11th Annual MDM & Data Governance Summit, Sydney 27-29 July 2016

We are delighted that our CEO Maree Adshead will be speaking at the 11th Annual MDM & Data Governance Summit in Sydney from 27 to 29 July 2016. Maree will be presenting ODI Queensland’s experiences with the Open Data Pathways and maturity assessments for publishers of open data.   @MareeAdshead CEO @ODIQueensland the open data […]


GovHack – 29-31 Jul 2016

GovHack is a free, annual open data competition run by volunteers.  This year there are 42 locations across Australia and NZ at which to participate. GovHack is for every one! All sorts of people join GovHack, including entrepreneurs, developers, data analysts, engineers, designers, digital media creators, artists, film makers, story tellers, academics, researchers, youth and […]

Big data for evaluation and research – 13 July 2016

Getting more impact from big data for evaluation and research is a joint event conducted by the Australasian Evaluation Society, the Australian Market and Social Research Society and the Queensland University of Technology to grow the capacity of social research, market research and evaluation by collaborating across networks. ODI Queensland will be  presenting at the event […]


May 2016 Newsletter

Our  May Newsletter focuses on opportunities to influence the Australian open data agenda: The Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Data Availability & Use (see below for details on our discussion forum) and Australia’s Smart Cities Plan. Upcoming events for May/June 2016: June Lunchtime Lecture, 9 June 2016 at 12 noon: “How to create your own Story Maps” and Data Availability & […]

Data Availability & Use – discussion forum on Productivity Commission Issues Paper – 9 June

The Australian Government has requested the Productivity Commission to conduct a broad ranging investigation into the benefits and costs of increasing the availability and use of public and private data by Australian individuals and organisations, including individuals’ access to data about themselves. The Open Data Institute Queensland is convening an open discussion forum in the […]

How to create your own Story Maps – 9 June

May’s free lunchtime lecture with guest presenter Karl Wauschau of ESRI Australia was all about creating Storymaps. What’s a story map? Check out some of the beautiful examples here. You can learn how to create your own Story Map at this Lunchtime Lecture and: Impress the family with a Story Map of your holiday adventures, Knock […]

Lunchtime Lecture

Using data lakes to make data work better – 12 May

ODI Queensland’s May Lunchtime Lecture explores the concept of Data Lakes with guest presenter Ricky Barron, Head of Enterprise Insights, TattsGroup. Almost everything we do generates data which, if managed well can enable the most extraordinary insights imaginable. However most organisations are challenged with constraints around managing different size, type, format and structure of data. […]

Public Sector Data and Analytics Roadshow – 2 Jun 2016

Can big data and analytics help solve some of the biggest challenges in public sector today? Hear from ODI Queensland’s CEO Maree Adshead when the Public Sector Data & Analytics Roadshow 2016 comes to Brisbane on 2 June.  Other speakers set to join the event include: Paul Russell, Executive Director – Digital Economy & Productivity, […]

Transport and Main Roads Open Data Showcase

Transport and Main Roads Open Data Showcase – 26 Apr 2016

Queensland Transport and Main Roads will be previewing a series of soon-to-be released open data sets focused on: Public Transport Waterways Traffic Flow Engage directly with subject matter experts and data custodians to understand the data and explore potential applications. Provide your perspective on how the department can improve access to open data, provide API services, […]

Ambition Brisbane Technology Executive Network – 21 Apr 2016

Ambition Australia has invited ODI Queensland to present to the Brisbane Technology Executive Networking Group (BTEN). BTEN is a select group of IT Leaders based in Brisbane. We’ll be explaining all about open data and how it can be used in a business context.  


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