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OGDCamp 2011: Call for Participation

From: Daniel Dietrich <daniel.dietrich@okfn.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Sep 2011 11:12:26 +0200
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Dear All

The following is the Call for Participation for the Open Government Data Camp 2011

  * http://ogdcamp.org/cfp/

  * What: The world's biggest open data event to date.
  * When: 20-21st October, with satellite events from 17-26th October
  * Where: Warsaw, Poland
  * Web: http://www.ogdcamp.org
  * Hashtag: #ogdcamp

# Submit your Proposal

This event and will bring together the international Open Government Data Community, so please: be bold! We encourage people to submit talks, workshops and satellite events that are visionary, extraordinary and even mindblowing! If you have something to say, propose or demonstrate that will ignite the imagination of the crowd.

Please submit a proposal via the link below:

  * http://ogdcamp.org/programme/submit/

There are four main kinds of submission:

  * Lightning presentations - 5 minutes
  * Talks - 10-15 minutes
  * Sessions - 2-4 hours
  * Satellite events in the days surrounding the camp - 1/2 day / full day

## About 

The camp has 4 key objectives:

  * Build consensus  around core open data principles and values
  * Build community  expand and strengthen international open data community
  * Share ideas  on the future of open data and how we can do things better
  * Make things  from starting projects, to making plans, to writing code

## Who is behind it?

Open Government Data Camp is run as collaborative partnership between key stakeholders in the open government data community around the world. Find out more at:

  * http://ogdcamp.org/about/who/

# Registration

Registration is now open. Make sure you get one of the few early bird tickets at

  * http://ogdcamp.org/register/

## Travel Bursaries

We have several travel bursaries available to support participants who could otherwise note afford to attend the camp, including:

  * A European bursary for EU27 citizens and residents travelling from within Europe, provided by the European Commission.
  * An international bursary.
  * A US bursary, provided by the Sunlight Foundation.

Full details are available at:

  * http://ogdcamp.org/bursaries/

## Stay in touch

If you're interested in talking with others interested in open government data around the world, you can introduce yourself on the open-government mailing list:

  * http://lists.okfn.org/mailman/listinfo/open-government

You can follow developments on Twitter with the hashtag #ogdcamp. 

If you have any questions for the organising team, please contact: info@ogdcamp.org

We are looking forward meeting you in Warsaw!

Daniel Dietrich for the OGDCamp organiser team.

Daniel Dietrich

The Open Knowledge Foundation
Promoting Open Knowledge in a Digital Age
www.okfn.org  -  www.opendefinition.org

Mail: daniel.dietrich@okfn.org
Mobil: +49 171 780 870 3
Twitter: @ddie

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