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Digital Futures Lunchtime Talks: Finding Stories in Data (part I)

March 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

ODI Queensland is delighted to partner with State Library of Queensland in presenting this short series of lunchtime talks as part of SLQ’s 2017 Digital Futures series.

Are you new to open data and wonder what it can do for you? Come along to these introductory lunchtime talks, find out what open data is and how to unlock its value for yourself or your business.

Open data is data that anyone can access, use and share. Governments, businesses and individuals can use open data to bring about social, economic and environmental benefits.

During the first talk we will cover:

  • What is data?
  • What is open data?
  • What makes data open?
  • Why do we need open data?
  • How can we use open data to create new value?

The discussions with also touch on:

  • Innovation and growth in businesses
  • Opportunities for individuals and businesses
  • Impact on society and public policy
  • Benefits for culture and the environment.


March 9
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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State Library of Queensland – Gallery
Level 2 Stanley Place
South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia
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