Capita Announces Details of Open Data Conference - 18th (and 19th) June 2012 - London

Capita's Open Data Conference is taking place in Central London on Monday 18th June 2012, with a half-day workshop on Legal Essentials for Data Protection the following morning (Tuesday 19th June 2012).

London, United Kingdom, April 19, 2012 --( Open data highlights an ambitious determination to put public data back in the hands of citizens.

Capita’s National Open Data Conference brings together innovative practitioners from across the public sector keen to outline how open data can transform transparency and service delivery in your organisation.

Attend to ensure that you are up to date with this rapidly progressing agenda and discover the compelling business case for opening up public data to achieve growth, civic engagement and improve service delivery.

Their Expert Speakers Include:

Chris Taggart, Founder, OpenlyLocal
Member, Local Public Data Panel and
Member, Mayor of London’s Digital Advisory Board

Steve Wood, Head of Policy Delivery
Information Commissioner’s Office

Shehla Husain, Deputy Director Transparency and Accountability
Department for Communities and Local Government

Chair: Hadley Beeman, Open Data Lead, Technology Strategy Board and Founder, LinkedGov

Plus a Half-Day Workshop - Legal Essentials for Data Protection
Tuesday 19th June, 2012 – Central London

Workshop Facilitator: Hazel Grant, Partner, Bristows

Take this vital opportunity to hear from a leading legal expert about how data protection is affected in this more transparent environment, including a critical briefing on the EU consultation.

For more information, download the brochure

Or visit the website
Capita Conferences
Susannah Ellis
020 7202 0571