Open Government Data in EuropeOpen Knowledge Foundation workshop,       Budapest, 19 May 2011  Richard Swetenham  Informat...
The European Commission              and open data (1)Policy Maker    PSI, INSPIRE, Aarhus DirectivesData Collector    Eur...
The European Commission              and open data (2)• Cultural heritage    – Europeana, digital libraries,      museums ...
PSI directive• builds on national rules on  access to documents• allow commercial re-use• charges limited to cost  recover...
Apps Apps Apps   Transport                  Health                    WeatherOpen Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 ...
RED ... local or regionalgovernmental authoritiesGREEN ... local or regionalprivate initiativesYELLOW ... nationwidegovern...
Value of PSI increasingly recognised• Conclusions of the European Council (4 February 2011),  in particular :• 21. The Com...
Food for thoughtAre stakeholders maximising the PSI re-use fullpotential ?1.     Governments2.     Public Sector Holders3....
Review of PSI Directive• ensure level playing field where  government body has business  activity• clarify terminology (ri...
SharePSI "big idea" May               Workshop• 10/11 May, Brussels, 1.5 day  workshop• interoperability and re-use for pu...
Digital Agenda Assembly            workshop 16 June• 01. Open data and re-use of public  sector information• The workshop ...
Open data challenge• Apps competition for PSI• €20,000 prizes• Four main strands:    –   Ideas    –   Apps    –   Visualis...
Hack4Europe!• Europeana will host hackathons stimulating  the use of its cultural heritage metadata.  Europeana holds meta...
data.gov.eu• Commission data portal 2012    – Relationship between data portal and      existing sites with big datasets  ...
Scientific information• Hearing - Luxembourg 30.5.2011• Who is concerned: European  scientific publishing sector,  Europea...
Selected LinksThe Digital Agenda for Europehttp://ec.europa.eu/digital-agendaMaterial on the PSI Directivehttp://ec.europa...
Thank you!     richard.swetenham@ec.europa.euOpen Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011   ••• 17
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Open Government Data in Europe

  1. 1. Open Government Data in EuropeOpen Knowledge Foundation workshop, Budapest, 19 May 2011 Richard Swetenham Information Society and Media Directorate European Commission
  2. 2. The European Commission and open data (1)Policy Maker PSI, INSPIRE, Aarhus DirectivesData Collector Eurostat, Tenders Electronic DailyFunding Agency Research & Innovation LOD2, LATC projectsNetworking, Awareness raisingOpen Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 2
  3. 3. The European Commission and open data (2)• Cultural heritage – Europeana, digital libraries, museums and archives• Scientific information• Public sector informationOpen Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 3
  4. 4. PSI directive• builds on national rules on access to documents• allow commercial re-use• charges limited to cost recovery• transparency, no cross- subsidy, no exclusivityOpen Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 4
  5. 5. Apps Apps Apps Transport Health WeatherOpen Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 5
  6. 6. RED ... local or regionalgovernmental authoritiesGREEN ... local or regionalprivate initiativesYELLOW ... nationwidegovernmental authoritiesBLUE ... nationwideprivate initiativesPURPLE ... transnationalcatalogue Open Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 6
  7. 7. Value of PSI increasingly recognised• Conclusions of the European Council (4 February 2011), in particular :• 21. The Commission is invited to make rapid progress in key areas of the digital economy to ensure the creation of the Digital Single Market by 2015, including the promotion and protection of creativity, the development of e-commerce and the availability of public sector information• http://www.consilium.europa.eu/uedocs/cms_data/do cs/pressdata/en/ec/119175.pdf Open Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 7
  8. 8. Food for thoughtAre stakeholders maximising the PSI re-use fullpotential ?1. Governments2. Public Sector Holders3. Re-users Is greater deployment/ awareness raising needed ? Are the missed opportunities for PSI/Data re-use in Hungary ? Open Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 8
  9. 9. Review of PSI Directive• ensure level playing field where government body has business activity• clarify terminology (right of re- use)• review scope (exceptions)• results of public consultation online• Commission decision on options Nov 2011Open Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 9
  10. 10. SharePSI "big idea" May Workshop• 10/11 May, Brussels, 1.5 day workshop• interoperability and re-use for public sector information• What is holding things up? What can be done?• Use cases; technical standards; legal and licensing aspects of Public Sector Information (licensing in particular)• Call for Participation: position papers by 15 April• http://share-psi.eu/Open Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 10
  11. 11. Digital Agenda Assembly workshop 16 June• 01. Open data and re-use of public sector information• The workshop will bring together stakeholders to help the Commission develop its strategy for open data for the EU, taking into consideration the review of the Public Sector Information Directive• The workshop will build on the results of Share-PSI.eu• http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/events/cf /daa11/item-display.cfm?id=5963Open Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 11
  12. 12. Open data challenge• Apps competition for PSI• €20,000 prizes• Four main strands: – Ideas – Apps – Visualisations – Datasets• Open from 5 April until 5 June. Prizes at DAA• http://www.opendatachallenge.org/Open Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 12
  13. 13. Hack4Europe!• Europeana will host hackathons stimulating the use of its cultural heritage metadata. Europeana holds metadata on over 16 million cultural heritage objects.• Creative reuse of the Europeana content based on the Europeana Application Programming Interface (API) and Linked Open Data• Four European cities: – London, Barcelona, Poznan, Stockholm• Each hackathon will last one or two days and will bring together up to 30 developers.• 7 June 2011 - 11 June 2011. Prizes at DAA• http://version1.europeana.eu/web/api/hackathonsOpen Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 13
  14. 14. data.gov.eu• Commission data portal 2012 – Relationship between data portal and existing sites with big datasets (Eurostat, Eur-Lex, CORDIS etc) – Inventory of datasets – Project design and implementation• Pan-European data portal 2013 – Relationship between pan-European and national portals – Governance – SustainabilityOpen Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 14
  15. 15. Scientific information• Hearing - Luxembourg 30.5.2011• Who is concerned: European scientific publishing sector, European researchers, European funders, European consumers and society at large.• Possible Communication, Recommendation Nov 2011Open Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 15
  16. 16. Selected LinksThe Digital Agenda for Europehttp://ec.europa.eu/digital-agendaMaterial on the PSI Directivehttp://ec.europa.eu/information_society/policy/psi/index_en.htmePSI platform http://www.epsiplus.net/LAPSI http://www.lapsi-project.eu/Commission Open Access Policieshttp://www.slideshare.net/ccbuhr/access-to-scientific- information-the-role-of-the-eu-7094764Eurostat Statistics Portalhttp://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/statistics/the mesOpen Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 16
  17. 17. Thank you! richard.swetenham@ec.europa.euOpen Government Data in Europe, Budapest, 19 May 2011 ••• 17
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