Open Knowledge London Meetup

location Newspeak House | 7 PM-9 PM Wednesday 24 February 2016 (BST)

How can we create an open information age?

Come find out about openness in every area of our digital world - from genes to geodata, sonnets to statistics.

At this event we will have short talks from:

  • Rufus Pollock, Founder of Open Knowledge International - giving a short introduction and welcome
  • Paul Maltby Director of Data in the Cabinet Office on recent developments in open data in government
  • George Oates, Principal of Good, Form and Spectacle on openness, design and cultural heritage
  • Nick Stanhope, CEO of Shift Design on using fast food data for behaviour and policy change
  • Joe McArthur, Co-founder of the Open Access Button on designing a new tool to release Open Research Data.
  • Ross Mounce, part of the Content Mine team liberating 100 million facts from papers.
  • and more to come …

We welcome talks and discussion across the full spectrum of open knowledge including open data, open hardware, open education, open science, open geodata, open infrastructure and open government.

If you have something you would like to talk about please get in touch


7pm: Arrivals
7:15pm-8:30pm: Talks start
8:30pm: Discussion, drinks and food.

Newspeak's house ration club takes place on Wednesday so food may be available after the event (for a small donation!)




Newspeak House

133 Bethnal Green Rd, London E2 7DG, United Kingdom

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