The Open Data Institute Annual Summit
London 2013-10-29

Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Sir Nigel Shadbolt welcome you to the first ODI Annual Summit, a day of engaging stories from inspiring speakers, celebrating the power of open data.


Join us at the Museum of London on Tuesday 29th October 2013 to explore how open data creates knowledge for everyone.


ODI Summit Speakers

ODI Annual Summit

ODI co-founder Sir Nigel Shadbolt and CEO Gavin Starks host a full day of talks, discussions and networking with a keynote from Sir Tim Berners-Lee.

luminary line-up of speakers includes Martha Lane Fox CBE (GDS, UK Digital Champion), Christopher Graham (Information Commissioner), Liam Maxwell (CTO, HM Government), Bill Thompson (BBC), Beth Noveck (GovLab), Tony Ageh (BBC), Mike Flowers (City of NYC) and many more

After a packed day of sessions delegates are invited to relax over post-Summit drink, kindly sponsored by Socrata, over-looking the Museum’s private garden and a private viewing of Faceless, a science fiction fairy tale compiled from surveillance video footage.

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ODI Gala Dinner

A Gala Dinner follows the Summit. Connect and network with leading figures. The evening begins with welcome drinks and canapés.

After an introduction from Sir Tim Berners-Lee, guests will be treated to a three-course sustainably sourced meal with wines and locally-sourced beers, a private view of the Museum and a very special guest band.

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Training: Open Data in a Day

Make the most out of the ODI Annual Summit with our new pre-Summit training (28th October) led by the ODI’s expert trainers Kathryn Corrick and Dr David Tarrant.

This one-day introductory guide to open data will get you up to speed with open data and its significance. Designed to enable anyone to discover and use open data, by the end you’ll understand the skills and processes required to make it work for you and your organisation.

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Who’s coming?

Over 200 delegates passionate about open data. They’re from startups, government, business and academia. They include the ODI’s community of members.

They’re technologists, business people, strategists, policy makers. They’re creating new opportunity by opening up data and looking for new ways to engage in open data sharing.

You and your organisation are part of this process, secure your place now.

ODI members receive complimentary tickets to the Summit. Find out more how to become a member.

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The ODI is an independent, non-profit, non-partisan, limited by guarantee company. It catalyses an open data culture that has economic, environmental and social benefits. The organisation is a focal point for open data use by businesses, academia, government and global innovators. It unlocks supply, generates demand, creates and disseminates knowledge to address local and global issues through events and communication. The ODI is all about making things happen.

Open data success

Here are some examples of how open data sharing brings innovation, information and action:

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The Venue

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The impressive Museum of London offers the perfect venue for the Open Data Summit. Just south of the Barbican and north of St Paul’s Cathedral, its historic setting presents a rich history of the city – from a prehistoric site in 450,000 BC to the Romans, medieval times, the Plague, the Great Fire, the Industrial Revolution of the Victorian era to the digital revolution of today – all with a modern, comfortable high-tech space.


The ODI Annual Summit is part of Global Transparency Week.

Global Transparency Week is an international series of events between 24th October and 1st transparency, accountability and good governance across the world. Full listings of events and information about the organisations involved can be found at:

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