Kick-off to Open Data Day by Helsinki Loves Developers & OKFI

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Learn, think and do #opendata 360 degrees! How are the tech giant Tencent and City of Helsinki using open data to create a Helsinki city guide to the Chinese WeChat platform. How is Whim revolutionizing transportation with their Mobility as a service thinking, using open data, open APIs. Why did the National gallery release 12000 fine art images for free reuse. 15 – 15.45 What is open data? Where are we at, why should we care?

Open Data in a nutshell – what’s in it for me?
The Finnish Open Data Ecosystem is amazing!

15.45 – 17.15 Using open data for your business – brief case presentations

- How Tencent and Helsinki worked together to bring a Helsinki guide to the Chinese WeChat platform
- Whim – Mobility as a service revolutionizes public transport – using open data, open APIs, Jonna Pöllänen/MaaS Global
- Energy and climate atlas and solar energy potential (3D) as open data – https://kartta.hel.fi/3d/atlas/ and https://kartta.hel.fi/3d/solar/ , Petteri Huuska
- DOB for data-driven business, Jyrki Koskinen
- How the National Gallery released 12000 artworks for free reuse

17.15 -> Dialogue and workshopping

This event will be held in English but some presentations and discussions might be in Finnish.

This event is a great place to meet and discuss with open data advocates, users and other stakeholders. The aim of the event is to promote awareness and use of open data – especially to new audiences, like the startups at Maria 01.

The first meetup that will be organized as a part of Open Data Day 2018 event series in Finland on 1st – 3rd March! During this Helsinki Loves Developers & OKFI event you will get a great view what has happened during the past years in terms of open data in Finland and which are the outcomes and benefits, what is happening at the moment and which are the next steps. === BACKGROUND ===

Finland is one of the leading countries of open data according to Global Open Data Index (https://index.okfn.org/place/). There are several stakeholders and lots of actions behind this success. On local level, the Helsinki Metropolitan Area has been a pioneer of open data in Finland - the cities of this region have released their public data as open data via Helsinki Region Infoshare www.hri.fi service since 2011. Open Knowledge Finland (OKFI) association and national open data portal avoindata.fi/opendata.fi owned by the Government have also had remarkable role in open data field in Finland.

There are several open data events and hackathons in Finland every now and then. Helsinki Loves Developers is one of those events. It is organized by the open data advocates of City of Helsinki once a month in order to enhance open dialogue and use of open data.

During this Helsinki Loves Developers & OKFI event you will get a great view what has happened during the past years in terms of open data in Finland and which are the outcomes and benefits, what is happening at the moment and which are the next steps. This event is a great place to meet and discuss with open data advocates, users and other stakeholders. The aim of the event is to promote awareness and use of open data.

This event will be held in English but some presentations and discussions might be in Finnish.

This event is also at Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/940493522793115/

WELCOME!