Title

Open Data in London: What Is It and How Is It Used?

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

2-10-2011

Abstract

The intent of the open data movement is to provide freely available online data for analysis and innovation by scholars and the public. It recently has made some notable achievements, such as last year's decision by the World Bank to provide all its data for free. Last fall, the City of London (Ontario) launched an open data beta web site, following in the tracks of other Canadian municipalities.

Notes

This event took place at The University of Western Ontario on Feb. 10, 2011. The speakers' presentation slides are available here:

Streaming Media

Gamble, Open Data Presentation.pdf (2494 kB)
Elaine Gamble's slides

McGowan, Where Is Open Data Being Used.pdf (1333 kB)
Aaron McGowan's slides

Buzzelli, Open data in London.ppt (2564 kB)
Michael Buzzelli's slides