- Between 24 and 26th April the case study partners in the 'Exploring the Emerging Impacts of Open Data in Developing Countries' (ODDC) project came together in London for the first time to share details of their research work, and to build shared research methods and frameworks.
- The ODDC study is funded by Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and co-ordinated by the World Wide Web Foundation. The call for proposals that led to the current case studies was developed alongside the first Open Government Partnership Plenary in Brasilia.
Thursday 25th April - 9am
- On Thursday, the 17 ODDC case studies spent time learning about the background of the project, and sharing details of the context of open data in their own countries and issue areas. The project is based on interdisciplinary case studies that will explore the use of open data in diverse settings.
- Professor Nigel Shadbolt presented to the group on the history of Open Government Data in the UK.