Please join us for an exciting presentation by the author of Open Data Now, Joel Gurin!
Joel Gurin is the author of the new book Open Data Now and covers the subject on his website, OpenDataNow.com. Currently senior advisor at the GovLab at NYU, he was previously Chair of the White House Task Force on Smart Disclosure and editorial director and executive vice president of Consumer Reports.
Joel will speak on the current state and future of Open Data. He will discuss Open Data from both public and private sectors, the business value of Open Data, privacy, and social issues.
There will be copies of Joel's book that will be given away in a free raffle!
Wednesday February 5th
6pm - 8pm
At 8pm we will adjourned to a nearby bar (location to be announced soon) to continue discussing the ideas presented and questions raised. The post-presentation time at the bar is always fu
ll of fascinating and stimulating conversations!
We are very excited to announce that O'Reilly will be sponsoring this meeting! O'Reilly publishes very high quality technical material in a
variety of disciplines and their Strata conference is the best Big Data conference in existence. As part of their sponsorship, O'Reilly will be providing discount codes for Strata and providing five free books to be given away in a free raffle. One more reason you don't want to miss this meeting!