Bridging the data divide: Closing the “Open” gap

As public institutions endeavour to provide greater access to data, society grapples with how to leverage it. How do we close the gap? These experts will give insight into the best practices already being harnessed, including preparing an organization to be more open, and bringing expert practitioners together with activists in the community. Find out what kind of magic happens when data and expertise are brought together.


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Lewis Wynne-Jones
Head of Data Acquisition and Content Strategy, ThinkData Works

Mita Williams
Science librarian at the Leddy Library of the University of Windsor.

Andrés L. Dorado
Business Analytics Program Manager for the City of Edmonton’s Analytics Centre of Excellence

Moderator: Kevin Tuer, Managing Director of Canada’s Open Data Exchange