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Isle of Man Open Data Camp – 5th August 2017

The second open data unconference will feature a mix of unkeynotes and open debates on Saturday 5th August 2017.

UNKEYNOTES 1000-1230

  • Graeme Jones, founder, openmindedly — introduction
  • Chris Thomas, Minister, Cabinet Office, Isle of Man Government with political responsibility for open government and reforms — national progress report
  • Terence Eden, UK Government Digital Service — open data standards (UK)
  • Denis Parfenov, Open Data commissioner, Republic of Ireland — lessons learned from hospital waiting lists (Dublin)


  • Olga Parkhimoch, ITMO University, St Petersburg — fiscal transparency (Russia)

subject to fast trrack visa

  • Julian Tait, Open Data Manchester — tech ecosystem strategy, EU Horizon 2020; Internet of Things project
  • John Murray, Fusion Data Science, Chester — data mashups (UK DEFRA)
  • John Handelaar, Open Government Partnership, Republic of Ireland

BREAK 1230-1330

OPEN DEBATES 1330-1600

  • updates from other jurisdictions
  • shared expertise on legals, medtech, fintech, local government, digital engagement, EU GDPR, a blockchain proof of concept and lots more
  • some bold open data releases from the Isle of Man

SOCIAL EVENT 1700-2100 to continue the conversations and progress projects

Event hashtag: #offcamp


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