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{CODE} 2015 Vancouver Road Show Stop

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OpenDataBC is helping co-ordinate the local open data side of the Vancouver {CODE} 2015 Roadshow stop on Feb 11.

To bring focus on {CODE} 2015, which will take place in February over the weekend of International Open Data Day, and to deepen the relationship with Open Data advocates in the Vancouver area, the Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, James Moore, Minister of Industry Canada and Ray Sharma, Managing Partner of Extreme Venture Partners will be visiting Vancouver on February 11th.

The Vancouver {CODE} 2015 Roadshow stops will bring together Open Data enthusiasts, Academic representatives, potential hackathon participants as well as members of the Venture Capital community and interested media.

The evening will consist of a series of short presentations on Open Data and Venture Capital in Canada and BC and time to mingle.

Eventbrite RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/vancouvers-open-data-community-gathers-to-discuss-potential-of-open-data-tickets-15621723997

Registration:

5:30pm - 6:00pm

Speakers & networking reception: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

*Speakers

Government of Canada - CODE 2015

• Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board

• Honourable James Moore, Minister of Industry Canada

Province of BC

• David Wrate – Director, DataBC

Local Government

• Councillor Andrea Reimer – City of Vancouver

• Sean Simpson – GIS Manager, City of Surrey

Open Data Community

• David Vogt, President, Urban Opus Society - nonprofit 'smart city' innovations accelerator

• Adam Lerner – Founder & Catalyst, Systems Design & Partnerships at Solvable (Data Leadership Summit Organizer)

Venture Capital

• Ray Sharma, Managing Partner of Extreme Venture Partners

• ...and more

*speakers are still subject to change. More additions to come!

To learn more about {CODE} 2015 and find out how to enter the {CODE} 2015 hackathon competition visit: canadianopendataexperience.ca (https://www.canadianopendataexperience.ca/).

To learn more about OpenDataBC visit: opendatabc.ca. (https://www.opendatabc.ca/)