, this is a MeetUp focusing
on tools, services and projects dealing with Visualization,
Apps-creation and Portals/Catalogs for
Open [Government] Data. As this MeetUp is on the
eve of Austrians first Open Government Data - Conference (
OGD2011) we expect to meet
experts ans enthusiasts from Austria and abroad.
Keith Andrews (
IICM, Graz University of
"Visualising Open Data"
"Introducing DataMaps.eu - free tool for creating
visualizations easily" and "Toilet Map Vienna - augmented-reality
as a vis-tool for geodata
Ivo Radulovski, Jürgen
"Open Data Integration mittels Azure und Drupal“.
Friedrich Lindenberg (OKFN), Thomas Schandl
"CKAN Open Data Katalog, Thesauri mittels
PoolParty für optimiertes Meta Daten Management und Open
20.30 Lightning Talks
Up to max 7-8 Talks not longer than 4 minutes each - just
stand up and talk!
- How a MeetUp Group join the Vienna IT Cluster
- OpenStreetMap - StateOfTheMap - Europe
- Crowdsourced Cartography - Manuela Schmidt (TU Wien,
- Antonia Bradford
- Robert Cerny on Topincs (web database software,
21.00 Meeting, Greeting, Networking and Music
Drinks & finger food will be prepared for you.
This will be a mixed language meetup. Be prepared to listen and
speak both - german and english.
 Keith: It needs to be much
more work on providing decent user interfaces to open public
data, especially if access is to be easy and intuitive for the
general public. Research from the field of information
visualisation gives us some pointers as to how we might address
 Abstract Keith Andrews: As
more data becomes available on the web, there is an increasing
need to provide intuitive user interfaces to this data, to make
it more accessible to a wider audience. Recent advances in
web-based information visualisation might point the way...