Keynote: “Open Data as part of a wider European Data and AI Ecosystem”, National Open Data Conference, Dublin Ireland, 2nd Dec 2020. (Online)
Ireland’s third annual Open Data Conference took place on 2nd December 2020 via Webex.
This year’s conference focused on the theme of “The journey from Open Data Publication to Impact – How the publication, reporting and re-use of data enables the delivery of improved public services.”
The conference was attended by some 240 public servants and was opened by Minister Ossian Smyth, Minister of State for Public Procurement and eGovernment. Contributions were made from a number of renowned International Speakers who shared their perspective on best practice and the future of Open Data. The conference also included testimonials from local open data publishers and open data re-users, putting powerful and practical perspectives on how to progress the journey for publication to tangible impact.
Speakers included: Prof. Elena Simper, Kings College, London; Hugh Mangan, Business & Marketing Manager, Ordnance Survey Ireland; Dr. Edward Curry, Principal Investigator, Insight Centre for Data Analytics; Josh D’Addario, Open Data Institute; Mark Warren, OGCIO; Peggy Ryan and Sheila Moore, Tusla; Liam O’Sullivan, Dublin Dashboard, Rhoda Kerins, D/PER and Deirdre Lee, Derilinx.