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Data Weekend number 2

6/15/2013 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CfT Data Weekend w / OKFN Taiwan # 2

To promote public awareness of the true value of open data, is one of the most effective methods to use in different situations, how they use the information to improve the social problems and create sustainable development opportunities. In May 2013, Code for Tomorrow decide by the end of February following the global Open Data Day and the end of April " Earth Day Workshop "After organizing CfT Data Weekend, uphold the" write code transform the city "spirit, so that we experience how to utilize information, promote openness, innovation and transparent society.

The event has two major themes:

A. " Open Library FOOD Food Program "team Recruiting Seminar

"FOOD" is from the " Earth Day Workshop "program began, through crowd-sourcing, the establishment of an unprecedented" food labeling "open database. In addition, the Consumers' Foundation will assist in providing information on food testing over the years to enrich the database content.

"FOOD" has a phased plan, the first phase of the goal is to produce a mobile app (Android and iOS).

Interested parties are welcome to understand program content, or would like to contribute expertise (mobile app developers, designers, database, etc.) Friends join the festivities.

B. British Open Knowledge Foundation (Open Knowledge Foundation) Introduction

Why in the world Kuangxi open data? Why the U.S. and British governments to adopt a free software developed by the Foundation, as a support national open data warehouse software services? Why Open Knowledge "Open Knowledge" will be Taiwan's digital media learning, and even chase plagiarism? This special invitation British Open Knowledge Foundation ( Open Knowledge Foundation ) Taiwan representatives, Open Knowledge Foundation will explain to you the current status of various projects, and to discuss how to cooperate.

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Date Date: June 15, 2013

Time Time: 14:00 ~ 16:30 (GMT +8)

Location Venue: Jinshan South Road, Taipei, No. 9 4F (TEDxTaipei)

■ ■ ■ party content Show & Talks ■ ■ ■

13:30 - 14:00 Registration

14:00 - 14:05 Welcome

14:05 - 14:35 Open Library FOOD Food Program Description

14:35 - 15:00 OKFN Global Plan Description, the open exchange of information on Community

15:00 - 15:15 Lightning Talk (each three minutes, welcome on-site registration)

15:15 - 16:30 Social Time!

■ ■ ■ Code for Tomorrow ■ ■ ■

Code for Tomorrow is a push various "write code transformation of society" program organization, but also a matching (both supply and demand) and incubated (planning, technology and knowledge) platform.


Google group: / group / codefortomorrow

Facebook: / CodeForTomorrow



IRC: Freenode # codefortomorrow

■ ■ ■ About the Open Knowledge Foundation Taiwan Open Knowledge Foundation in Taiwan ■ ■ ■

Open Knowledge Foundation (Open Knowledge Foundation, later referred OKFN) is a Cambridge, UK in 2004 founded a nonprofit organization, long-term commitment in the digital era to promote all forms of open knowledge. In recent years it has been active in more than 30 countries and regions, and mainly focus on open data and open government promotion and support. Its core CKAN project has been the United Kingdom, the United States and other countries to establish a national open data platform. The promotion of an open information and education, OKF and cooperation established data P2PU School (school of data) as well as its organizing community information booklet prepared by the Open (Open Data Handbook) and data journalism handbook (Data Journalism Handbook), have been widely attention. In addition, the Open Knowledge Foundation is currently a total of 15 different themes workgroup (Working Group), which includes education, transportation, culture, and the promotion of sustainable development in different fields of knowledge open to the idea.


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Event Start Time

2013/06/15 14:00

Event End Time

2013/06/15 16:30

Place name


Jinshan South Road, Taipei, 4th Floor, No. 9

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