The event is organized to show support for and encourage the adoption of open data policies by the world's local, regional and national governments.
International Open Data Day is a gathering of citizens in cities around the world to liberate data, create open map and write software applications to analyze, visualize and publish the results. The event is an effort to show support for and encourage the adoption of open data policies by the world’s local, regional and national governments.
Open Data Day is a yearly event that takes place in numerous cities around the world that brings together organizations and citizens based on shared enthusiasm for Open Data. In 2014, 117 cities celebrated Open Data Day. During the event, participants gain an opportunity to share their experiences with open data and map, brainstorm for future projects and explore new datasets. For more information on Open Data Day around the world, please visit www.opendataday.org