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Why does open matter?


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Keynote presentation at the inaugural open access week conference at the University of New Brunswick at Saint John organized by Information Services and Systems.

Keynote presentation at the inaugural open access week conference at the University of New Brunswick at Saint John organized by Information Services and Systems.

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  • 1. Why does open matter? Tracey P. LauriaultGeomatics and Cartographic Research Centre Carleton University ( bailiwick 2012: focus on open acces Information Services and Systems University of New Brunswick Wednesday, October 24, 2012 Grand Hall, Saint John, New Brunswick
  • 2. Blue MarbleJoseph Campbell “the society of the Planet” from the Power of the Myth in reference to the Blue Marble Image released by NASA in 1972
  • 3. Open Access Scenarios
  • 4. Citizen - Participation Budget Plateau
  • 5. Citizen - Recreation
  • 6. Citizen - Accountability
  • 7. Citizen – Dining and Health
  • 8. Citizen - Access Catherine Roy:
  • 9. Citizen - Health
  • 10. Citizen – Transparency  Les appels d’offres et certain contrats octroyés de la Ville de Montréal et la province du Québec (version détaillée ici)  Le registre des entreprises du Canada  Les dons au partis politiques du Canada  Les dons aux partis politiques du Québec  Le registre des lobbyistes du gouvernment fédéral(aussi registre et journal)  Licenses restreintes dans lindustrie de la construction  Les contrats octroyés par la Ville de Laval depuis 2007  Les contrats octroyés par la Ville de Montréal depuis 2006
  • 11. Citizen - Hackathons hackathon-montreal-ouvert/?lang=en mpMTL
  • 12. Citizen - Entrepreneur  All 10,000 public and private foundations.  Exhaustive list of federal and provincial funding programs specifically for non- profits (over 700).  Corporate funders (500 and growing).
  • 13. Citizen – Inuit Sea Ice Use and Occupancy Data & Software - Nunaliit Cybercartographic Atlas Framework (BSD) - Geogratis Framework & Topographic Data (Unrestricted terms of use) - Flow lines collected by different hunters (Shared rights) - More sensitive data – e.g. Bear Dens, sacred sites, environmentally sensitive data are for viewing & use by the community only - Data will become part of IPY Canada
  • 14. Community - Place Names
  • 15. Territory – Treaty Process
  • 16. Past & Present
  • 17. Citizen Science
  • 18. NGO
  • 19. NGO, City, University
  • 20. Environment forces-canada-to-report-pollution-data-for-mines
  • 21. Municipal Official http://www.municipaldata-
  • 22. Chief Medical Officer of Health
  • 23. Chief Medical Officer of Health
  • 24. Social Determinants of Health
  • 25. Transportation planner Données sources Au niveau municipal, les données sont accessibles indirectement sur le site de la ville de Montréal. En dautres termes, ces données nont pas été prévues pour être utilisées de manière directe mais sont affichées sur une carte dans la section Info-Travaux. Au niveau provinciale, les données viennent du Ministère des transports du Québec et de son service Québec 511. Là aussi le MTQ se démarque de ses homologues canadiens en étant a priori le premier à proposer des données GPS pour la localisation des chantiers.
  • 26. Transportation planner; jsessionid=1361AFFCF2C4E5B4D8071E5D489026EF
  • 27. Disaster monitoring Safecast is a global sensor network for collecting and sharing radiation measurements to empower people with data about their environments
  • 28. Remote Sensing & Human Rights AAAS Scientific Responsibility, Human Rights and Law Program Satellite Imagery Analysis for Urban Conflict Documentation: Aleppo, Syria
  • 29. Where to get data
  • 30. Open Data Cities • OpenData Framework; Municipal Open • Ville de Montréal Portails données ouvertes Government Framework (QC), Montréal Ouvert – Citizen Led • City of Burlington (ON), Pilot • City of Nanaimo (BC) • City of Calgary (AB) • City of Niagara Falls (ON) • City of Edmonton (AB) • District of North Vancouver (BC) GeoWeb • City of Fredericton (NB) • City of Ottawa (ON), Citizens’ APP Group – • Gatineau Ouverte – Citizen Led OpenData Ottawa; Apps • City of Guelph (ON), Guelph Coffee and • Region of Peel (ON) Code – Citizen Led • Ville de Québec Catalogue de données, / • City of Hamilton (Transit Feed) (ON), Open Capitale Ouverte (QC)- Citizen Led in Ville de Data Hamilton – Citizen Led Québec • OpenHalton (ON) – Citizen Led • City of Prince George (BC) catalog • City of London (ON), OpenData London – • City of Regina (SK) Open Gov & Open Data site Citizen Led • City of Surrey (BC) GIS Catalog • Township of Langley (BC) • City of Toronto (ON); DataTO – Citizen • City of Mississauga – Mississauga Data Group (ON) • City of Vancouver (BC); Open Data Wiki • Region of Waterloo (ON) – Citizen Led • City of Windsor (ON) Open Data Catalog
  • 31. Open Data Federal Project
  • 32. Open Aid
  • 33. Open Data Provinces
  • 34. Community Data Portal
  • 35. NRCan ary/keyStudiesReports
  • 36. Data advocacy
  • 37. Data Negotiation
  • 38. Open Data NGOs
  • 39.
  • 40. Equal Right to be Counted /
  • 41. Public Consultations Open Government Consultations Toward a National Digital Information Strategy: (TBS) Mapping the Current Situation in Canada (LAC) Stewardship of Research Data in Mapping the Data Landscape: National Data Archive Consultation Canada: A Gap Report of the 2011 Canadian (SSHRC) Analysis Research Data Summit 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 GeoConnections study on Archiving, Canadian Digital InformationManagement and Preservation of Geospatial Strategy (CDIS) (LAC) DataNational Consultation on Access to Scientific Digital Economy Consultation, Data Final Report (NCASRD) Industry Canada (IC)
  • 42. Data Policy
  • 43. Geo Research Data
  • 44. Health Data
  • 45. Research Data
  • 46. Open Gov. Resolution
  • 47. Policy Primers & Guidelines
  • 48. Open Government Partnership
  • 49. LAW
  • 50. Law and PolicyMapping the Legal and Policy Ethics and Consent in Arctic DigitalBoundaries of Digital Cartography Research(SSHRC Partnership Project) - Interdisciplinary, historical & cultural study of consent - Examine Consent Models in the North- Centre for Law, Technology and - Consult w/ northern data contributors Society - Consult w/ researchers & officials- Natural Resources Canada - GCRC & CLTS will Develop a data consent- Geomatics and Cartographic model Research Centre - GCRC to Build a data collection consent framework into data collection technology
  • 51. GCRC – Guiding Principles• Products produced w/public funds belong to the public  Whenever possible open access comes first  BSD License  Use data from open access sources  Creative Commons  Share as much as possible  Publish in Open Access Journals  Create and use open source software, tools, widgets, etc.  Design for open source browsers  Participate in open access, open data, open source for a  Build in consent and data access protocols into data collection tools  Conduct research on access to data, consent, law and policy  Encourage these principles in public consultations  Education & Capacity building  Adhere to interoperability standards and specifications  Data Preservation
  • 52. PanelCan open lead to business opportunities?What will scholarly communication look like in the future?Can New Brunswick join existing infrastructures such as Scholars Portals?Open data journalism?