Open Data

Let's visualize it! Making sense of globalization through data visualization

Making sense of our world at a time of rapidly growing complexity is becoming more and more of a challenge. At the same time, the amount of available data is exploding, providing a foundation for many insights yet to be discovered. But how do we get from data to knowledge? In the session, the role of data visualization in exploring, understanding and communicating the interdependent developments of our globalized world will be looked at from different angles.
05/06/2014 - 15:00 to 16:00

Using open data to map what Big Oil does around the world (UPDATED)

OpenOil invites you to help contribute to a global and permanent map of BP and its 1,500 affiliate companies around the world, using public filings and disclosures, a Google form, and open visualisation techniques. In 60 minutes you will hear from activists in the Niger Delta and London why this is important - and then get to work adding some data to the network mapping.
05/06/2014 - 12:30 to 13:30