ODI Summit: Open Data, so what? - panel

How can we go beyond fun stories, into concrete real world implementations? How can we insure that the products and the services that we produce with open data are meaningful to the general public, policy makers and professionals? The Open Data, so what panel, set out to pose these questions to a panel, featuring;

  • Christopher Graham (Information Commissioner UK)
  • Liam Maxwell (Government CTO – Cabinet Office, UK Government)
  • Michael Flowers (Chief Analytics Officer – City of New York)
  • Laura James (CEO – Open Knowledge Foundation)
  • Paul Baker (CEO – Webitects)
  • Chaired by Ben Goldacre (Research Fellow – London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)

The ODI Annual Summit was held on Tuesday 29th October 2013 in the Museum of London. Featuring high-profile speakers, open data luminaries and leading thinkers from business, government, technology and start-ups. The summit brought together an international line-up of acclaimed experts including world wide web inventor and ODI founder Sir Tim Berners-Lee. The summit was hosted by co-founder and chair Sir Nigel Shadbolt and CEO Gavin Starks.