Rufus Pollock is the founder of CKAN , an Open Data management system written in Python. He is also the founder of the Open Knowledge Foundation (OKFN)  and a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow . He will be in the DC-area on Sunday, July 15th and will be meeting with local hackers and open data wranglers for some fun conversation. All are welcome to join.
Please contact Salman Haq (@slmnhq) for more information.