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Eurostat Hackday

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Thursday, December 16, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM (CET)

Eurostat Hackday

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For full details see: http://eurostat.okfn.org/


What is Eurostat?

Eurostat is the largest source of statistical information about European member states. It contains detailed comparative information on everything from tonnes of fish caught per year to the length of our railway lines, from how much energy we consume to how happy we are.

What is the Eurostat Hackday?

On the 16th December 2010 a bunch of independent coders, designers and other interested parties in a number of different European cities will gather to brainstorm and build useful and interesting things using the Eurostat data.

How can I join in?

If you’re interested in joining in, please register here:

You can also add ideas to the pad and come and say hello on oureuopendata mailing list.

Where are events taking place?

So far there are events planned in:

If you’d like us to add your project or your organisation to this list, please let us know!

Eurostat will provide a direct helpline via phone, email and IRC to facilitate working with the data as part of the event.

Can I join in if there isn’t an event in my area?

All the events will be connected via an IRC channel, so you can join in wherever you are! Just point your IRC client to #okfn on irc.oftc.net or connect using your web browser via this link.

If I want to organise an event in my area, what do I need to do?

We don’t anticipate you’ll need much to organise an event. The main thing is to have a space big enough for your participants with a decent internet connection.

Where can I find the data?

You can find links to the Eurostat data and various mirrors/versions in various different formats by searching for ‘eurostat’ on CKAN.

Where can I add notes or ideas?

You can add notes, ideas or list yourself at the following pad:

Is there a tag/hashtag?

We’re currently using #eurostat as the tag/hashtag for Twitter, blogposts, media, etc.

Who’s behind it?

The Eurostat Hackday is currently being organised by:

If you’d like us to add your project or your organisation to this list, please let us know!

How can I contact the organisers?

You can drop us a line on eurostat at okfn dot org. We’d much prefer you to use the euopendata mailing list if your question or request can be made public.

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Thursday, December 16, 2010 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM (CET)


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The Open Knowledge Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes open knowledge and #opendata projects around the world.

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