What is GO Open Data?

GO Open Data is an annual conference that is attended by all sectors interested in learning about and promoting the creation and use of open data. The 2018 conference is being held in Barrie at the Georgian College Campus on Friday, May 11th and the Saturday hackathon is being held in the rotunda of Barrie City Hall on May 12, 2018.





Who Should Attend GOOD18?

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Perfect for policy makers, CIOs, data creators/custodians, planners, mappers, health care professionals, and evidence based decisions makers.

GO Open Data is a must for students, academics, data professionals, and librarians looking for inspiration in information.

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GO Open Data can help individuals & non-profit organizations learn how open data can be used to gain insight into their communities, and contribute to better outcomes.

Engaged citizens will learn how insights developed from open data can be used to create new opportunities and employment in the community.

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Data is a precious resource for journalists and technologists.  Whether it be a feature story or a new mobile application, open data helps create exciting stories and products.

“Open data: the mother lode just waiting to be mined.”

- Smart Cities Council

Keynote Speakers

Teemu Ropponen

Executive Director, Open Knowledge Finland

    Bonnie Healy

    Chair of Board of Directors, First Nations Information Governance Centre

      Dr. Pamela Robinson

      Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Strategic Initiatives, Faculty of Community Services and Associate Professor, School of Urban and Regional Planing, Ryerson University

        Jean-Noé Landry

        Executive Director, OpenNorth

          “Smart communities need smart governance ”

          - Bianca Wylie in Globe and Mail
















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