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Open Democracy Barbecue Picnic

Open Democracy Barbeque Picnic
Open Democracy Barbeque Picnic

Date Sunday June 7 1:00pm – 5:00pm (EEST (UTC+03))
Location Omenapuutalo, Lapinlahdentie 1, 00180 Helsinki, Finland
Price Free
Official site Facebook event: Open Democracy Barbecue Picknic


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Bring your friends, partners, kids and pets!

Open Knowledge Finland / Open Democracy Working Group is firing up the barbeques at the picturesque Apple Tree House by the Lapinlahti hospital.

Come and enjoy good food, drink and company. No presentations, just chilling out.

Let’s crowdsource the drinks and foods: please comment on this pad of you’re bringing something to share: https://okffi.hackpad.com/Open-Democracy-Barbeque-Wch5McQltPG

The event closes up the eventrich Nordic Open Data Week, Pohjoismaisen avoimen datan viikko (in Finish)

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June 5 we’re tracking Nordic Open Data Week 2015 events in #Aarhus, #Stockholm, #Malmö, #Helsinki, #Oulu, #Tampere, #Turku, #København and #Hönefoss

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Today it’s the Danish Constitution Day and you can attend Nordic Open Data Week 2015 events in Danmark, Norge, Sverige and Suomi.

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NOTE: All times are CEST (UTC+2), this has implications for Suomi which is EEST (UTC+3), so add one hour for Finnish events.

    AARHUS: Internet Week Denmark 2015 #iwdk
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    Ends: 6th June 2015 – 12:00 am
    Location: Aarhus, Denmark
  • STOCKHOLM: Restaurants and Wikidata: A recipe for success
    Starts: Event is in progress
    Ends: 7th June 2015 – 5:00 pm
    Location: Jussi Björlings allé, Stockholm, Sweden
  • MALMÖ: From Soil to Structure
    Starts: Event is in progress
    Ends: 5th June 2015 – 5:00 pm
    Location: Bangatan 9H, 214 26 Malmö, Sweden
  • HELSINKI: #Opendata Makes You Move Hackathon
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: 5th June 2015 – 6:00 pm
    Location: HUB13, Kaisaniemenkatu 13, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
  • OULU: #Opendata Makes You Move Hackathon
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: 5th June 2015 – 6:00 pm
    Location: Kasarmintie 13, 90100 Oulu, Finland
  • TURKU: #Opendata Makes You Move Hackathon
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: 5th June 2015 – 6:00 pm
    Location: Lemminkäisenkatu 14, 20520 Turku, Finland
  • TAMPERE: #Opendata Makes You Move Hackathon
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: 5th June 2015 – 6:00 pm
    Location: Monitoimitalo 13, Satakunnankatu 13, 33100 Tampere, Finland
  • HØNEFOSS: #hack4no – hack for Norway – 2015
    Starts: 9:00 am
    Ends: 6th June 2015 – 9:00 pm
    Location: Kartverksveien 21, 3511 Hønefoss, Norway
  • KØBENHAVN: Danish Constitution Day Celebration
    Starts: 9:30 am
    Ends: 5th June 2015 – 6:00 pm
    Location: Grønningen, København K, Denmark

Nordic Open Data Week 2015, June 4, events in #Aarhus, #Stockholm, #Malmö and #Helsinki

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Today you can attend events in Danmark, Sverige and Suomi.

Links to calendar:   

Map with all upcoming events

NOTE: All times are CEST (UTC+2), this has implications for Suomi which is EEST (UTC+3), so add one hour for Finnish events.

  • AARHUS: Internet Week Denmark 2015 #iwdk
    Starts: Event is in progress
    Ends: 6th June 2015 – 12:00 am
    Location: Aarhus, Denmark
  • STOCKHOLM: Restaurants and Wikidata: A recipe for success
    Starts: 10:00 am
    Ends: 7th June 2015 – 5:00 pm
    Location: Jussi Björlings allé, Stockholm, Sweden
  • STOCKHOLM: Wikidata Visualization Challenge Award Ceremony
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: 4th June 2015 – 4:00 pm
    Location: Lindstedtsvägen 5, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Lindstedtsvägen 5, 114 28 Stockholm, Sweden
  • MALMÖ: Performing Encryption Improvisational Workshop
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: 4th June 2015 – 4:00 pm
    Location: Bergsgatan 29, 214 22 Malmö, Sweden
  • MALMÖ: From Soil to Structure
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: 5th June 2015 – 5:00 pm
    Location: Bangatan 9H, 214 26 Malmö, Sweden
  • HELSINKI: Data visualisation day
    Starts: 2:00 pm
    Ends: 4th June 2015 – 7:00 pm
    Location: HUB13, Kaisaniemenkatu 13, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

This is your Nordic Open Data Week 2015 “wake up call”, events for #Aarhus, #Helsinki, #Malmö, #Global, #København and #Oslo

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Today you can attend events in Danmark, Norge, Sverige, Suomi and event Globally though the magic of the Interwebz.

Besides the Nordic Open Data Week events, we’re tracking a Danish General Election Town Hall Meeting in Copenhagen, that will be streamed live, starting at 7pm.

Also in Copenhagen the annual #cphdistortion Festival kicks off.

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NOTE: All times are CEST (UTC+2), this has implications for Suomi which is EEST (UTC+3), so add one hour for Finnish events.

  • AARHUS: Internet Week Denmark 2015 #iwdk
    Starts:Event is in progress
    Ends: 6th June 2015 – 12:00 am
    Location: Aarhus, Denmark
  • HELSINKI: Open Science Lounge
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: 3rd June 2015 – 12:00 pm
    Location: HUB13, Kaisaniemenkatu 13, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
  • MALMÖ: Open Data in School
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: 3rd June 2015 – 10:00 am
    Location: Minc I Sverige AB, Anckargripsgatan 3, 211 19 Malmö, Sweden
  • HELSINKI: Biodiversity hack
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: 3rd June 2015 – 5:00 pm
    Location: HUB13, Kaisaniemenkatu 13, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
  • HELSINKI: DroneArt Helsinki!
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: 3rd June 2015 – 4:00 pm
    Location: HUB13, Kaisaniemenkatu 13, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
  • GLOBAL: Open Science / Access online meetup
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: 3rd June 2015 – 2:00 pm
  • HELSINKI: Open Southwest Finland Challenge Opening at Restaurant Koulu
    Starts: 1:00 pm
    Ends: 3rd June 2015 – 4:00 pm
    Location: Restaurant Koulu, Eerikinkatu 18, Turku, Finland
  • KØBENHAVN: WikiWednesday looks at architecture in Ørestad
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: 3rd June 2015 – 8:00 pm
    Location: Vestamager St., Denmark
  • GLOBAL: ICT-political town hall meeting #itvalg
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 3rd June 2015 – 9:30 pm
    Location: IDA Mødecenter, Kalvebod Brygge 31, 1560 København, Denmark
  • OSLO: Open Data Week: Lean Coffee
    Starts: 9:00 pm
    Ends: 3rd June 2015 – 10:00 pm
    Location: Teknologihuset, Pilestredet 56, 0167 Oslo, Norway

#Aarhus, #Helsinki, #Global, #Turku and #Bergen has Nordic Open Data Week events today #nodw15

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UPDATE: The MyData online hangout at 11:00am (CEST+2) has been postponed.

Today you can attend events in Danmark, Suomi and Norway.

Have a wonderful day.

Links to calendar:   

Map with all upcoming events

NOTE: All times are CEST (UTC+2), this has implications for Suomi which is EEST (UTC+3), so add one hour for Finnish events.

  • AARHUS: Internet Week Denmark 2015 #iwdk
    Starts: Event is in progress
    Ends: 6th June 2015 – 12:00 am
    Location: Aarhus, Denmark
  • HELSINKI: Hyötyä omasta datasta – MyData tilannekatsaus 2015
    Starts: 8:00 am
    Ends: 2nd June 2015 – 11:00 am
    Location: HUB13, Kaisaniemenkatu 13, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
  • HELSINKI: Open Government Partnership Finland
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: 2nd June 2015 – 1:30 pm
    Location: HUB13, Kaisaniemenkatu 13, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
  • HELSINKI: Freedom of Information, Openness and FoI requests
    Starts: 1:30 pm
    Ends: 2nd June 2015 – 3:00 pm
    Location: HUB13, Kaisaniemenkatu 13, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
  • HELSINKI: Panel: Open Democracy and Citizen Participation in 2020
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: 2nd June 2015 – 4:30 pm
    Location: HUB13, Kaisaniemenkatu 13, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
  • TURKU: MaptimeTurku – Open Street Map -sessio
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: 2nd June 2015 – 7:00 pm
    Location: Ravintola Kerttu, Läntinen Pitkäkatu 35, Turku, Finland
  • BERGEN: Open Data Week: Meetup
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: 2nd June 2015 – 9:00 pm
    Location: Olav Kyrres gate 49, University of Bergen, Olav Kyrres gate 49, 5015 Bergen, Norway
  • AARHUS: Aarhus Data Drinks Exclusive & ODDK
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: 2nd June 2015 – 9:00 pm
    Location: Ridehuset, Midtbyen, 8000 Aarhus, Denmark

Open Southwest Finland Challenge Opening at Restaurant Koulu

Open Finland Challenge
Date Wednesday June 3 2:00pm-5:00pm (EEST (UTC+03))
Location Restaurant Koulu, Eerikinkatu 18, Turku, Finland
Price Registration for the event Open Finland Challenge 2015 – Lounais-Suomen osakilpailun avaus Tickets, Turku (in Finnish)
Official site Eventbrite event: www.ofclounaissuomi.eventbrite.com


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Open Southwest Finland Challenge Opening at Restaurant Koulu.

Open Southwest Finland Challenge is looking for apps, solutions and innovations related to mobility –
Welcome to the opening event @Restaurant Koulu 3rd June!

Open Finland Challenge is a competition for digital innovations promoting open society. Open for all, the purpose of the competition is to produce new, innovative applications, ideas or concepts which make use of open data and/or in other ways boost the development of open society. The competition has been arranged from 2009 under the name Apps4Finland and within the last few years there has also been regional competitions around Finland.

Also this year regional competitions will be arranged. Organized by Lounaispaikka, in the Southwest Finland regional competition the theme for 2015 is mobility. The aim is to find new solutions in traffic, parking, traffic safety, mobility & accessibility, commuting, leisure activities etc. The total sum of prizes is at the moment already over 6 000 euros!

Partners, challenge categories, rules and prizes of Open Southwest Finland Challenge are announced Wednesday 3rd June 2015 at 2.00pm in Restaurant Koulu (Eerikinkatu 18, Turku).

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#Aarhus, #Helsinki and #Visby: here’s your Nordic Open Data Week forecast for June 1 2015 #nodw15

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Danmark

AARHUS 10:00am: Internet Week Denmark 2015 #iwdk

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Sverige

VISBY 10:00am: Networking day on open data

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  • 6. Fördjupningsdag kring öppna data – offentligarummet (in Swedish)
  • Suomi

    HELSINKI 11:30am: Open data – Insights for Business

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  • Invitation here (in Finnish)
  • AARHUS: Internet Week Denmark 2015 #iwdk

    The second Internet Week Denmark will take place in Aarhus, Denmark June 1 – 5, 2015. Follow the official tag #iwdk.

    Internet Week Denmark Live and Archived.

    Quote from the official website:

    The festival features industry focused talks and presentations for professional digital employees, workshops and networking for students, entrepreneurs, investors, and executives. The overall theme is the internet and new opportunities for innovation, business, public service, jobs, and growth.

    Mobile apps, FaceBook, Twitter, online hotel bookings, and email communication represent only a few aspects of the services many of us use on a daily basis. Citizens – families, kids, and seniors – everyone will see a number of exciting events in the urban space.

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    VISBY: Networking day on open data

    Offentliga Rummet
    Offentliga Rummet

    Sveriges Kommuner och Landsting in cooperation with e-delegetionen, samtrafiken and several others, invites you to a day of reflection. During the day we’ll reflect on three areas that are described below in detail.

    The target group for the three areas are people who works with open data in the public sector.

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    HELSINKI 11:30am: Open data – Insights for Business

    Open data has a huge business potential – but how to turn the potential into real business? This entrepreneur spirited event will dig in into open data business models with real examples and experiences. The hands-on part of the event is a service design ideation workshop with open data opportunities and ideas for solutions and business.

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    Biodiversity hack

    Biodiversity Map - trees and lasers
    Biodiversity Map – trees and lasers
    Date June 3 2015 1.00pm – 6:00pm (EEST (UTC+03))
    Location Hub13, Kaisaniemenkatu 13 A, Helsinki, Finland
    Price Free. Please fill in the project form, this account works for FORGE virtual machine management, developer user services and documentation. It is recommendable for everyone to apply. Biodiversity Map project account form
    Official site Facebook event: Biodiversity hack, Nordic Open Data Week


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    Welcome to the “Biodiversity map” hackathon. During the afternoon you may contribute to the Open Knowledge Finland biodiversity map project. Hackers, GIS-specialists as well as biodiversity experts and enthusiasts are all welcome!

    More info about the project Lajirikkauskartta hanke-esittely (in Finnish)

    Please fill in the project form, this account works for FORGE virtual machine management, developer user services and documentation. It is recommendable for everyone to apply. Biodiversity Map project account form

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    Open API Brunch and Hacking

    Open API Brunch and Hacking
    Open API Brunch and Hacking
    Date June 6 12:00pm – 6:00pm (EEST (UTC+03))
    Location In Helsinki the event will be at the Töölö Office hackerspace, Töölön toimisto, Caloniuksenkatu 9 D 64
    ovik. 3647, 00100, Helsinki, Finland, and will have live video feed for Oulu, Tampere and all interested to join.
    Price Free, sign up for Helsinki event: Eventbrite: Open API hacking brunch
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    Relaxed nyyttikestit -style brunch, and hack if you wish. In Helsinki we will be at the Töölö Office hackerspace, and will have live video feed for Oulu, Tampere and all interested to join. Welcome to meat and vege people, eat  good food,  enjoy the new OKFFI space We expect to see people interested in GIS, SIRI, GTFS, geocoder, mydata, encryption etc.

    The main goal is to establish the recommendation for SIRI/GTFS API in 2015. We are going to have reference code and a production environment to test the capabilities. Each city has the opportunity to compare their API:s, data, performance, client use cases and interoperability.

    If you feel like pitching in, write in your ideas to the pad Open API bruch and join the Facebook event: Open API bruch

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