• DataFest18 - Informed Communities of the Future

  • 21 March 16:00 - 19:00
  • An informal session which introduces, demystifies and explores Open Data. We’ll discuss how communities and businesses can make use of Open Data, sources of Open Data within the Highlands & Islands, real-life examples of successful projects which have utilised Open Data and what to do with Data once you have it.

    Speakers include industry experts and representatives from the Open Data Institute (ODI), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) and UrbanTide.


    - Introduction to Open Data
    - Overview of public organisation’s Open Data sources
    - Analysis of successful projects which utilised Open Data
    - Overview of what to do with Data once you have it
    - Examples of success