LA Open Data meetup group is devoted to make open data useful, especially in the greater Los Angeles area. It is a meet-up group bringing together people from data science, civic services, and computing. The goal of the group is to utilize big data technologies to improve the utilization of open data, and to promote civic engagement.
This group is project orientated and analytics orientated that members will collaborate on data science projects using open data for social good. This group also plan to run workshops on big data analytics that can be applied to analyze open data, and lead to useful insights for public services.