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.  

ODI Queensland Connect

ODI Connect: “The Art and Science of the Web” – 6 Apr 2016

ODI Connect is our brand new quarterly series designed exclusively for Foundation Sponsors, Supporters and Members of ODI Queensland. These events are a unique opportunity to gather and network with fellow open data friends, listen to an inspiring talk on a thought-provoking topic, and enjoy a refreshing drink at the end of the day. We are […]

rOpenSci Unconference Australia

rOpenSci Unconference Australia 21-22 Apr 2016

For the first time ever, there will be an rOpenSci hackathon in Australia! The rOpenSci Unconference will be held on Thursday 21 April to Friday 22 April in sunny Brisbane and will be hosted by our Foundation Sponsor, Microsoft. This event brings together scientists, developers, and open data enthusiasts from academia, industry, government, and non-profit organisations to […]

Lunchtime Lecture

Fostering data reuse and community engagement through next generation open data portals – 21 Apr 2016

Come and join us for this important discussion with guest presenter Alex Sales, of OpenDataSoft representative Peclet Technology.  Self-service data visualisation, real-time data, open dashboard, data API, API monetisation…. Many government departments and cities around the world are evolving from traditional open data catalogues to more advanced data sharing solutions fulfilling the role of data […]

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Australian Government Data Summit 22-23 Mar 2016

Australian Government Data Summit – Canberra, 22-23 March 2016 ODI Queensland’s Maree Adshead is looking forward to joining the panel discussion “Fostering joint public-private big data innovation“.   Come along to our half-day post-conference workshop: Open data publishing: Building the open data maturity of your organisation. This 3 part workshop is designed to build capability with preparing […]

Big Data Analytics 17 Mar 2016

Like to get clearer about Big Data and Data Analytics?  Guest presenter Josh Symonds from Arup was recently selected as part of a small study group to attend London’s Arup University, in cooperation with the University College London (UCL). At this Lunchtime Lecture, Josh will present and share his learnings on some foundation concepts around Big […]


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