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Open Data Hackathon

2014-09-15 - 2014-09-17

Date: 8 - 15 September, 2014 Place: Jelgava, Latvia

The OPEN DATA HACKATHON will be organised as a part of 18th International Conference on Information Systems for Agriculture and Forestry from 15th till 17th September at the Latvia University of Agriculture, 2 Liela Street, LV-3001 Jelgava, Latvia.

The purpose of the OPEN DATA HACKATHON:

  • To identify available open and linked open data sources in agriculture, forestry, environment and transport.
  • To exchange experience between teams and projects developing platforms for open and linked open data.
  • To establish links between open and linked open data producers, SMEs and free-lance developers.
  • To support development of new apps based on open data in agriculture, forestry, environment and transport and their commercial exploitation.

Who we are looking for:

  • Organisations which are data holders, developing open platforms and interested in making their solutions publicly available. This includes interoperability testing of your platforms and attracting potential external developers or investors.
  • SMEs and freelance developers interested in developing new apps based on open and linked open data.
  • Potential investors looking for new interesting products.
  • The OPEN DATA HACKATHON is free of charge.

For further information, please visit Open Data Hackathon website .

For registration to the OPEN DATA HACKATHON, please fill in the registration form  before 5thSeptember 2014.


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