When: Thursday, Feb 01 | 2:50 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: tbd

Days: Thursday. Event Types: Session. Sectors: Public Libraries. Subjects: Community, Open, and Programming.


Description:

How can libraries position themselves to support the vision of an open government? Bianca Wylie (Open Data Institute of Toronto) and Toronto Public Library staff discuss their continued partnership to host hackathons, programs, training, and to engage the civic tech community to build an understanding of the open data movement.

Outcomes:
* To learn about the open data movement
* To learn about ways to create learning and engagement opportunities using open data
* To learn how to create an environment that engages civic-minded individuals