Open Knowledge Edinburgh meet-up #19


location National Library of Scotland | 5:30 PM-8 PM Tuesday 19 January 2016 (GMT)

Open Knowledge Meet-ups are friendly and informal evenings for people to get together to share and argue all areas of openness. Come and join discussions around open knowledge and open data – from politics and philosophy to practicalities of theory and practice. Information Open Knowledge Scotland and about some of our past meet-ups can be found at http://scot.okfn.org.

Confirmed lightning talks:

  • Gill Hamilton (NLS): Welcome
  • Pippa Gardner (Urban Tide): Scottish Government Open Data Training Pilot
  • Allan Brown/Gill Hamilton: Identifying People in Scotland's Post Office Directories
  • Ewan Klein: The UK Local Open Data Index
  • Fred Saunderson: The NLS Open Data Strategy
  • Akiko Kobayashi: The Fountainbridge Community Wikihouse
  • Jeremy Darot: Data Linkage in Scotland / Greener Leith's Edinburgh Open Data Map

Speakers

Hosts

  • National Library

    Home to over 15 million printed items, 7 million manuscripts, and over 2 million maps the National Library of Scotland is a treasure trove of information.

Location

National Library of Scotland

George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EW, United Kingdom

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