Carleton University Professor Tracey Lauriault and Chiefs of Ontario Director of Health Tracy Antone will discuss open data during the Keynote Speakers Panel at the GO Open Data Conference in London, Ont.
The panel, which will be moderated by London Councillor Maureen Cassidy, will explore how governments across Canada have approached open data, how Canada ranks globally, and the role non-governmental organizations play within the open data ecosystem.
GO Open Data is a community-driven annual conference by and for the Ontario Open Data community. GO Open Data 2017 (GOOD17) is a collaborative effort between civil society, IT professionals, bloggers, community and economic developers, city planners, civil servants and more.
The conference started in 2013 in Waterloo Region, and has also been held in Toronto, Niagara Region and Markham. 2017 marks the 5th anniversary of the GO Open Data conference.