Open data & community engagement: perspective from Montréal – event recap

Posted on Dec 18, 2013 in Uncategorized
Open data & community engagement: perspective from Montréal – event recap

On Dec 13 2013, Jean-Noé from MontrealOuvert shared with us some great stories about the open data / open government landscape in Montreal, and showed many of MontrealOuvert’s projects. Here’s the video of his presentation, thanks to Bianca Wylie:   And here’s his deck:   There were a lot of questions at the end that […]

New modes of urban mobility – event recap

Posted on Sep 10, 2013 in Uncategorized
New modes of urban mobility – event recap

Urban+Digital’s second event, New modes of urban mobility, was held at MaRS on August 26th, and featured three presenters and two respondents: * Kevin McLaughlin – President, Autoshare * Mark Latchford – Location Manager, Car2go Toronto * David Boriss – General Manager, Hailo Toronto * Beth Jones – Associate Director at Green Communities Canada & […]

Open Data Day – Hackathon Overview

Posted on Apr 14, 2013 in Uncategorized
Open Data Day – Hackathon Overview

Toronto saw its first Urban+Digital event on February 23rd 2013, a conference built upon global Open Data Day in Toronto. Part of this conference was a mini-hackathon themed workshop that took place at the Centre for Social Innovation. The event was a combination of a charrette in terms of speed and output, and a traditional […]

Open Data Day 2013 – Slides

Posted on Apr 7, 2013 in Uncategorized
Open Data Day 2013 – Slides

Many of the speakers who presented work at Open Data Day Toronto have allowed us to share their slide decks and presentation material here.

Open Data Day Recap

Posted on Mar 18, 2013 in Uncategorized
Open Data Day Recap

Open Data Day Toronto featured case studies, a hackathon, workshops and 14 lightning talks. About 160 people attended, representing a huge diversity of disciplines, backgrounds, experiences and perspectives. Based on our post-event survey: 98% said they learned something new 95% said the event met or exceeded their expectations on average, attendees said they met 9 […]

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