SharePSI 2.0 – Call for Submissions for Samos Summit

Uses of Open Data Within Government for Innovation and Efficiency

Share-PSI 2.0 is the European network for the exchange of experience and ideas around implementing open data policies in the public sector. It brings together government departments, standards bodies, academic institutions, commercial organisations, trade associations and interest groups to identify what does and doesn’t work, what is and isn’t practical, what can and can’t be expected of different stakeholders.

Call for Papers

The first public meeting of SharePSI will be held in Samos from 30.6. to 1. 7. 2014. Participants are invited to submit short position papers describing initiatives undertaken to make public sector information available and the impact that these efforts have had. These should not be academic papers but descriptions of the discussion or presentation you would like to offer.

Topics include, but are not limited to:

  • uses of open data within government for innovation and efficiency proving the value of open data within the public sector;
  • improvement in public service delivery;
  • examples of open data utilisation for policy making purposes;
  • visionary ideas on open data utilisation within society and policy modelling;
  • new approaches for public sector information processing and visualisation;
  • open data and citizen participation in information gathering / crowdsourcing;
  • the open data feedback loop — communication between organizations that publish data and users of the data;
  • collaboration between different communities.

Submission should equal about 5 pages in volume and should be in a non-proprietary format (HTML, PDF, ePub etc.) via e-mail to group-share-psi@w3.org.

For more information please visit the official project web site.

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The Center for eGovernance is partner of the SharePSI 2.0 Network.

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