Tuesday 25th June, 18.30 – 20.30
Manchester M4 4BF.
We live in a world awash with data, much of it created for and about the communities in which we live, work and play. It’s a huge public resource that can enable greater understanding and more informed participation, create an environment for better public services and allow the development of new knowledge and innovation.
Open data has evolved and grown over the last ten years, with thousands of projects and services built upon it, and billions of users accessing it.
But what, exactly, is this thing called ‘open data’?
Join us on 25th June and we’ll explore just what open data is, why it’s important and how it can be used for good. We’ll explore:
What open data is.
What data can and can’t do.
How open data is of benefit and some examples of how it is used.
The history of open data, and what its future holds.
What you would like to see Open Data Manchester do about it.
Whether you’ve never heard of open data before, or you’re an open data wizard, we’d love to see you there.