Open Data - Why What & How

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Presented by the ICT Industry Association of the Northern Territory in support of the NT Government’s Open Data Initiative.

This keynote address will be presented by John Sheridan, First Assistant Secretary Technology & Procurement and Australian Government Procurement Coordinator. John Sheridan will share his experience establishing the Federal Government Open Data Portal, including:

  • Why implement open data
  • What are the drivers for open data
  • Considering an open data first policy
  • Approaches to implement open data
  • How to determine what data has value and to who?
  • Risks of making open data available
  • Reaping the rewards of open data

Head shot picture of John SheridanEvent Agenda:

  • Opening address - Minister for Corporate and Information Services, Hon Lauren Moss
  • Open Data Keynote – John Sheridan
  • NT Government open data update – Chris Hosking, Deputy Chief Executive, DCIS
  • Close and Networking drinks


Litchfield Room, 1st floor
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
Esplanade Darwin,
116 Esplanade


Thursday 1st June 2017


2:45pm registration for 3pm start


Event date: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 15:00

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