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Open Data, Javiera Atenas (1-2pm)

UCL Digifest Monday: Online Activism | Digital Ethics | Privacy | Security #dfMon

Monday, 10 November 2014 from 13:00 to 14:00 (GMT)

Open Data, Javiera Atenas (1-2pm)

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Open Data

This one hour workshop will introduce you to the legal, social and technical aspects of open data. The session will focus in open government data to support active citizens in understanding how tax payers money is spent by central and local governments, aiming to support the development transparency policies and legislations by showcasing examples of good practices in the use of open data and to demonstrate how citizens and organisations can enable universal and active participation in politics and community projects.


About the session host
Javiera Atenas is a Teaching and Learning Technologist for STEaPP at UCL. She is a researcher and advocate for Open Access, Open Educational Practices and Open Educational Resources. Javiera is a PhD candidate and Associate Lecturer on digital knowledge and information management for Museums, Universitat de Barcelona.

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Interested but can’t make it to the session? Tweet your thoughts and opinions to @ucldigifest with hashtag #dfuber and populate the discussion online!

Filming, photography and recording
Participants are encouraged to take photographs, film clips and recordings of sessions and distribute these via social media. In addition the event organisers will be capturing the event and distributing photographs and film clips via the event website and other public channels. By attending a digifest event you consent to photographs and film clips being used in this way. Please inform the event organisers at each session if you do not wish to be recorded and we will endeavour to ensure this. For queries, please contact

Do you have questions about Open Data, Javiera Atenas (1-2pm)? Contact UCL Digifest Monday: Online Activism | Digital Ethics | Privacy | Security #dfMon

When & Where

University College London
Malet Place Eng 1.20
WC1H 0BW London
United Kingdom

Monday, 10 November 2014 from 13:00 to 14:00 (GMT)

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UCL Digifest Monday: Online Activism | Digital Ethics | Privacy | Security #dfMon

digifest is a lot of things; part unconference, part hackfest, part showcase, part online course, where we combine and deliver both a digital and physical experience to everyone involved.

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