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  • 1. Building the Global Digital CommonsJonathan Gray (@jwyg)Director of Policy and Ideasjonathan.gray@okfn.org
  • 2. Who are theOpen Knowledge Foundation?
  • 3. We are a global movement to open upknowledge around the world and see itused and useful.
  • 4. We bring together a diverse community,building a network of individuals andorganisations, founded on key principles.
  • 5. We create change by educating,empowering, evangelising and making.
  • 6. We promote open access, open content,and open data, and the public domain.
  • 7. 1. Opening up knowledge2. Seeing it used and useful
  • 8. 1. Opening up knowledge2. Seeing it used and useful
  • 9. What do we mean by open?
  • 10. “A piece of data or content is open ifanyone is free to use, reuse, andredistribute it — subject only, at most, tothe requirement to attribute and/orsharealike.” - OpenDefinition.org
  • 11. We want to see “open by default” in DNA of knowledge society
  • 12. How do we promote openness?
  • 13. Principles, policies and practises
  • 14. Lightweight technical standards like Open Data Protocols http://www.dataprotocols.org
  • 15. Simple legal principles like Panton Principles http://pantonprinciples.org/
  • 16. People
  • 17. Big network of evangelists, hackers,makers, civil servants, civil societyorganisations, scientists, students,journalists, researchers, curators, lawyers,librarians, archivists, activists, artists,analysts, designers, educators, etc.
  • 18. Working Groups in different domains.
  • 19. Open Knowledge Foundation Working Groups http://okfn.org/wg
  • 20. Local Groups in countries and cities around the world.
  • 21. Open Knowledge Foundation Local Groups http://okfn.org/local
  • 22. Events
  • 23. OKFestival 2012, Helsinki 1000+ people for 5 daysTalks, workshops, making http://okfestival.org
  • 24. OKCon 2013, 17-18 September, Geneva Public policy for global digital commons International collaboration http://okcon.org
  • 25. Open Knowledge Foundation Meetupshttp://www.meetup.com/OpenKnowledgeFoundation/
  • 26. Documentation
  • 27. How to open stuff up the right way
  • 28. Open Data Handbookhttp://opendatahandbook.org/
  • 29. 1. Opening up knowledge2. Seeing it used and useful
  • 30. How do we promote reuse?
  • 31. Skills and training
  • 32. Data Journalism Handbookhttp://datajournalismhandbook.org/
  • 33. School of Datahttp://schoolofdata.org/
  • 34. Awards, challenges, competitions, fellowships, sprints
  • 35. Open Data Challengehttp://opendatachallenge.org/
  • 36. Open Humanities Awardshttp://openhumanitiesawards.org/
  • 37. Stadt Land <Code>http://stadtlandcode.de/
  • 38. Panton Fellowships for Open Data in Science
  • 39. Tools and projects
  • 40. Where Does My Money Go?http://wheredoesmymoneygo.org/
  • 41. OpenSpendinghttp://openspending.org/
  • 42. Europe’s Energyhttp://energy.publicdata.eu
  • 43. CKANhttp://ckan.org/
  • 44. TEXTUShttp://textusproject.org/
  • 45. The Public Domain Reviewhttp://publicdomainreview.org/
  • 46. Collaboration around the commons
  • 47. From citizen science to civic hacking
  • 48. From data journalism to digital humanities
  • 49. Knowledge is not just stuff on hard drives
  • 50. Global network
  • 51. Shared vision of digital commons
  • 52. Using open material to improve the world
  • 53. Working together to make it happen
  • 54. Jonathan Grayjonathan.gray@okfn.org | @jwyg Director of Policy and IdeasThe Open Knowledge Foundation http://okfn.org | @okfn