Events

We don't just want Data Mill North to be an open data repository, we want it to be part of the ever growing digital community in our region.  Whether it's innovation labs, hack days or lightening talks if it's going on we'll promote it here.  So, if you're arranging anything, get in touch and we'd only be too happy to help promote it!

Upcoming Events

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Open innovation with Defra data

Date: 30/03/2017

Venue: ODI Leeds, 3rd Floor, Munro House, Leeds, LS9 8AG

Following on from the open meeting and the air quality hack event, the third event as part of our work with Defra is a 1-day innovation pathway and showcase.

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ODI Leeds and friends showcase

Date: 24/04/2017

Venue: ODI Leeds, Duke Street, Leeds, LS9 8AG

Leeds Digital Festival returns for 2017, and with it so does our ODI Leeds & Friends Showcase!

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Code in the dark

Date: 27/04/2017

Venue: Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen, 1-1a Cross Belgrave Street, Leeds, LS2 8JP

Code in the Dark returns as part of Leeds Digital Festival 2017 for its second ever UK event
The competition will see 25 front-end developers face the clock and each other in front of a live audience
“It’s more rock and roll than you’d expect from an event like this”

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Past Events

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Free Friday lunchtime lectures – Transforming charitable giving with open data

Date: 24/03/2017

Venue: ODI Leeds, 3rd Floor Munro House, Duke Street, Leeds, LS9 8AG

It’s not currently possible to find a complete dataset on all charitable grants in the UK. 360Giving exists to change this. Its vision is that UK grantmaking is more informed, effective and strategic.
This lunchtime lecture will focus on 360’s progress so far, including challenges and lessons learned. The 360Giving team is also interested to hear from ODI staff about implementing behaviour change within organisations based on better access to information and open data.

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Stockport hackathon 2017

Date: 04/03/2017

Venue: Fred Perry House, Edward Street, Stockport, SK1 3UR

Stockport Council has trawled the web to find out what people think about Stockport including comments, the things they like, complaints, and enquiries. We also have collated data from citizens with questions such as ‘What do you care about most in Stockport?’ and ‘What image comes to mind when you think of Stockport?’. This combined with our anonymised and aggregated contact centre data means that we have the data regarding what people in or visiting Stockport care about the most.

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#AirHack

Date: 24/02/2017 - 25/02/2017

Venue: ODI Leeds, 3rd Floor, Munro House, Leeds, LS9 8AG

Welcome to #AirHack, our 2-day event working with Defra to explore air quality – the problems, the data, the solutions.
We’re looking for anyone and everyone insterested in air quality – data scientist, programmer, technologist, maker, story-teller, activist, analyst, policy maker, etc. Maybe you’ve been using any of the commercial air sensors (or DIY solution) and want to talk about your findings, or maybe you work in health and want to see how Defra data could be used in future health planning, or maybe you have ideas about reducing air pollution.

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