Open Data BoF

Accepted Session
Scheduled: Wednesday, June 2, 2010 from 8:30 – 10:00pm in Morrison


A gathering for all those interested in open data, including government data, open data APIs, geodata, open social data, and more.


Open Source + Open Data = WIN. Come along to meet other open data afficionadoes from a range of projects, and learn how to use open data in your applications.

Examples of open data include: Freebase, Open Street Maps,, the Open Library Project, MusicBrainz, linked open data, and anything that allows you to access structured data — via an API or in bulk — under an open license or similarly permissive terms of service.

Speaking experience