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Experts gather for data summit

Government transparency focus for 'un-conference'

Academics, officials and industry experts from across the globe are gathering for a unique 'un-conference' in Douglas today.

The second annual Open Data Camp is taking place in the parliament buildings on Finch Road.

Every aspect of data collection - from privacy and transparency to hacking and cutting-edge research - is up for discussion.

Tickets are still available for the event, which opens at 9.30am.

You can find more information here.

One of the keynote speakers this afternoon is Denis Parfenov, who has campaigned for governments to release more transparent data on public services:

 

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