Open Knowledge Nepal (OKN) and Center for Data Journalism Nepal (CDJN) with the help of others civil society organization is all set to host “Data-a-thon for Journalist” on 28th of January as a pre-event of the International Open Data Day 2018. The output of the Datathon will be later showcased in the main event which will be organized on March 3rd, 2018.
pen Data Day is an annual celebration of open data all over the world. For the seventh time in history, groups from around the world will create local events on the day where they will use open data in their communities. It’s a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to write applications, liberate data, create visualizations and publish analyses using open public data to show support for and encourage the adoption of open data policies by the world’s local, regional and national governments. It is an opportunity to show the benefits of open data and encourage the adoption of open data policies in government, business, and civil society. The goal to mark this event is team building among open communities and beginning a series of collaborative events for enhancing knowledge and awareness about the free and open source software, open data, open content, and various open knowledge technologies.
For registration write at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Seats are very limited so only a few selected participants will be invited to join the event.
Venue: Yalamaya Kendra, Patan
Date: 28th January 2018
Time: 8 AM – 3 PM