2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the Canadian Confederation, and festivities are being held right across the country all year long.
GO-Open Data 2017 has a lot to celebrate, too. Over the past decade, greater access to data and information has created substantial, positive impact for Canadians. We’ve come a long way, but there’s still so much more left to do.
With the theme of “Canada at 150”, GOOD17 looks at how far we’ve come, and the future that lies ahead. This year’s program includes reflective and visionary discussions illuminating where we’ve been and where we’re headed next, including:
This year’s conference will include diverse voices from across the province and country—including many that haven’t always been amplified in conversations around open government and open data.
We had some great submissions to our open call for the afternoon breakout sessions. We’re pleased to confirm a great selection of concurrent sessions and apologize if we’ve made the choice difficult for you – that’s a GOOD thing!
We've planned a diverse set of concurrent sessions for knowledge sharing and peer-to-peer discussion. See the descriptions below to learn more about the sessions and presenters.