One-Day Workshop on "Open Data and Open Knowledge" at Vikram Sarabhai Library, IIM Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad

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"One-Day Workshop on "Open Data and Open Knowledge"

TIME Wed Apr 25 2018 at 09:30 am Add to calendar

VENUE Vikram Sarabhai Library, IIM Ahmedabad, Indian Institute of Management, Vastrapur, Ahmedabad, India 

Greetings from the Vikram Sarabhai Library, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad! We are happy to inform you that, we are organizing a one-day workshop on “Open Data and Open Knowledge” in association with World Bank Group, New Delhi.

This workshop will include Open Data, Big Data, Open Development and GOI datasets 

· Introduction to open development and transparency initiative 

· Overview of open data 

· Conversion of data to various formats including maps and charts 

· Open data analytical tools 

· Open Finances Data 

· Walkthrough of Data Contribution in World Bank Platform 

· Web-based resources and Citizen Engagement  

· Hands-on-Training (World Bank Data & NIC Data) 

· Use of Mobile app for Finances, Mapping for Results, Spatial Agent 

· Be able to access 9000+ economic indicators for 220+ countries from 1960 onwards  

· Be able to use data in visualization form in a research report  

· An orientation on subscribed datasets of Vikram Sarabhai Library 

Target Audience 

· Researcher, faculty and students from Business Management, Social Science, etc.  

· Library Professionals 


· To fully benefit from the practical demo of open data bring your own laptop. 

Registration is free and will be accepted first come first serve basis based on appropriateness of candidature as mentioned in the target audience as above. 

Selected participants will be intimated latest by April 23, 2018.  

Please click here for tentative schedule and brochure. 

Kindly register your name through this link:"


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