Open Knowledge Conference: London, 24th April

This year’s Open Knowledge Conference (OKCon) is taking place in London on 24th April 2010. There are still tickets left – and you can register at the following link:

Speakers and sessions include:
* ‘State of the Nation’ Keynotes:
– Matthias Schindler, Wikimedia (Germany) on ‘Bibliographic Data and the Public Domain’
– Glyn Moody, on the ‘Post-Analogue World’
– Peter Murray-Rust, on ‘Recent Developments in Open Science’
– Chris Taggart, on ‘Open Local Government Data’
– Sören Auer, on ‘Linked Open Data’
– Jordan Hatcher, on ‘Open Licensing for Data’
* Ideas and Culture with talks on analyzing ‘Dickens Letters’ and ‘Making the Physical from the Digital’
* Open Bibliographic Information with talks on ‘The Itinerant Poetry Library’ and the ‘Journal Commons’
* Community Driven Research with talks on ‘Climate data’ and ‘Open Archaeology’
* Civic Information with talks on ‘Using Open Government Data to Profile Politicians’ and the ‘Straight Choice’
* Open Government Data and PSI in the EU which looks at the current state of play in France, Norway, Germany, the UK and elsewhere
* Tools with talks on ‘Large-scale data handling and revisioning’
with the Genome, Ontowiki, CKAN and more
* Open Data and the Semantic Web with talks about South Korean DBPedia and Thesaurus Management Tool ‘Pool Party’
* Open Data in International Development including talks from PublishWhatYouFund and on OpenStreetMap in Haiti
Further details are available at:
More information:
* Main conference page:
Any Questions? Email Sara Wingate-Gray at

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