike are using open data provided by government to change their community or start a new business. Is open data a new fuel for our economy that's being exploited without much attention?

This session will explore what open data is, why it's important to our economy, and highlight several projects leveraging open data to improve our society.

This session will:

  • Share the power of open data
  • Share examples of open data that contribute to our economy
  • Highlight how open data is being used in the start-up and civic hacking communities
Room 101
Thursday, March 7, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:00