SCHEDULE

Friday 6th November 2015

09.30 – 10.00 Registration and tea/coffee

10.00 – 11.05
Introduction: Welcome and housekeeping
Speaker: Rowena Simpson – Scottish Government – Open Data Strategy and Development
Keynote speaker: Mark Braggins – Open Data Aha! –  An Open Data Postcard
Lightning Talk: Tirami: Alan Gardner, David Morrison – Code4Europe

11.05 – 11.20 Coffee and Expo (showcase of companies who work with open data)

11.20 – 13:00

Lightning Talk: Edinburgh Prewired Club – CodeRail
Session 1: Preparing for Saturday challenge sessions

13.00 – 13.30 Lunch and Expo

13.30 – 15.05
Speaker: Ritchie Somerville – The City of Edinburgh Council – Open Data and Transformation
Lightning Talk: The Data Lab
Lightning Talk: Mark Sorsa-Leslie – Bubbal
Speaker: Ian Watt – Aberdeen City Council – Creating a buzz: how to get the best from Open Data
Lightning Talk: Clare Padgett & Alan Gardner – Edinburgh Collected

15.05 – 15.20 Coffee and Expo

15.20 – 17.30
Speaker: Ivonne Jasen-Dings – Waag Society
Lightning Talk: Des McNulty – Urban Big Data Centre – How to use open data to inform city policymaking
Speaker: Ewan Klein – University of Edinburgh – Measuring the Measurements: Criteria for UK City Open Data
Review: Review of the day and thanks
Session 2: Preparing for Saturday challenge sessions


Saturday 7th November 2015

Participants will work in teams to develop solutions to their challenges, discussed prior to and the event and on 6th November. Export support and guidance will be provided by Code the City.
Outcomes will include:
• Improved understanding of open data, and the steps to releasing data
• Identification of shared challenges and opportunities for working together
• Prototype proposals to inform future thinking and project developments
• Collated list of open data activities in Scotland and partners
• Information about sectors, organisations and individuals skills, and skill gaps

09.30 – 10.00 Registration and breakfast

10.00 – 13.00
Weekend Workshops

13.00 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 17.00
Weekend Workshops