Main ambition is to support the apps development, built on top of re-use of open data and application programming interface(API) of public sector organisations. 2017 starts the new era in openning of public sector data based on set of Resolutions of the Government of the Slovak Republic (104/2017 a 346/2017 - SK only). Although the process of data oppening has just started, set of datasets is being made available as open data via SK Open Data Portal. The amount will rise, butt it's necessary to search for evidence, this effort makes sense. Therefore set of public sector authorities has joined forces in order to find out:
To proof that there is potential, present what’s behind you and your mates! Identify the possibilities, pitch ideas, promote your data, re-use available open data, API & software technologies to create new data, software, apps, or visualisations! And last but not least meet new people and spent two days in Bratislava just before the Christmas.
Initial list of application domains:
In order to support the participants of the event, following resources will be made available:
It’s not about winning - it’s about learning and making contacts, friends and networks (so everyone’s a winner!).
A panel of representatives of organisers and invited experts will select the best outcomes.
Awards have been supported by:
This single sessions hackathon event will be combined with the set of contributions under the title "Open Data Academy. DanubeHack 3.0 will provide the space for development of new apps, services and data, including inspiring contributions from the experts in the related domains.
Warm up, by presenting the aim of the event, input data and technology as well as participants. Pitching the ideas into the projects and setting up the project teams, Open Data Academy, midhack.
Day 1 follow up, presentation of the projects outcomes, evaluation and awarding of the best ones.
Day 1 Saturday
Invitation and introduction of the event
|09:15||Data, API, technology intro|
|09:30||Pitching/Collection of the project ideas|
|10:00|| Creating the teams / hacking
Open data academy I. : - BASIC (Open data awareness raising)
1.Open Data in cube. Ján Gondoľ
2.Why data shall be open and what are the benefits? Iveta Ferčíková / Milan Andrejkovič
3.Where to search for open data? (data.gov.sk, eurodataportal). Silvia Horváthová
4.What are the apps built on top of public sector open data? Peter Hanečák
5. How to engage communities? Patterns from abroad? Ján Suchal
Open Data Academy II.: - ADVANCED
6.Where are we, with respect to the international open data ratings and how we can be better? Peter Hanečák
7. What are the most wanted open data in Slovakia? What we can lose / gain / with the non/publishing? Milan Andrejkovič
8.Real opportunities for reuse of geospatial data in Slovakia. Jakub Kočica
9.INSPIRE & Open Geo Data. Martin Tuchyňa
10.How to represent selected geospatial data supporting DCAT-AP (GEO-DCAT) + INSPIRE as linked data. Miroslav Líška & Marek Šurek
|18:00||MidHack - presenting the achievements and problems teams are facing|
|20:00|| End of day 1
Day 2 Sunday
|17:30||Anouncing and awarding the winners|
|18:00||Conclusions and acknowledgements|
DanubeHack 3.0 is the third edition of the Hackathon organised in Bratislava (Slovakia) as follow up of the DanubeHack 2015, 2016. Main aim of the DanubeHack 3.0 is to create the space, where those with the interest in potential of Open (Geo) Data can meet, present their ideas, knowledge a discuss the possible ways of further cooperation or project ideas.
Danube hack will last 2 days, starting on the Saturday morning (16th of December 2017) and will last till Sunday evening (17th of December 2017). For more detailed roadmap and updates in agenda, check regularly this website.
Any enthusiasts willing to show, what can be done with available data and technologies as well as anybody with the interest in improvement or sharing the knowledge with related topics are more than welcome. The same applies for those willing to present available Open Data. Anyway, because of capacity limitations, organisers will evaluate the registration proposals in order to cover thematic and geographical scope of the event.
Main motivation to consider your participation should be the willingness to explore or demonstrate the potential of the Open (Geo) Data added value as well as share and collect related information, knowledge and experience. Data produces can also advertise their Open Data and get direct feedback from their users. Geo data by its nature provides spatial delineation for any phenomena we are facing these days. Therefore, despite the primary geodata focus any non - spatial data which can have direct on indirect linkage to location and space will be in scope, independently of their origin. The same will be applied for technology part of the event, where any perspective software platforms, solutions as well as approaches and methodologies will be more than welcome. Initial List of resources (covering identified data, catalogues and related tools) has been made available and will be updated by the organizers, supporters including input received from you. Registration was possible via registration form.
Hackathon will be primarily focused on implementation of the ideas presented and supported by the teams created from the participants at the beginning. Open Data Academy will provide the small enrichment of the event with the short inspirative contributions for the relevant topics.
The success and quality of the event is closely linked with the received support and sponsoring. Event can provide unique opportunity to trigger promising ideas, gain new knowledge or uncover smart experts. Therefore, various modules of event supporters/sponsors have been identified:
Participation is free of charge, based on the registration. Because of the capacity limitations, organisers will evaluate the registration proposals in order to cover thematic and geographical scope of the event. Selected participants will be contacted with further details.
Watch this space regularly, or follow the latest updates via Facebook .
To provide the support for the hackathon participants, group of mentors with expertise from wide set of domains will be on place to provide the guidance, where needed. Evaluation of the outcomes from the projects established during the hackathon will be undertaken by the panel of skilled judges.
There will be prepared essential package of food and drinks for the whole event, including connection to the electric and internet networks. Hackathon participants shall bring their tools and enthusiasm.
No. When the Hackathon kicks off, you’ll have the chance to pitch your idea to all participants, or to join a team you find interesting. Teams may combine or split up according to their interests and goals.
Hackathon will take place in lab.cafe Bratislava. Transport options: