East Africa Open Data Fest: Open Sustainable Development Data

17/08/2016 – 18/08/2016, Nairobi, Kenya

Hosted by Strathmore University, the Government of Kenya, the World Bank, Code for Africa, the Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition Program, Digital Globe, IBM, Journalists, and Civil Society groups, the East Africa Open Data Fest will provide a platform for sharing the experiences on the adoption of Open Data and also create opportunities for investment and partnerships related to Open Data. The Africa Open Data Community is a convening space for tech industry, small businesses, journalists, civic tech, entrepreneurs, researchers, students, IT solution providers, banks, telcoms, insurance companies, NGO’s, donor organizations, and local and national governments to connect virtually and in person to share advances in open data, share lessons, and form new collaborations.  We seek a transparent, open dialogue and concrete action on common challenges and shared solutions for communities and partners across Africa…more