We are sponsored by Meetup Headquarter this time! Bravo.
It is located at Broadway and Houston (B,D,F,M,6,N,R subway lines).
It is at 632 Broadway, New York, NY, 10012, us, 9th floor conference room.
Vivian will introduce you to the businesses which are making good money with Open Data, specially the ones in NYC. Everyone should get a <<open data now>> book written by Joel Gurin.
Joel Gurin will join us for tonight's event and share his view on open data movement and talk more about his book. His last event details can be found at: http://www.nycopendata.com/2014/01/30/author-panel-for-open-data-and-technology-i-open-data-now/
Joel shared an amazing book event link: http://www.opendatanow.com/2014/04/open-data-companies-8-video-case-studies/ Everyone should check it out!
Agenda: This talk will explore the implications of Open Data using a broad definition: Open Data is accessible public data we can use to launch new ventures, analyze trends, make decisions, and solve problems. The talk will cover: What Open Data is and how it relates to Big Data and Open Government- Sources of Open Data, including government, private sector, and social media – Eight major Open Data trends – Lessons for business, government, and the tech sector.