The November OpenDataParty is an initiative of Connected Development to make and spread open data. People from all around Nigeria and the world will gather together on-line or in person to make things with and around open data while in a party mode ;) Yes, we have music, free stickers, souvenirs and #OpenDrinks! and View Pictures from our last Party Here
As a follow up to our Open Data Day in Abuja The October #OpenDataParty is organized by Follow The Money with support from The Indigo Trust , Open Knowledge Foundation's School of Data and Heinrich Boll Foundation Nigeria and this time around we will be taking you to the School of Data for 2 days! You can Join us at the Africa University of Science and Technology, Km 10, Airport Road, Galadimawa, Abuja, FCT on Friday, November 28 and Saturday, November 29, 2014 from 8am - 5pm. [See Timeline for Activities Below]
RESOURCES FROM THIS EVENT [CLICK EACH TO VIEW AND DOWNLOAD]
PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES
DAY 1 (FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2014) DATA EXPEDITION
9-9.30am – Registration | Introductory/Welcome Remarks
9.30 – 11am - Data Pipelines?
11 – 11.30am - Coffee Break/Media Briefing
11.30 – 1.30 - Skill Share [Using Mobile Phones to Ground Truth Data | Open Street Maps | Data Scraping Tools | Data Analysis Tools [Excel, Google spreadsheets]| Digital Security and Privacy
1.30 – 2.30pm - Telling Stories with Data - [Storytelling mechanisms and tools for Journalists | Using Data for Advocacy for NGOs| Using the FOIA]
2.30 – 3.30pm – Lunch
3.30 – 4.30pm – The World Cafe for Unconference
4.30 – 5.00pm - What have you learnt
DAY 2 (SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2014) THE HEALTH FUND SPRINT
Where did all the Health Expenditures in Nigeria Go? Lets Find Out. You can join us online (if you have internet and on Skype) by [CLICKING HERE] This was what we made at this event - The Nigeria Health Funds Tracker
9.00 – 9.30am What have we learnt?
9.30 - 9.45am What about Goronyo Mapping Party?
9.45 - 10.00am What about Health Funds Data Sprint?
10 – 10.30am Tea/Coffee Break
10.30 pm – 1.30pm Mapping | Data Sprint [Laptops + Music + Coffee + Drinks]
1.30 - 2.30pm Lunch
2.30 - 3.30pm Rounding Up + Presentation: Mapping | Data Sprint
3.30 - 4.00pm Networking + Vote of Thanks
The Open Data Party Party will start with our Data Expedition Class [Training on Data and its use with much emphasis on health infrastructure data]; ; and also create a new platform for NGOs, journalists and citizens to use in tracking health expenditures - Bring your laptops, coffee mugs, and power extension cords.
Hamzat Lawal (firstname.lastname@example.org)or Oludotun Babayemi (email@example.com) or
Connect with us on @4lowthemoney or @connected_dev
Follow the hashtag #OpenDataParty