The Open Data for Development Camp is part of The Kenya Open Data Pre-Incubator Program. This is a six-month experiment to help accelerate the ability for the public to make sense of data and to galvanize engagement around critical public issues.This event will take place from Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at 10:00 AM-Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 6:00 PMatStrathmore University. It promises a combination of Keynote Speakers, Workshops, Best Practices, Speed Geeking, Hack Space, Networking, Exchange of knowledge and needs, Sharing Data Sets, Co-Creation, Open Data Visualizations, and Inspiration.
The Open Data Development Camp 2012 brings together a diverse group of policy-makers, academia, development aid workers, researchers, journalists, ICT-staff and softwaredevelopersactive in the field of Open Development Data. The aim is to share experiences and networks, build tools, and show the power of Open Data.
Organizers of the open data development camp 2012 include: ICT Board Kenya, Kenya Open Data Initiative, Open for Change, World Bank, NaiLab, @iLabAfrica, Akvo, 1%CLUB, Hivos, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, and Development Gateway.
Register before Monday the 18thof June through Eventbriteto reserve a spot
Detailed information about the event will be available soon onwww.openforchange.info.