Don't miss our Open Data Society of BC Holiday Celebration and Fundraiser!
Join us as we spread Open Data and Holiday Cheer! And there is plenty to celebrate as we reminisce over the past year.
There'll be home made short bread for the first 30 in the door!
5:30pm - Mingling (& great time to sign up as a member)
6:15pm - Welcome!
6:20pm - A little about OpenDataBC
6:30pm - City of Vancouver, Open Data Catalogue
6:45pm - BC Developer's Exchange (something special!)
7:00pm - Open Data Elf Show and Tell
7:40pm - Open Questions
8:00pm - Open Data Awards
City of Vancouver - Open Data Catalogue input needed
Got ideas on how to improve the City of Vancouver's Open Data Catalogue (http://vancouver.ca/your-government/open-data-catalogue.aspx)? Learn how @VanOpenData is looking for your input, and how it applies to moving forward with the City's Digital Strategy.
Share your ideas here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/8DDTVHS
BC Developers Exchange
We've heard that the BC Developer's Exchange (https://bcdevexchange.org/home) is going to have something very special to share with us. Trust us - you don't want to miss it!
Open Data Elf Show and Tell
You loved show and tell at our #Elxn42 Open Data Roundup (http://www.meetup.com/OpenDataBC-Vancouver/events/219372477/) - so we're doing it again! Show your open data goodies during our show and tell session.
Don't be shy! Share your open data goodies ahead of time, by tweeting @OpenDataBC, messaging us in meetup or emailing us at [masked] and we'll share them accross our feeds and on OpenDataBC.ca.
Open Data Awards
We'll be recognizing a handful of open data leaders and projects that have brought us Joy this year! Categories coming soon! Want to recommend someone? Tweet us at @OpenDataBC (or email [masked]).
We're asking for your support
The Open Data Society of BC relies on the annual support and generosity of its members to function. We're a very lean organization - all the work we do is done through volunteer time, and our membership fees go to practical operations like web hosting and this meetup group.
If you've been to one of our events this year, please consider joining the Society. Annual Individual Memberships are only $10. This is more than just a membership, joining the Society is a vote of confidence for Open Data in BC and an investment in the future of open data access.
You can become a member online at any time here (through STRIPE): https://www.opendatabc.ca/pages/become-an-opendatabc-member
PayPal, STRIPE, Cash and Cheque will be available on site.
Tell me more about the Open Data Society of BC
Founded in 2012 -the Open Data Society of BC is a grassroots member driven nonprofit organization that is dedicated to supporting the open data community in British Columbia. The Organization is run by Society board members who all volunteer their time to help make BC and Canada a better place through open data.
You can learn more about the Society, including how to join at https://www.opendatabc.ca (https://www.opendatabc.ca/).
Hope to See you there!