Swetenham_Richard_Open_Data_and_PSI

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Presentation held at the event "Open Government in Practice" hosted by ]init[ Digital Communication, Brussels, 12 April 2011.

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Swetenham_Richard_Open_Data_and_PSI

  1. 1. Open Data in Practice The Digital Agenda, public sector information and the call for open data 12 April 2011 Richard Swetenham Information Society and Media Directorate European Commission
  2. 2. PSI directive <ul><li>builds on national rules on access to documents </li></ul><ul><li>allow commercial re-use </li></ul><ul><li>charges limited to cost recovery </li></ul><ul><li>transparency, no cross-subsidy, no exclusivity </li></ul>
  3. 3. Review of PSI Directive <ul><li>ensure level playing field where government body has business activity </li></ul><ul><li>clarify terminology (right of re-use) </li></ul><ul><li>review scope (exceptions) </li></ul><ul><li>results of public consultation online </li></ul><ul><li>Commission decision on options Nov 2011 </li></ul>
  4. 4. SharePSI &quot;big idea&quot; May Workshop <ul><li>10/11 May, Brussels, 1.5 day workshop </li></ul><ul><li>interoperability and re-use for public sector information </li></ul><ul><li>What is holding things up? What can be done? </li></ul><ul><li>Use cases; technical standards; legal and licensing aspects of Public Sector Information (licensing in particular) </li></ul><ul><li>Call for Participation: position papers by 15 April </li></ul><ul><li>http://share- psi.eu / </li></ul>
  5. 5. Digital Agenda Assembly workshop 16 June <ul><li>01. Open data and re-use of public sector information </li></ul><ul><li>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 </li></ul><ul><li>The workshop will build on the results of Share-PSI.eu </li></ul><ul><li>http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/events/cf/daa11/item-display.cfm?id=5963 </li></ul>
  6. 6. Open data challenge <ul><li>Apps competition for PSI </li></ul><ul><li>€ 20,000 prizes </li></ul><ul><li>Four main strands: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Apps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visualisations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Datasets </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open from 5 April until 5 June. Prizes at DAA </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.opendatachallenge.org / </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul>

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