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This Week in Open Government | January 4, 2013

2013 is off to an exciting start with the announcement of several events in the open data and open government sectors. We are looking forward to these events:

  • The Canadian University Software Engineering Conference is taking place January 17th to 19th at the Delta Hotel in Montreal. Jonathan Brun, one of our board members, will be presenting on open data and open government at the event.

  • The OpenGov Hub in Washington, D.C. will launch next week with a party on January 10th. If you are in the area, be sure to check out the new home open government organizations like Ushahidi, Global Integrity, the World Wide Web Foundation and the Open Government Partnership.

  • The Open Data Exchange mini-conference will take place on April 6th in Montreal. Experts and enthusiasts at the event will discuss uses of open data in civic engagement, scientific research, international aid and more. Open North’s executive director, James McKinney will being presenting as well.

Happy New Year from Open North!

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