Program 2018-10-17T12:03:14+00:00

Program

CODS18 Pre-Summit Workshops – Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Workshop 1A – 1:00 to 2:30 pm Introduction to Data Visualization Analysis – hosted by Tableau Workshop 2A – 1:00 to 2:30 pm From identifying high-value datasets to cross jurisdictional common data standards
Workshop 1B – 2:45 to 4:15 pm Libraries Wide Open: Bringing the Open Movement to Libraries Workshop 2B – 2:45 to 4:15 pm Maximizing Geospatial Data Software – hosted by ESRI
6:00 to 8:00 pm Registration
For full details on Day 1 click here
CODS18 – Thursday, November 8, 2018
8:00 am Registration
9:00 am Official Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15 am
Opening Keynote Speaker: Ontario Chief Digital Officer & Deputy Minister of Government & Consumer Services
Hillary Hartley
9:45 am
Keynote Speaker: Data Governance
Dr. Jonathan Dewar, Executive Director of First Nations Information Governance Centre
10:15 am Coffee & Networking
10:45 am Keynote Speaker: State of Open Data – Local to Global – your introduction to Open Data fluency
Jean-Noe Landry, OpenNorth
11:15 am Expert Panel: Digital Rights
Dr. Jonathan Dewar; Bianca Wylie; Brenda McPhail; moderated by Dr. Karen Louise Smith
12:15 pm Luncheon Keynote: Harnessing the Power of Open Data – Karen Stewart, ESRI
1:15 pm Expert Panel: Surprising Allies – The Open Secret of Big Business and Open Data.
Perspectives: Thomson Reuters Lab; Dun & Bradstreet; Weather Network; Teranet; Beckage Law, Buffalo; rel8ed.to
Easing Collaboration: Stream 1 Effective Collaboration: Stream 2 Excellent Collaboration: Stream 3
2:15 pm Hackathon Blueprint Visualizations Driving Decisions – Part 1 Open Data Portals for Community & Ecology: Convening for Common Good
3:15 pm Break
3:45 pm The Connected Countryside: Imagining Rural Canada 2.0 Open Data Doesn’t Mean Open Government or Even Open Data – A challenging discussion Building a Pan-Canadian Framework on Open Government Through Intergovernmental Collaboration
4:45 pm Day 2 wrap-up
6:30 pm 2018 Canadian Open Data Awards – Celebration Dinner
For full details on Day 2 click here
CODS18 – Friday, November 9, 2018
8:00 am Breakfast and Networking
9:00 am
Welcome Back & Today’s Program Overview – Conference Co-Chairs
9:15 am
Keynote Speaker: Data Commons in Montreal’s Smart City
Easing Collaboration: Stream 1 Effective Collaboration: Stream 2 Effective Collaboration: Stream 3
9:45 am Civic Tech Session – details being finalized Open Engagement & Co-Creation: Moving from Talking Together to Working Together Community Safety (Police Services): Open Data, Analytics, Visualization, Public Communications – details being finalized
10:45 am Coffee Break and Networking
11:15 am Evolving Open Data for Internal Collaboration Toward True Common Standards
– Federal – Provincial Federated Search & MISA Open Data Pilot
The Open Data Apps (and Licensing!) Session
12:15 pm Lunch
1:15 pm Building an Open Data Movement in Canada Strengthening Communities Through Open Data: Ontario Trillium Foundation, Niagara Connects, Alberta Data Partnerships Capitalizing on Emerging Open Data Opportunities – Startups and Non-profits: moderated by Kevin Tuer, ODX – details being finalized
2:15 pm Open Projects at DEIL: exploring the potential of open data using an “open project” approach Community Open Data Portals Civil Society Session – details being finalized
3:15 pm Open Action Plan: What’s Next for Open Data in Canada: Government + Civil Society + Business + Academia
3:45 pm Wrap-up – Summit Co-Chairs
4:00 pm Summit Concludes
For full details on Day 3 click here

Saturday

November 10th

Bonus Event

http://www.datathon.ca/

Join data-savvy students at Brock University in St. Catharines,  for a full day of education about basics of data analytics!