This one hour workshop will introduce you to the legal, social and technical aspects of open data. The session will focus in open government data to support active citizens in understanding how tax payers money is spent by central and local governments, aiming to support the development transparency policies and legislations by showcasing examples of good practices in the use of open data and to demonstrate how citizens and organisations can enable universal and active participation in politics and community projects.
About the session host
Javiera Atenas is a Teaching and Learning Technologist for STEaPP at UCL. She is a researcher and advocate for Open Access, Open Educational Practices and Open Educational Resources. Javiera is a PhD candidate and Associate Lecturer on digital knowledge and information management for Museums, Universitat de Barcelona.