Detailed Agenda

 Updated, 05 May 2017
9:00 – 9:30 Opening and Introduction to the workshop. (Download slides) Joaquin Huerta, Fernando Benitez, Mehdi Moradi
9:30 – 10:00 Keynote Talk:  Barriers and benefits in working with Open Data. (Download Slides) Heleen Vollers, European Data Portal.
10:00 – 10:30 Open data portals as part of the open data ecosystem? Lessons learned from geoportal research. (Download Slides) Bastiaan van Loenen, Knowledge Centre Open Data
Joep Crompvoets, Instituut voor de Overheid
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:20 Integreating geological and seismological data in
point process models for seismical analysis. (Download Slides)
Marianna Siino,  Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche, Palermo, Italy
11:30 – 11:50 Crime and Open Data, Use case Spain. (Download Slides) Raquel Martin-Pozuelo Ojalbo, Master GeoTec, Spain
12:00 – 12: 20 Open data and disaster management. (Download Slides) Ditsuhi Iskandaryan, Master GeoTec, Spain
12:30 – 13:30 Lunchtime
13:40 – 14:30 Open Discussion:  Hands-on Activity, Open Data and its impact (Download Slides) Fernando Benitez, Medhi Moradi
14:30 – 15:30 Interactive session,  Part I with point process analysis: Learn how to find the hotspots in cities’ street network. Theory part  (Download Slides) Medhi Moradi
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 16:30 Interactive session with point process analysis Part II: Learn how to find the hotspots in cities’ street network. Fernando Benitez,  Mehdi Moradi
16:30 – 17:00 Open Discussion and Conclusions outline for a research report and future outcomes, related to re-use, discoverability and relevant open data in cities. Joaquin Huerta, Fernando Benitez, Mehdi Moradi

Keynote Speaker.

Heleen Vollers

Heleen is a Senior Management Consultant at Capgemini Consulting. She works in the Public Insights & Data practice of Capgemini Consulting where she is a member of Capgemini’s global EU account.

Heleen is actively involved in the development of the European Data Portal and associated services, on behalf of the European Commission – DG CONNECT. She is the stream lead on support services to countries as they mature on their Open Data journey and is in charge of stakeholder management. In addition, she leads the research work on measuring the level of Open Data maturity across Europe.

Before joining Capgemini Consulting, she worked as Director EU Affairs in Brussels representing the critical raw materials industry.