Opendata.ch Conference 2015

Written by Léonard Mouny, State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation

On 1 July 2015, the association Opendata.ch held its annual conference in Bern. On this occasion the major actors from the Swiss and international open data scene were present. The conference lasted a whole day and was divided into three parts; it started with keynotes on different aspects of Open Data, followed by workshops dedicated to specific themes and was concluded by a panel debate about the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of the Swiss legal framework for Open Data. In this article, the essence of this conference will be summarised.

Source: Slide from Matthias Stürmer Presentation

Source: Slide from Matthias Stürmer Presentation



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