“Open Europe: Open Data for Open Society”, strengthening the European Information Society

Feb 23, 2015

Latvian Open Technology Association (LATA) in collaboration with the Centre for Public Policy PROVIDUS and the public participation platform ManaBalss.lv organizes international conference “Open Europe: Open Data for Open Society” taking place 18th-19th of February, 2015, Riga & Jelgava. The conference is financed by the Latvian state. The conference is included into official agenda of Presidency.


The event aims to promote the development and strengthening of the Information Society in Europe. During the event there will be organized an international conference with a discussion panel on open society, attended by 200 participants from 16 EU Member States. Participants’ knowledge synergies during discussions will be resulted in proposals for open data and “open policy” solution for planning and contribution to the EU-level policy initiatives in the development and regulation of the European Citizens’ Initiative and the Digital Agenda for Europe.

An international conference will take place in Riga, a discussion panel will be held in Jelgava. The conference will be a platform for the exchange of experience for an inclusive information society development between the public sector, business sector and the non-government sector experts from European Union Member States.

Find more info about the conference: http://lata.org.lv/conference-2015/

Agenda: http://lata.org.lv/conference-2015/presentations/

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