SCHEDULE

EDMONTON PUBLIC LIBRARY’S ALBERTA OPEN DATA SUMMIT

Friday, October 14

TimeTitle  
9:30 - 10:30Coffee and registration
10:30 - 12:00What's Next? Confronting Sustainability Challenges of Canada's Open Data Community
Jean-Noé Landry
Library Theatre
12:00 - 1:00Lunch
Breakout Sessions
Library TheatreCentennial RoomEdmonton Room
1:00 - 1:25The Future of Open Data in Edmonton
Matt Dance
Mack Male
Elise Stolte
Integrating Volunteer Civic Technology Initiatives into City Services: A Prototyping Model
David Rauch
Lydia Zvyagintseva
Fracking and Earthquakes – What’s the Risk?
Alastair Muir
1:35 - 2:00The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health
Jennifer Skinner
These Librarians Started Playing With Open Data - You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!
Paul R. Pival
Brian Jackson
2:10 – 2:35Differentiating Your Small Business Through Open Data
Elisse and Roberto Moreno
Open Data Storytelling for Resilient Local Food Systems
Kathryn Lennon
Supporting Open Data! - An Overview of the U of A Libraries’ Research Data Management Services
Larry Laliberté
Michelle Brailey
2:45 – 3:10Application of Machine Learning Algorithms to Improve Resource Allocation for Municipal Services
Koosha Golmohammadi
Teaching with Open Data: Strategies for Data Literacy Instruction
Lydia Zvyagintseva
The Unexpected 4 Year Journey of Open Government at the Government of Alberta
Mark Diner
3:10 - 3:30Coffee and Networking Break
3:30 - 3:55Data Journalism: Digital Storytelling in the Age of Open Data
Dr. Rey Rosales
Alberta Municipalities Panel: Calgary, Edmonton and Strathcona County on their Evolution to Open
Walter Simbirski
Yvonne Chen
Michael Houston
Developing a Non-profit Data Strategy for Alberta
Geoff Zakaib
Russ Dahms
George Alvarez
Xinjie Cui
Mark Diner
Richard Williams
Larry Svenson

4:05 - 4:30Naming Edmonton: Crowdsourcing an Open Dataset. What Worked? What Didn't?
Matt Dance
4:40 - 5:05How Did Your Councillor Vote? A Case Study on Aggregating and Making Useful Contextless Open Data
Troy Pavlek

Saturday, October 15

 Program RoomMakerspaceCentennial RoomEdmonton Room
9:00 - 9:30Visualizing Open Data with Tableau Public
Karen Parker
Registration

Registration
9:30 - 10:30Hackathon Kick-off

Unconference Kick-off
10:30 - 11:00Coffee
11:00 - 11:30Exploring Open Data - a Hitchhiker's Guide to R
Fahim Hassan
HackathonUnconference session
Unconference session
11:30 - 12:30Linked Open Data: The Essentials of the Semantic Web
Sam Popowich
HackathonUnconference sessionUnconference session
12:30 - 1:30Lunch
1:30 - 2:30Open Tools for Analyzing Texts: Voyant Tools and TAPoR
Geoffrey Rockwell
HackathonUnconference sessionUnconference session
2:30 – 3:30Make Your Open Data Dance with D3 (What Those Cool Visualizations are Made With)
Eugene Chen
HackathonUnconference sessionUnconference session
3:30 - 4:00coffee
4:00 – 4:30Open Data Jeopardy
Troy Pavlek
HackathonUnconference sessionUnconference session
4:30 - 5:00HackathonUnconference sessionUnconference session